Summit Launches ArborMAX Insurance Program

April 15, 2005

Summit Insurance Services Inc. has launched a new insurance program designed specifically to protect tree and landscape contractors – ArborMAX. Available since March 1, the program is underwritten by Alea North America Insurance Company rated “A-” by A. M. Best and S&P.

ArborMAX offers General Liability, Property, Inland Marine, Automobile, and Umbrella coverage along with excellent value added services. It also provides a wide range of coverage’s tailored to meet the specific needs of the tree and landscape industries, such as:

• Pesticide & Herbicide Applicator coverage
• Workmanship Error (including consulting) coverage
• Tools & Equipment coverage
• Per Project & Per Location coverage
• Coverage for Additional Insured’s

ArborMAX provides administration, loss control and claim service. Ward North America will administer claim service for the program. A Summit Loss Control representative will also help individuals evaluate potential business risks and develop workplace strategies to control these risks.

ArborMAX is currently available in the states of Calif., Conn., Fla., Mich., N.J., N,Y., and Pa., and there are plans to expand the program in the future. The minimum premium requirement is $5,000, with many payment options available.

ArborMAX will be distributed exclusively through Summit appointed “Green Industry” specialists.

For further information, contact Mike Rook at Summit Insurance Services Inc. at 1-800-409-0226 or

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