SOURCE: Hastings Mutual Insurance Company

Hastings Mutual Insurance Company

October 19, 2009 15:27 ET

Hastings Mutual Insurance Wins Applied Systems Interface Partner Award

KANSAS CITY, MO--(Marketwire - October 19, 2009) - Hastings Mutual Insurance Company today received the 2009 Interface Partner Award from insurance technology company Applied Systems. The award recognizes Hastings' achievements in agency-carrier communication.

Applied Systems acknowledged Hastings' leadership and innovations, citing the carrier's commitment to providing agents with download, real-time inquiry and real-time rating.

"Hastings Mutual has had a long, meaningful relationship with Applied Systems. This award recognizes that partnership, and the efficiencies from automation that have been made available to our Hastings Mutual agencies," stated Bob Eshelbrenner, Vice President and CIO, Hastings Mutual Insurance Company.

Hastings Mutual Insurance Company received the partnership award during a ceremony in Kansas City, Missouri, at 2009 TENCon, the Technology, Education & Networking Conference hosted by ASCnet, the Applied Systems Client Network.

"The continued commitment of Hastings and other forward-thinking carriers keeps our industry advancing," said Doug Johnston, Vice President, Partner Relations & Product Innovations at Applied Systems. "We recognize the company's dedication to interface partnerships with its agencies, and for overall benefit to the industry."

About Hastings Mutual Insurance Company

Hastings Mutual is a regional Property Casualty insurance company serving customers in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin. The company, based in Hastings, Michigan, has been writing commercial, farm, and personal lines business through independent agents and providing customers with financial strength and stability since 1885. For more information about Hastings Mutual, access the company web site:

Applied Systems Inc. develops, sells, and supports insurance agency and broker management systems and provides services for accounting, customer, policy, claims management, and all related agent and broker functions. More than 130,000 users in 11,000 agencies of every size and complexity level use Applied Systems solutions built around core systems Epic, TAM, Vision and DORIS. In addition, the company leads the industry in agency-carrier real-time and batch communication solutions.

Contact Information

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    Terry Miller
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    Tel: 269.948.1444
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