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Industry Experts Decode Emerging Insurance Trends at Instec Client Forum Jun 28, 2018

Instec held its inaugural client event for senior executives last week, featuring speakers on emerging trends and technologies driving change in the insurance market. Karen Furtado, Partner at Strategy Meets Action, discusses the… Read more

Church Mutual Insurance Expands on the Instec Policy System Jun 14, 2018

Church Mutual is simplifying its products and deploying additional lines of business on its Instec Policy system, setting itself up to explore opportunities in new markets. Naperville, IL – June 12, 2018 – Church Mutual Insurance… Read more

Instec Underwriting Raises the Bar for Underwriting Automation Solutions May 31, 2018

Instec Underwriting’s collaborative approach to the underwriting process cuts wasted time, improves decisions, and creates a more responsive customer experience. Naperville, IL – May 31, 2016 – Instec, the market leader in insurance… Read more

Instec Adds Claims Management to Insurance Solution Ecosystem with KLJ’s claimsHQ Mar 27, 2018

Jason McGrath, President, KLJ Computer SolutionsNaperville, IL – March 27, 2018 - Instec, a market leader in insurance software for commercial program and specialty writers, announced today that claimsHQ from KLJ Computer Solutions… Read more

Property and Casualty Carriers Need to Prepare for Success in Program Business Jan 19, 2018

Naperville, IL – December 14, 2017 – A new video released by Digital Insurance explains why program business is an attractive opportunity in a soft property and casualty market and how carriers can capitalize. The video, titled P&C… Read more

Carriers Can Seize Program Opportunities with the Right Digital Platform Dec 14, 2017

Naperville, IL – December 14, 2017 – A new infographic released by Digital Insurance describes several unique characteristics of the program market, the challenges facing carriers seeking to jump on the program bandwagon, and the attributes… Read more

Instec to Showcase Out-of-the-Box Workers’ Compensation Solution at National Conference Dec 05, 2017

Naperville, IL – December 4, 2017 – The worker’s compensation market is heating up, and insurers continue to invest in technology to remain competitive. At the upcoming Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference, leading insurance… Read more

Carriers May Be Unprepared to Capitalize on the Growth Opportunities of Program Business Nov 30, 2017

Naperville, IL – November 30, 2017 – A new publication released by Digital Insurance describes the phenomenal growth of program insurance, with revenues doubling over the past six years. This stellar performance in an otherwise soft… Read more

Instec Policy System Helps Insurers Launch New Programs Faster in Targeted Growth Markets Nov 17, 2017

Instec, a market leader in the delivery of software solutions for commercial program insurance and specialty writers, continues to see strong growth in program business. As evidence, more than half of Instec customers are deploying… Read more

New Instec eBook Suggests Challenges May Be Brewing in an Otherwise Thriving Program Business Nov 14, 2017

Naperville, IL – November 14, 2017 – Instec recently released an e-book that suggests managing general agents (MGAs) are in a unique position to ride the wave of new opportunities in program insurance, but cautions challenging times… Read more

Instec Growth Tracks with Data in 2017 TMPAA State of Program Business Study Nov 07, 2017

Naperville, IL – November 7, 2017 – Instec, a market leader in the delivery of software solutions for commercial program insurance and specialty writers, recently participated in the 17th Annual TMPAA Summit in Scottsdale, AZ, where… Read more

New Case Study Profiles How Lockton Affinity Launches New Insurance Programs in 4 to 6 Weeks Sep 15, 2017

Lockton Affinity used the Instec Policy system’s self-configuration features and the Microsoft® Azure cloud to create a fast and repeatable process for launching customized insurance programs. Naperville, IL – September 15, 2017 –… Read more

Instec’s New Policy System Features Help Lockton Affinity Greatly Reduce Launch Time for Ecommerce Sites Jun 22, 2017

Lockton Affinity uses the Instec policy system’s self-configuration features to create and launch customized insurance programs for its affinity group clients in as little as four weeks. Naperville, IL – June 22, 2017 – Instec, a… Read more

Instec Launches Innovative Underwriting Solution May 25, 2017

Instec’s latest offering promises to streamline the underwriting process and drive greater collaboration, reducing costs, improving underwriting decisions, and creating a more responsive customer experience. Naperville, IL – May 25,… Read more

Instec Announces Support for ISO Commercial Auto Optional Class Plan Feb 24, 2017

Instec is integrating ISO’s new Optional Class Plan for commercial auto into its library of bureau content, offering insurers the ability to adopt or evaluate the new plan well ahead of the projected 2019 replacement of ISO’s current… Read more

Instec partners with NIIT Technologies to create a subscription-based surety bond service Nov 22, 2016

Cloud-based technology platform automates the underwriting and processing of surety bonds, lowering expense ratio and improving turnaround time. Naperville, IL – November 22, 2016 – Instec, a market leader in the delivery of software… Read more

Instec Expands into Underwriting with the Hiring of Industry Executive Jason Pamplin Aug 25, 2016

On the heels of its announcement of a new billing system, Instec is signaling a further expansion of its insurance platform with the hiring of insurance industry veteran Jason Pamplin to lead the development of a new underwriting system.… Read more

Instec is Expanding Into Personal Lines Aug 11, 2016

Online insurance agency Insureon has implemented Instec’s policy system to process and manage coastal homeowners policies, with a focus on rapid start-up, as both companies enter into personal lines for the first time. Naperville,… Read more

Church Mutual Insurance Company Launches Instec Policy System for Broker Specialty Markets Jul 06, 2016

Church Mutual is launching Instec’s policy system for its workers compensation insurance, the first step in a rollout of the new system for its Broker Specialty Markets business, enabling faster response to new opportunities and greater… Read more

Instec Announces Availability of GhostDraft for Generation of Custom Forms and Documents from the Instec Policy System Jun 09, 2016

Integration of GhostDraft document creation and management with the Instec Policy system provides users with a high degree of control over document and forms customization, for faster product innovation and a more targeted customer… Read more

Instec Announces New Billing Module, Fully-Integrated with Its Flagship Insurance Policy Platform Apr 28, 2016

In response to the market’s expressed need for a highly-configurable and rapidly-implemented billing system, Instec is introducing a billing system that is integrated with its policy platform, and supports the full billing lifecycle. Naperville,… Read more

OnPoint Underwriting Selects Instec Quicksolver for Compliant Rates, Rules and Forms Mar 16, 2016

Program administrator OnPoint Underwriting has deployed Instec’s Quicksolver policy administration system, providing an agile, cloud-based solution for administering the company’s manufactured housing community program. Naperville,… Read more

Instec Meets Stringent Inclusion Criteria to Qualify as Newest Entrant in Gartner Magic Quadrant Feb 11, 2016

Following a thorough evaluation by Gartner, Instec has qualified as a new entrant in Gartner, Inc.’s newly-published 2016 Magic Quadrant for Property and Casualty Insurance Policy Management Modules. Naperville, IL – February 11,… Read more

Six New Instec Customers Accelerate Time-to-Market with Cloud Deployment Jan 28, 2016

A growing number of insurers are choosing software-as-a-service and cloud-based platforms when rolling out new core systems. Instec’s newest customers reflect this trend toward more agile policy administration systems that support… Read more

Instec Expands Custom Coverage Builder in Response to Growing Program Business Dec 15, 2015

As more insurers gravitate toward programs as a means to differentiate and grow, Instec has added support for Property and Inland Marine to Coverage Builder, a standard feature of its Quicksolver policy administration system. The feature… Read more

Instec Adds Valuable Insurance Industry Experience to its Board of Directors Oct 23, 2015

Chuck Fillizola, an insurance industry executive with both technology and management experience at carriers, producers and vendors, has joined the Instec board of directors, as the company experiences some of the most rapid growth… Read more

A Customer Surge for Instec’s new Policy Administration System Sep 24, 2015

Since its release in March, six new customers have embraced Instec’s Quicksolver 4.0, with its expanded self-configuration capabilities and out-of-the-box bureau-based content, evidence of a market shift toward SaaS-delivered systems… Read more

Instec and MIS Help Hiscox USA Bring Workers' Compensation In-House Aug 27, 2015

Hiscox brings workers’ compensation coverage in-house with back office processing support from MIS Insurance Services and Instec’s Quicksolver policy administration system. The move allows Hiscox to more aggressively pursue new opportunities… Read more

Total Program Management Takes Fast Track to BPO/BTO with MIS and Instec Aug 24, 2015

Program insurance administrator Total Program Management Inc. can now rate, quote, bind and bill on behalf of its program insurer clients, through a completely outsourced service provided by MIS Insurance Services and technology partner… Read more

ARA Insurance Implements Instec Business Intelligence to Improve Operations Jun 25, 2015

Naperville, IL – June 8, 2015 – When ARA Insurance (ARA) was looking for a better way to track earned premiums on demand and assess profitability across its business, it was only natural to seek out a solution that could extract and… Read more

Instec Delivers Big Data Support in its Quicksolver Policy Administration System May 18, 2015

National Harbor, MD – May 18, 2015 – Insurers looking for a competitive edge have found that the answer lies in an asset they already own. The data that resides in policy administration and claims systems can be mined for insights… Read more

Instec Client PLM-ILM Wins Celent Model Insurer Award for Legacy Transformation Mar 24, 2015

Naperville, IL – March 24, 2015 – The transformation and modernization of legacy insurance systems continues to be a top priority for insurers of all sizes, and this was certainly true for specialty insurer Pennsylvania and Indiana… Read more

Hiscox USA Implements Instec Quicksolver to Support Entertainment Business Mar 10, 2015

Naperville, IL – February 17, 2015 – “In entertainment, the show must go on.” So opens the description of Hiscox One™, a comprehensive insurance offering for entertainment production companies from specialty carrier Hiscox Insurance… Read more

Webinar: Bureau-based Rating in the Cloud: The gateway to unsurpassed speed to market Mar 03, 2015

Join Karen Furtado, Partner at Strategy Meets Action, along with Kevin Mason, VP of Product Development at Instec, as they discuss how to spin up and launch new insurance products faster than ever before, in a market that demands unbridled… Read more

Instec Ahead of the Curve with Record-Breaking Changes to Bureau Rating Content Jan 27, 2015

Naperville, IL – January 27, 2015 – In an industry where everyone is talking about speed to market, how is the average carrier to keep up with the blistering pace of change in bureau-based rates, rules and forms? With the typical insurer… Read more

Newly-Affiliated Specialty Insurers Consolidate Four Core Systems into One Nov 24, 2014

Naperville, IL and Philadelphia, PA – November 24, 2014 - For the past decade, trending consolidation among insurance carriers, coupled with legacy software systems that have reached a breaking point, has created a perfect storm of… Read more

Instec Introduces Cirrus – Rating in the Cloud for Commercial Lines Insurance Oct 07, 2014

Naperville, IL – October 7, 2014 - Instec (http://www.instec-corp.com), the leading provider of best-of-breed policy administration solutions, today announced the introduction and immediate availability of its standalone rating in… Read more

Instec and SNL iPartners Form Strategic Alliance to Deliver Business Intelligence and Analytics to Instec Clients in the Commercial P&C Insurance Market Sep 11, 2014

Naperville, IL – September 11, 2014– Instec (http://www.instec-corp.com), the leading provider of program business and specialty lines policy administration applications, today announced its partnership with SNL iPartners (SNLiPartners.com),… Read more

Instec Releases Smart Configuration Capabilities in its Quicksolver Policy Administration System Jun 09, 2014

Indianapolis, IN – June 9, 2014 – Instec (http://www.instec-corp.com), the leading provider of program business and specialty lines-specific policy administration applications, today announced its delivery of smart, self-service configuration… Read more

Instec and GhostDraft Partner to Deliver Policy Form Creation and Customization Self-Sufficiency Dec 05, 2013

Naperville, IL –December 5, 2013 – Instec (http://www.instec-corp.com), the leading provider of program business and specialty lines policy administration applications, today announced its partnership with GhostDraft (http://www.ghostdraft.com),… Read more

Instec Announces Benchmark Performance and Scalability Test Results of Quicksolver Nov 05, 2013

Naperville, IL (September 5, 2013) –  Instec, a leading provider of P&C insurance platforms, today announced benchmark performance and scalability testing results of its Quicksolver® policy administration platform on Microsoft’s SQL… Read more

Generali US Branch Successfully Deploys Instec’s Quicksolver Cloud in Microsoft’s Windows Azure Aug 21, 2013

New York, NY and Naperville, IL (August 21, 2013) –  Generali US Branch® (“Generali”), the US operations of Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A., a global insurance provider, and Instec®, a provider of P&C insurance platforms, announced today… Read more

Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. Selects and Successfully Deploys Instec’s Quicksolver Enterprise™ Jul 16, 2013

Instec’s Quicksolver Enterprise™ now in production and enabling commercial insurer to speed up time-to-market, increase self-sufficiency, and ensure compliance Oak Ridge, TN and Naperville, IL (July 16, 2013) –  Appalachian Underwriters,… Read more

Innovative Configuration Software Delivers Faster Speed-to-Market and Self Sufficiency to Insurers May 30, 2013

Naperville, IL (May 30, 2013) –  Instec, a leading provider of policy administration services and technology to the commercial property and casualty insurance industry, today announced the introduction and immediate availability of… Read more

Instec and Bill It Now Strategic Alliance to Offer Integrated Policy Administration and Billing Solutions Apr 23, 2013

Naperville, IL &  Westbrook, CT (April 23, 2013) –  Instec, a leading provider of policy administration services and technology to the commercial property and casualty insurance industry, and Bill It Now, a billing service provider,… Read more

Systema Software and Instec Join in Strategic Alliance to Offer Integrated Claims and Policy Administration Solution Mar 07, 2013

Larkspur, CA and Naperville, IL – March 7, 2013 – Systema Software, a leading provider of claims administration software and services to the insurance industry, and Instec, a leading provider of policy administration services and technology… Read more

Instec Introduces Sign & Bind™ Service to Accelerate Time to Market, Drive Profitable P&C Program Business Oct 18, 2012

Naperville, Ill. (October 18, 2012)— Instec Corp. is capitalizing on its more than 30 years of full policy lifecycle management expertise, experience with 300 + Programs  and innovative Quicksolver Cloud platform to bring Sign & Bind™… Read more

Instec Releases Quicksolver Cloud to Commercial Property and Casualty Market Jun 01, 2012

Cloud computing platform is the first of its kind and offers shrewd competitive advantage Naperville, IL (June 1, 2012) – Instec, a leading provider of services and technology to the Commercial Property and Casualty insurance industry,… Read more

Instec’s Quicksolver Cloud Instrumental in Getting Silicon Valley Start-Up Off the Ground Jun 01, 2012

Glencar Underwriting Managers grows from an idea to a successful businesswith cloud-based policy administration software Naperville, IL (June 1, 2012) – What if your entire new business plan revolved around a technology that you weren’t… Read more

Cloud computing platform is an innovative way for shrewd P&C executivesto lower costs and drive competitive advantage Jun 01, 2012

Cloud computing platform is an innovative way for shrewd P&C executivesto lower costs and drive competitive advantage Naperville, IL (June 1, 2012) – Instec, a leading provider of services and technology to the Commercial Property… Read more

K&K Insurance Group Goes Live on Instec’s Quicksolver Policy Administration Software Feb 29, 2012

Naperville, IL, February 29, 2012, – Instec, a leading provider of software and services to the Commercial Property and Casualty insurance industry, announced today that K&K Insurance Group is live in production on its Quicksolver®… Read more

Instec Board of Directors Gains Additional Leadership and Extensive Insurance Industry Experience Jul 08, 2011

Instec Board of Directors Gains Additional Leadership and Extensive Insurance Industry Experience Naperville, IL , July 8, 2011 – Instec, a leading provider of software and services to the Commercial Property and Casualty insurance… Read more

Rates and Rules Support Delivered Over One Hundred Days Ahead of Effective Date Jun 06, 2011

Rates and Rules Support Delivered Over One Hundred Days Ahead of Effective Date Naperville, IL, June 6, 2011 – Instec, a leading provider of software and services to the Commercial Property and Casualty insurance industry, announced… Read more

Instec Releases Quicksolver 3.1 to the Commercial Property & Casualty Market May 10, 2011

New enhancements dramatically improve productivity and user experience Naperville, IL, May 10, 2011 – Instec, a leading provider of software and services to the Commercial Property and Casualty insurance industry, announced a new… Read more

Instec Releases Rules Support for Property 2011 Multistate and Green Property Upgrades, Ninety Days Ahead of Effective Date Apr 05, 2011

Rules Support Delivered Ninety Days Ahead of Effective Date Naperville, IL , April 5, 2011 – Instec, a leading provider of software and services to the Commercial Property and Casualty insurance industry, announced support for ISO’s… Read more

New clients, new product launch bolster growth for 2010 Mar 02, 2011

New clients, new product launch bolster growth for 2010 Naperville, IL , March 2, 2011 – Instec, a leading provider of software and services to the Commercial Property and Casualty insurance industry, announced today that 2010 had… Read more

Instec Delivers First Rich Internet Application for Policy Administration Commercial P&C Insurance Market Feb 11, 2011

Naperville, IL, February 11, 2011 -- Instec, a leading provider of rating and policy administration software for the commercial property and casualty insurance industry, launched the third and newest release of its flagship policy… Read more

Pennsylvania Lumbermens Mutual Insurance Company Selects Instec Jan 26, 2011

Naperville, IL and Philadelphia, PA,  January 26, 2011 – Instec announced today that it was selected by Pennsylvania Lumbermens Mutual Insurance Company to license their quicksolver 3 software for Commercial Package Policy, Commercial… Read more

Instec Re-certified as a Microsoft Gold Partner Jan 12, 2011

Naperville, IL , January 12, 2011 – Instec announced today that it has once again received Microsoft Gold Certified Partner status, with a specific competency in Windows 7. Instec has been a Microsoft Certified Solution Provider since… Read more

ARGO Group US Selects Instec Oct 21, 2010

Naperville, IL, October 21, 2010 -- Instec, a leading provider of rating and policy administration software for the commercial P&C insurance industry, announces the agreement with San Antonio Texas-based, Argo Group US for Instec’s… Read more

Instec Launches New Website Oct 13, 2010

Naperville, IL, October 13, 2010 -- Instec, a leading provider of rating and policy administration software for the commercial property and casualty insurance industry, launched its new website today, www.instec-corp.com. The new site… Read more

Kevin Mason named Vice President, Product Development and Maintenance May 05, 2010

Kevin Mason has been promoted to Vice President, Product Development and Maintenance, where he will be responsible for all software R&D at Instec, coupled with managing extensive regulatory updates across all Instec products. "I am… Read more

Aon Affinity Commercial Services Selects INSTEC Jul 01, 2009

INSTEC will provide Commercial Automobile rating and policy forms for Aon Affinity. INSTEC, a leading provider of rating and policy administration software for the insurance industry, announces the agreement with Hatboro, PA based… Read more

Western World Insurance Group Selects INSTEC for black-box rating and policy administration software for Commercial Package Policy, Auto, Product and Professional Liability Jun 24, 2009

INSTEC will provide black-box rating and policy administration software for Commercial Package Policy, Auto, Product and Professional Liability INSTEC, a leading provider of rating and policy administration software for the insurance… Read more

INSTEC Selects Seneca Global For Product Testing Mar 04, 2009

INSTEC looks to improve user experience and existing testing practices INSTEC, a leading provider of rating and policy administration software, has selected Seneca Global, a world class global delivery firm offering end-to-end software… Read more

ImageRight and Instec Announce Strategic Partnership Jan 13, 2009

ImageRight, provider of the insurance industry's leading content management and workflow system, and INSTEC, a leading provider of comprehensive "best-of-breed" commercial lines rating and policy issuance software, are pleased to announce… Read more

FirstBest Partners With INSTEC To Combine Underwriting Management, Rating Engine Expertise to combat soft market pressures Apr 15, 2008

Companies deliver next-generation underwriting to combat soft market pressures FirstBest® Systems Inc., provider of advanced Underwriting Management Systems™ (UMS) that enable commercial insurance carriers to profit from better underwriting,… Read more

NSM Insurance Group Selects INSTEC to complete Workers Compensation policy administration software with a data feed to their carrier partner Oct 15, 2007

INSTEC will provide complete Workers Compensation policy administration software with a data feed to their carrier partner. INSTEC, a leading provider of rating and policy administration software for the insurance industry and experts… Read more

In true Best-of-Breed approach, INSTEC furthers commitment to industry standards through ACORD membership Jul 04, 2007

In true Best-of-Breed approach, INSTEC furthers commitment to industry standards through ACORD membership Commercial P&C insurance software provider, INSTEC, today announced that they have joined the Association of Cooperative Operations,… Read more

Celent Recognizes INSTEC’s Success In Insurance Software Jun 11, 2007

Survey on insurance software deal trends highlights INSTEC for second consecutive year In the latest edition of its Insurance Software Deal Trends report, research and advisory firm Celent, LLC, has named INSTEC as a leading provider… Read more

INSTEC Receives Two ACORD Awards - Web Services And Innovative Implementation May 21, 2007

INSTEC’s use of industry standards recognized at ACORD LOMA Insurance System forum INSTEC, announced that it has received two ACORD Accomplishment Awards: the Web Services Award and the Innovative Implementation Award. The awards… Read more

Managing Agency Group-Hartford Selects INSTEC Mar 01, 2007

INSTEC will provide MAG-Hartford with Commercial Automobile, Commercial Package, data conversion and a data feed to their carrier’s data repository. INSTEC, a leading provider of rating and policy administration software for the insurance… Read more

INSTEC Announces Support Of Commercial Automobile In Massachusetts Feb 21, 2007

INSTEC provides Commercial Auto lost costs, rules, and forms for Massachusetts Business Auto, Garage, and Truckers exposures. INSTEC, a leading provider of rating and policy administration software for the insurance industry and experts… Read more

Thomco Selects and Implements INSTEC Policy Rating & Administration System May 15, 2003

From contract to production in 45 days, INSTEC provides a solution THOMCO can build on for the future Commercial P&C insurance software provider, INSTEC, announces their agreement with Thompson Insurance Enterprises, Inc. (THOMCO)… Read more

INSTEC delivers Single Policy Rating and Issuance Solution for all FMIT (Florida Municipal Insurance Trust) Commercial Lines Dec 09, 2002

FMIT selects INSTEC in buy over build decision for rating software…requirements to production in 90 days Commercial P&C insurance software provider, INSTEC, announces that one of the nation's largest Municipal Trusts, Florida Municipal… Read more

INSTEC Announces Agreement with FMIT (Florida Municipal Insurance Trust) Nov 05, 2001

Commercial P&C insurance software provider, INSTEC, announces their agreement with Florida Municipal Insurance Insurance Trust (FMIT) for the implementation of INSTEC solutions to provide common policy rating and issuance on a single… Read more

INSTEC Announces Its Membership in the Microsoft Gold Certified Partner Program Nov 05, 2001

Commercial P&C insurance software provider, INSTEC, announces its membership in the Microsoft Gold Certified Partner Program. INSTEC, which provides commercial lines policy rating and issuance software, has been named as a Microsoft… Read more