Fall Tour 2022: Multiple major recycling conventions lined up for the coming months

Toronto, Ontario — Lace up those big clunky nurse shoes and get ready for some walking—conference season for the Canadian automotive recycling industry is officially upon us. First up on the schedule is the Alberta Automotive Recyclers and Dismantlers Association’s 2022 convention and AGM, set to kick off on Sept. 16 in Red Deer, Alta., […]

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 […]

Fenix Parts confirms unsolicited offer from Upstate Shredding

By CRM Staff Westchester, Illinois — February 14, 2018 — Fenix Parts, a leading recycler and reseller of original equipment manufacturer automotive products, today confirmed that it has received an unsolicited, non-binding offer from Upstate Shredding to acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Fenix Parts. The non-binding offer was received outside […]

In Memoriam: Jack Isaac Cohen of Jasper Auto Parts

Jack Cohen (right) with Colin McKean, Executive Director of the BC Environmental Association.

By Ian Hope Edmonton, Alberta — September 13, 2017 — Alberta has lost an industry icon with the passing of Jack Cohen, better known as “Jasper Jack.” He passed away on September 4, 2017 surrounded by his family which included his wife of 52 years, Marilyn, and his children Max, Cherie and Dave. It’s hard […]

ARA Expo puts technology in the spotlight

A few photos from the 73rd annual ARA Convention and Exposition! Check out the gallery below for more!

Baltimore, Maryland — November 9, 2016 — The importance of keeping up with advances in technology took centre stage during the  73rd Annual Convention and Exposition put on by the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA). ARA premiered a new segment during the event held in Baltimore, Maryland, a Technology Forum that offered automotive recyclers a full […]

Hollander – eBay Technology Summit to focus on eCommerce for auto recyclers

The Hollander - eBay Technology Summit will take place in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Plymouth, Minnesota — June 29, 2016 — Hollander and eBay Motors are teaming up to present the Hollander – eBay Technology Summit, taking place August 11 to 13, 2016, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. According to a statement from Hollander, the event will provide eCommerce ideas, solutions, best practices and training to help automotive recyclers become more […]

OARA Conference highlights role of auto recycling in a sustainable economy

A selection of photos from the 2016 OARA Conference. Check out the gallery below for more!

By Mike Davey and Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — March 23, 2016 — The Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association (OARA) has concluded its 2016 Conference and Trade Show. The OARA Conference is the single largest auto recycling event in Canada, drawing attendees and presenters from well outside of Ontario. The conference took place March 18 to […]

Hollander’s InPart to power online parts market

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By Jeff Sanford Plymouth, Minnesota — February 24, 2016 — The advent of online marketplaces has changed many industries. This has been true in the case of providers of recycled parts in North America, but get ready for the next level of connectivity in the parts market. In a recent conversation with Canadian Auto Recyclers magazine, […]

CAR-MS QRP expands, launches online parts locator

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Brampton, Ontario — December 16, 2015 — CAR-MS QRP is expanding again, this time in Ontario. The network of professional automotive recyclers also recently announced new members in Atlantic Canada, greatly expanding the network’s coverage. The new facility in Ontario is the second location of Hotch’s Auto Parts, located in Bowmanville. Pat Ryan of CAR-MS […]