ACD joins Automotive Recyclers, NABC
Aug. 8, 2014—ACD announced recently that it has joined both the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) and the National Auto Body Council (NABC). ACD is a claims management, advisory, audit and technology solutions provider for the collision repair industry.
The ARA, representing more than 4,500 auto recycling facility in the U.S and other countries around the world, advocates for the recycling and reuse of “green” automotive parts and inoperable vehicles.
"We are pleased that ACD has joined the ARA," ARA CEO Michael Wilson said. "For years, professional automotive recyclers have utilized successful associate partnerships to increase sales of recycled OEM automotive parts in today's ever-expanding automotive parts marketplace. We look forward to working closer with ACD and other industry partners on initiatives that unlock even more market opportunities for our 4,500 members to sell quality, recycled OEM parts to consumers around the world."
ACD is also now a Gold member with the NABC, which aims to promote a positive image of the collision industry through a variety of initiatives, including the Recycled Rides program, which the ACD will be involved with this year.
The Ronald McDonald House Charities are among the first Recycled Rides recipients planned for 2014, Barry Barbee, ACD’s director of client relations said in a press release.
“I know first hand how beneficial Ronald McDonald Houses are, having spent nearly 4 weeks there while my son Andrew was being cared for in the Macon, Georgia, Neonatal Unit,” he said. “We encourage the collision and insurance industries to join forces with us to support this incredible organization.”
The Recycled Rides program has donated nearly 1,000 vehicles to families and individuals in need since its inception in 2007.