Program Administrators - American Lumber Underwriters

American Lumber Underwriters

Programs & Coverages: Lumber and Forest Products

M19620 West Catawbe Avenue | Ste. 206 | Cornelius, NC 28031


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Company Description

Where We Have Underwriting Authority

ALU offers products designed to meet the unique challenges inherent to the lumber and forest products industry.

Lines of Business

  • Workers’ Compensation and Employers Liability
  • General Liability
  • Commercial Auto
  • Commercial Umbrella
  • Property/Inland Marine
  • Equipment Breakdown Coverage
  • Crime


  • Saw mills
  • Planing mills
  • Mill works (window/door)
  • Hardwood dimensional lumber (floor)
  • Cabinet manufacturers
  • Pallet manufacturers
  • Wood preservers
  • Plywood manufacturer
  • Corrugated box manufacturers (NEW CLASS)
  • Truss manufacturers
  • Lumberyards
  • Building material dealers and distributors
  • Hardware stores
  • Wood product manufacturers NOC

Where We Act as a Wholesaler

Excess Liability - $25mm capacity
“Difficult to Place” Property

Programs & Coverages

Lumber and Forest Products

  • Appetite includes saw mills, planing mills, and wind driven exposures
  • Admitted and Non-Admitted paper available
  • Usually need a minimum of 30 days lead time

Submission Requirements

In order to expedite your quotation requests, we need the following information at a minimum:

  • Completed New Business Supplemental Application
  • Narrative description of operations
  • Completed ACORD applications
  • Currently valued loss runs for the past 5 years for each coverage to be quoted, along with a narrative of any claim exceeding $25,000
  • Corresponding past 5 years of exposure data
  • Applicable Supplemental Applications
  • Current Workers’ Compensation Experience Modification Rating Worksheets (if applicable)

Above items should be sent to