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2014 Combellack Award presented to FAB Recycling

Jason Cross with Roger West
FAB's Jason Cross (left) receives the Combellack Award from BVSF's Roger West
The British Vehicle Salvage Federation (BVSF) has awarded its prestigious Combellack Award to FAB Recycling Ltd, the Forest of Dean-based vehicle recycling business that specialises in pre-owned parts. Image copyright - Plum Publishing

The annual recipient is decided by the BVSF in recognition of a member’s outstanding contribution, forward thinking and innovation, to benefit the salvage industry.

The 2014 candidates were nominated by the BVSF membership, including the 12-strong management committee, which commented on FAB’s creation of FAB Bundle, an innovative trade auction website that offers traceable bulk vehicle parts. We have looked at FAB Bundle in detail on atfProfessional previously - take a look here for more information.

The award was created in memory of Jimmy Combellack, founder of Combellack Vehicle Recyclers in Cornwall, who sadly passed away soon after the BVSF was created in 1998. Jimmy was passionate about the industry and was one of the founder members of the BVSF.

Jason Cross, managing director of FAB Recycling, received the award at the BVSF annual general meeting and commented: “The Combellack Award is a great honour and I am humbled to receive this recognition from my peers. FAB has worked hard to promote best practice in the industry and develop new technology that will benefit the trade and drivers alike.”

In case any of you missed this article last month, FAB are a headline sponsor at CARS 2014 and will be interested to talk to anyone in the industry who seeks to promote professionalism and quality of green parts.

The BVSF was established at the instigation of a group of leading salvage companies and motor insurers who required an industry representative body with which it could communicate on all matters affecting vehicle salvage. Set up on 1st July 1998 and launched by the then Minister for Roads, its members represent approximately 85% of UK vehicle salvage businesses.

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May 2014

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