Business Insurance for Wood Manufacturers

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Why do wood manufacturers need insurance?

Whether your focus is millwork, a lumberyard, or furniture manufacturing, your industry is filled with potential liability. Business insurance helps wood manufacturers survive lawsuits, injuries, fires, and damaged machinery. Some policies, such as workers' compensation, are required by law.

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Insureon helps wood manufacturers compare small business insurance quotes from top U.S. carriers online.

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What types of insurance do wood manufacturers need?

These insurance policies cover common wood manufacturing risks.

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General liability insurance

A general liability policy covers basic wood manufacturing risks, such as customer property damage and injuries. To save money, bundle it with commercial property insurance in a BOP.

  • Slip-and-fall accidents
  • Damaged customer property
  • Product liability insurance
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Workers’ compensation insurance

Most states require workers' comp for wood products manufacturers that hire employees. It also protects sole proprietors from work injury costs that health insurance might deny.

  • Employee medical expenses
  • Disability benefits
  • Lawsuits from employee injuries
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Business owner’s policy

A business owner's policy, or BOP, is a cost-effective way for wood manufacturers to buy general liability coverage and commercial property insurance together.

  • Harm caused by wood products
  • Business property damage
  • Business interruption incidents
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Commercial umbrella insurance

Umbrella insurance boosts coverage on a manufacturer's general liability insurance, commercial auto insurance, or employer’s liability insurance once the limit is reached.

  • Customer injury lawsuits
  • Auto accident lawsuits
  • Employee injury lawsuits
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How much does insurance cost for manufacturers?

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A woodworking shop with a few employees can expect to pay less for insurance than a large sawmill.

Factors that affect premiums include:

  • Type of business, such as pallet manufacturing or truss manufacturing
  • Business property and equipment
  • Business income
  • Types of coverage purchased, such as equipment breakdown insurance
  • Policy limits and deductibles
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How do I get wood manufacturing insurance?

It's easy to get wood manufacturing business insurance if you have your company information on hand. Our application will ask for basic facts about your business, such as revenue and number of employees. You can buy a policy online and get a certificate of insurance with Insureon in three easy steps:

  1. Complete a free online application
  2. Compare insurance quotes and choose policies
  3. Pay for your policy and download a certificate

Insureon's licensed insurance agents work with top-rated U.S. providers to find the right insurance coverage for your wood manufacturing business, whether you work independently or hire employees.

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