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ACE Westchester Announces Expanded Program with Trident Insurance Services to Include Recycling Industry
Jul 19, 2007

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACE Westchester, the U.S.-based wholesale-focused property and casualty operation of the ACE Group of Companies, today announced an undertaking with Trident Insurance Services, LLC, a member of Argonaut Group, Inc., to extend its current role as program administrator for the Waste Hauler program, to now include the Recycling Industry class. Coverage for the recycling industry under the expanded program will be available beginning September 23, 2007.

Tridents Waste Hauler Program offers comprehensive insurance coverage for most types of non-hazardous waste service activities for waste haulers in both the residential and commercial markets. The September program expansion will allow Trident to offer coverage to the Recycling Industry, including businesses that recycle or process scrap metals, paper, plastic, glass and textiles, as well as auto dismantling operations.

Were pleased to broaden our program relationship with Tridents experienced team of specialized professionals and to expand our product offerings in the recycling and waste hauling business, said Jamie English, President, ACE Westchester Programs. We continually strive to provide innovative solutions, excellence in customer service, and an integrated network of claims-handling, underwriting and risk control services to our clients.

Michael E. Arledge, President of Trident said: The decision to expand the program relationship with ACE Westchester to provide coverage to the recycling industry fits naturally within the scope and goal of this program. We are pleased to help grow this program and value our relationship with ACE Westchester to serve the waste hauler and recycling industry.

About Trident Insurance Services, LLC:

Trident Insurance Services, LLC, is a wholly-owned operating subsidiary of Argonaut Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS: AGII). Learn more about Tridents Waste Hauler Program at

To learn more about ACE Westchester Program Division and its range of products and services, please

ACE Westchester Specialty Group is the U.S.-based wholesale focused excess and surplus property and casualty operations of the ACE Group of Companies, which is headed by ACE Limited (NYSE: ACE). The ACE Group of Companies provides insurance and reinsurance products and services through operating subsidiaries for a diverse group of clients around the world.


ACE North America Communications
Carla Ferrara, 215-640-4744
Trident Waste Hauler Program
Marcia Brown, 866-416-4946