Matte’s Mandate: ARPAC CEO shares four comments on 2035 emissions target

Montreal, Quebec— When it comes to electric vehicle batteries, the Association of Auto Parts Recyclers share a question in common with much of the general Canadian public: “What end of life electric vehicle battery strategies need to be in place to support our environmental goals while achieving the one hundred percent zero-emission vehicle target by […]

Electric Education: Registration opens for ARC EV education event

Toronto, Ontario — With new information on electric vehicles being released by OEMs faster than can be absorbed, along with new investments from different levels of government, battery recyclers, battery re-users, Steve Fletcher and the Automotive Recyclers of Canada have decided to hold a webinar in November to lay it all out for the Canadian […]

Setting a Gold Standard: Standard Auto Wreckers receives honour from Port Hope mayor

Port Hope, Ontario ⁠— David Gold, owner of Ontario’s Standard Auto Wreckers, was recently recognized by Port Hope Mayor Bob Sanderson for his company’s work in the local community. “In 2014 we began discussions [for Standard to open in Port Hope], and it’s only been positive since then,” said Sanderson. The mayor noted Standard Auto […]

ARPAC Amazes: This year’s annual congress a success

Estérel, Quebec  — The Quebec Association of Auto Parts Recyclers (ARPAC) members gathered at l’Estérel Resort in Quebec last week for its annual congress. This year’s theme was “Let’s Preserve the Earth”, emphasizing ways to accelerate the turn toward sustainability and green thinking in the industry and beyond. The congress began with a casual welcoming […]

ARPAC spreads awareness of recycling fires

December 5, 2018 – Over the past decade The Association of Auto Parts Recyclers (ARPAC) members have been involved in several major fires that have destroyed buildings storing dismantled vehicles. In most cases, gasoline handling was the cause. In February 2016, a prevention committee was established consisting of Pierre Robitaille, president of ARPAC; Denis Bégin, part-owner […]

ARPAC golf tournament raises funds for Lighthouse Children and Families

From left: Simon Matte of ARPAC, Vanessa Cyr of Lighthouse Children and Families and her father, Sylvain Cyr.

Montreal, Quebec — June 29, 2016 — Quebec’s automotive recycling association, ARPAC, has announced the successful completion of its annual golf tournament. The 19th Annual ARPAC Foundation Golf Tournament was held at the Golf Club of the Island of Montreal. As usual when it comes to industry golf tournaments, there was more to the event than […]