ARA CEO Columns

The following articles were penned by ARA CEO Michael E Wilson for inclusion in the bi-monthly magazine, Automotive Recycling.

State of the Media in Today’s World: A Daily Challenge for All in the Recycling Industry  ::  July/August 2017 – Automotive Recycling

Industry Must Rise to Meet Today’s Challenges or Face Consequences Dictated By Others  ::  May/June 2017 – Automotive Recycling

Potential Opportunities For Recyclers as Automotive Insurance Companies Seek to Address Historic Losses  ::  March/April 2017 – Automotive Recycling

Automotive Recycling Over 100 Years – The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same  ::  January/February 2017 – Automotive Recycling


Automotive Manufacturers’ Long History of “Trashing” Used  ::  November/December 2016 – Automotive Recycling

No Respite For ARA as Issues Impacting Professional Recyclers Continue to Grow  ::  September/October 2016 – Automotive Recycling

The Automotive Recycling Industry Is Not Alone  ::  July/August 2016 – Automotive Recycling

A New Convention Experience with a Historic City Backdrop  ::  May/June 2016 – Automotive Recycling

Automotive Recycling Industry’s Pursuit of Access to OEM Data Has No Geographic Boundaries  ::  March/April 2016 – Automotive Recycling

Automotive Recyclers Call on Automakers to Cease Deceptive Consumer Campaigns  ::  January/February 2016 – Automotive Recycling


ARA Secures Critical Part Number Data for Automotive Recycling Industry  ::  November/December 2015 – Automotive Recycling

ARA Urges NHTSA to Hold Automakers Accountable for All Their Parts  ::  September/October 2015 – Automotive Recycling

ARA Efforts Continue to Make a Difference: Policymakers Begin to Understand Need for Bulk VIN and Parts Data  ::  July/August 2015 – Automotive Recycling

Recalls Significantly Diminish Value of Automotive Recyclers’ Inventory  ::  May/June 2015 – Automotive Recycling 

International Representation Counts  ::  March/April 2015 – Automotive Recycling

Pursuit of OEM Parts Data Continues  ::  January/February 2015 – Automotive Recycling


Championing Green Recycled Parts  ::  November/December 2014 – Automotive Recycling

A Vigilant Defense of the Industry Can Never Rest  ::  September/October 2014 – Automotive Recycling

Enjoying the Sound of Music  ::  July/August 2014 – Automotive Recycling

Member Appreciation  ::  May/June 2014 – Automotive Recycling

Data Connection to the Future  ::  March/April 2014 – Automotive Recycling

Subhead  ::  January/February 2014 – Automotive Recycling


A Busy 2013 Leads Us to Even Greater Initiatives on the Horizon  ::  November/December 2013 – Automotive Recycling

Together Stronger  ::  September/October 2013 – Automotive Recycling

Keeping Airbags Marketable  ::  July/August 2013 – Automotive Recycling

A New Platform Launch – ARADirect  ::  May/June 2013 – Automotive Recycling

Leadership Decisions That Are Making A Difference  ::  March/April 2013 – Automotive Recycling

Get With The Programs  ::  January/February 2013 – Automotive Recycling


Connections Make Us Stronger  ::  November/December 2012 – Automotive Recycling

To Orlando, and Beyond  ::  September/October 2012 – Automotive Recycling

The Small World of Global Auto Recycling  ::  July/August 2012 – Automotive Recycling

On My Travels  ::  May/June 2012 – Automotive Recycling

Safety First  ::  March/April 2012 – Automotive Recycling

New Year, On the Record  ::  January/February 2012 – Automotive Recycling