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Marty Hollingshead Named President of Automotive Recyclers Association


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Professional automotive recycler Marty Hollingshead, president and owner of Northlake Auto Recyclers in Hammond, IN, was recently welcomed as the new president of the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA). 

Hollingshead was formally confirmed as president Nov. 12 during the ARA’s 78th Annual Convention and Exposition held in Dallas, TX. 


Hollingshead brings decades of experience in the industry and has served on ARA’s Executive Committee since 2018. 
Hollingshead has been in the professional automotive recycling industry for 48 years, including 37 years as president and owner of Northlake Auto Recyclers, one of the industry’s leading facilities. 


“Marty prides himself on taking a hands-on approach to the business,” said ARA Executive Director Sandy Blalock. “He gives back to the industry in so many ways, through mentoring, writing for several industry publications, and he leads by example holding others to the high standards that he sets for himself and his team at Northlake.” 
Northlake was one of the first automotive recycling facilities in Indiana to receive from the Indiana Department of Environmental Managements the Indiana Clean Yard–Gold Level Certification, which it has held since 2009. Northlake was certified as one of the Indiana Certified Automotive Recycler Exemplary Standards (INCARES) program’s inaugural medalists and was the highest-scoring facility in Indiana in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, and tied for first place in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021. 


Northlake was also the recipient of the 2016 ARA Certified Automotive Recycler of the Year award, having been nominated by...

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