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MSLBMDA Proudly Recommends Federated Insurance With Your Business Insurance Needs

For more than a century, Federated Insurance has provided peace of mind to business owners through valued insurance protection.

Federated’s national headquarters is located in Owatonna, Minnesota. It also operates a regional office in Phoenix, Arizona, and several service offices throughout the country. Federated has more than 2,300+ employees and operates in 49 states and the District of Columbia.

Federated specializes in business insurance for selected industries, including the Building Materials Industry. Since 2000, the MSLBMDA has been pleased to recommend Federated Insurance to our members for the property casualty and other business insurance needs.

Federated representatives offer quality insurance products and expertise to make sure your insurance program is running smoothly. Your representative uses The Right Report® to gather details about your business and identify your specific insurance needs. We then design an insurance program tailored to your business and follow up with superior service and timely policy delivery that get the job done.

Coverage Tailored to Your Industry

Not all insurance policies are created equal. Federated has created specific coverages for our industry based on input from experts within the building material and hardware industry.

The company is rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company®. For the latest rating, access

For more information you can contact our Association Account Executive Cole Waddell who will be able to get you in touch with a Federated Representative in your area. Thank you!

Cole Waddell | Account Executive
Federated Insurance – Association Risk Management Services (ARMS)
10901 Lowell Ave, Overland Park, KS 66210
C: 316-617-7880 | F: 507-455-7840 | E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Our Mission

To serve the building material dealers in the Mountain States Region by fostering, protecting, and promoting the welfare and best interests of our members.


Our Culture

We are a diverse group of rural and urban, single and multiple operations who understand that by being a part of an association that they are stronger.


Our History

Our history is the story of 125 years of independent lumber and building material dealers in AZ, CO, NM, UT, WY and ID.