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 […]

Precious Cargo: Police catch catalytic converter thieves red handed

Burnaby, British Columbia — Catalytic converter thieves were caught red-handed at a traffic stop by Burnaby police. The two men stopped by officers were already known to steal catalytic converters, and one was already told by the police previously that he wasn’t allowed to carry the cat-cutting tools. Burnaby police have since seized the tools […]

Industry Insider: IAA’s new Merchandising Platform provides a 360 buying approach

Toronto, Ontario — This week, Collision Repair’s Industry Insider sat down with Blair Earle, managing director for Impact Auto Auctions Canada, to learn more about the IAA Interact merchandising platform and how its features can provide trifold—and beyond—benefits to online buyers. Check out this week’s episode to learn more! https://youtu.be/BmijO2yoXB0

Fixin’ for Festivities: URG announces new dates for 2021 Training Conference

Dallas, Texas — The United Recyclers Group (URG) 2021 Training Conference has been moved to August 5 through August 7, the company announced Feb. 22. “The dates may have changed, but it is still the premier event of the year for the auto recycling industry,” said DJ Harrington in URG’s announcement video. “Same great speakers, same […]

Canadian auto recyclers make magic in Orlando

By Steve Fletcher Orlando, Florida — November 7, 2018 — The 75th Automotive Recyclers Association annual convention & trade show saw an invasion of Canadian auto recyclers helping to advance the global auto recycling industry. From suppliers like Cliff Hope from PMR Catalyst, Philippe Clermont from Power-DB and Henk Huijgen from ELV Select/SEDA, to Board Members […]