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 […]

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, […]

Conquest Solutions launches SmartCycle analytics tool

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Buffalo, Wyoming — February 10, 2016 — Conquest Solutions, a corporation owned and managed by auto recyclers, has announced the launch of its SmartCycle complete business analytics tool. Current business management systems provide recyclers with a vast amount of data and information. However, the amount of time and resources required to sort through and analyze […]

Impact Auto Auctions’ Edmonton facility holds first auction

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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 […]

Glen Murray to speak at 2016 OARA Convention

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By Mike Davey Toronto, Ontario — February 10, 2016 — Glen Murray, Ontario’s Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, will lead off the slate of speakers at the 2016 OARA Convention & Trade Show. The event takes place March 18 and 19 at Markham Suites Conference Centre in Markham, Ontario. Although the event is […]

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 […]

Car Heaven adds two new charities

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By Anna Davey London, Ontario — January 27, 2016 — Car Heaven has announced two new charities that will benefit from its fundraising efforts, the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation and Yellow Brick House. Car Heaven is the national charitable vehicle recycling program of the Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC). ARC member recyclers participate in the […]

Europe’s largest recycling show to include outdoor demo area

At the outdoor demo area at CARS 2014. Outdoor demos allows exhibitors to showcase equipment capabilities in a real life setting.

Derby, United Kingdom — January 13, 2016 — Automotive recycling is a global industry. In Europe, the biggest event for auto recyclers is the Complete Auto Recycling and Secondary Materials (CARS) trade show. This year’s event takes place July 13 and 14, 2016 at Donington Park Circuit in Derby, United Kingdom. With the 2014 event […]

Malaysia to host next International Roundtable on Auto Recycling

The 2016 IRT will take place at Hatten Hotel Melaka in Malaysia.

Toronto, Ontario — January 13, 2016 — It’s official: the 9th International Roundtable on Auto Recycling (IRT) will take place at Hatten Hotel Melaka, Malaysia on April 20 to 23, 2016. The IRT brings together the leading international automotive recycler associations, industry players, officials, guest speakers and local auto recyclers to discuss global auto recycling […]

Recyclers change lives and communities with Tundra Take-Back

Darrell Pitman of P and G Auto was one of the recycler volunteers for the latest Tundra Take-Back project. He got this tattoo to commemorate the occasion.

By Mike Davey Hamilton, Ontario — December 21, 2015 — Canada’s auto recyclers started something incredible in 2014 when industry partners banded together to clean up the Arctic and help Nunavut’s Arviat and Gjoa Haven communities establish sustainable models for dealing with hazardous vehicle waste. But they didn’t stop there. The project continued in 2015, […]