Printing Business Insurance

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Recommended insurance policies for printing businesses

From copying errors to accidental damage to printing equipment, it pays to invest in printers’ insurance. See customized policies for printers and copiers that address your industry’s unique risks.

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General liability insurance

This policy covers common printer and copier risks, such as customer injuries and property damage. Bundle it with property insurance for savings in a business owner’s policy (BOP).

  • Slip-and-fall accidents
  • Damaged customer property
  • Libel and slander lawsuits
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Errors and omissions insurance

Printers’ E&O insurance, also called professional liability insurance, covers legal costs related to work quality, such as a claim that the colors are off on a batch of posters.

  • Failure to deliver printed materials on time
  • Mistakes in printed materials
  • Customer dissatisfaction with print quality
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Workers’ compensation insurance

Most states require workers' comp for printing and copying businesses that have 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

This policy bundles commercial property and general liability insurance in one plan. A BOP is often the most cost-effective type of business insurance for a printing company.

  • Customer injuries at your shop
  • Damaged business property
  • Business interruption incidents
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Cyber insurance

This policy helps printers and copiers survive data breaches and cyberattacks by paying for customer notifications, data recovery, and other related expenses.

  • Customer notification expenses
  • Fraud monitoring costs
  • Data breach investigations
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Commercial auto insurance

Commercial auto insurance can cover legal expenses if your company vehicle gets into an accident. It can also pay for vehicle theft and certain types of damage.

  • Auto accident lawsuits
  • Vehicle theft
  • Vandalism and other vehicle damage
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How much does printing business insurance cost?

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Insurance companies look at several factors when calculating insurance costs, including:

  • Business services offered, such as writing, screen printing, or advertising
  • Business equipment and property
  • Annual business revenue
  • Where your company operates
  • Number of employees
  • Policy limits, exclusions, and deductibles
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How do I get printing business insurance?

It’s easy to find insurance for printing and copying businesses. Whether you’re in advertising or graphic design, you’ll need to have some basic information about your business available.

Our application will ask for your annual revenue and payroll, among other details. 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 free quotes and choose a policy.
  3. Pay for your policy and download a certificate for proof of insurance.

Insureon's licensed insurance agents work with top-rated U.S. providers to find the right coverage to meet your insurance needs, whether you’re a small print shop or a publishing company with multiple employees.

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Common questions about printer and copier business insurance

Why is E&O coverage important for a printing business?

Errors and omissions insurance is sometimes called media liability insurance, professional liability insurance, or media perils insurance.

An E&O policy protects against allegations that your professional conduct or content harmed someone financially or caused emotional distress, whether by intellectual property infringement, defamation, plagiarism, or a similar claim.

Some examples of media liability claims include:

What other insurance coverage do printing and copying businesses need?

There are several additional insurance products printer and copier businesses should consider for their risk management plan and peace of mind, such as:

Commercial umbrella insurance provides additional coverage for liability claims made on general liability, commercial auto, or employer’s liability insurance.

Equipment breakdown coverage protects your company's computers, electrical systems, production machinery, and other equipment from sudden and accidental malfunctions that commercial property insurance typically excludes.

Business income insurance, also called business interruption insurance, compensates small business owners for their normal operating expenses and associated costs if a fire or other commercial property insurance claim forces you to temporarily close your doors.

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