Read our February 2018 issue
REMAN INDUSTRY CHALLENGED BY WIDENING SKILLS GAP
Missing in Action. A shortage of technicians and engineers is already costing remanufacturers world-wide billions of dollars. Mobilizing the workforce of the future is among the greatest challenges facing the industry
By Niels V. Christiansen
February 7, 2018
February 7, 2018
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Gearing Up for First Ever Reman Day
Remanufacturing companies across the globe will have their opportunity to engage with the general public on a large scale on April 12. Here is what some companies are planning
Reman World Joining Powerful Alliance Led by RIC
This is a milestone in industry advancement. We sincerely welcome Reman World as an important partner in our work
Leading Core Dealer Rides High on Takata Airbag Debacle
Top automakers turn to Rebuilders Automotive Supply for removal of dangerous airbags in North America
John Disharoon New RIC Chairman as Industry is in Sweetspot
John Disharoon of Caterpillar Inc. brings global expertise and practical outlook to the chairmanship of the Remanufacturing Industries Council
CoremanNet Strengthens Presence in North America
The award-winning international core return service, offered by Circular Economy Solutions GmbH, C-ECO, is now up and running in North America
AFRA Becomes Fifth Reman Association to Sign RIC MoU
In late 2017, The Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association, AFRA, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with RIC. AFRA became the fifth leading remanufacturing association to join the fast growing global association alliance. More are expected to follow
New Chairman Heading APRA Make-Over
The oldest remanufacturing association in the world, the Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association, is in the process of a rejuvenation to keep up with the times of consolidation and change
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
DIGITALEUROPE Pushes For Remanufacturing
DIGITALEUROPE CEO Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl talks about her challenges and her association's commitment to supporting remanufacturing.
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
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
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.
Reman Giants Join New Certification Program
MERA - The Remanufacturing Association's new Manufactured Again certification is off to a flying start
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
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
Xerox: A Remanufacturing Culture Worth Copying
Selling the Reman Concept: Public tours of the manufacturing process are making believers out of reman skeptics.
Raising the Level
The pressure is on for reman companies who want to survive and succeed in a time of opportunity and change.
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
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
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.