Ever vigilant for its policyholders, Sentry Insurance a Mutual Company (Sentry) and its subsidiaries and affiliates offer a variety of insurance products, including personal auto, homeowners, and other property/casualty lines, as well as life policies and annuities. Sentry provides specialized insurance to businesses of all sizes, including manufacturers, retailers, and truckers. The company also offers employee benefits, investment, and retirement options for group accounts. Formerly named Hardware Mutual, Sentry was founded in 1904 to provide insurance to members of the Wisconsin Retail Hardware Association. The mutual company is owned by its policyholders.