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Building a Greener Tomorrow
The Colorado Automotive Recyclers Association Annual Meeting is just a few days away! The meeting will take place on January 18, 2014. We will be meeting once again at the PPA Event Center, 2105 Decatur Street, Denver, CO 80211. The event is being sponsored by
Electric Guard Dog
Phoenix Automotive Cores
You can review the proposed agenda by clicking here.
This annual event is free to all CAR members and is a great place to network with you fellow recyclers and share ideas and stories about your business. This annual event is free to all CAR members and is a great place to network with you fellow recyclers and share ideas and stories about your business.
We have several speakers lined up to address the membership on issues of importance to our industry and businesses. Tim Salam from Brock Supply will speak first to our members about aftermarket parts. We also have Jim Counts from Count Consulting that will speak on several topics including ways to use brokering and warranty sales to increase your buying power.
In addition we will have Michael Wilson from ARA to update the membership on benefits that are available to all CAR members. These benefits include opportunities to obtain goods and services at discounted rates.
We will also have Roger Ross from QRP to update us on the program and a representative from the Clear the Air Foundation to discuss how CAR members can participate in these programs to gain access to inventory at reduced prices.
Vendors and service providers will be on hand to present the newest innovations in the industry to help you increase your profitability. Some of the exhibitors that will be on hand are
H2O Power Equipment
Panhandler Converter Recycling
Pirtek Fluid Transfer Solutions
We will have representatives on hand from Hicks and Associates reporting on the status of the Colorado legislature and updating our members on the discussions with regard to small business interests and the recycling industry in particular and how this can affect your bottom line.
The Annual Meeting is free to all CAR direct and affiliate member yards for two individuals. Additional attendees from member yards and non-CAR yards may attend at a charge of $25 to cover the cost of food and beverages.
Breakfast and Lunch will be served and are free to CAR members and a guest from each yard.
There are still sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities available for the trade show as well. Participating at the sponsor or exhibitor level will provide you access to over 40 member yards throughout the Colorado as well as advertising and other benefits. Please see the links below to discover the advantages of sponsoring or exhibiting at the show.
For information on being a sponsor for the 2014 CAR Annual Meeting please click here: Sponsor Information
For information on exhibiting at the 2014 CAR Annual Meeting please click here: Exhibitor Information
There are countless advantages to buying recycled parts, over purchasing new parts. According to sources, the availability of quality competitive replacement parts saved consumers over $2.2 billion dollars in insurance costs per year. Alternative collision repair parts are anywhere from 26 to 50 percent less expensive than parts issued by automobile companies and also often have longer warranties. The availability of quality alternative collision parts means fewer delays in repairs, which gets consumers and business vehicles back on the road faster. LEARN MORE
Stormwater Permits, legislative bills, third party lawsuits, regulations hindering recyclers…There are so many important issues we must constantly stay on top of, and you can get involved first and foremost by joining our e-mail list to the right of this page! Remember, we are part of the solution to a cleaner environment! LEARN MORE
Our members are held to the highest standards in the State of Colorado, and have some of the best business practices in the country. We are continually striving to protect the environment and create awareness, while encouraging profitable and safe businesses. LEARN MORE
Central Foreign Auto Parts was established in 1977 and grew more successful and refined each year under the entrepreneurial eye of owner Larry Silver. Larry was the son of a small business owner and understood the importance of ethics and honesty in business. Early on, Larry established that top quality parts would be the focus of the company. On that principle, Central Foreign Auto Parts has built a reputation that is second to none in the Denver Metro Area. You can tell quality is job one at Central Foreign and that’s how they’ve become “Denver’s Leader in Import Auto Parts”! All of their engines and transmissions are run and tested for quality before they’re sold to customers. That’s how Central Foreign can provide customers with the best warranties available. And all of there parts go through a 4-Point inspection process and grading, then are entered into a state of the art inventory system to make sure the sales people can accurately describe inventory to there valued customers. Upon purchase, parts are washed and are available for pick-up or delivery. LEARN MORE !