Mutual Boiler Re is a mutual equipment breakdown reinsurer who provides a reinsurance solution for Commercial, Home, Farm, and Service Line coverage needs.

Vendor Contact

Steven D. O’Connor
New Business Development Executive
800.814.4458 x7867 (P) | 610.722.2683 (F)

Getting Started

  1. Contact Steve, who will determine your needs and expectations then guide you through the necessary paperwork
  2. MBRe will provide
    • Host: Efeed.MutualBoilerRe.com
    • Username
    • Password
    • Company Code
  3. Familiarize yourself with BriteCore system tags

BriteCore Setup


  1. Navigate to Settings > Vendors > Mutual Boiler Re
  2. Check the box
  3. Click the pencil
  4. Enter the Host, Username, Password, and Company Code
  5. Click the Add New Product green +
  6. Select the Program Type
  7. Add another program, if needed

System Tags

  1. Navigate to Settings > System Wide > System Tags
  2. Select MBR - Equipment Breakdown with the Select a Tag area
  3. Select the effective date
  4. Click Tag New Items
  5. In the search box, search for the line item that should be tagged. For example, if the line item is titled Equipment Breakdown then search using that title
  6. For each row, enter Homeowners, Commercial, or Farm into the text input box based upon which MBRe product the line item should report under. For example, if the Equipment Breakdown coverage is on the Homeowners line of business then tag the line item as Homeowners
  7. Click Done

Test Files

Contact IWS to send a test file.

BriteCore Processing

  1. On the first business day of each month, navigate to Policies > Processing > Mutual Boiler Re
  2. Click Generate Last Month’s Report
  3. Click on the TXT file to view the data. If the file is empty, the word Empty will appear next to the file
  4. When verified, click Send Last Month’s Report. The word Sent will appear next to each TXT file confirming the file has been sent to HSB from BriteCore


Send a Test File (IWS Only)

Creating a test file depends on the effective date of the item(s). Follow in steps in the BriteCore Processing section above unless the items are on a future effective date. If the items are on a future effective date, then there is no data against which to create a test file. In this case, follow the steps below:

  1. Identify a client who currently uses the MBRe vendor
  2. Navigate to Policies > Processing > Mutual Boiler Re
  3. Download a file
  4. Copy and paste some of the rows into a new TXT file
  5. Referencing the Bordereaux specifications (Homeowners or Commercial) in the Vendor technical documentation on the IWS homepage, update the following fields
    • Policy number format
    • Named insured name and address
    • Equipment breakdown (or service line) premium
    • Product indicator
  6. Upload the file to the FTP provided by MBRe

More Information

Regenerate a File

Shell tools > vendors > mbr_generate. When regenerating the file for a given month, use the date of the next month. For example, to regenerate February files enter 03-YYYY for the month prompt.

Locate Files in the Database

SELECT * FROM files WHERE type = 'mbr' ORDER BY dateAdded DESC;


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