Cassata joins ARA committee

Mike Cassata, director of industry relations and technical advisor at AR Direct, has joined the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) Gold Seal Committee.

‘Mike brings a wealth of experience in the insurance, salvage, and collision industries in all facets of the APD claims cycle. We are extremely excited to congratulate Mike and have him with AR Direct as industry relations advisor,’ said AR Direct’s executive director, Barry Barbee.

The ARA Gold Seal Program works to allow recyclers to join forces to take steps in providing customers with quality parts, written product guarantees, and customer satisfaction. Being in the Gold Seal Committee identifies industry leading businesses who participate in automotive recycling.

‘I look forward to contributing to the ARA Gold Seal committee. Humbled to be part of this group who will continue to suggest better ways to supply quality parts to repairers for the safety of the motoring public,’ said Mike. ‘Customers deserve our very best. We are the current stewards of the industry and we must always strive to improve our product.’

AR Direct specialises in salvage returns, total loss compliance tools, APD claim support, vehicle donations and auction platforms.