The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company is one of the worlds leading specialty insurers and reinsurers. We are a global provider of: equipment breakdown insurance products; other specialty insurance and reinsurance products; inspection services and engineering consulting. Since our founding in 1866, Hartford Steam Boiler has had a culture that values technical expertise. Our engineering knowledge and experience enables us to understand the causes for loss. We then recommend risk management and loss prevention solutions that help our customers reduce their losses and improve their underwriting results. Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB) is headquartered in Hartford We serve businesses, industries and institutions worldwide. Hartford Steam Boiler is a part of HSB Group, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG).