A surety bond is a three-party written agreement by which one party (the surety) guarantees another party (the obligee) that a third party (the principal) will perform according to the bond, statute, contract or other obligation.
Merchants Bonding Company’s Claims Department is dedicated to serving you throughout the claims process. We pride ourselves on our common sense and proactive approach to handling claims.
For nearly a century, Merchants Bonding Company has honed its expertise in providing contract and commercial surety bonds, offering first-class service and a common sense underwriting approach.
Merchants Bonding Company has a stable business philosophy, a family work environment and a focus on making a difference in the community. Our tradition is to work hard, provide service that is second-to-none and demonstrate to our employees that we value their efforts.
Merchants Bonding Company is headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa, with branch offices located throughout the United States to best serve our surety partners and clients.
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Merchants is proud to be recognized as Best Place for Working Parents 2023!… read more
In honor of Merchants Bonding Company's 90th anniversary, Merchants' Foundation donated $90,000 to support the ongoing partnership between construction and surety.… read more
The Merchants Bonding Company Foundation is proud to announce our focus charity for 2023, EveryStep Care and Support Services. Through its more than 30 programs and… read more
Eugenia DeMello, Kim Phillips, and Jarvis Williams recognized for community giving.… read more
Merchants Bonding Company is proud to announce that three of our talented summer interns each earned a $5,000 scholarship through the SFAA’s Surety and Fidelity Intern and… read more
Merchants Bonding Foundation took big steps toward our giving goals for the year, including a $15,000 donation to the Great Outdoors Foundation, part of an overall pledge… read more