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Merchants Named Finalist for Prometheus Award

March 21, 2017

For the second year in a row, Merchants Bonding Company was named a finalist for the Technology Association of Iowa’s (TAI) annual Prometheus Awards in the Best User of Technology category for the impact of the Hub, Merchants' bond issuance website. The Prometheus Awards celebrate individual and company leaders in the innovation, development, commercialization and management of technology. 


Merchants was nominated for introducing the Hub, a full application of a new bond ordering system for agent partners that allows them to sign in, search from a library of more than 4,000 unique bond forms, and issue a bond in less than a minute. One agent said, "Your online system is ridiculously awesome...Best in the industry. No question." 


Fellow finalists in the Best User of Technology category are Pella Corporation, TelePharm, UnityPoint Health and Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield. The winner will be named at the awards dinner on Thursday, April 20.


TAI is the premier professional organization driving the success of the state's technology industry and tech-based economy. It is dedicated to fostering innovation and promoting the success of organizations that develop and deploy technology across industry sectors. For more information about TAI visit TechnologyIowa.org.