Workers' Compensation - Scrap Metal Dealers

An exclusive program, distributed through a select group of retail brokers, offering workers’ compensation coverage for risks that process ferrous and non-ferrous metal scrap.

The scrap metal industry is highly volatile. 
Partnering with us keeps you on solid ground.

On average, the U.S. processes enough ferrous scrap daily, by weight, to build 25 Eiffel Towers each day of the year.  The scrap metal recycling industry’s market size has grown to $27.8B in 2021, and this industry employs nearly 23,000 people, increasing by an average of 1.3% annually.

In today’s economy, your clients want to know they’re getting the most for their insurance investment.  We have the marketplace clout, scale and access to get the job done right.  Drawing on decades of experience and a deep understanding of this complex market, we provide unparalleled expertise and creative solutions protecting your insureds along the way.

Amwins Program Underwriters, part of the Amwins Underwriting division, offers an exclusive scrap metal dealers program that is distributed through a select group of retail brokers.  And, with more than 30 years of experience in serving the needs of scrap businesses, our program provides the stability, affordability and service necessary to succeed.  Partnering with us means you’re a priority.


Eligible accounts

  • Operations that process and sell ferrous and non-ferrous metal scrap
  • Scrap recycling operations
  • Automotive dismantlers
  • Self-service yards
  • Auto recyclers

Ineligible accounts

  • Paper, plastic, rag or rubber scrap recyclers
  • Operations with barges
  • Demolition exposures
  • Waste & e-waste recyclers

Workers' Comp - Scrap Metal Dealers
Program details


The program is available in all U.S. states, except: AK, HI, MA, NY & NJ.


Minimum premium



  • Employers liability minimum: $500K
  • Employers liability maximum: $1M



A.M. Best rated "A" (Excellent)


Proud to be endorsed by the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) as the preferred insurance provider for professional automotive recyclers.

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Contact Us

Sue Scurti, CIC
Senior Vice President
Amwins Program Underwriters - Anaheim, CA