Insurance for the Forest Products Industry
At Continental Underwriters, Inc., we could serve the insurance needs of any business, but we choose to serve the needs of your business.
The fundamentals of our company are centered around providing the coverage you need and the service you deserve so you can focus on your business. Whether you’re a logger, a hauler, a manufacturer, or a distributor, we can put together a competitive and comprehensive insurance program so you can get back to business.
Our team will provide you with an unmatched attention to detail, a superior level of service, and the confidence that you will receive the most comprehensive and competitive coverage available every time.
Working closely with over 30 carriers that specialize in, or have an affinity for, forest products, we are equipped to manage any placement for an agent or a broker. Our carriers are valued partners, enabling us to negotiate competitive and unique programs that are molded to fit your client’s needs and protect their assets.
Continuous Flow Dry Kilns
At Continental Underwriters, we insure all aspects of the lumber-drying industry. And, unlike other companies who are reluctant to offer coverage on new technologies, like the Continue Flow Design kiln, we will work with your needs, no matter the equipment you use. We offer coverage for sawmill operations and standalone kiln-drying facilities.
Flooring Mills and Dimension Mills
Whether you provide hardwood floors for homes, construct wood beams for industrial structures, have five or three hundred employees, one location or many, you rely on insurance professionals to protect you. Our team will duck below the bough’s of your operation to investigate your risks and safety procedures to ensure the best coverage possible.
Workers Compensation is a major expenditure for pallet/box manufacturers and we will work to minimize this risk and remain OSHA compliant. In addition, we provide accident investigations and return-to-work programs to get employees back on the job as soon as possible.
There are about 5,000 lumber and plywood product manufacturers in the U.S., generating an annual revenue of $35 billion. While this is good news for the plywood manufacturing industry, it also means that if a disaster happens, your business relies on its ability to get back up and running quickly. We will provide you with a custom insurance and risk control solution.
Continental Underwriters, a premier MGA and wholesaler, provides programs specifically designed for sawmills. We understand the various operations and subsequent exposures that take which is why our coverage options will address risks including fire and production, electrical, and mechanical equipment breakdowns. Moreover, we will implement sound risk assessment and safety programs to help prevent workplace accidents.
Wood Treating and Preserving
Continental Underwriters offers property and casualty insurance for wood-treating plants. There is a myriad of hazards that can occur in wood treatment and preservation, which is why it is so essential that an insurance and risk management program is in place. We’ll work with you to address the exposures you face, adapting custom insurance programs and risk management services/procedures.
With construction spending up, the continued viability and success of veneer and plywood manufacturing depends on responsive insurance programs and risk management procedures. These insurances are crucial in the case of a disaster. Quick response times and total coverage plans will protect your assets, operations, and employees
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