Lumber Industries Self-Insured Group

The lumber industry self-insurance group, or LISIG, that we manage was picked up in 2001, and at the time it had about 30 members and about a million dollars in premium. It now has about a hundred members and almost four million dollars in premium, and it’s a little more homogeneous than some of the other groups in the state. It includes mechanized loggers, tree cutters, sawmills, retail lumber yards, and companies that make wooden products, be it millwork, architectural, cabinets, doors, windows, or anything that includes wood. We also have a few distributors, because distributors are not necessarily unlike lumber yards. The whole idea is to try to get them to be as homogeneous as possible, so one company’s operations look a lot like another.