Chinese, European remanufacturing associations forge new path in remanufacturing with strategic MOU

The Remanufacture Committee of China (CPRA) and the Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association (APRA) Europe have officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The agreement was sealed on March 13 during the World Remanufacturing Summit held in Milan, Italy.

The Remanufacture Committee of China (CPRA) and the Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association (APRA) Europe have officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The agreement was sealed on March 13 during the World Remanufacturing Summit held in Milan, Italy.

The ceremony saw CPRA Secretary General Xie Jianjun and APRA Europe Chairman Dr. Daniel C. F. Koehler come together to endorse the MOU, setting a precedent for future cooperation between the two continents in the field of remanufacturing.

This MOU establishes a structured framework for the two associations to exchange information about the latest developments and advances in remanufacturing technologies and practices.

More importantly, it reaffirms their commitment to a unified definition of “remanufacturing” and aligns their professional business practices.

Both leaders expressed their dedication to enhancing the rights of remanufacturers and vowed to support mutual participation in remanufacturing-related events.

“I feel honored representing the European remanufacturing business field while agreeing on that milestone of global alignment. In my eyes, global remanufacturing business is still limited, but now the foundation for future growth is built,” said APRA Europe Chairman Dr. Koehler.

Xie said he sees great opportunities to grow together.

“China has formed the world’s largest automotive aftermarket, and the market potential of auto parts remanufacturing products in China is huge. The cooperation of auto parts remanufacturing industry between China and Europe can achieve a win-win situation. CPRA and APRA Europe will support the member companies of both sides to strengthen cooperation and exchanges in the future,” Xie said.


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