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Coming soon: the Complete Auto Recycling Show & MRE

There’s just a few weeks until the Metals Recycling Event & Complete Auto Recycling show on 11 and 12 July and the organisers have revealed a jam-packed schedule of activities and things to do across the two days. With Brexit on the horizon and the Chinese import restrictions in place, Europe and international trade are in focus at CARS MRE.

European Commission, Director General for end of life vehicles and batteries, Artemis Hatzi-Hull will headline the CARS conference, joined by contributors from Dutch dismantler, ARN and US operator, Counselman Autos. They will explore the future of the dismantling industry across the globe.

The Environment Agency and the London Metal Exchange will open the MRE theatre, exploring the future of regulation within the UK and the global metals commodity market. Other key sessions include presentations from The Office for Low Emission Vehicles, the Department for International Trade discussion on lithium ion batteries.

Live demonstrations

In addition to the indoor & outdoor exhibitions, visitors to the July show will witness a range of equipment processing material in it’s intended environment. Exhibitors include JCB, Blue Fuchs, Arjes, JMC, Butti Sweepers & Hammel and will feature primary shredders, material handlers, forklift trucks with attachments and a shear baler.

Tours, trips and experiences

Opening for three hours on day two, the Meet the Buyer Lounge is an unprecedented opportunity for sellers to meet with buyers and improve their network of contacts. Exhibiting companies includes; Liberty Steel, Ward Recycling, S Norton & co & ELG Haniel.

Across the two days, there are a range of extra-curricular activities which include a subsidised tour of Jaguar Land Rover’s state of the art manufacturing facility, 4X4 driving experiences, falconry and the local British Motor Museum.

Evening summer party

On the evening of 11th July, the two industries will relax, network and socialise at the large outdoor party. Featuring a sumptuous BBQ and local ales, attendees will catch the World Cup Semi Final on the outdoor screen and play games in the summer sun.

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