From the BITCO Program Manager
Focus onForest Products
While a number of insurance companies serve the forest products industry, few can match BITCO's wood-related history and experience. For more than 70 years we have been designing custom programs to fit the specific needs of the forest products business. And, our involvement extends from the tree to the mill and to the finished wood products in the American home.
BITCO underwriters, risk control consultants and claims adjusters are forest products industry specialists who understand the complexities and nuances of your day-to-day activities. Choosing BITCO over other providers is a business decision that lets you benefit from our interest and support.
BITCO has served wood-related industries for more than 70 years.
- Logging and lumbering
- Planing and molding mills
- Pallet manufacturers
- Truss manufacturers
- Furniture/Cabinet manufacturers
- Retail/Wholesale building materials dealers
Many aspects of the forest products industry involve inherently dangerous activities. We focus primarily on adherence to good safety practices. BITCO's risk control consultants work with you to identify potential causes of loss and recommend ways to minimize your exposure to risk. Regular calls at your business location or job site are a standard part of our service on qualifying accounts.
When you have a loss, you can be sure that BITCO has the experience in the forest products industry to handle your claim in a timely, professional manner. We are proud of our reputation for exemplary service.
Lines of Coverage
- Workers compensation
- General liability
- Accidental overcut of timber
- Logging and lumbering fire damage and vehicle damage
Amendment - Logging and Lumbering - Accidental Overcut of Timber
Provides coverage for property damage arising out of the accidental overcut of timber. Occurrence limitation and a participation (deductible) apply.
Amendment - Logging and Lumbering Operations
- Property damage of others due to fire
- Automobile damage coverage
Provides $100,000 for damage to the property of others due to a fire subject to a per claim deductible.
Provides coverage for damages to an auto of others caused by loading and unloading subject to a per claim deductible.
Contractors Limited Pollution - "Work Site"
Provides BI, PD and environmental damage caused by a pollution incident on a worksite. Limit available is $100,000 and is subject to a $1,000 deductible each incident.
Logging Equipment Coverage Form
Provides flood coverage and waiver of depreciation on partial loss.