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Automotive Recyclers Association Celebrates Shared History with Hollander at the 67th Annual Exposition

AUSTIN, TEXAS "Diamond Sponsor" Hollander, a Solera Company, Brings Experience & Innovation to ARA Members

Manassas, VA The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) shares a long history in automotive recycling with ARA Exposition Diamond Sponsor Hollander, a Solera Company. "For 67 years, ARA has assembled the best of the industry in one event that showcases the future of automotive recycling," says Michael E. Wilson, ARA CEO. "Diamond Sponsor Hollander has also been working with auto recyclers for over 70 years and they continue to thrive and move the industry forward. Therefore, we are very pleased that Hollander partners with us year after year at our annual exposition to create a platform for automotive recyclers to learn and grow as professionals."

As the 67th Automotive Recyclers Association Annual Convention & Exposition, the premier industry event held October 21-23 in Austin, Texas, came to a close, it had attracted over 1,000 industry professionals who gathered to inform themselves on industry best practices and discuss relevant concerns to the industry, as well as see latest the technologies, innovations, products and services presented by participants of the exposition.

"We are pleased to provide our support to the ARA in creating this forum for recyclers to come together," says Rich Lauria, Hollanders Managing Director. "The ARA and Hollander are advocates for the automotive recycling industry, and the convention provides an excellent opportunity for recyclers to learn about technology and best practices that will help grow their business. Its a privilege to work with the ARA to promote an industry that does so much for the environment, processing over 9 million end-of-life vehicles on an annual basis."

Recyclers in the U.S and Canada have depended on Hollander for solutions to run their business for over 70 years. In fact, more than half the industry including both large and small operations use proven Hollander solutions to manage their businesses more efficiently and maximize profits. "Not only do we provide tools for recyclers to run their operations," says Lauria, "but we are constantly looking for ways to channel demand for quality replacement parts to recyclers. Our partnership with eBay Motors is one example of how were expanding access to the $5 billion+ consumer parts segment."

Hollander business solutions include PowerlinkTM yard management system, EDENTM nationwide parts locating network, Hollander e-LinkTM e-commerce solution, and the new PartsViewTM next generation parts identification solution. See www.hollandersystems.com.

ARA is pleased to have Hollander, a Solera Company as a Diamond Sponsor. Diamond Sponsors also included the Brock Supply Company and Wells Fargo Insurance Services. We thank them each of them for their generous support of the Automotive Recyclers Association.

About the Automotive Recyclers Association

Established in 1943, the Automotive Recyclers Association ("ARA") represents an industry dedicated to the efficient removal and reuse of "green" automotive parts, and the proper recycling of inoperable motor vehicles. ARA represents over 4,500 auto recycling facilities in the United States and fourteen other countries around the world. With programs such as the Certified Automotive Recycler Program (CAR) and other partnerships, ARA members continue to provide consumers with quality, low cost alternatives for vehicle replacement parts, while preserving our environment for a "greener" tomorrow. To learn more about the Association, visit ARA online at www.a-r-a.org or call (571) 208-0428.

About Hollander North America, Inc.

Since 1934, Hollander has delivered trusted business solutions to the automotive recycling industry. The Hollander Interchange is the most widely used database to identify automotive parts that interchange, setting the industry standard for communicating part fit and availability. Today more than 3,000 automotive recyclers rely on Hollander products from yard management solutions to parts databases. Hollander is part of Solera Holdings, Inc., an integrated group of leading automotive claims solutions companies.

About Solera

Solera is the leading global provider of software and services to the automobile insurance claims processing industry. Solera is active in over 50 countries across six continents. The Solera companies include Audatex in the United States, Canada, and in more than 45 additional countries, Informex in Belgium, Sidexa in France, ABZ in The Netherlands, Hollander serving the North American recycling market, and IMS providing medical review services. For more information, please refer to the companys website at www.solerainc.com.

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