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EMC Named Best Property/Casualty Company in Central Iowa Again

DES MOINES, Iowa (Sept. 25, 2020)—Again this year and for the fourth year in a row, EMC Insurance Companies has been named the Best Property/Casualty Insurance Company in Central Iowa by the Business Record in its annual “Best of Des Moines” survey. Business Record readers vote in an online open-ended survey with more than 70 categories to determine the best businesses, people and organizations in Des Moines.

"EMC is thrilled to again be voted Best Property/Casualty Insurer," said Scott Jean, EMC President & CEO. "Insurance is a relationship business, and we are glad Business Record readers know they can count on EMC to be there when needed."

EMC also won the “Best of Des Moines” award in 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2015. The company finished as a runner-up in 2016, 2014, 2012 and 2011.

About EMC Insurance Companies

EMC Insurance Companies is among the top 60 property/casualty insurance organizations in the country based on net written premium, with more than 2,400 employees. Employers Mutual Casualty Company (EMCC) was organized in 1911 to write workers’ compensation protection in Iowa. Today, operating under the trade name EMC Insurance Companies, the company provides property and casualty insurance products and services throughout the United States and writes reinsurance contracts worldwide. EMCC is licensed in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. For more information, visit

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