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April 2012 issue - if you are having trouble viewing this email,click here.

Green Car Depollution

Equipment
Air bag tools
Air con recovery
Cat cutters
Compressors
Depollution rigs
Dismantling systems
Fuel removal
Glass removal
LPG recovery
CARS

machinery - ferrous
machinery - nonferrous
Oil filter crushers
Oil skimmers
Oil spill clean-up
Shock absorber tools
Storage tanks
Vehicle lifts/ramps
Wheel crushers

Vortex Depollution

Services
Air bags
Batteries
Businesses for sale
Cat buyers
Environmental Consultants
Health & safety
Insurance
Legal assistance

JMC Recycling Systems Ltd

Oil collection
Racking for vehicles/spares
Salvage auctions
Salvage software
Scrap Non Ferrous
Scrap ferrous
Spares locator services
Stock control software
Training
Tyres

MVDA information

Intertrading
Salvage auctions
Specialist ATFs

Legislation
Credit card laws
ELV Directive
Health & safety
Technical Competence

Green parts revolution ready for take off

We have said a great deal lately about green parts and the potential for this industry, and we mentioned a company last month called Key2Key that may have the solution. We’ve taken a look at what they have to offer and it all sounds good for the atf/vehicle dismantler. So, if increasing parts sales significantly interests you - read on.
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Overton Garage

Auto Dismantling System - cost analysis

Airbags are high value items

Back in December, Overton Dismantlers told us that they had significantly increased the return from ELVs with their Auto Dismantling System. The sales pitch did sound good but now, with a few months operation under the belt and with detailed figures in, we can see just how good (or bad) the system is.
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Risk Services acquires Astbury Wren's business

Recently, specialist insurance broker Astbury Wren went into administration and since then, plenty of rumours have reared their heads. We thought we better let you know what the real position is.
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Pinnacle software for dismantlers

Scorpion could increase revenue by 30%

Paul Taroni

I was recently talking to guy called Adam Lindley from SAS Forks. Most of you won’t have heard of the company as it’s based in the States, but he was telling me about a product they are manufacturing for vehicle dismantlers called the Scorpion. The product sounded like the sort of thing we should all know about and it struck me that there could be more than a few UK dismantlers who might be interested in getting one.
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Airbags - there isn’t any reason for them not to be sold

In the last eNewsletter we asked the question, “Airbags are an accepted green part in the States so why not here? After all, Airbags are probably the most valuable element (after the engine and box) of a premature end of life vehicle, yet because of the insurers’ code of conduct, the safety related card is played on this one but it is hard to uncover any justification for it.
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CARS just gets bigger and better

The organisers of CARS, the Complete Auto Recycling and Secondary Metals Show tell us the show is getting bigger as demand from exhibitors is exceeding the space they had allocated. This is great news for us as it means we have even more to look at - take a look at the companies involved on the CARS website. Whether you’re involved with the collection and recovery market, salvage or spares, or process the secondary metals that come from elv’s, then you've got to agree, there has never been an event like this for the industry!
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