Metal & Plastics

An insurance program designed to provide custom coverage for metal & plastics manufacturers.

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The plastics industry is the third largest manufacturing industry in the United States and accounts for an estimated $432 billion in shipments and 1.4 million jobs.  Metalworking machinery manufacturing market size is $30B, and this industry is expected to grow over the next five years due to renewed demand from machine shops and an uptick in automobile sales.  The metalworking and plastics manufacturing industries face many unique risks, and our team is committed to providing specialized solutions to the evolving challenges your clients are facing in the marketplace.

Created in 1983, Amwins Program Underwriters' Metal & Plastics insurance program is one of the most experienced markets for this class of business in the country, tailored to fit many types of plastics operations including: plastics manufacturers, distributors of plastic related products, extruders and plastic injection molders, as well as metalworking operations: custom machining operations, distributors of metalworking related products, electroplaters, foundries, machine parts manufacturers, machine shops and metal finishers.

Eligible accounts

  • Extruders
  • Plastic injection molders
  • Plastic manufacturers
  • Custom machining operations
  • Distributors of metalworking and plastic related products
  • Electroplaters
  • Foundries
  • Machine parts manufacturers
  • Machine shops
  • Metal finishers/treaters

Ineligible accounts

  • Installation - contractors
  • Consumer products - finished goods
  • Aircraft / aerospace products
  • Structural metal


  • Property (no mono-line)
  • Special property form enhancements (in most states)
  • Equipment breakdown
  • General liability
  • Inland marine
  • Crime
  • Commercial auto
  • Commercial umbrella
  • Stop gap liability
  • Workers' compensation
  • EPLI (not available in CA or LA)
  • Product withdrawal expense
  • Excess
  • Cyber Liability 

Coverage is provided on an admitted basis unless otherwise indicated.

Metal & Plastics
Program details



The program is available in all U.S. states.






A.M Best Rated "A"


Submission requirements

  • Industry standard applications
  • Metal & Plastics supplemental questionnaire
  • Prior premium and loss Information for all lines (5 years minimum)
  • Brochures or product descriptions
  • Completed Business Income worksheet required if requested limit exceeds $500,000 (per location) and/or writing coverage on an agreed amount basis

Please send submissions to:

Contact Us

Kerry Anderson
Assistant Vice President
Amwins Program Underwriters - Portsmouth, NH