EMC Insurance Companies is among the top 50 insurance organizations in the country based on net written premium, with more than 2,300 employees. The company was organized in 1911 to write workers’ compensation protection in Iowa. Today, EMC provides property and casualty insurance products and services throughout the United States and writes reinsurance contracts worldwide. EMC distributes products solely through the independent agency system and operates under the philosophy that its partnership with independent agents brings a superior level of personalized service to the insurance process. To show its support of independent agents, EMC is part of the Trusted Choice® brand initiative. EMC serves its agents and policyholders through local branch and service offices strategically located throughout the country, enabling exemplary local service in underwriting, claims, marketing and risk improvement.