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October 23, 2017      By Niels V. Christiansen

Spiers New Technologies: Charging Ahead

Electrification is coming on faster than most people expected. Dirk Spiers is leading the way into the new world of battery reman
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October 23, 2017      By William Schwarck

DIGITALEUROPE Pushes For Remanufacturing

DIGITALEUROPE CEO Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl talks about her challenges and her association's commitment to supporting remanufacturing.
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October 23, 2017      By RW Staff

Autumn in Vegas: Reman Time

The attention of the automotive remanufacturing world swings to Las Vegas, where APRA and MERA roll out their flagship trade show events of the year
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October 23, 2017      By RW Staff

RIC Setting Tight Timeframe for Global Reman Standard

Webinar: RIC Vice Chairman John Disharoon is setting an aggressive timetable to go global with a remanufacturing standard built on ANSI standard approved early this year
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September 2, 2017      By Niels V. Christiansen

Phoenix Rising – Jay Robie’s Green Industry in the Desert

Jay Robie, the imaginative founder and owner of Phoenix Automotive Cores in Phoenix, Arizona, has gone from zero to the top of the scrapheap as a major core supplier and man with a reman vision.
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September 2, 2017      By RW Staff

Reman Giants Join New Certification Program

MERA - The Remanufacturing Association's new Manufactured Again certification is off to a flying start
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September 2, 2017      By RW Staff

APRA’s Big R to join NACE Automechanika

From 2018, the show, one of the world’s key remanufacturing events, will join forces with the NACE Automechanika trade show in Atlanta, Georgia
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September 2, 2017      By RW Staff

Twin MERA Conferences: Changing the Narrative on Remanufacturing

The benefits of remanufacturing and how to advance the industry further will be at the center of MERA – The Remanufacturing Association’s 2017 autumn meetings
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September 2, 2017      By RW Staff

Xerox: A Remanufacturing Culture Worth Copying

Selling the Reman Concept: Public tours of the manufacturing process are making believers out of reman skeptics.
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September 2, 2017      By Niels V. Christiansen

Raising the Level

The pressure is on for reman companies who want to survive and succeed in a time of opportunity and change.
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September 2, 2017      By RW Staff

MPA: Bullish on Reman and Charging Ahead

Motorcar Parts of America, Inc., MPA, one of USA’s large parts distributors, made a strong move into a new business area with the acquisition of D&V Electronics Ltd, the Canadian-based automotive component testing company
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September 2, 2017      By RW Staff

Cummins Opens Reman R&D Center in Mexico

“The investment demonstrates Cummins’ commitment to technological innovation and is a testament to the potential of remanufacturing for Cummins customers,” the company stated
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September 2, 2017      By RW Staff

German Brake Giant Knorr-Bremse Moves Into Reman in a Big Way

Knorr-Bremse's move into reman is centered around new state-of-the-art facilities in Czech Republic.
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September 2, 2017      By RW Staff

Arnott Europe: How to Turn a Small Problem Into a Fast-growing Business

Turning struts into gold. The men behind Arnott Europe happened upon remanufacturing when one of them had a broken car suspension
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September 2, 2017      By RW Staff

Turkey’s Kardes Elektriks Embarks on Massive Expansion Program

Well-known supplier of carbon brushes and brush holders for remanufacturers enters a new phase
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September 2, 2017      By RW Staff

The Perfect Brain Storm

Rochester Conference: Reman leaders, scientists, academics and strategists agree that the time to fulfill the promise of remanufacturing is now
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September 2, 2017      By RW Staff

Global Reman Day to Promote the Industry

The Global Remanufacturing Day is to be held on the second Thursday in April, starting April 12, 2018. The date was chosen to coincide with the annual Earth Day week.
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September 2, 2017      By RW Staff

Reman Leaders Honoured

Three prominent leaders were honoured for their achievements on behalf of the reman industry by RIC, the Remanufacturing Industries Council, at the World Remanufacturing Conference in Rochester, New York
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September 2, 2017      By RW Staff

A Globetrotter Taking on Big Reman Challenges

Jena Holtberg-Benge was appointed as General Manager of the John Deere group’s extensive remanufacturing operations earlier this year, the first woman to occupy this position. In August, she took on a key position with the Remanufacturing Industries Council, as well.
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September 2, 2017      By RW Staff

Exciting Times at RIC

Michelle Hayes, the recently appointed Business Manager of the Remanufacturing Industries Council, RIC, has had a busy start in the job.
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September 2, 2017      By RW Staff

APRA Europe Awards Honorary Membership To Fernand Weiland

Co-founder of APRA Europe and former chairman, Fernand Weiland, was made an Honorary Member of the association in recognition of his many years of contribution to remanufacturing in Europe.
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June 13, 2017      By RW Staff

Big News at Biggest Ever Reman Conference

The RIC-RIT World Remanufacturing Conference in Rochester, New York, is the biggest ever with about 200 participants and a superstar speaker line-up. But the news leading up to the milestone reman summit is even bigger.
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June 12, 2017      By RW Staff

Ready for Lift-off

Playing the long game is paying off for Golisano Institute’s Nabil Nasr – and for remanufacturing. The new industry roadmap, the REMADE Institute and growing industry collaboration constitute an unprecedented golden opportunity, he believes.
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June 12, 2017      By Niels V. Christiansen

New Roadmap for Reman Calls for Industry-Wide Collaboration

A comprehensive plan to make remanufacturing a leading industry of the 21st century was introduced at the RIT-RIC Conference in Rochester, New York. Issued as a call to action for industry-wide collaboration, the plan by the Golisano Institute for Sustainability is based on the most extensive survey ever of the industry in the U.S.
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June 11, 2017      By RW Staff

Dr. Frank Döpper To Succeed Prof. Rolf Steinhilper in Bayreuth

Dr. Frank Döpper will succeed the renowned Professor Rolf Steinhilper as Chair of the Faculty of Environmental Production Techniques at Germany’s University of Bayreuth and the Fraunhofer Institute in Bayreuth.
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April 7, 2017      By William Schwarck

Europe’s Largest Reman Business Changes Owners

Danish conglomerate, Schouw & Co, buys into Borg Automotive and becomes a major player in remanufacturing markets.
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April 5, 2017      By William Schwarck

Young Reman Pioneer to Head up Major UAE Initiative

The latest project by 26 year-old Oweis Zahran reflects the UAE authorities’ desire to improve local expertise and understanding of sustainability issues as well as enhancing professional skills in the workforce.
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April 5, 2017      By William Schwarck

Large German Players Join Forces in Strong Partnership for Reman

The name is ENCORY, and behind it stand two global companies, the BMW Group and Berlin-based Alba Group, one of the world’s largest recycling specialists. Together, the two groups are launching a joint venture for the reuse, remanufacture and marketing of automotive parts across the world.
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April 5, 2017      By Niels V. Christiansen

Growing Movement Across Industry Sectors to Promote Remanufacturing

Four reman associations sign MoUs with the Remanufacturing Industry Council, as reman receives government recognition and a reman standard is approved. RIC President Bill Davies is seizing the moment to drive the reman movement forward.
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April 5, 2017      By Niels V. Christiansen

Sitting Pretty

Evelyn and Bill Davies of Davies Office have spent a lifetime pioneering their own reman sector. Now they see a bright future for remanufacturing as a key industry of the future.
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April 4, 2017      By RW Staff

Building Reman Momentum

The Remanufacturing Industries Council, RIC, announces open registration for the RIC-RIT World Remanufacturing Conference to build on recent historic industry events. Jack Stack, Sam Allen, and Dr. Nabil Nasr are among the top attractions.
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April 4, 2017      By RW Staff

U.S. Remanufacturers Open Dialog With Trump Team

As U.S. automotive manufacturers and remanufacturers hope for tax and regulatory reform and fear international trade upheaval from the new Trump administration, MEMA, the industry association, is seeking reassurance directly from the White House.
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April 4, 2017      By RW Staff

Trade Show Visitor Wins Remanufactured Truck

Jose Humberto Avila, a lucky remanufacturer from Mexico, took home the grand prize, a remanufactured Ford Super Duty F-350 from IronDirect Reman Trucks, when he visited the huge ConExpo-Con/Agg construction industry trade show in Las Vegas.
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April 4, 2017      By William Schwarck

Former APRA Europe Chairman Bids Goodbye to Reman and Welcome to Holidaymakers

For many years, Peter Larsen was well-known in European remanufacturing. Today, Larsen and his wife, Žana, have reinvented themselves as resort owners in sunny Croatia.
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April 4, 2017      By RW Staff

Daimler Honours Wabco with Prestigious Award

WABCO, the world-wide supplier of safety, efficiency and connectivity technologies for commercial vehicles, has received the Daimler Supplier Award 2016 in the ‘Partnership’ category.
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April 4, 2017      By RW Staff

New Facility Boosts UK Caliper Remanufacturer

UK based Roadlink International is celebrating the one year anniversary of the launch of its commercial vehicle (CV) caliper remanufacturing facility. Since the opening, the company has experienced a significant increase in demand, according to the company
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April 4, 2017      By RW Staff

New Software for Remanufacturers

U.S. software experts, Level Seven, recently announced two web-based solutions specifically aimed at remanufacturers.
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April 4, 2017      By RW Staff

Bendix Adds New Protective Coating to Remanufactured Brake Shoes

Bendix is adding a new protective coating to its remanufactured brake shoes aimed at strengthening resistance to rust jacking. PermaGuard, Bendix said, reformulates the coating and wash process, improving its ability to adhere to the metal shoe.
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March 21, 2017      By William Schwarck

Søren Toft-Jensen Sells Majority Stake in Borg Automotive

Borg Automotive, the largest European motor reman company, is being acquired by Danish conglomerate Schouw & Company. Borg Automotive founder, Søren Toft-Jensen, retains a 15% share and continues as Business Development Director.
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February 28, 2017      By RW Staff

American National Standard for Remanufacturing Approved

An official American national standard for remanufacturing has been established. The standard, developed by the Remanufacturing Industries Council, was approved by the ANSI Board of Standards Review, the U.S. authority on voluntary industry standards.
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