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Why the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) Is your best option to promote your company’s products & services.


The ARA is the voice of the professional automotive recycling industry.

Founded in 1943, ARA represents an industry dedicated to the efficient removal and reuse

of automotive parts, and the safe disposal of inoperable motor vehicles.

ARA’s mission is to advance the automotive recycling industry and promote its beneficial effects on society.

ARA aims to further the automotive recycling industry and ARA member businesses through services and programs to increase public awareness of the industry’s role in conserving the future through automotive recycling and to build awareness of the industry’s value as a high quality, low cost alternative for the automotive consumer.

2021_ARA_Media_Kit_3The professional automotive recycling industry is a vibrant and thriving part of the automotive supply chain.

In the United States, automotive recycling businesses employ over 140,000 people at more than 9,000 locations, representing over $32 billion in sales annually.


The primary goal of the automotive recycling industry is to harvest ROE—Recycled Original Equipment® auto parts for reuse and to recycle the remaining valuable materials that can be used in the manufacture of new basic materials such as steel, aluminum, plastic, copper and brass.

Each day automotive recyclers supply over 5,000 quality ROE—Recycled Original Equipment® motor vehicle replacement parts to consumers around the world.


The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) is the most influential organization in the industry.


With an expansive reach spanning the U.S., and across the globe, automotive recyclers look to the ARA to learn about the latest advancements, technology, products and services available to them in the marketplace.


Automotive recyclers also look to ARA for solutions to some of the most pressing problems affecting the industry. (Sometimes, those issues can easily be overcome with a solution that your company offers the industry!)


While other avenues may boast great things, ARA’s communications products offer you access straight to the top of the leading industry companies. These company leaders are early-adaptors, decision-makers, influencers … and are actively growing their businesses.


When partnering with the ARA through marketing & advertising, your opportunity for greater industry exposure greatly increase!

Take a look inside the Media Kit for multiple ways to reach this target market. Discount custom packages are available to save you money and increase your impact.