SOURCE: Connective Technologies

Connective Technologies

April 06, 2010 16:41 ET

Connective Technologies, Inc. Announces TEAM-UP Agency Download Solutions Contract With Old Missouri Mutual Insurance Company

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - April 6, 2010) -  Connective Technologies announces the contract signing of TEAM-UP™ Download with Old Missouri Mutual Insurance Company for download servicing of premium information with their independent insurance agencies. With their diverse, flexible farm insurance offerings and a long-standing tradition of providing them to farm owners in Missouri since 1922, Old Missouri Mutual will be offering the TEAM-UP suite of products to their independent agents. TEAM-UP provides once-and-done download processing in an industry compliant, data-secure environment.

Keith Rollings, Company Manager of Old Missouri Mutual, states, "TEAM-UP download further reinforces our neighborly, friendly founding principles for making it convenient for agencies to do business with us. We researched the marketplace, reviewed our peer competitors, surveyed our agencies and determined that TEAM-UP is the leading market provider for real time agency downloads. Our agents are excited about receiving daily downloads of their premium data and being able to leverage additional simple and secure features that TEAM-UP offers directly from the Internet."

Dic Marxen, President and CEO of Connective Technologies, adds, "Old Missouri Mutual is our fifth Rural Computing Consultants ("RCC") farm mutual client in the last couple of years to adopt TEAM-UP. Our overall dominance in the mutual market continues to flourish as carriers seek out strategic investments in premier automated services like TEAM-UP for making it easier for agencies to do business with them."

TEAM-UP is an Internet-secure offering with a clientele, representing both carriers and vendor alliances of over 70, in providing accessibility to over 30,000 communicating agency pairs using more than 40 different agency management systems throughout every region in the United States. Now in its third major release, the product has matured to ensure agencies have a seamless migration from other download processes. The improved self-reliant features such as single-policy, real-time archival retrievals by the agents, improved group management distribution and tracking features that ease and accelerate the registration process for both agencies and carriers, have been implemented with TEAM-UP's Service Oriented Architecture. This environment ensures a seamless fit into carriers' existing agency portals and incorporates a single-process entry point at the agency for accessing multiple carriers downloads.

About Old Missouri Mutual Insurance Company:

Old Missouri Mutual was organized in 1908. In March of 2010 Old Missouri Mutual and Nixa Farmers Mutual Insurance Companies merged operations. The newly formed entity took on the name of Old Missouri Mutual Insurance Company. The Company was founded on the principle of "neighbor helping neighbor" and continues to operate with that same founding thought today. As a Missouri Mutual Insurance Company, insurance protection is written to Missouri residents only through Independent Insurance Agency Representatives. Old Missouri Mutual currently has 64 Independent Agency Representatives located in communities throughout the state of Missouri. As a policyholder of Old Missouri Mutual Insurance Company, you can claim ownership of the Company. Old Missouri Mutual currently has 11,340 policyholders. Visit the website for Old Missouri Mutual Insurance Company at

About Rural Computing Consultants Inc.:

Rural Computer Consultants' Mutual Insurance Processing System (MIPS) is a complete processing package specifically built for the mutual insurance industry. Leading the mutual insurance software industry, RCC has developed a fully integrated software package that includes policy issuance/printing, integrated rating with user maintainable rates, billing and late notices, electronic funds transferring with integrated ACH and/or credit card processing, agent statement/reporting, unparalleled report processing, claims management, premium/loss ratio analysis. Combined with optional G/L, A/P, and Payroll, MIPS will provide a mutual with a complete office processing package, saving processing time and eliminating duplicate processing. As a leader, RCC can provide web based payment processing, agent web policy lookup, paperless document imaging and filing; and much more. Contact Brian "Dave" Gens at 877-568-4585 or, or visit our website at

About Connective Technologies, Inc.:

Connective Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of e-Commerce business solutions for the property and casualty insurance industry, specializing in Internet interface solutions for carriers and their agents. Connective has used its many years of experience with leading agency management systems and traditional batch EDI to pioneer the approach, which has helped it become the leading provider of bridging and Internet-based interface solutions in the industry. Connective provides implementation services for its flagship products, TEAM-UP Upload, Download, and Translation Solutions, as well as Site Development and Web Services. To learn more about Connective products and services, contact Dic Marxen at (817) 377-0815, by email at:, or visit our website at

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