Farmers Insurance will unveil its new, state-of-the-art printing facility in Chino, California on October 14, at the facility located at 13950 Ramona Avenue.
"We are very proud of the new 52,600 square foot facility that will house an additional 75 employees," notes Claudia Dill, CEO and President of Zurich and Farmers North America Shared Services. "It has the latest printing and distribution equipment available today. This facility is a centralized print, storage and distribution center for Farmers. Construction took 10 months at a total project cost of $17.6 million dollars which included a total equipment technology upgrade. Nearly 500,000 per day or 120,000,000 mail pieces per year will be handled at this new Farmers facility."
WHAT: Grand Opening Press Conference to Unveil Farmers New Printing Facility in Chino, CA. WHEN: October 14, 2009, 11:00 A.M. WHERE: Farmers Insurance Materials Distribution Center 13950 Ramona Avenue Chino, California 91710 WHO: Dennis Yates, Chino Mayor Claudia Dill - CEO and President of Zurich and Farmers North America Shared Services Jan Franklin - Senior Vice President, Business Integration Michael Bigelow - VP Business Integration Jerry Dulek - V.P North America Head of Real Estate & Facilities Management
"The Chino facility was chosen over four other locations," stated Jan Franklin, Farmers Senior Vice President of Business Integration. "We had our print facility in this location and felt the total modernization was what we wanted. We also used local vendors in the construction of this new facility."
Media is invited to the press conference and to tour the new printing facility. For Pre-or Post Interviews call Jerry Davies at 213-400-4459.
Farmers is a trade name and may refer to Farmers Group, Inc. or the Farmers Exchanges, as the case may be. Farmers Group, Inc., a management and holding company, along with its subsidiaries, is wholly owned by the Zurich Financial Services Group. The Farmers Exchanges are three reciprocal insurers (Farmers Insurance Exchange, Fire Insurance Exchange and Truck Insurance Exchange), including their subsidiaries and affiliates, owned by their policyholders, and managed by Farmers Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information about Farmers, visit our Web site at www.farmers.com.
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