Farmers Insurance has unveiled a new facility, named as AgencyPoint in Baltimore, which will serve as an agency recruitment and training center for candidates looking to become Farmers independent business owners.

The new centre is a part of overall drive to expand into new markets and bolster current markets.

Farmers head of agencypoint field operations Gregor Scott said the firm is excited about its expansion into the Eastern US, with the opening of AgencyPoint, a new large scale business development recruitment center in Owings Mills.

"AgencyPoint offers a unique opportunity to anyone looking to become an independent business owner with Farmers," Scott added.

"The Owings Mills AgencyPoint will be staffed with highly trained Farmers employees to offer intensive hands-on training to candidates who will become successful Farmers agents."

Farmers Insurance Group of Companies offers insurance and financial services products to automobiles, homes and small businesses.

The company serves more than 20 million individual policies across 50 states through the efforts of over 50,000 exclusive and independent agents and nearly 24,000 employees.