David Gold, co-owner of Standard Auto Wreckers in Scarborough, Ontario and Niagara Falls, N.Y.,
embodies the best of auto recyclers in all categories.
He has influenced many facets of the industry -
environment, technology and association - while
running two businesses in two countries.
"I see dedication to strengthen the industry,
innovator and always on the cutting edge of technology
when I think of David Gold;' said Bill Abold, A & P Auto Parts, Inc., Cicero, N.Y.His devotion to the industry has earned him a place on this list twice. Gold was Locator Up Front's 2006 most influential one-to-watch. More...
Environmental News on End Of Life Vehicle Processing
Ken and David Gold at the Toronto Facility
Parts Locator Magazine Article "Pure Gold"
UpFront July August September
October 2006 PURE GOLD
Canadian Recycler Opens New Facility
Ken Gold founded Standard Auto Wreckers with three employees in the Toronto suburb
of Scarborough, Ontario, in 1979. Back then, he never thought about the United States as a source for salvage vehicles or as a market for his recycled parts. Read the full article here.
e-Commerce: a Virtual Reality
The Internet is shaping up to have
the greatest impact on the recycling industry since the creation of
the Hollander interchange. With nearly half of all salvage being
purchased online, those recyclers that learn how to effectively
navigate the cyberspace universe will live long and prosper.
Read the full article
David Gold giving the ARA E-Commerce
Committee is a very active and engaged committee. Our productive
group consists of ARA members and professional stakeholders in our
industry, who have varying perspectives and opinions, and who have
been instrumental in the advancement of the initiatives for which
our committee has been tasked.
This committee was tasked with
establishing very important E-Commerce related ARA standards, that
will prove to be instrumental in furthering our parts sales
initiatives to our most important customers, the Collision Repair
Industry. Read the full article
Standard Auto Wreckers Toronto Ontario
October 4, 2006
Standard Auto Wreckers has led by example since 1979
When Ken Gold purchased a large plot
of land in the Rouge River valley, just north of the Metro Toronto
Zoo in Scarborough, ON
in 1979 to create an auto recycling facility,
it had to be progressive, he had no choice. Standard Auto Wreckers
was built on top of a greenbelt with strict environmental guidelines
placed upon it."Our mission has always been to
protect our land and keep it from being polluted," says David Gold,
who owns Standard Auto Wreckers together with his father. Read the full article
Auto Recycling at the Zoo?
Toronto Zoo is
featuring a special project from June 29, 2004 to September 30,
2004. Ian Lazarus and Badanna Zack designed the "Serpentine Mounds" as part of the Zooarts projects.
Standard Auto Wreckers
provided the cars for the environmentally theme display. Click on
the picture to more about the ZooArts project.
Front Ends in the New York Warehouse
November December 2007 Issue of Automotive Recycling Magazine
Standard Auto Wreckers
When former lawyer Ken Gold purchased an eleven-acre site in the Toronto suburb of Scarborough, Ontario in 1979 and launched Standard Auto Wreckers, he planned to be very successful... Click here to read the article.
Articles written by the owner David Gold have been featured in the Collision Repair Magazine. Missed them? Click below to read some of David's articles.