SOURCE: Connective Technologies, Inc.

Connective Technologies, Inc.

November 03, 2009 09:00 ET

Connective Technologies, Inc. Announces TEAM-UP Agency Download Solutions Contract With Farmers Insurance Company of Flemington

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - November 3, 2009) - Connective Technologies announces the contract signing of TEAM-UP™ Download with Farmers Insurance Company of Flemington, located in Flemington, New Jersey, for the premier servicing of agency download to their independent agency distribution channel. With their wide array of multi-line insurance offerings and a long-standing presence in New Jersey, Farmers Insurance Company of Flemington will be offering the TEAM-UP suite of products to their independent agents. TEAM-UP provides once-and-done processing in an industry compliant, data-secure environment for agency downloads.

John Danka, Vice President of Underwriting for Farmers Insurance Company of Flemington, stated, "TEAM-UP allows us to broaden our servicing capabilities and further strengthens our core competencies for ease of doing business with our independent agents. TEAM-UP aligns well with our desires for a real-time service to agents for effective, timely downloads of their premium content."

Dic Marxen, CEO of Connective Technologies, adds, "Today's P&C market volatility continues to surface long-standing carriers with a need to provide a seamless, real-time agency interface solution. Farmers Insurance Company of Flemington represents another example of a willingness and commitment to both understand and invest in automation offerings like TEAM-UP to satisfy their goal of better serving their agents."

TEAM-UP Download is an Internet-secure offering being leveraged by more than 55 P&C carriers in providing accessibility to over 28,000 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 Farmers Insurance Company of Flemington:

With a long history of underwriting in the state of New Jersey, we originally established our insurance operations in 1856. We remain a mutual company but have expanded our sphere of service to include the entire state of New Jersey. Our personal and commercial insurance property and casualty products have also grown in scope and flexibility in order to meet the needs of our state residents and business owners. All of our products are sold through independent professional insurance agents. Please 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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