Signed and sealed: Recycler records help police arrest murder suspect

Bruce McArthur was arrested for the murder of two men in downtown Toronto.

Toronto, Ontario — January 31, 2018 — The case against Bruce McArthur, who has been charged with the murder of five Toronto men, rests upon evidence provided by an auto recycler in Courtice, Ontario – records that would have been impossible to trace had the suspected killer chosen to go to one of the province’s […]

Auto recycler commissions Abbotsford’s largest mural

Artist Dean Lauze discusses the 160-foot mural he created for Empire Abbotsford on Friday during an unveiling celebration. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford, Ontario — January 17, 2018 — Auto recycler Empire Abbotsford is now home to Abbotsford’s largest mural – a painting of a scene depicting and celebrating the area’s agricultural history. The 160-foot-long piece, created by Mission artist Dean Lauze of D’Arts with the assistance of his wife Christina and son Josh, is titled “Valley […]

Government reacts to concerned citizens by promising ‘enhanced regulations’ for the auto recycling industry

Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires.

St. Boniface, Winnipeg — January 3, 2018 — The Manitoba government is making effort to help local residents and industry co-exist more compatibly, after numerous concerns expressed by locals. Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires has said that she plans to “enhance regulations” for the auto recycling industry, based on new research the government has conducted. […]

Maintaining an online presence in the world of auto recycling

In 2018, maintaining a presence on social media is considered by many to be an essential aspect of running a successful company.

Toronto, Ontario — January 3, 3018 — In this day and age, an online presence along with a strong position within the social sphere is crucial for a successful business. Auto recyclers are no exceptions when it comes to the digital revolution. John Logel and Matt Jacobs of Logel’s Auto Parts, in Kitchener, Ontario, have […]

Earl Cameron of SGI discusses retirement, career and future

Earl Cameron, long time employee with SGI. He’s set to officially retire from the company after 44 years of service on December 31.

Effective December 31, Earl Cameron, Executive Vice President of the Auto Fund, Saskatchewan Government Insurance, is retiring after 44 years of service. The following is an interview between Cameron and Marie Schultz, Communications Consultant, Media Relations, of SGI. Together, the pair explore Cameron’s career path, retirement and future. By Marie Schultz Saskatchewan, Regina — December […]

Video: Modern shredders are a ‘technological wonder’

A shredder going full speed ahead. A modern shredder is capable of processing a staggering amount of material per hour.

Hamilton, Ontario — February 24, 2016 — It’s a vital component of the automotive recycling value chain, but how often do we think of the humble shredder? The old saying is “out of sight, out mind,” but we would do well to consider the benefits this provides to the automotive recycling industry and the world. Today’s […]

Impact Auto Auctions’ Edmonton facility holds first auction

Impact Auto Auctions logo

Mississauga, Ontario — February 10, 2016 — Impact Auto Auctions has announced the opening of the first phase of its new Edmonton area facility, located at 26419 Twp. Road 525A in Acheson, Alberta. The company has begun to direct all Edmonton area assignments and Early Tow and Appraisal (ETA) Vehicles to the site, where business […]

Island Auto Supply invests in new depollution rig

By Anna Davey Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island — January 27, 2016 — Dalbert Livingstone of Island Auto Supply recently made a major investment, both in his business and for the environment. Like many auto recyclers, he knew he wanted to invest in equipment that would speed up production time while also reducing environmental impact. He […]