Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module

Industry Directory

By Specialty
By State
Edit ModuleShow Tags

2016 Locator's Directory Available Now

$9.95 Print / $7.95 Digital

Edit Module
Edit Module

The Locator's Publications

The Locator Magazine June 2016
The Locator's Directory Annual 2016
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

The Locator Magazine

GM Doubles Its First Quarter Earnings From 2015

General Motors Co. (GM) recently announced to stockholders that its first-quarter net income doubled from one year ago, citing growth in the United States, Europe and China. The company released that its income was $2.0 billion or $1.24 per diluted share in the first quarter of 2016, compared to $0.9 billion or $0.56 per diluted share in the first quarter of 2015.

Coming Soon To A Body Shop Near You …

Just like big summer blockbusters lead to big holiday DVD sales, first quarter car sales give a glimpse as to what collision and mechanical repairers, and auto recyclers, will see in their shops and facilities later this year.

Auto Recyclers Call To Eliminate Asbestos Brake Pads

The Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC) is adding its support to a call for federal policies to effectively eliminate the import and use of asbestos in Canada due to the health risks associated with recycling end-of-life vehicles (ELV) with asbestos-containing parts.
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Locator UpFront

Fire Starter

Fires are commonplace in the auto recycling industry. Local news affiliates reported fires at facilities in Arizona, Illinois, Indiana, Oklahoma and Texas in February 2016 alone … and this list is far from complete. It’s not if a fire could happen, but when.

Close Proximity

An auto recycling facility may not be the first business one thinks of when imagining the Twin Cities Metro area. But, a facility that continues to grow and thrive, offers a lifetime warranty on most of its parts, and is a valued member of its community, is what you’ll find at A-Abco Fridley Auto Parts.

Go Green

It’s not easy being green. But Chris Sargent will tell you it is very worthwhile. The owner of Hwy. 62 Auto Salvage & Sales, Inc. (www.62autoparts.com) in Fayetteville, Ark., prides himself on running a green business in an industry that naturally is built on the recycle / re-use mindset.
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Blog


CLASSIC SEARCH

CLASSIC SEARCH

The Locator unveiled its newest search option today. Now, car collectors, antique enthusiasts and classic repairers can search classic inventory at PartsLocator.com/Classics.

Comments

Take Steps To Prevent A Fire

"Never use a torch after 4 p.m. if you close at 5 p.m.” Sue Schauls, Executive Director of the Iowa Automotive Recyclers (IAR) offered that tip in the Spring 2016 issue of Locator UpFront. She continued, “Embers can sitting there burning, without anyone knowing.”

Comments

Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags

The Locator Partners with PowerNation

Project NighTrain - Diesel Swap

Added: 2016-05-23

Edit Module