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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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January 8, 2017      By News Staff

CRR Launches New European Reman Organisation

On January 27, a new pan-European remanufacturing organisation, the Conseil Europeen de Remanufacture (CER) will launch in Brussels.
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January 8, 2017      By News Staff

RIC ACE Award

The Remanufacturing Industries Council, RIC, has opened nominations for its first annual RIC Remanufacturing ACE Awards. Nominations can be made for either an individual, company or organization associated with the remanufacturing industry, RIC said.
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January 8, 2017      By News Staff

UAE to Remanufacture Attack Helicopter Fleet

the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has agreed a $3.5 billion US contract for 37 remanufactured Boeing AH-64E Guardian attack helicopters as well as eight new ones.
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January 7, 2017      By News Staff

STS Shifts up a Gear With New Management Position

STS, Scandinavia’s leading supplier of manual and automatic transmission solutions as well as torque converters, has appointed Linda Alexandersson to a newly established position as Manager, Engineering.
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