Hollander releases expanded Hollander Interchange

Hollander releases expanded Hollander Interchange

Minneapolis, Minnesota — December 17, 2014 Hollander has announced the release of Hollander Interchange 80.04 and the inclusion of new fitment coverage for six additional part types. The Hollander Interchange is the automotive recycling industry’s database for identifying part fitment across vehicles and provides coverage for more than 160 active part types across more than […]

Allwest Auto Parts announces lifetime warranties

  Matthew Ivan and Steven Cox of Allwest Auto Parts. The company has recently announced the availability of a new no hassle lifetime replacement warranty on parts.       Edmonton, Alberta — December 17, 2014 — Allwest Auto Parts in Edmonton, Alberta, has gone beyond standard or even extended warranties with its new “No […]

CCC acquires Actual Systems of America, Pinnacle Professional

Chicago, Illinois — December 15, 2014 — CCC Information Services (CCC) has acquired Actual Systems of America (ASA) and all its assets. The acquisition—which took effect December 10—includes interest in the Pinnacle software solutions, delivering a powerful system for yard management, repair management and parts eCommerce, which helps create better cohesion between recyclers, repairers and […]

AREA and local partners join to remove ELVs, promote kidney health

   AREA, the BC Branch of the Kidney Foundation and Schnitzer Steel are working together to clean up ELVs in remote communities while giving back.       Lillooet, British Columbia — December 3, 2014 — The BC Branch of the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Schnitzer Steel and the Automotive Recyclers Environmental Association (AREA) have joined forces […]

Impact opens new Acheson overflow yard

Mississauga, Ontario — November 24, 2014 Impact Auto Auctions has recently opened a new overflow yard in the Edmonton area. The salvage vehicle auction company announced the opening of the facility last week, naming Acheson, Alberta’s Southview Industrial Park as the location. The property will add close to 12 acres of additional storage space to […]

ARA announces new Director of Industry Relations, Consultant for Product Services

Manassas, Virginia — November 19, 2014 — The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) has named Dwight Howard as Director of Industry Relations and Consultant for ARA’s for-profit subsidiary, ARA Product Services. The former Hollander Account Executive and APU Solutions Director of Supplier Relations brings a decade’s worth of experience within the automotive recycling sector, including roles […]

Summerhill Impact launches $120,000 crowd-funding campaign to clean Canada’s arctic

Toronto, Ontario — November, 17 — Summerhill Impact is aiming to help raise $120,000 by December 31 to fund arctic cleanup initiatives in Canada. The Toronto-based non-profit’s participation in the crowd-funding campaign joins the efforts of 14 partners across the country in bringing back end-of-life vehicles from the arctic through the Tundra Take-Back program. Developed […]

Education, networking among the top draws at ARA Convention

  A few photos from the ARA Convention in Nashville. Check out the gallery below for over 150 photos from the event!        Nashville, Tennessee — November 5, 2014 — The Automotive Recycling Association’s (ARA) 71st Annual Convention and Exposition took place October 22 to 25, 2014 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and […]

CARI hosts annual Consumers’ Night event

Toronto, Ontario — November 5, 2014 — The Canadian Association of Recycling Industries recently held its largest networking event of the year: Consumers’ Night. The event took place at the Hyatt Regency Toronto at 370 King Street West.  For CARI members, the event serves as an opportunity to meet face-to-face with representatives from the biggest […]

International Roundtable provides perspective

    The latest meeting of the International Roundtable on Auto Recycling brought together delegates from more than 50 countries.        Toronto, Ontario — October 22, 2014 — Examining different process, methods, and goals can provide insight into how you run your own business. For Lorne Denneus, this was part of his motivation […]