MANUFACTURING


Marsh's Manufacturing Practice works with a diverse group of more than 900 clients in the US. The practice comprises a network of more than 400 experienced risk specialists who provide insights on the key risk issues confronting the manufacturing sector today.

Manufacturing

Marsh provides the expertise needed to help businesses navigate the complex issues confronting the manufacturing sector today, including global supply chain management, workers’ compensation, product recall, mergers and acquisitions, rapidly expanding global markets, and increased environmental regulation.

Marsh's Manufacturing Practice coordinates the global resources of Marsh and its sister companies (including Guy Carpenter, Mercer, and the Oliver Wyman Group) in risk management consulting and insurance placement to help you to reduce cost, identify exposures, quantify risk, and find ways to mitigate losses.

Marsh works with more than 900 manufacturing companies in the US, including:
  • More than 650 manufacturing companies.
  • 42 of the top 50 US manufacturing companies.
  • Over 250 automotive companies.
  • 13 of the top 15 US automotive companies.
The practice serves a wide range of sectors within the manufacturing industry, including:
  • Textiles and apparel.
  • Plastics and rubber products.
  • Primary and fabricated metals.
  • Machinery.
  • Transportation equipment.
  • Furniture and related products.

We continue to be innovators in responding to the traditional and emerging risks in the manufacturing industry. Among the risk issues we can help you manage are:

Workforce – Our Workforce Strategies experts can provide a wide range of solutions to help you hire, deploy, and keep the right workforce, including pre-loss mitigation consulting to help your company to reduce the impact of variable claim costs.

Workers’ Compensation – Through our Workers’ Compensation Center of Excellence, we provide a holistic approach to managing workers’ compensation programs by:
  • Addressing critical challenges such as rising medical costs, adverse underwriting results, and competing priorities for capital.
  • Understanding National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) changes to the experience-rating plan.
  • Using data and advanced analytics to support decision making and establish goals based on key performance indicators.

Product Recall and Liability – Our product recall consultants have extensive experience in the manufacturing industry. We work with you to help prevent product recalls from occurring and prepare you for a recall by establishing a crisis communication plan and the appropriate supply chain recovery options to reduce business interruption and protect your brand.

Supply Chain and Business Continuity – Our dedicated supply chain and business continuity experts can provide you with proprietary solutions to mitigate risk in your manufacturing supply chain. We can help you to create supplier risk programs, optimize inventory and network design for resiliency, and assess and quantify risk.

Environmental Exposure – Our environmental consultants assist in liability identification and valuation, remediation expense management and risk transfer, acquisition due diligence, and contractual indemnity consulting, to help you know and effectively treat your environmental exposures.

Marsh Risk Management Research
US Insurance Market Report 2014
February 07, 2014  |  Views: 10778 |  Comments: 0 
US Insurance Market Report 2014
US commercial property insurance prices stabilized for many organizations in 2013 as a significant surplus of capital among insurers and reinsurers kept competition high.  >>
Benchmarking Trends: US Environmental Insurance Rates Remain Competitive
August 14, 2013  |  Views: 4675 |  Comments: 0 
Benchmarking Trends: US Environmental Insurance Rates Remain Competitive
The demand for environmental insurance across all industries in the US increased in the first half of 2013. While pricing remained generally soft, some markets continued to firm.  >>

Additional Thought Leadership
Court Decision Rejects Problematic Interpretation of Kvaerner
December 20, 2013  |  Views: 12408 |  Comments: 0 
Court Decision Rejects Problematic Interpretation of Kvaerner
Organizations could gain ground in efforts to advocate for insurance coverage around claims of faulty workmanship or defective products.  >>
Case Study: Paperboard Manufacturer Uses Behavioral Risk Improvement to Slash Workers’ Comp Claims
December 01, 2013  |  Views: 26110 |  Comments: 0 
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.  >>
Eliminate Reputational Risk Emanating From the Supply Chain
October 31, 2013  |  Views: 12585 |  Comments: 0 
Eliminate Reputational Risk Emanating From the Supply Chain
Richard Waterer quoted in The Guardian.  >>
Webcast: Putting the Pieces Together—Assembling a Sound Environmental Risk Management Strategy for Manufacturing (Replay)
September 27, 2013  |  Views: 37066 |  Comments: 0 
Webcast: Putting the Pieces Together—Assembling a Sound Environmental Risk Management Strategy for Manufacturing (Replay)
Marsh’s panel of experts provided real-world examples of environmental exposures and mitigation solutions.  >>
Conflict Minerals — How Dodd-Frank Is Impacting the High-Tech Industry
May 29, 2013  |  Views: 19052 |  Comments: 0 
Conflict Minerals — How Dodd-Frank Is Impacting the High-Tech Industry
Public companies are struggling to comply with the multitude of requirements of the Dodd-Frank Act.  >>
Nanotechnology’s Many Unknowns Raise Risk Management and Liability Concerns
February 25, 2013  |  Views: 21890 |  Comments: 0 
Nanotechnology’s Many Unknowns Raise Risk Management and Liability Concerns
Robert Gaus quoted in Business Insurance.  >>
Webcast: State of the Manufacturing Insurance Market: 2013 Expectations (Replay)
November 28, 2012  |  Views: 23451 |  Comments: 0 
Webcast: State of the Manufacturing Insurance Market: 2013 Expectations (Replay)
Panelists provided an overview of the current commercial insurance market and forecast what to expect next year.  >>
Webcast: Manufacturing in 2012: How to Manage Product Financial Risk? (Replay)
August 07, 2012  |  Views: 18569 |  Comments: 0 
Webcast: Manufacturing in 2012: How to Manage Product Financial Risk? (Replay)
Our panel of experts explored scenarios that illustrated if, where, and how insurance coverage is applied following an adverse product-related event as it relates to the manufactur...  >>
Webcast: Manufacturing in 2012: Is Your Organization Internationally Risk Management Compliant? (Replay)
May 15, 2012  |  Views: 6852 |  Comments: 0 
Webcast: Manufacturing in 2012: Is Your Organization Internationally Risk Management Compliant? (Replay)
Panelists helped raise manufacturers' awareness of the global regulatory environment and provide potential options for more effective and efficient compliance.   >>
Webcast: Manufacturing in 2012: Contingent Time Element Insurance & Supply Chain Risks Beware (Replay)
February 17, 2012  |  Views: 19650 |  Comments: 0 
Webcast: Manufacturing in 2012: Contingent Time Element Insurance & Supply Chain Risks Beware (Replay)
Gary Lynch and Dave Reasons provide an overview of how contingent time element insurance can protect manufacturers' revenue stream from supply chain disruptions.  >>
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Boiler and Machinery
Views: 17402 |  Comments: 0 
Boiler and Machinery
Equipment Integrity & Reliability (EIR) is a broad service that extends beyond the focus of traditional boiler and machinery risk issues.  >>
Business Continuity Management
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Business Continuity Management
A sound business recovery plan is crucial to help prevent a minor disruption from turning into a catastrophe.   >>
Claim Inventory Workout
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Claim Inventory Workout
The CIW program provides aggressive claim closure strategies designed to help clients reduce the backlog of open cases and in some cases reduce accrued liabilities.  >>
Controlling Workers' Compensation Costs During Facility Closures and Layoffs
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Controlling Workers' Compensation Costs During Facility Closures and Layoffs
During a facility closing, an employer faces the likelihood that their workers’ compensation claims will increase and become more challenging.  >>
CS STARS
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CS STARS
CS STARS LLC supports comprehensive risk management, enterprise risk management and compliance and safety management.   >>
Environmental Risk
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Environmental Risk
Marsh's Environmental Practice comprises professionals with backgrounds in environmental science, engineering, law, insurance broking and underwriting, and other disciplines.  >>
Equipment Maintenance Expense
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Equipment Maintenance Expense
Equipment maintenance insurance can yield cost savings of 15% to 30% by aggregating maintenance contracts across a broad spectrum of equipment and providing an insurance benefit fo...  >>
Group Captives
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Group Captives
A group captive offers an alternative insurance structure for companies in several industries.  >>
Product Liability
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Product Liability
In the event of a product liability suit, Marsh Risk Consulting provides a broad range of services to clients and their defense counsel.  >>
Product Recall
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Product Recall
MRC’s Product Risk Practice provides solutions across the entire product lifecycle.  >>
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February 07, 2014  |  Views: 4746
Favorable US Insurance Market Conditions Expected in 2014: Marsh
The ample capacity and competition that helped temper firming of US commercial insurance rates in 2013 is expected to continue into 2014, barring higher than expected catastrophe l...  >>
January 30, 2013  |  Views: 8161
Further Firming Expected in US Commercial Insurance Market in 2013: Marsh
US commercial insurance rates are expected to continue firming in many lines of business and industry sectors in 2013 as above average losses, subdued investment returns, and reced...  >>
January 02, 2013  |  Views: 4876
Marsh Appoints David Carlson to Lead New US Manufacturing and Automotive Practice
The ability to better define risk, design effective solutions to mitigate risk, and deliver exceptional results on those strategies is the cornerstone of our mission to help client...  >>
October 19, 2011  |  Views: 6846
Marsh Webcast October 26—Hot Topics and Innovations in Financial and Professional Liability
The webcast will examine the latest trends in financial and professional liability and the innovations being introduced to address the risks associated with the Foreign Corrupt Pra...  >>
April 27, 2011  |  Views: 7876
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
David T. Carlson
US Manufacturing & Automotive Practice Leader
Cleveland, Ohio United States
216 937 1361
david.t.carlson@marsh.com