APRA Automotive Parts Rebuilders Association

APRA Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association

APRA is a non-profit trade association whose members rebuild/remanufacture automotive and truck related "hard" parts for passenger cars, trucks, off-road, marine, equipment and industrial uses. These parts include, but are not limited to, alternators, armatures, generators, starters, carburetors, clutches, distributors, connecting rods, crankshafts, cylinder blocks, engine assemblies, fuel pumps, brakes, master and wheel brake cylinders, power brakes, starter drives, solenoids, automatic transmissions, regulators, springs, windshield wiper motors and water pumps.

The following associations/companies are partners of APRA Europe. Your are welcome to find out more about them and what they do. Please click on the logos and you will be linked directly to their web sites.
ReMaTec 2013 - Remanufacturing Trade Exhibition
 ReMaTecNews.jpg     ReMaTecNews.com is the leading provider of global remanufacturing intelligence. They offer a unique portfolio of B2B media, through the ReMaTec2013 Amsterdam exhibition, ReMaTecNews magazine and e-newsletter, and ReMaTecNews.com.

ReMaTecNews bring together buyers and sellers of reman products and services within the global automotive, industrial and heavy duty industries. ReMaTecNews comprises a mix of daily news, features, interviews, new developments and expert blogs from within the reman world, together with product and company profiles.

in association with APRA
  ReMaTec2013 - Remanufacturing Trade Exhibition

ReMaTec is a successful international trade exhibition for the automotive remanufacturing industry. The next edition of ReMaTec will be held in the Amsterdam RAI Exhibition Centre in the Netherlands 2013. Options can be made on the rematecnews web site.

The exhibitors at ReMaTec represent the entire remanufacturing supply chain - from rebuildable cores to distribution of remanufactured automotive parts and components. The visitors to ReMaTec are professionals from the remanufacturing industry.
BUYREMAN Remanufacturing Marketplace

APRA - BUYREMAN Remanufacturing Marketplace

This valuable new online business tool will be available to all APRA members and others in the industry from a link on the APRA homepage (www.apra.org).  The BUYREMAN Remanufacturing Marketplace will feature a wide range of products and services exclusively for the automotive and truck parts remanufacturing industry that will support APRA's members and their customers in their purchasing decisions.


It allowes:

  • a product showcase, which enables APRA members to highlight the many products and services they have to offer
  • searching the most industry relevant results of products and services unique to the industry on the web without the clutter of a general Internet search engine
  • Request for Information (RFI) functionality and contact participating suppliers with a click of mouse


International Big R Show



APRA - Big R Show - Las Vegas

Since 1988, the INTERNATIONAL BIG R SHOW has helped Suppliers to the automotive and truck parts remanufacturing industry reach out to potential customers.

The BIG R SHOW is designed to attract rebuilders of a wide range of automotive and truck parts, exposing them to the key suppliers in this industry. Rebuilders in electrical, c.v. joints, brake, clutch, transmissions, mechanical hydraulic, fuel systems, rack and pinion, power steering and numerous other parts within the industry are drawn to this annual event.

Next International BIG R Show 2012, Oct. 27 - 29,
Bally's Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada

Engine remanufacturers
 LogoFIRM-green.jpg      FIRM Europe

Engine remanufacturers

The international organization of the Engine Remanufacturer and Rebuilder Association, known as  FIRM - FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE DES RECTIFIEURS ET RECONSTRUCTEURS DE MOTEURS.

FIRM is the professional platform representing the interests and combined skills of now more than 900 engine remanufacturers and rebuilders.

Membership Application for download:


Remanufacturing Technology at Bayreuth University


Chair Manufacturing and Remanufacturing Technology at Bayreuth University

Our offer of performance starts with the assessment of your products’ suitability for remanufacturing.

Furthermore we design, develop and optimize your remanufacturing process and workshops regarding all five technological steps (disassembly, cleaning, testing, reconditioning and reassembly). Our equipment and knowledge gained in different projects, especially in the field of testing, will be used to develop and optimize the processes to remanufacture mechatronics and electronics at your company.

National Center for Remanufacturing and Resource Recovery (NCR3)


National Center for Remanufacturing and Resource Recovery (NCR3)

We are internationally recognized as a leading center for applied research in remanufacturing.

NC3R's mission is to deliver to industry advanced technologies and tools for efficient and cost-effective remanufacturing and the design of products that have no negative environmental impacts.