Celebrating Global Remanufacturing Day, the Remanufacturer of the Year (RotY) Awards 2019 opens for nominations on April 11. The RotY Awards highlight the huge commercial and environmental benefits of remanufacturing. They have become a much anticipated part of the world’s number one remanufacturing trade event, ReMaTec, which brings together industry leaders and remanufacturing specialists to share solutions on sourcing remanufactured components, reversed logistics and core management. As a unique industry platform, ReMaTec 2019 contributes to a more sustainable world.

The RotY Awards are the most prestigious recognition of achievement in remanufacturing and the list of people who have won is a remarkable roll-call of the industry’s talent. From the scheme’s inception in 2005 up until 2016, the Remanufacturer of the Year was given to one person or business that had served automotive remanufacturing with particular distinction. Since last year three separate award categories highlight process improvement, innovation and business achievement.

“The Remanufacturer of the Year (RotY) Awards
represent everything that is best about the reman industry


Now in its 15th year, the RotY Awards have the potential to reach an even wider audience as the circular economy – of which reman is a key part – gains mainstream recognition. At a time when green issues, conservation of resources, recycling and environmental responsibility are at the forefront of public concerns, the RotY 2019 Awards will publicise the industry’s endeavours to reclaim and re-use precious resources in new and innovative ways.

The three RotY trophies for this year will be awarded on 23 June during the opening ceremony of ReMaTec 2019 in Amsterdam. Entering a nomination can be done before 10 May 2019 at www.rematec.com/roty.

RotY 2019 Awards: categories

  • Best Reman Process Optimisation: This award will go to the company or organisation which can demonstrate the most outstanding process improvement to part – or all – of a remanufacturing process in the past 12 months.
  • Best Reman Business Innovation: Awarded to the company or organisation which has implemented a business model or initiative which creates outstanding results and returns across any aspect of the remanufacturing industry.
  • Best Reman Ambassador: A special award which goes to the organisation or individual that, in the opinion of the jury, has most significantly contributed to the general awareness of – or acceptance of – remanufactured products.

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