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EMC Named Best Property/Casualty Company in Central Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (Sept. 27, 2019)—For the third year in a row, EMC Insurance Companies was 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 also won the “Best of Des Moines” award in 2018, 2017 and 2015. The company finished as a runner-up in 2016, 2014, 2012 and 2011.

The Business Record highlighted several EMC accomplishments, including receiving the Best Practices Award of Excellence from the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America for the fourth consecutive year, testing innovative technology solutions to help reduce or prevent losses and protect workers, and launching its new breweries and wineries program.

About Employers Mutual Casualty Company

Employers Mutual Casualty Company 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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