Sentry Insurance Program

You deserve a personal approach to insuring your farm equipment manufacturing business

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Protecting Your Interests:

Product Safety  –  Liability Prevention  –  Safety Training Program
Since 1975 the Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association products liability program has provided our members with specialized services through Sentry Insurance.

Participants in our Sentry products liability program qualify for consideration in Sentry’s package policy program which includes property, inland marine, crime, auto, umbrella, Employment Practices Liability (EPLI) and workers’ compensation coverages.

When you insure with Sentry, you get a provider with 40+ years of experience in the farm equipment manufacturing industry. They have earned the trust of our Association as our recommended insurance provider for members, and we know they will work hard to earn your trust as well.

Sentry’s customized coverages include:

  • Products liability and completed operations coverage on a non-audited form
  • Customized products liability policy with coverage up to $10 million available

Sentry’s in-depth experience working with our Association helps them understand our member’s unique exposures, including:

  • Products liability
  • Machine operations and guarding
  • Material handling
  • Premises and facility safety
  • Employee safety
  • Fire hazards
  • Emergencies and disasters

Sentry coverage protects our members against losses that can disrupt operations or jeapordize their financial well-being. When claims occur, Sentry’s knowledgeable and experienced claims professionals deliver fast and fair settlements. 

Flexible Payment Options – Sentry offers a number of flexible payment plans that do not include interest or finance charges.

Dividends – Based on the annual results of all participants in the program, you may be eligible for a cash dividend. * Past dividends have been declared and paid but future dividends are not guaranteed.

Sentry’s Safety Services can help business save lives, time and money. Their team of professional safety consultants can assist you with promoting sound product design and appropriate use of farm equipment, which can help reduce losses.

Sentry Knows Your Business – Sentry understands the special exposures farm equipment manufacturers face. Their safety services are designed to address many of your leading concerns, including:

  • Products/Completed operations
  • Machine operations and guarding
  • Materials handling
  • Premises and facility safety
  • Employee safety and injury prevention
  • Hazardous material handling

Sentry provides the services farm equipment manufacturers need:

  • Safety consultants knowledgeable in sound product design and proper equipment use
  • Loss control review of equipment safety manuals
  • Workplace safety program development
  • On-site safety and hazard assessments
  • Equipment safety signs and decals review
  • Product liability surveys and assessments
  • Safety committee development
  • Sentry Safety Trainer – online training for your employees

Sentry Safety Trainer (SST) network, an interactive, Internet-based source for employee safety training on multiple topics. SST has been designed to help you overcome the challenges of training with…

  • 24/7/365 access to the training topics you’ve selected for a customized agenda for each employee.
  • Cost efficiency over traditional instructor-led training methods.
  • Lesson interactivity which is proven to enhance the learning experience and results.
  • Technical and accurate information as SST is updated regularly by Parker Services.
  • Results tracking as a behind-the-scene feature to record your training efforts.
  • Security, providing the comfort to know that your system’s information and data is well-protected.

Sentry Can Help You:

Develop a management policy statement which focuses attention on the importance of safety.

Establish a product liability team that will recommend programs and procedures to improve the safety and defensibility of your product.

Review advertising literature so that it provides an accurate representation of the product’s capabilities and its intended use. Review manuals and bulletins for clarity and technical content. Examine product labeling and guarding to promote conformance to standards. Increase hazard awareness by warning against misuse or unauthorized alterations.

With over 100 years of experience in developing insurance products for associations, Sentry is uniquely qualified to understand and provide the kind of coverages that meet the special product liability needs of farm equipment manufacturers. 

Property and casualty coverages are underwritten by a member of the Sentry insurance Group, Stevens Point, WI.  For a complete listing of companies, visit  Policies, coverages and discounts are not available in all states. See policy for complete coverage details.  

*Past performance is not a guarantee of future results.