About Us

About US: 

Forest Insurance Center is a full service insurance agency that provides commercial insurance for heavy industry located in Michigan. Logging, Log Trucking, Sawmills, Wood Products Mfg, Sand and Gravel Pits/Haulers, Underground Contractors as well as Grading and Paving are a few of the Heavy Industries we provide insurance for.

We can also provide insurance for Hospitality and Service types of businesses as well.

We understand that insurance is a difficult part of running a business and often one of your most costly expenses. We take the time to meet with you at your home, office or business to explain the different insurance products that may be helpful to your business.

Commercial Auto, General Liability, Property, Workers Compensation, Bonds, Inland Marine and Umbrellas are all lines of coverage available thru Forest Insurance.

We have a dedicated team of insurance professionals that also provide personal insurance such as Homeowners, Personal Auto, Life and Recreational Vehicle coverage.

Forest is different from your traditional insurance agency. Forest is owned by TIMSER, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of the Michigan Association of Timbermen. Our profits are distributed at the direction and discretion of a board of directors, all members of the forest products community.

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Our History

The Michigan Association of Timbermen formed a holding company called TIMSER, Inc. This entity formed Forest Insurance Center Agency, Inc in 1991. Forest Insurance Center then purchased Mauck Insurance Agency, Inc on July 9th, 2004. In 2008, the Great Lakes Timber Professionals through their wholly owned holding company, Timber Producers Service Bureau purchased 25% of Mauck Insurance Agency stock. On January 1, 2014, Mauck Insurance Agency purchased the assets of Loggers Insurance Agency, Inc. and formed Loggers Insurance Agency II, LLC. All agencies are governed by members of the forest products industry and profits earned are distributed at their discretion