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Manufacturing business insurance

Metalworking insurance

When you choose to insure your metalworking company with us, you’ll gain access to an experienced team with industry knowledge. Just as importantly, you’ll work directly with people who care about your business, employees, and future. We’ll help you protect what you work hard for with protection plans based on the special exposures you face—from equipment breakdowns to product liability—and we’ll help you attract quality employees with safe facilities and strong 401(k) plans.

It’s our business to get to know your business, and to provide practical solutions that make sense for your business. We’ll work directly with you to: 

  1. Minimize risk and protect against losses with custom plans
  2. Provide you 24/7 online account access
  3. Offer 401(k) options to your employees

We’re ready to provide insurance for your metalworking business 

At Sentry, we take a proactive, personal approach to insurance for metalworking businesses. That means we’ll provide you with risk management services designed to help keep your employees safe and your facility running smoothly. We’ll work with you to build custom coverage plans to help protect you from losses that could disrupt your operations. And our experienced claims team and sales staff will keep you informed, engaged, and focused.

Significant figures

100+ Years in business

Sentry and its predecessor companies have offered insurance coverage to businesses like yours for more than 100 years.

8 Sentry leaders

While we’ve been in business a long time, we’ve had just eight leaders during our more than 100-year history.

$1B+ Paid in claims

A 1964 claims payment of $69.10 to a Virginia dealership put Sentry over one billion dollars in claims payments.

Products for your business


Business auto insurance

If driving is an important part of your business, we’re ready to help you determine the best business auto coverages for your company.


General liability insurance

Protection against liability claims for your business. Coverage options include product liability, cyber liability, and errors and omissions.


Business income insurance

Property damage shouldn’t result in lost income. With our business income insurance, we’ll help you get back to business as you recover from property damage.


Equipment breakdown coverage

Choosing equipment breakdown insurance from Sentry can help you protect your business against losses when your equipment—from engines to computers—breaks down.


401(k) plans and life insurance

We’re here to help you plan for the future.


Workers’ compensation insurance

With our innovative workers’ compensation insurance solutions and experienced claims team, we’ll help you protect your employees and your business.

Related resources or services


101 guide: Protect my business

Wondering why your business needs insurance and what coverages are available? Learn more about protecting your business.

Safety Services

Avoiding back injuries

When it’s time to move heavy boxes or equipment, you need to take precautions to keep from hurting your back. We have some easy steps to help keep you safe.

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