Manufacturers Insurance2022-04-05T13:21:26-04:00

Are you confident your Manufacturing company is getting first-class risk management protection?

In a global economy, your manufacturing business needs to operate at the highest level in order to compete. Whether you run a small business in northern New England, or an expansive plant down South, the speed with which you operate opens you up to a multitude of exposures. For more than 150 years, Fred C. Church has worked with companies just like yours to help them identify and mitigate an overwhelming number of day-to-day operational and financial risks of your industry. Additionally, we have the experience and know-how to help you stay ahead of the trends that may impact your future operations. When you hire us as your broker of record, you will benefit from our team’s regular assessments of your operation, including fleet safety, OSHA compliance, employee incidents, information security vulnerabilities, and much more.

200+

Manufacturing Clients Supported

Areas Of Focus

Serving the insurance needs of manufacturing companies across the U.S.

Whether your business focuses on life sciences, chemicals, computer parts, food processing, or textiles, there are very few industries with as much product variety—and as many unique and dynamic risks—as manufacturing. You have machines running on sophisticated programs using artificial intelligence and hazardous materials being moved from your warehouse to your plant, not to mention the day-to-day employee hazards and OSHA rules and regulations to follow. As a manufacturing operation, if something goes wrong, it could have a significant impact on your company’s operations and long-term success. Having served the manufacturing industry for over 150 years, Fred C. Church has the experience, knowledge, and tools to help you identify, assess, and mitigate or transfer your risks, which, ultimately, should protect your company’s bottom line and its future.

We deliver customized risk management programs and services to clients in a wide variety of manufacturing sectors, including:

  • Metal Fabricating
  • Lumber
  • Equipment & Machinery
  • Plastics
  • Chemicals
  • Concrete
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Life Sciences
  • Wholesale Distribution
  • Engineering Services & Design
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Why partner with Fred C. Church Insurance as your risk resource?

One of the many benefits of being an independent agent is our ability to represent numerous highly rated insurance carriers, many of whom are the best in the industry. These appointments allow us to provide companies of varying size, exposure, and industry with a customized combination of comprehensive insurance solutions, including Executive or Management Risk, Information Security, Environmental Liability, Equipment Breakdown, Global Risk, Employment Practices Liability, and Workers’ Compensation, to highlight just a few.

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Because your manufacturing operation needs more than just a business insurance program.

You employ an extremely diverse workforce, from machine technicians and truck drivers to plant and finance managers. Each position in your organization comes with a varying degree of risk, not just for the employee but also for you, the employer. At Fred C. Church, evaluating the assorted job roles at your company is just one of many factors we will consider when developing a commercial insurance program to protect your specific manufacturing operation. We also recognize that you need more than just high-quality insurance to thoroughly manage your operation’s risks. To identify, assess, and address your unique exposures, you require the support of a knowledgeable and experienced team who will provide you with access to a variety of risk management programs and insurance solutions.

With Fred C. Church as your broker, you gain access to many tools and services to help you manage your risk, which may include:

  • Risk Management Consultants
  • Claims Specialists
  • Online Training Programs
  • Training Materials
  • Certificates of Insurance

  • 24/7 Risk Management Center
  • Incident Tracking – OSHA 300 Log
  • Safety Data Sheet Management
  • Auto/Fleet Safety Risk Assessments
  • Risk Management Roundtables
  • Tabletop Exercises
  • White Papers

Our Three-Step Risk Management Process

Working hand-in-hand with you to regularly monitor your company’s potential losses.

Identify

We start by mapping out your potential operational and financial risks; how likely each is to happen and how frequently; and what impact they may have on your organization and finances. Then, working together, we take a proactive and strategic approach to help you determine which risks require your attention first.

Assess

Our goal is to understand how you currently deal with your identified risks and if this aligns with our knowledge of best practices for your specific industry. We also review your current insurance policies, and their limits and exclusions, to discover possible gaps or redundancies that may warrant changes to your plan.

Address

Our team puts together a risk management program to address the risks you knew about, but that may not have been adequately covered, and those that we identified for you through this process. We then offer a variety of insurance solutions that will allow you to make decisions that align with your appetite for risk.

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