Minnesota-based Federated Insurance has become a SMACNA premier partner.

The A.M. Best A-plus-rated insurance provider offers property and casualty, workers compensation, life and disability income insurance, risk management services, and surety products.

Besides, SMACNA, it works with more than 400 national and state trade associations nationwide.

"We are pleased to welcome Federated Insurance as our newest partner," said Randy Novak, president of the Sheet Metal and Air-Conditioning Contractors’ National Association. “As the premier insurer of contractors, Federated can customize an insurance program that will ensure our members’ businesses are protected. We hope that our members will look at the many risk management programs our new partner offers.”

Premier partners have the ability to promote their products to association sheet metal works members, including at SMACNA’s annual convention.