News: USA - BuyReman.com now features 210 companies
The American Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association's BuyReman Remanufacturing Marketplace, BuyReman.com, has grown to 210 participating companies and is reaching deep into the reman industry, according to APRA.
Monday, 28th June 2010
Monthly traffic on the site has more than tripled since it was launched in late 2009. On average, BuyReman sees nearly 2,500 visits per month with 14 pages viewed per visit. "Within BuyReman, online searchers can easily locate products and services unique to our industry," said APRA President Bill Gager. "Users have the option of performing keyword-driven searches or a category-specific search. Both methods produce the most industry-relevant results on the Web, and the guide is updated and corrected continuously." Along with the option to purchase a graphically robust company listing with direct email, website and social networking links, the Remanufacturing Marketplace also enables users to enhance their position in keyword and category search results, as well as add videos to their listings, for small additional fees. Also, users can list specific products in the product showcase. In other APRA news, John P. (Jack) Stack, president and CEO of SRC Holdings Corp. in Springfield, Mo., was presented with the Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association's Distinguished Service Award on June 4 during the APRA MEGA Clinic. In presenting the award, APRA Chairman George Davis said, "Jack Stack has done a great deal over the past 27 years to elevate the remanufacturing industry so that consumers and government officials understand the tremendous contributions that the remanufacturing industry makes to protecting the environment as well as keeping over 225 million vehicles on the nation's highways."
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