The Locator is bridging the gap between the auto recycling and auto repair industries.

The Locator is bridging the gap between the auto recycling and repair industries.

The Locator Magazine:

For more than 50 years, The Locator Magazine has been recognized as the nation’s leading used auto and truck parts publication. The Locator is published and mailed monthly to approximately 19,000 businesses in the collision, insurance, repair and auto recycling industries. When you need to locate parts or suppliers, start with The Locator.

Locator UpFront:

News…Tips…Profiles…Experts…Locator UpFront exposes the power of automotive recycling. This four-color glossy magazine is mailed quarterly to auto recyclers and reveals the secrets and success stories of the most influential men and women in the industry.

The Locator’s Directory:

This annual compilation includes contacts from several industries: automotive recyclers, specialty yards, salvage pools & auctions, manufacturers & suppliers, and self-service facilities. If you’re involved in the automotive industry, The Locator’s Directory is an essential source for finding companies across the country.


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Be part of our dynamic team and reap the rewards!

Our mission is to be the nation's leading used auto & truck parts-locating source. With three national publications and the most comprehensive web site in the auto recycling industry, we are on track to achieving our goals.

Join our staff of driven and creative individuals who are dedicated to their chosen careers and focused on company goals.

We offer competitive salaries, benefits and unmatched dedication to our most valued resource - our employees.

We currently have openings for sales representatives. E-mail for more information.

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Are you buying recycled auto parts? Using recycled auto parts saves both money and resources. Many recycled auto parts, like engines, are typically 50 percent less than new OEM parts and as a repair alternative, fewer resources are used to manufacture new parts. The auto recyclers featured in the’s Part Search stock quality, graded recycled auto parts.


Summer is Officially Here

Summer is Officially Here

This latest edition of Locator UpFront features an informative piece on PartCycle - a new online marketplace for auto recyclers to sell their inventory. You'll also learn how a new law in Canada is affecting auto recyclers as well as how to ensure you are covered if a fire ever damages or destroys your facility.