Journey through time to see how FM Global tests and studies have helped prevent losses. From earth-old natural hazards like fire to protecting warehouses full of lithium-ion batteries from going up in flames, FM Global continues to prove its founder Zachariah Allen's belief that "the majority of loss is preventable."
1835 – 1878
Led by Zachariah Allen, a group of mill owners form their own mutual fire insurance company—known today as FM Global.
1884 – 1939
Early Testing Facilities
1940 – 1950
1953 – 1967
Proving the majority of loss is preventable
Today FM Global’s Research Campus continues its cutting edge research to help prevent loss for its clients.
Get the latest on lithium-ion battery storage research with FM Global's NFPA award-winning research. Download the research paper and watch video of the test.