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Since 1943, the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) is an international trade association which has represented an industry dedicated to the efficient removal...
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Rep. Adam Kinzinger asking the CEO's from the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and Global Automakers about their members sharing OEM Part Numbers with automotive recyclers.




The Automotive Recyclers Association supports multiple programs for the benefit of members and the industry.

ARA University
Founded in 2006 by the ARA Education Foundation, ARA University was developed to fill the need for training that would help automotive recyclers succeed.  Read more
ARA Scholarship
Anon-profit organization promoting education through the awarding of scholarships annually to students on the basis of academic achievement. Read more
Car & Gold Seal
Offers a set of standards for general business practices as well as environmental and safety issues and provides guidance for member facilities in adhering to these standards. Read more
Environmental Compliance for Automotive Recyclers (ECAR) is a website designed by and for people in the automotive recycling business. Read more


The Buying Game

It's a buy or die business," said David Gold, owner of Standard Auto Wreckers. "Buying is one of the most important aspects to our business. We need to know how to buy well and make sure you actually need the vehicle you are buying." Read more

Doing Your BIDDING

With the constant flux in both salvage availability and a facility's inventory, its not as easy as it used to be to track supply, demand, sales and trends. Thankfully, some technology companies have given auto recyclers options on how to manage it all.... Read more

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ARA, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and ISRI Join Together and Publish White Paper on Automotive Recycling Industry

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