Presents in April

Presents in April

The 2024 URG/TEAM PRP Conference is one of “must attend” events of the year. By Mike Kunkel The month of April is one of the best months of the year for me. The annual URG Conference takes place every April and it is an industry event like no other. This year has...
Utilizing Technology in Responding to Industry Needs

Utilizing Technology in Responding to Industry Needs

Developing and embracing new technologies, such as YardSmart, can enhance all facts of an auto recycler’s business. By Troy Webber As we have all experienced the fast-changing automotive industry in the last 20 years, we are familiar with the necessary use of new...
ECAR Fact Sheet & Labor Law Workplace Posters

ECAR Fact Sheet & Labor Law Workplace Posters

Take the time to understand the notices that need to be posted in your workplace. By Sue Schauls The U.S. Department of Labor requires that notices be provided to employees and posted in the workplace. Each state also has employee Labor Law posting requirements. ARA’s...
Auto Recyclers & Family

Auto Recyclers & Family

Within the auto recycling industry, it is evident that we look out for each other and our families. By Steve Fletcher Nothing good comes from your daughter’s text message: “SOS – my car broke down on a bridge,” and she is 1,300 miles away in a different country. My...
Women of the Industry

Women of the Industry

Among the automotive recycling industry are dedicated professional women who make significant contributions to the success of the business. Here are their stories. By Coleen Krause Kristi Werner, President/CEO, URG Kristi grew up in Avon, MN, a small town in north...
We Are ONE

We Are ONE

Preparations for URG’s 2024 conference in St. Louis, MO are in full swing. By Kristi Werner This year’s theme, “We Are ONE,” is a perfect fit for our annual conference now that URG and PRP will be hosting side by side, once again! We went back to our roots and became...