December 11 – London ON – The Auto Recyclers of Canada (ARC) has joined the National Automotive Trades Association (NATA).
“We have looked at what NATA is trying to achieve and who they represent and felt it was important to offer our support” states ARC Managing Director Steve Fletcher. “Our members sell recycled OEM auto parts and NATA represents the largest group of installers of those parts. We want to understand their needs and requirements and make sure our parts are part of the solution.”
“The recyclers are an integral part of the automotive repair industry. We welcome them to NATA and look forward to their input and participation” said Dale Finch Executive Vice President of NATA.
NATA is a 59-year-old federally chartered ‘association of associations’ brought together to present a unified voice for the Canadian automotive trades industry. NATA Affiliated members consist of: Automotive Retailers Association of British Columbia (ARA) Automotive Service and Repair Association of Alberta (ASRA) Saskatchewan Association of Automotive Repairers (SAAR) Automotive Trades Association of Manitoba (ATA) Hamilton district Autobody Repair Association (HARA) Automotive Aftermarket Retailers of Ontario (AARO) and Collision Repair Association of Nova Scotia (CRANS).
ARC is the national voice of the automotive recycling industry and acts as an umbrella association for the following ARC Member associations: Automotive Recyclers Association of Atlantic Canada (ARAAC) Alberta Automotive Recyclers and Dismantlers Association (AARDA) Automotive Recyclers of Manitoba (ARM) Association des Recycleurs de Pièces d’Autos et de Camions (ARPAC) British Columbia Automotive Recyclers (B-CAR) Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association (OARA) and Saskatchewan Government Insurance Salvage (SGI Salvage).