Zurich Financial Services Group has been selected by United Recyclers Group (URG) as its preferred commercial insurance provider for its members.

URG is a partnership of around 330 auto recyclers across the nation that works with its membership to enhance automotive recycling industry.

Zurich said it has worked closely with URG members for years by selling salvage vehicles to URG members, and also purchasing the used OEM parts from them to handle claims.

Michelle Alexander, executive director of URG, said: “Their insurance products provide excellent coverage and value to our members. As the nation’s leading organization serving the automotive recycling industry, we are pleased to recommend Zurich to our members.”

Gerry Cecil, business development specialist of global automotive industry at Zurich in the Americas, said: “It’s exciting to now be recognized by URG as its preferred provider of business insurance because they have seen first hand our specialized and direct approach to providing quality insurance products in a consistent manner, which aligns with how they bring their products and services to market.”

Zurich in North America is a part of Zurich Financial Services Group (Zurich), an insurance-based financial services provider, which is a writer of commercial general liability insurance and is a commercial property-casualty insurance company, serving corporate, middle market, specialties and programs sectors.