Argo Risk Tech Releases ART-iTherma – an IoT Device Designed to Withstand the Rigors of the Food Industry

HAMILTON, Bermuda – April 24, 2017 – Argo Insurance, US Grocery & Retail, a member of Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ: AGII), an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, today announced the launch of ART-iTherma, a new, state-of-the-art thermometer (thermo probe and infrared) used as a part of the Argo Risk Tech automated temperature compliance risk management solution, ART-iTemp.

“ART-iTherma was created to meet the exceptionally difficult operating environments that our food industry clients contend with, while exceeding their software performance expectations for a simple and effective user experience,” said Rooney Gleason, president, Argo Insurance. “Our mission is to bring cutting-edge, technology-based risk management solutions to our insured clients through our brokers and partners to rapidly and permanently reduce our clients’ total cost of risk.”

Designed in conjunction with Argo Insurance retail and restaurant clients and available exclusively through our technology partner Gleason Technology Inc., ART-iTherma is an internet-of-things (IoT) device used for various compliance activities to satisfy regulatory oversight from the FDA, USDA, and state and local health authorities.

ART-iTherma is made from two pieces of milled aluminum and has an infrared functionality, retractable thermo probe functionality, Bluetooth 4.0 for power management and connectivity certainty, thermo induction wireless power charging, digital temperature (C/F) and operation messaging display on face. Full specifications can be found at www.argorisktech.com.

“As a specialty insurer of supermarkets, restaurants and c-stores, we are fully committed to bringing specialized solutions that improve our customers’ operations, reduce losses and provide a documented defense when necessary,” Gleason said. “For our broker partners, Argo provides what other generalist carriers cannot – true expertise to significantly reduce losses in the retail sector.”

For a demonstration of ART-iTherma, ART-iWalk, ART-iTemp, ART-iReport and ARTiReportWC, visit us at RIMS, Booth 2207, or contact us at riskmanagement@argogroupus.com.

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ABOUT ARGO GROUP INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS, LTD
Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ: AGII) is an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products in the property and casualty market. Through its operating subsidiaries, Argo Group offers a full line of products and services designed to meet the unique coverage and claims handling needs of businesses in four primary segments: Excess & Surplus Lines, Commercial Specialty, International Specialty and Syndicate 1200. Argo Group’s worldwide insurance subsidiaries are rated ‘A’ (Excellent) by A.M. Best with a stable outlook and its U.S. insurance subsidiaries are rated ‘A-’ (Strong) by Standard & Poor’s with a stable outlook. For more information, visit www.argolimited.com or follow us on LinkedIn (http://ow.ly/Oe6fK) and on Twitter at @Argo_Group.

For media inquiries, please contact:
Ashley Heline
Argo Group Media Relations
+1 (210) 366-5613
ashley.heline@argogroupus.com

International underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products in areas of the property and casualty market.

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