The Florida Auto Dismantlers and Recyclers Association (FADRA), founded in 1975, brings together professional auto salvage yard owners and associate members such as auctions, parts suppliers and buyers, parts sales and inventory management systems, metal recyclers, equipment sellers, and others who provide goods and services to the industry. The vast majority of members are located in Florida, but auto recyclers throughout the Southeast are welcome.

With active member leadership and paid professional staff, FADRA offers useful services to the auto recycling industry, including political representation in Tallahassee and with state agencies, law enforcement, and other industry groups, business information and education, a robust quarterly newsletter, and a large annual convention and trade show that draws leading industry speakers and vendors from all over the United States and Canada. FADRA is one of the largest and most active auto recyclers associations in the country, and works closely with the national organization, the Auto Recyclers of America (ARA).

Whether you are an experienced yard owner or just getting into the business, or a vendor who sells to Florida auto recyclers, FADRA offers many opportunities to make connections and learn new ideas about how to manage your business.

President's Welcome

Thank you for visiting the FADRA website. My name is Shan McMillon. I am the current President of FADRA, and it is my pleasure to welcome you to the association. 

Since its founding in 1975, FADRA has been the voice of all auto recyclers throughout the state (plus some members from Southeastern states and Puerto Rico). A handful of business owners came together to make sure their interests were protected in the Florida Legislature, to educate themselves in the newest ideas and technologies, and to improve business and social bonds. FADRA has grown into a thriving membership of yard owners and associated vendors that is one of the strongest state associations in the nation. FADRA is proud to be recognized as a State Affiliate Chapter of the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA), our Virginia-based national association. 


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