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FORESTRY & INTEGRATED WOOD PRODUCTS


The Forest Products Industry Practice of Marsh blends insight and experience with innovative thinking to provide solutions that create real economic value for clients. These clients benefit from Marsh's extensive network of contacts and relationships that includes virtually every insurer in the world, capital markets, thousands of client organizations, and countless service providers.   

Forestry and Integrated Wood Products

Successfully managing the unique risk profile of the forest products industry is critical to providing a competitive advantage in a global marketplace.

The Forest Products Industry Practice of Marsh blends insight and experience with innovative thinking to provide solutions that create real economic value for clients. These clients benefit from Marsh's extensive network of contacts and relationships that includes virtually every insurer in the world, capital markets, thousands of client organizations, and countless service providers.

Marsh's Risk Consulting specialists address recurring risk issues in the forest products industry to help clients effectively develop and implement risk solutions when managing a business. Our innovative solutions for the forest products industry include:

  • Risk Fusion ™, a program that economically packages uncorrelated risks;
  • Dual trigger programs, an innovative approach to structuring retained risks;
  • Mergers and acquisitions and due diligence solutions, to assist in handling M&As on short notice; and
  • Environmental services, which provide environmental clean up, cost capping, and risk strategy services.
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Case Study: Paperboard Manufacturer Uses Behavioral Risk Improvement to Slash Workers’ Comp Claims
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Case Study: Paperboard Manufacturer Uses Behavioral Risk Improvement to Slash Workers’ Comp Claims
MRC helps client reduce unsafe employee behavior by helping them understand what motivated the behavior.  >>
An Integrated Approach to Controlling Workers' Compensation Costs
March 02, 2011  |  Views: 17764 |  Comments: 0 
An Integrated Approach to Controlling Workers' Compensation Costs
Employers can help to minimize workers’ compensation risk by improving their hiring processes, safety programs and procedures, and claims management.  >>
Case Study: Risk Fusion ™ Saves Client Money
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Case Study: Risk Fusion ™ Saves Client Money
A paper manufacturer with operations in various foreign countries had traditionally managed its diverse exposures on a stand-alone basis without consideration to the cost these sep...  >>
Case Study: Deriving Value from Routine Workers' Compensation Reserves
April 02, 2007  |  Views: 15688 |  Comments: 0 
Case Study: Deriving Value from Routine Workers' Compensation Reserves
A large forest products company was retaining its workers' compensation losses on its balance sheet and paying claims as they came due. Although the firm regarded these expenses as...  >>
Case Study: Finite Risk Program Helps Client Overcome Underwriters' Negative Perceptions
April 02, 2007  |  Views: 15561 |  Comments: 0 
Case Study: Finite Risk Program Helps Client Overcome Underwriters' Negative Perceptions
A diversified forest products company had experienced significant property and boiler & machinery losses over a period of many years. To make matters worse, underwriting experi...  >>
Case Study: Multi-Disciplinary Consulting Approach Helps Client After Plant Explosion
April 02, 2007  |  Views: 15707 |  Comments: 0 
Case Study: Multi-Disciplinary Consulting Approach Helps Client After Plant Explosion
A large forest products company had a specialty resin plant near a residential neighborhood in the suburbs of a Midwestern city. An explosion occurred at the plant causing an emplo...  >>
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Best Practices for Property Programs within Forestry & Integrated Wood Products
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Best Practices for Property Programs within Forestry & Integrated Wood Products
The Forest Products Practice has benchmarked best practices extensively on property and casualty programs, in addition to a variety of other risk management topics.   >>
CS STARS
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CS STARS
CS STARS LLC supports comprehensive risk management, enterprise risk management and compliance and safety management.   >>
Dual Trigger Programs
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Dual Trigger Programs
Dual triggers take a different approach to incorporating financial risks into traditional insurance programs. The client's retained risk is structured on an aggregate basis across ...  >>
Environmental Solutions for Forestry Industry
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Environmental Solutions for Forestry Industry
Marsh delivers a broad range of services around environmental clean-up, cost capping, and risk strategy development.  >>
Marsh 3D
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Marsh 3D
Marsh 3D is our dynamic service process, embedding powerful analytics and tools to help maximize the impact we can have on clients' risks at every juncture.  >>
Risk Fusion™
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Risk Fusion™
The volatility in the price of both raw materials and finished goods has long had a highly disruptive effect on the forest products industry. Risk Fusion packages many uncorrelated...  >>
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First-Quarter Insurance Rate Increases Confined to Loss-Affected Exposures: Marsh
Global Insurance Markets Under Pressure as Atlantic Hurricane Season Approaches Despite record level first-quarter catastrophe losses, insurance rate increases were confined to lo...  >>

Contacts
Kenneth McIsaac
Practice Leader/Directeur de groupe d’expertise
Vancouver BC Canada
604 443 3508
ken.mcisaac@marsh.com