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All the latest news for auto recyclers

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Advertising rates for atfProfessional

atfProfessional is the only resource in the UK targeted specifically at authorised treatment facilities and other businesses involved with automotive recycling. Each month readers receive an eNewsletter with all the latest news and views affecting their livelihood. The newsletter is currently circulated to 1250 ATFs and auto recyclers.


If ATFs and auto recyclers are part of your target audience, then there is no better way to reach them than atfProfessional. We offer a restricted amount of advertising on the website.

If you have information that you feel would be of interest to our audience, then forward us details to consider for editorial inclusion. Also, if you regularly publish relevant press releases, then please add us to your mail list.

Advertising options

Option 1

Top banner - see above (734 x 120px) on the website for three consecutive months including additional web banner to appear on three eNewsletters. The website banner is on a random selection of 5 advertisers.
Cost per month - £750+vat (minimum order 3 months – invoiced together after 1st insertion) currently we have a £400 per month deal on this option

Option 2

Editorial banner (500 x 81px) for three consecutive months. Editorial banner appears below the first paragraph of editorial content It is on a time rotation of approximately 5 seconds per advertiser (maximum 5 advertisers). That means your advert will appear once for every 25 seconds. This option does not include eNewsletter advertising which can be added within the directory column for £50 per month.
Cost per month - £500+vat (minimum order 3 months – invoiced together after 1st insertion) currently we have a £300 per month deal on this option

Option 3

Lower Editorial banner (500 x 81px) for three consecutive months. Editorial banner appears below the last paragraph of editorial content. The website banner is on a random selection of 5 advertisers. This option does not include eNewsletter advertising which can be added within the directory column for £50 per month.
Cost per month - £400+vat (minimum order 3 months invoiced in total after first insertion) currently we have a £250 per month deal on this option

Option 4

Directory listing adverts (within the left hand side column). This is charged per 50pixels depth. The first 50px is £110 per month with subsequent 50px blocks at £90. For example a 200x100px such as the Vortex advert costs £180 per month. The size can be as deep as required. For example, the MVDA advert lower down is 200x200px which costs £340. These adverts appear on every page and there is an additional £50 charge/per month (irrespective of size) for the advert to also appear on the eNewsletter.
Discounts are avaialble for runs over 6 months

Option 5

Pop up advert - linked to an individual page (300 x variable (400pxmax)) Unlike all other advertising opportunities on atfPro, these adverts allow you to link to an actual page and that link remains for 12 months. Your advert will be seen whenever that particular page is loaded. This can be very effective on a directory listing page to make your business stand out against your competitors or an editorial page that is related to your product or service. Pop up adverts can put readers off if they are too intrusive. Because of this, we have intentionally kept the position and size of adverts so that they will be un-missable yet will not interfere with the reader’s experience.
Cost per month
Directory listing pages £780+vat (only £65/month - lasts 12 months invoiced in full on insertion)
Editorial pages £360+vat (only £30/month - lasts 12 months invoiced in full on insertion

Directory listing

We also have directory listings on the website which is a very cost effective way to keep your name in front of the industry. The cost for the entry is £145 for 12 months. There is a charge of £40 per additional directory headings. Click one of the headings in the left hand column to see an example of a listing.
We will throw in your directory listing with any three month deal

For other options, please contact us.

Latest stories

Who’s buying our salvage vehicles in Europe?
It seems that there are some questions surrounding the purchasing of vehicles by other European countries, in particular Cat B vehicles. One of our readers asked us the following:
Diesel and petrol car sales to be banned from 2040
In recent news and following on from France’s commitment to take polluting vehicles off the road by 2040, Britain has also followed suit by banning the sales of all new diesel and petrol cars and vans by 2040. The final plan is due by the end of July.
Palladium cost has increased, hitting a 16 year high
Automakers may have to decrease the use of palladium and seek an alternative due to higher prices of the metal
There is a use for rusty old cars!
This years’ Glastonbury featured ‘Cineramageddon’ – an interesting use of old vehicles.
The pressure’s on for tyres!
The Tyre Recovery Association (TRA) and National Tyre Distributors Association (NTDA) warn of rising costs on tyre recycling due to regulatory changes and market conditions, factors that will affect used tyre collectors and re-processors.
Volvo to go electric by 2019
Volvos plan is to launch five electric models between 2019 and 2012 and a number of hybrid models and they aim to sell one million electrified cars by 2025.
We’re not a scrap yard, we’re a vehicle dismantlers
Atf Pro met up with the guys at Skan 4x4 Ltd to take a look at their great setup.
Code of practice flawed, the opinion of the BVSF
One has to be concerned when the insurer’s new Code of Practice (CoP) that received its “soft launch” a week or so back isn’t supported by either the Motor Vehicle Dismantlers’ Association or the British Vehicle Salvage Federation, two of the main owners of the pre-existing code.