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Manufacturing and distribution

Comprehensive insurance coverage designed for the unique challenges faced by businesses and professionals operating in manufacturing and distribution.

Types of businesses

The types of businesses we support with our solutions include, but are not limited to:


Coverage for manufacturers producing goods, including mineral, electrical, food, household, textiles, auto, wood, leather, metal, and mercantile products

Warehousing and distribution

Comprehensive coverage designed for wholesalers to protect premises, stock, and legal liability for first and third parties

Insurance designed for the manufacturing and distribution industry

Customized coverages and service plans provide clear and easy-to-use self-guided resources to mitigate risk challenges.

Commercial general liability

Commercial general liability insurance protects businesses from legal liability with comprehensive coverage crafted to meet the specific needs of an array of businesses.

Management liability (D&O)

The management liability product is designed to protect an organization’s leadership for damages caused by their decisions that result in harm to the organization's employees, shareholders, community and investors.

Umbrella and excess liability

Excess and umbrella liability insurance provides an additional layer of protection over primary insurance coverage and can be tailored to meet the needs of businesses of any size or complexity.

Professional liability (E&O)

The professional liability product is designed to protect professionals whose business decisions may lead to errors, omissions, neglect or breach of duty while providing services resulting in third party claims.

Why is insurance for the manufacturing and distribution industry important?

Manufacturers need to protect their businesses by mitigating risk through the right insurance, so they can keep the momentum without interrupting business output. Partnering with an insurance company can help navigate existing and potential risks to the business with a broad offering of risk management solutions.

Additional resources

  • Appetite Explorer

    Markel Canada's easy-to-use appetite tool enables brokers to quickly determine the level of mutual fit for a risk profile.

  • Broker resources

    Find more information catered to brokers by accessing applications or viewing technical documents related to our products or services.

  • Claims

    While businesses and individuals may attempt to avoid a loss, claims do occur and must be dealt with fairly and quickly to ensure that any disruption to our policyholders’ businesses and lives is kept to a minimum.

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