When you're starting out in a new business or trying to take it to the next level, you constantly have to balance your limited resources with your goals. Everyone may tell you that you have to spend money to make money, but they're also not the ones who will be stuck paying the bills if for some reason things don't work out just how you planned. While it's normal to be scared, it's worth remembering that taking shortcuts likely won't get you where you want to go either.
Industrial equipment needs to last for a while. It's not easy to move in, set up or learn to use. This is something you're going to want to put some major time and thought into before deciding exactly what you want and exactly who you want to get it from. You should choose a vendor who has a good selection, and who doesn't compromise on their quality. You're also going to want to look ahead a few years too. Industrial equipment changes over time, and you may want to choose something that's on the cutting edge of technology right now. Not just for efficiency's sake, but also for the environment's sake as well. No sense in wishing you had spent the money on the upgrade in a few years, so choose a vendor who's up to date on the trends.
There is a lot of value in choosing a partner who can actually respond when you need them to, and industrial equipment requires someone who knows what they're doing. They should not only be able to sell the equipment, but also help when it comes to maintenance as well or special circumstances too. You'll likely come up against situations that won't be addressed in the manual (or is written in technical jargon that no one can understand), and you'll need someone who can be there for you when your business is at stake. Choosing the right team can be everything you need to make your business what it can and should be.