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Auto recyclers to get comprehensive handbook

Automotive Recycling Handbook
This comprehensive guide to the industry will be an essential source of reference to all those involved in automotive recycling.
Here at atfPro we get a great many requests for information relating to the UK auto recycling industry so we decided it was about time we collated it all into the Automotive Recycling Handbook.


Due out this Autumn, the 2014 Automotive Recycling Handbook will be a comprehensive guide to the this industry. The book will be distributed to all those involved in automotive recycling primarily within the UK but also throughout Europe. As such, it will be an essential reference for the industry.

Apart from company information, the handbook will include:
  • An overview of Automotive Recycling in the UK
  • Details of relevant associations and bodies
  • Legislation affecting the industry in the UK
  • Specifications for materials
  • An in depth look at the industry’s trade show, CARS 2014
As a business that’s involved in Automotive Recycling, either directly as an ATF, vehicle dismantler, a materials processor or a supplier of equipment or services, you are entitled to a free entry in the 2014 automotive recycling handbook.

This information is important and I would ask you please to fill the form here and send your details straight back to us. If you have any queries or perhaps have relevant information that isn’t included on the form then please email us. Please note, if you are viewing this through google’s Chrome browser, you will need to open the form in acrobat (just click the pdf logo in the top right hand once you have clicked the link).
Advertising opportunities in the 2014 Automotive Recycling Handbook
As a business that’s involved in Automotive Recycling, either buying or selling to this sector you have the opportunity to get your message in front of 2,000 key personnel. Advertising is limited so please contact us as soon as possible to discuss any special requirements.
  • Front Cover: £2400
  • Back Cover: £2200 (dimensions 168mm x 238mm + 3mm on each bleed edge)
  • Full page: £1800 (dimensions 168mm x 238mm + 3mm on each bleed edge)
  • 1/2 page: £1100 (dimensions 72.5mm x 213mm or 105mm x 148mm)
  • 1/4 page: £700 (dimensions 72.5mm x 105mm or 51mm x 148mm)
All prices are subject to VAT. Other options are available on request. To find out more about advertising, please email us or call Gordon on 01922 475768 or 07891 470268(mobile).

August 2013

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