How to Join

The Automotive Recyclers Association offers many membership categories:

Affiliate Chapter: Any association of at least 10 individuals, firms, partnerships or corporations engaged in the business of selling or dismantling and salvaging of recycled motor vehicle parts. (Voting; one vote per group. Group benefits to a central office.)

Associate: Any individual firm, partnership, or corporation engaged in the business of selling new motor vehicle parts, manufacturers of equipment, supplies or services to the recycled automotive parts industry. (Non-voting)

Branch: Any firm, partnership or corporation engaged in the business of selling or dismantling and salvaging of recycled motor vehicle parts which is owned by the same individuals(s), firm, partnership or corporation as the current and direct Automotive Recyclers Association member in good standing. The largest operation must pay full membership dues (based on the number of employees) in order for the branch(s) to be eligible. (Non-voting)

Central Office: Any business entity having a central office or control facility which is not principally engaged in the business of dismantling and/or salvaging recycled automotive parts, but which entity owns, franchises, or otherwise controls a group of separate business locations which are directly engaged in the business of dismantling and/or salvaging recycled automotive parts.   (Voting; one vote per central office.)

Direct Membership: Any individual, firm, partnership or corporation engaged in the legal business of purchasing motor vehicles for the purpose of automobile recycling which includes dismantling such vehicles for the purpose of recycling, salvaging and sale of parts from motor vehicles as a significant or material part of the entity’s business. (Voting; Full Benefits)

Please visit our Benefits page for an overview of the many resources available to ARA members to grow their business.  Join your automotive recycling colleagues online TODAY and be part of the only international association representing the voice of the professional automotive recycling industry or click HERE for a PDF copy of the application!  Just fill it out and scan/email/fax/mail it to: 9113 Church Street, Manassas, VA 20110-5456.