Rodney C. Hardeman, Jr, today announced financing for the future manufacturing of its patented Computerized Yarn Placement (CYP) Machine for the export market. With the advice, guidance and cooperation of the Catoosa County Development Authority and the Business Outreach Services, Small Business Development Center of the University of Georgia, Northwest Georgia Bank has provided a loan to Tapistron to manufacture one of its CYP machines for export. This will allow Tapistron the flexibility to manufacture anywhere from one to three additional CYP machines for exportation. This financing is 90 per cent guaranteed by the US Export Assistance Center, International Trade Division of the Small Business Administration. "Northwest Georgia Bank is very pleased to provide financing to Tapistron," according to executive vice president Wendell Roden. "Tapistron's management and employees are to be commended for their enterprise and successful expansion of the international market."