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Automotive Recyclers Association Encourages Use of Recycled Parts During UAW Strike

The ARA is encouraging all automotive service providers and vehicle owners to utilize recycled original equipment parts as a solution to the growing replacement parts shortage due to the ongoing United Automobile Workers Union strike.

Automotive Recyclers Association Names New President

The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) announced that Chad Counselman of Counselman Automotive Recycling in Mobile, Ala., was recently named the new president of ARA.

Automotive Recyclers Association Signs Global Memorandum of Cooperation

The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) joined automotive recycling associations from Australia, United Kingdom and Malaysia on Sept. 16, 2019 in signing a historic agreement to increase collaboration, cooperation and communications.

ARA Applauds Veto of New Hampshire OEM Repair Procedures Legislation

ARA has vigorously opposed H.B. 664 since its introduction on Jan. 3 for its “disastrous impact” on consumer choice and the utilization of genuine recycled OEM parts.

ARA Takes Action in Response to NSF International’s Exit from Certification Program

The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) announced that it is taking immediate steps to mitigate the impact NSF International’s exit from the automotive part certification business will have on the automotive recycling industry.

Automotive Recyclers Association Hires New Director of Member Relations

The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) announced that it has hired Vince Edivan as director of member relations.

ARA Supports NSF International’s Automotive Recycler Certification

Two leading automotive trade groups, the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) and the United Recyclers Group LLC (URG), have announced their support for NSF International’s automotive recycler certification program.

Jonathan Morrow Announced as Secretary of Automotive Recyclers Association

Jonathan Morrow is currently president of the Virginia Automotive Recyclers Association and serves as the go-to person at M&M for ARA’s policy needs.

Mike Swift Named President of Automotive Recyclers Association

Swift is a current board member of the Iowa Automotive Recyclers and the chairperson for Government Affairs in the state.

ARA Responds to WTAE News Segment on Recycled Parts

The letter sites “flawed reporting and gross mischaracterizations” in the segment.

Automotive Recyclers Association Warns Consumers of Growing Danger in Counterfeit Parts

Association urges consumers to utilize quality, recycled OEM parts supplied by professional automotive recyclers.

Team PRP Recycler Network Responds to CNN Report

Nation’s largest national network of independent auto recyclers feels report left viewers with “faulty and damaging assumptions concerning the automotive recycling industry and available parts.”