Recycler in the Race: Rob Smith of Erin Auto Recyclers to run for Erin mayor

Erin, Ontario — Rob Smith, owner and president of Erin Auto Recyclers, is running for mayor. Smith has owned the local recycler since 2005 and was first elected to Erin’s council in 2014. He told Elora Fergus Today that running for mayor feels like “a natural progression from his eight years on council” and eight […]

Spring Training: OARA unveils Spring Webinar Training Series lineup

Toronto, Ontario — The Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association (OARA) has unveiled its lineup of webinars featuring new products and business opportunities, set to kick off on May 4. The first hour-long session will be hosted by J.C. Cahill, owner of VIN Match Pro, a company that aids recyclers in sourcing and matching OEM parts. JC […]

On the OARA Guest List: It’s not too late to register

Toronto, Ontario — The Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association (OARA) may be kicking off its 2022 Convention and Trade Show tomorrow, but that doesn’t mean time has run out to register for the event. As the first OARA Convention and Trade Show in two years, this event is set to be packed with educational sessions and […]

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 […]

On the Block: Profit Team Consulting breaks down block labour, warranties

Ottawa, Ontario ⁠— The Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association’s (OARA) latest virtual training session once again featured Mike Kunkel, Lee Worman and Rob Rainwater from Profit Team Consulting⁠—this time answering some of the industry’s questions around block labour and part warranties.   Worman said block labour warranties have the potential to solve a common percentage-based problem […]

OARA You Ready: April 22 session to focus on buying, processing and inventorying cars

Toronto, Ontario — The third webinar in the Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association (OARA) is scheduled for next Thursday, April 22 and will focus on buying, processing and inventorying cars. OARA’s virtual training series kicked off March 25 and features guest speakers from Profit Team Consulting, Rob Rainwater, Mike Kunkell and Lee Worman. The organization’s other […]

OARA Online: Organization to host weekly training series starting next week

Toronto, Ontario — As we charge through the second-straight March without the regularly-scheduled Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association’s (OARA) Convention and Trade Show, the organization has unveiled some exciting virtual training opportunities, with festivities kicking off next Thursday, March 25. The OARA Virtual Training Series will bring industry experts to your desktop (or phone or iPad) […]