Manufacturers’ insurance to keep your business in good working order

You want ample, accurate, and affordable coverage for your business. That’s why we’ve made it our business to become the partner of choice for the manufacturing and resources sector, with a manufacturers’ insurance policy to suit your needs.

Who needs manufacturers’ insurance?

Working with big machines and long supply chains can bring major challenges. Rest easier knowing that your coverage will measure up when your safety, reputation and profits are on the line.

Here are some industries that should consider manufacturing insurance:

Ready to get started? Let’s begin with the pressing question…

Why do you need manufacturers’ insurance?

There are many moving parts in a manufacturing operation, and your products are only one side of the equation. Equipment, property, retail partners and safety are other key components that need your close attention.

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Manufacturing rests on relationships.

Even though you’re in charge of making and delivering your product, you probably count on a number of other people at various points in the production and retail chain. You need to be prepared if someone else’s misstep falls squarely on your shoulders, and impacts your bottom line.

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Risks vary, and consequences can be extensive.

Depending on your particular industry, you could face everything from product damage to equipment breakdown to auto incidents in your daily operations. When major equipment is involved, these events can jeopardize safety, revenue and your reputation – and without a good safety net, it can take a long time to recover.

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Specialized work calls for specialized coverage.

When you work with complex or delicate equipment, breakdowns can cost you more time and money. Aside from the expense, the precision and scope of your operations can push your loss beyond the reach of a general business insurance policy. Specific coverage is smarter coverage.

What can we do for you?

We’re here to protect you through the entire manufacturing process—from raw goods to finished products, and finished products to delivery and sale.

We know that a concrete manufacturing company faces a different set of risks than a livestock farm. That’s why we’ve crafted a range of solutions to address the particular challenges you may meet in your day-to-day work such as:

  • Property Insurance
  • Business Income Insurance
  • Equipment Breakdown Coverage
  • Crime Coverage
  • Inland Marine Insurance
  • Commercial Automobile Coverage
  • Commercial General Liability Insurance
  • Excess Liability Insurance
  • Directors & Officers Insurance
  • Manufacturers’ Errors & Omissions Insurance
  • Product Recall Expense
  • Negative Publicity
  • Intellectual Property Expense Reimbursement
  • Products Repair or Replacement
  • Poultry & Dairy Farms
  • Spoilage of stock, process water, stock subject to public health declaration
  • Cyber Event
  • Contingent business income
  • Production machinery

Take the first step toward your new and improved policy.

We’ll gladly explain our insurance solutions in detail, to ensure you’re getting the coverage your business truly needs.

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What can you expect from your policy?

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Our underwriting team understands the changing exposures of the manufacturing and resources sector, so we can adapt and expand our offerings as our customers’ needs grow. This means we’ll be able to get you up and running again quickly after an unexpected incident.

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We hope you never experience a loss, but if you do, you can count on our dedicated claims team to help get you back to business. We’ll work together with your broker to get the claims process underway as soon as your claim is reported, and we’ll always keep you in the loop. If any questions or concerns should arise, don’t fret – we’re here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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You can enjoy the perks of your policy well before you experience a loss–our Risk Services team works hard to help keep your operations running safely, smoothly and consistently with detailed bulletins, workplace risk assessments, and on-site training for things like disaster recovery or product recall.

We take your coverage a few steps further.

Unparalleled industry expertise, professional guidance, and innovative approaches to managing risk help our Northbridge Risk Services experts stay one step ahead of the crowd. Each year, our team conducts over 5,000 risk assessments and service calls for businesses across Canada. Our onsite assessments are complemented by a selection of in-depth training programs and educational tools to help companies excel in their industries.

Our Risk Services team offers a number of technical publications to help you gain a better understanding of the potential exposures in your operation. We’re always adding more Risk Insights to our library – check back often to see what’s new.

If you’d like to receive an electronic or printed version of any of our Risk Insights, please contact your Risk Services consultant or your broker. You can also tap into our expert advice as we explore risk management topics on the Northbridge Insurance blog.

Ready to get the coverage your business needs?

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