GLORY TO OARA

Together for the first time since 2019 Column by STEVE FLETCHER Well, the two-year wait is over—the Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association (OARA) held its long delayed Annual Convention & Trade Show at the end of March. The results and next steps are still pouring in. Like many things, the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the regular in—person […]

RECYCLER RENDEZVOUS

Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association hosts anticipated Convention and Trade Show Story by ALLISON ROGERS The members of the Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association (OARA) surely had a weekend to remember as the association hosted its 2022 Convention and Trade Show from March 29 through April 2, marking the first time the event had taken place since […]

Recycler in the Race: Ontario auto recycler to run for local 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 the council” and […]

Recycler Rendezvous: Another successful OARA Convention and Trade Show in the books

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— The members of the Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association (OARA) surely had a weekend to remember. The association hosted its 2022 Convention and Trade Show last weekend, marking the first time the event had taken place since 2019. Thanks to the pandemic, it had been nearly three years to the date since OARA […]

CONFIRMED BY COVID

Rob Rainwater, Mike Kunkel and Lee Worman of Profit Team Consulting will be hosting bi-weekly virtual training sessions for the Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association now through June 3. Recyclers look back on lessons learned in 2020 BY ALLISON ROGERS As an essential business amid COVID-19, the strength of the North American automotive recycling sector has […]

Signals of Strength: Auto recycling sector’s pandemic power attracts investment, say consultants

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— As an essential business amid COVID-19, the strength of the North American automotive recycling sector has been thoroughly demonstrated⁠—and investors are taking note. During the first of the Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association’s (OARA) virtual training series, guest speakers Rob Rainwater, Mike Kunkel and Lee Worman from Profit Team Consulting discussed the various […]

OARA Online: Organization to host weekly training series starting tomorrow

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) via […]

Recyclers Unite at OARA’s Annual Convention and Tradeshow

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario – March 29, 2019 – On Friday, more than 370 auto recycling industry stakeholders gathered from across North America for the Ontario Auto Recycling Association Convention and Tradeshow. The event was held at the Mississauga/Meadowvale Hilton Hotel. Over the course of the two-day event, guests listened to presentations and panels from […]