The ARA was formed in 1943 and currently maintains 501(c)3 Foundations for the benefit of members and the professional automotive recycling industry.
The Automotive Recycling Training Institute (ATRI) is a non-profit organization formed in 2021 with the purpose of providing the most up-to-date training and educational resources available for the automotive recycling industry. The ARTI researches, develops and collects training materials that are designed not only to train the upcoming workforce, but also to keep automotive recyclers educated in the most current technology and informed of improved methods of better business practices. For more information on the ARA University, housed within the ARTI, please visit the ARA University website.
The ARA Scholarship Foundation is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote education through the awarding of scholarships annually to students on the basis of academic achievement. If one of your employees has a child who would like to apply, download the application or request an application. Go to the Scholarship Page for more information.