March 18-20, 2016
APRA European Remanufacturing
April 20-22, 2016
Birmingham, United Kingdom
World Reman Summit
May 25-27, 2016
Chang Fu Gong, China
Latin Auto Parts Expo
June 15-17, 2016
Panama, Republic of Panama
Oct. 29-30, 2016
Las Vegas, NV
APRA European Remanufacturing Symposium 2016- Register Now
The most important remanufacturing event in Europe this year is the APRA European Remanufacturing Symposium with Exhibition 2016 which will take place at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, UK April 20-22, 2016. Information about the event may be found by clicking here.
APRA's Reman Connection March Issue Now Available
The latest issue of APRA’s magazine is available online by clicking here. All members and select prospective members will have a copy mailed to them. The theme for the twenty page issue is “electrical”. Interested in inexpensive advertising to reach the entire industry-email email@example.com or call 703-968-2772.
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APRA Alliance with YouTech Group LLC
APRA has partnered with PartRef.com software company YouTech Group LLC to bring members an online catalog and reference software program free of charge via the apratech.org site. To date, there are already 17 APRA members who sponsor this site, which allows the service to remain free. Visit the apratech.org site and click the "PartRef" tab to try it out! (Note, you must be logged in to access apratech.org)
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APRA Member MCI Cores Merges with ACE
APRA Member MCI Cores and Automotive Commodity Exchange (ACE) signed a definitive merger agreement. This will provide a one-stop shop for suppliers and customers of both companies. The company will be renamed ACE/MCI Commodities.
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GB Remanufacturing Receives "The Diamond Award"
APRA Member GB Remanufacturing received the prestigious Diamond Award from the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance on January 28, 2016. The Diamond Award is presented to the channel partner that stands out amongst its competitors in every area. GB's President and CEO and Director of Sales and Marketing accepted the award.
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APRA Member Level Seven Earns Certified for Microsoft Dynamics Accreditation
Last month, Level Seven announced that its ERP Software for Reman is now Certified for Microsoft Dynamics, signifying the solution has met Microsoft's highest standard for partner-developed software. To learn more, click this link.
Scotland Publishes Wide-Ranging New Circular Economic Strategy
Scotland unveiled their plan to become Europe's first zero-waste economy by employing circular economic models. This strategy, dubbed "Making Things Last" identifies Remanufacturing as one of the areas that can benefit.
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APRA Member Transaxle LLC joins APRA Member Vipar Heavy Duty
Cinnaminson, NJ based Transaxle LLC has become a stockholder in the Vipar Heavy Duty network of distributors. Read the full story here.
Michigan Bill that Would Restrict Access to Aftermarket Parts Pulled from House Floor
The H.B. 4344 Legislation in Michigan would restrict access to non-OEM parts. This bill was up for consideration in the Michigan House of Representatives the week of Feb. 1st. The bill was neither brought to a vote nor defeated.
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Welcome New Members!
These members joined APRA recently:
- ASYSUM, S.A. (Lleida, Spain)
- DACOI (Saint Pierre, France)
- Deutsche Turbo GmbH (Munich, Germany)