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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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February 28, 2017      By WR Staff

Sharpen Your Message With Reman World Services

Reman Media, the publishers of Reman World and associated publications, has announced a portfolio of business services for remanufacturers. The initiative provides essential support to businesses seeking to maximise their visibility in global markets.
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February 28, 2017      By RW Staff

‘Lifetime Achievement’ Award for IAAF Chief Williamson

Wendy Williamson, chief executive of the UK’s Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation, IAAF, recently received the ‘Lifetime Achievement’ award at the Car & Accessory Trader (CAT) Awards 2017.
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February 28, 2017      By RW Staff

Transmission Specialist Shaftec Extends Range

Shaftec, a leading UK transmission supplier, has announced its latest range extension of 190 references covering approximately 360 vehicle applications. With ever growing car parc coverage, the move supports Shaftec’s position as a leading supplier of steering and transmission components.
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February 7, 2017      By William Schwarck

Powerful Alliance to Promote Reman

The US-based Remanufacturing Industries Council (RIC) and four important trade associations are joining together to promote remanufacturing as a key to a greener world. The new alliance is seen as a significant step forward in the continuing progress of remanufacturing.
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January 18, 2017      By William Schwarck

Reman World Launches Hall of Fame

Reman World is establishing the Remanufacturing Hall of Fame to honour the pioneers, the leaders, and the innovators who shaped and are shaping our burgeoning remanufacturing industry. Professor Xu Binshee, the father of remanufacturing in China and one of the world-wide remanufacturing giants, is the first inductee.
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January 17, 2017      By William Schwarck

Europe’s “Professor Reman” Prepares for Retirement

Professor Rolf Steinhilper of Germany's Bayreuth University and most recently recognized as the Remanufacturer of the Year, is preparing to retire after 30 years as the most influential European leader in global remanufacturing.
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January 16, 2017      By William Schwarck

Deutsche Turbo Aims at Top Spot in Europe

2017 will see the emergence of major new player in the European market for remanufactured turbochargers. After a year of detailed preparation, the newcomer, Deutsche Turbo, is ready to launch what is set to impact significantly on the rapidly expanding turbocharger reman industry.
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January 15, 2017      By Niels V. Christiansen

Transition to the Unknown

Like no President-elect before him, Donald J. Trump, has put his immediate imprint on the United States with a new style, new attitudes and scrapping of conventions. What this means for US and world remanufacturing may only become clear over time as rhetoric gives way to policies, and fantasy, presumably, bends to reality. “Trump has declared an interest in lower costs and US jobs. And remanufacturing is what the mainstream automotive and truck industry wants,” said APRA President Joe Kripli. "It could be 3-4 years before we know where we are headed.”
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January 15, 2017      By William Schwarck

RAI Amsterdam Cuts U.S. Ties

Just three years after Rai Amsterdam purchased a financial interest in APRA’s longstanding remanufacturing show, Big R, in Las Vegas, the Dutch show organiser and exhibition centre announced it's departure from the U.S.
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January 14, 2017      By William Schwarck

Shingo Komatsu Moves Upstairs

Shingo Komatsu, a familiar face in international remanufacturing and owner of Japan’s Shine Etsu in Nakano north of Tokyo, has relinquished some of his duties. When taking over a new role of Chairman, Komatsu last year appointed Kent Naegeli new President.
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January 13, 2017      By RW News Staff

Substandard Auto Parts Growing Public Safety Hazard

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission estimates the annual turnover in counterfeit auto parts in the U.S. to be $12 billion.
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January 12, 2017      By Niels V. Christiansen

Ford’s Motorcraft Brand Confirms Reman Emphasis

Motorcraft, Ford Motor Company’s parts brand, is changing its product composition, pricing and service. As a consequence, the emphasis on remanufactured parts is increasing.According to Mark Bondoni, Ford’s Global Remanufacturing Strategy Manager, reman is a key piece in Ford’s overall growth strategy.
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January 10, 2017      By Niels V. Christiansen

A Giant Leap for Remankind

The U.S. government is stepping in to support comprehensive remanufacturing R&D. A new $140 million REMADE Institute in Rochester, New York, will bring remanufacturing to the forefront of the industries of the future. This is a dream come true for U.S. remanufacturing, from the smallest to the largest operators. But the benefits are global.
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January 9, 2017      By News Staff

Omar Cueto Re-elected Chairman of APRA

In a departure from tradition, APRA, the Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association, has chosen to re-elect Omar Cueto its Chairman for 2016/17. The decision means that Cueto will now serve two terms as opposed to the usual one year.
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January 9, 2017      By News Staff

Mascot Opens New Driveshaft Facility

Mascot, The Canadian remanufacturer of heavy truck differentials, transmissions, steering components and drivelines, has announced the opening of a full service, driveshaft facility in Plainsfield, Indiana.
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January 9, 2017      By News Staff

New Home for Remy’s Light Vehicle Business

In a significant move, BorgWarner has transferred three areas of its remanufacturing operations to New York based Torque Capital. Torque Capital is a private equity firm specializing in turnarounds and “liquidity-challenged companies.”
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