Merchants Bonding Company™ has honed its expertise in surety, offering first class service and a common sense underwriting approach for more than 85 years. Merchants has grown to one of the top 15 surety providers in the United States. Founded in Des Moines in 1933, Merchants has a family work environment and a focus on making a difference in the community. Our work is collaborative and so is our work space. We opened a new headquarters in 2014 which is wide open with windows, work anywhere Wi-Fi, height adjustable desks for all and walking work stations. Our environment promotes small group conversations, health and wellness. Merchants has X offices across the United States with headquarters in West Des Moines.