Founded in 1852, Paul & Dixon is a full-service, independent insurance agency providing comprehensive insurance programs and related services. The agency is one of the first insurance agencies to arrange protection for businesses and families in the greater New Bedford, MA area, known as the South Coast region. Our staff of qualified professionals averages more than 15 years’ insurance experience, so they can advise and counsel you on all types of insurance.
We are pleased that our clients tell us that personal service is the major reason they continue to do business with our agency year after year. A concrete demonstration of that trust is that our thousands of clients have entrusted us with well over a billion dollars worth of property insurance protection on their homes and businesses.
We offer a full range of Business and Professional Insurance services and products for a variety of businesses and organizations: Real Estate, Retail and Wholesale, Automotive, Marine, Non-Profit, Construction, Manufacturing, Medical, Financial, Legal and more.
We also offer a full range of Personal protection: Home, Auto, Boat, Life, Disability, Retirement Plans and more.
In today’s highly competitive insurance marketplace, making an informed choice about the best coverage at the best value can be more confusing than ever. Clients count on us to help them understand their options. As an independent agency, Paul & Dixon represents more than three dozen leading national and regional insurance companies. In addition, our status as an Insurance Services of New England agency gives us access to nearly 30 additional companies to help ensure we can meet the most challenging Business or Personal Insurance coverage needs.
Paul & Dixon has earned the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents Five Star Award of Distinction, certifying the agency as among the best in the state. There are only 26 Five Star agencies in MA.
The best Homeowner’s Policy is one that provides the right protection for your buildings, personal possessions, and possible personal liability at the right price. We have programs to meet the needs of every type of homeowner or condo-owner. We also have special programs for people who operate a business out of their home.
The best insurance is the one that provides the right coverages for you at the right price. For example, what are the right coverage amounts for property damage and bodily injury liability? Should you buy substitute transportation coverage? What’s the right deductible choice? Do you need underinsured motorist protection?
The best insurance program for your business is one that covers a broad range of risks at the best price. Our clientele includes small and large businesses: corporations, sole proprietors, partnerships, and non-profit organizations located in the cities and towns of the SouthCoast, MA area and RI.
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Hear what two of our clients have to say about their experience with Paul & Dixon Insurance.
Client Testimonial: Merrow Manufacturing
Located in Fall River, MA Merrow Manufacturing began in 1838 as a general store, and quickly developed into a diverse manufacturing organization.
Today, Merrow Manufacturing is one part of a larger group of companies that specialize in manufacturing sewing machines (Merrow), Technology, & Fashion.
The company also designs & builds technical soft goods in the USA.
Client Testimonial: Fiber Optic Center, Inc.
Located in New Bedford, MA, Fiber Optic Center was founded by Neal Weiss, based originally on the purchase of the fiber optic distribution business of Boston Electronics Corporation (BEC) of Brookline, Massachusetts.
In 1982, while Weiss was its business manager, BEC became the first sales rep firm in the world to specialize in the emerging technology of fiber optics and, later, one of the first fiber distributors.
Building on BEC’s strong position in the industry, Fiber Optic Center now serves customers in over 40 countries in North and South America, Europe, the Far East, Middle East and Australia.
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Paul & Dixon has gone above and beyond in assisting me with every question.
We’ve had P&D for many years and wouldn’t think of changing.
Professional, knowledgeable and courteous customer service.
For many years I have found you to be excellent in all aspects. Everyone there is just super.
Each of the people I speak to at Paul & Dixon have always gone out of their way to help with whatever problem I have had. Their professionalism, knowledge, and most of all, kindness to me and my family over the years has been and is greatly appreciated.
Very intelligent and nice personalities — hard working.
I have done business with Paul & Dixon since 1965, so I am obviously a happy client.
You’re always there when I need you. Kind and courteous, just great people. Thanks from an old customer.
Consistent personnel with excellent knowledge of our business.