LITTLE ROCK - SunTrust Credit Corp. said Monday that it is using credit decision software from eCredit.com of Dedham, Mass., to automate approval of small-business financing and lines of credit.

The software is meant to shorten processing time from days to seconds for business loans of up to $75,000. By referencing outside information sources and using scorecards customized by SunTrust Credit, the commercial specialty finance subsidiary of SunTrust Banks Inc., the software automatically determines whether credit requests should be granted.

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