About ARM

Mission Statement: To engage in, advance, support, promote and administer education, information and other vital benefits to improve the auto recycling industry in Minnesota.

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Code of Ethics

  • ARM members will treat our customers as we want to be treated ourselves.
  • ARM members will strive to maintain a clean, professional, and non-polluted facility.
  • ARM members will operate according to the local, state and national laws and ordinances.
  • ARM members will achieve professional and personal growth through participation in and support of the ARM association.
  • ARM members will hold themselves to the highest standards though education, keeping informed of any changes that may impact the automotive recycling industry.
  • ARM members will be truthful and accurate in all advertising and selling.
  • ARM members will operate their facilities in a manner that will inspire others within the automotive recycling industry to improve and grow into better businesses.
  • ARM members will strive to provide the public with a high degree of satisfaction in both the product and services rendered, through competitive prices and fair warranties.
  • ARM members will provide to their employees a clean, healthy and safe work environment in which to work, to pay fair wages, and to develop each employee into the best and most effective worker that they are capable of becoming.


Interested in learning more about the history of automotive recycling in Minnesota?
Click on one of the links below and read on!

 Remember When
 ARM, Where Did We Come From?

The article "Remember When" appeared in the May 1974 trade magazine, MATSDA Quarterly, the twentieth year of the organization. It's editor and publisher, as well as the author of the article, was Joseph E. Garber, who was also the owner at the time of MAPCO, or Minneapolis Auto Parts, and Executive Secretary of the Minnesota Auto and Truck Salvage Dealers Association. He is also the author of the "ARM, Where Did We Come From?" article. Please read "About the Author" at the end of "ARM, Where Did We Come From?" for more information about the author.