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Holmes Murphy & Associates Recognized for Outstanding Performance

Holmes Murphy & Associates has been named a Premier Partner by EMC Insurance Companies, which means Holmes Murphy is one of the highest-performing EMC agencies in the country. This designation places Holmes Murphy in the top two percent of all EMC agencies nationally.

The Premier Partner award is based on key indicators including retention, profitability, and growth, which are reviewed over a three-year period.

EMC developed its signature Agency Performance Value (APV) tool in 2005 to measure an agency’s performance against all other EMC agencies nationally. Agencies are evaluated on loss ratio, premium volume, policy and premium growth, policy and premium retention, and EMC’s position within the agency.

About EMC

EMC Insurance Companies is among the top 50 insurance organizations in the country based on net written premium, with more than 2,100 employees. The company was organized in 1911 to write workers’ compensation protection in Iowa. Today, EMC provides property and casualty insurance products and services throughout the United States and writes reinsurance contracts worldwide. Operating under the trade name EMC Insurance Companies, Employers Mutual Casualty Company and one or more of its affiliated companies is licensed in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. For more information, visit

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