Big announcement from APRA Europe


To strengthen the voice of Remanufacturing in Europe, APRA and FIRM will be a merged organization from January 1st 2021. With representing more than 1.000 companies, the organization will represent the majority employees in the of Europe’s remanufacturing industry. The goal is to intensify the strength of the remanufacturing voice towards decision makers and stakeholders.

The announcement was made in the context of the APRA symposium on December 1st to 3rd 2020. APRA and FIRM share a long tradition in the automotive aftermarket and share similar purposes and activities. After a long and successful cooperation, they are now joining forces. This is supposed to not only lead to better services for all members but also a larger share in the market with a stronger voice towards stakeholders and decision makers.

APRA Europe: Automotive Parts Remanufacturing Association Europe (
FIRM: International Federation of Engine Remanufacturers (

Press information from APRA about the merger:


C-ECO is a member of APRA Europe since 2017. FInd out more here