MetalWorkingGuard - Machine Shops & Metal Finishers

An insurance program designed to provide custom insurance coverage for metalworking manufacturers.

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For over 35 years, MetalWorkingGuard has been one of the most experienced markets for this class of business in the country. The program is tailored to fit many types of metalworking operations including custom machining operations, distributors of metalworking related products, electroplaters, foundries, machine parts manufacturers, machine shops and metal finishers.

Eligible Operations

  • Custom Machining Operations
  • Distributors of Metalworking and Plastic related products
  • Electroplaters
  • Foundries
  • Machine Parts Manufacturers
  • Machine Shops
  • Metal Finishers/Treaters

Ineligible Operations

  • Installation - Contractors
  • Consumer Products - Finished Goods
  • Aircraft / Aerospace Products
  • Structural Metal


This program is available in all states.


  • Property
  • Special Property form enhancements (in most states)
  • Equipment Breakdown
  • General Liability
  • Inland Marine
  • Crime
  • Commercial Auto
  • Commercial Umbrella
  • Stop Gap Liability
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Employment Practices Liability Insurance
  • Product Withdrawal Expense

Coverage is provided on an admitted basis unless otherwise indicated.

Submission Requirements

  • Acord Applications
  • MetalWorkingGuard & PlasticsGuard Supplemental Questionnaire
  • Metal Finishing Supplemental Questionnaire if applicable
  • Foundries Supplemental Questionnaire if applicable
  • Prior Premium and Loss Information for all lines (5 years minimum)
  • Brochures or Product Descriptions
  • Completed Business Income worksheet if requested limit exceeds $1,000,000 (per location) and/or writing coverage on an Agreed Amount basis

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*This is intended as a brief overview of the coverages offered.  Please ask for complete copies of policies for a full description of coverage.