15th Nov 17 Press Release
£ 500K investment in NEW Hybrid and Electric vehicle “Centre of Excellence” for the Motorhog Group
The recently acquired FAB Recycling Ltd; the award winning vehicle dismantler based in Cinderford Gloucestershire is extremely pleased to announce that it will be taking operational control of parent company Motorhog’s 9 acre 50,000 sq ft Gloucester facility with immediate effect. This fully licensed vehicle recycling and salvage facility, with an investment of £500k the Gloucester site will be Motorhog’s southern hub for the dismantling and storage of high quality re-claimed vehicles parts servicing insurance, trade, fleet and retail customers. Even more exciting, It will also become the UK’s first “Centre of Excellence” for the dismantling and processing of Hybrid, Electric and alternative fuel Vehicles for the entire Motorhog Group.
Jason Cross, Managing Director, FAB Recycling Ltd said “This is a great fit for Motorhog and FAB and we will be looking to strengthen the existing Gloucester team utilising the knowledge and skill we have in the field of green re-claimed car and LCV parts. We have always looked to the future and can see that our group’s suppliers and customers are choosing in ever greater numbers alternative fuelled vehicles, specifically Hybrid and Electric and as ever will be working with them to provide the very best facility in the UK to meet our customers’ requirements.
About FAB Recycling Ltd
Founded in 1991, FAB Recycling is one of the UK’s largest independent specialist vehicle parts recyclers, operating across FAB Direct, FAB Bundle and the My Green Fleet banners. Based on two sites, one a 2.5-acre fleet specialist facility and an additional new 6.5-acre site in Cinderford Gloucestershire. FAB started life as a specialist BMW dismantler but grew rapidly to redefine the standards within the UK’s vehicle dismantling industry. Growth was overseen by Managing Director, Jason Cross, who joined the business in 1994 and today oversees a team of 36 and stocks in excess of 18,500 tested, cleaned, catalogued parts.
All of FAB’s recycled bolt-on type body panels and mechanical parts are supplied graded and fully warranted, they also all come with full traceability for added peace of mind.
FAB makes over 14,300 individual shipments of recycled parts worldwide every year and is the only UK vehicle dismantler to be both ISO 14001 registered and certified carbon neutral.
About FAB Direct
FAB’s online business deals with hundreds of enquiries every week from the trade and general public looking for high-quality guaranteed recycled parts for cars and LCVs.
About FAB Bundle
An online auction-based marketplace for trade buyers and sellers to purchase quality recycled parts in bundles. “The must go auction site for Trade parts buyers and sellers.”
About My Green Fleet (MGF)
Aimed at public and private sector fleet managers, MGF creates a pool of written-off vehicles that are purchased under contract. Non-safety related parts are removed from these vehicles, graded, stored, and then sold back to the donor fleets as and when required. MGF reduces repair costs and down time, improves vehicle retention and is a secure environmentally-friendly disposal route for damaged end of life vehicles.
About Motorhog Limited
Motorhog Limited is the largest combined Motor Vehicle Salvage disposal and recycling company in the UK. The company specialises in the compliant disposal of accident damaged vehicles on behalf of Motor Insurance Companies and other similar clients in the Vehicle and Motor claim Industry. Vehicles not suitable for resale are dismantled and recycled in accordance with the ABI guidelines for the disposal of Motor vehicle salvage.
The company was originally founded in 1939 by the Grandfather of the current Directors Richard and David Martin and has a proven track record of steady growth through generations giving business stability and controlled scalability. After operating and growing successfully for over 78 years the business now has a multimillion pound turnover with re-investment and sustainable growth the main priority.
Motorhog continually invest in improvements to infrastructure, vehicles, plant and equipment and currently employ over 240 experienced and dedicated personnel.
With 12 main sites across the United Kingdom and a number of smaller satellite sites strategically positioned, Motorhog are able to offer a full United Kingdom vehicle collection service. In 2017 a new site in Scotland has been added to the existing portfolio.
Motorhog has enjoyed much success as the business continues to grow with new and existing clients using the safe and compliant vehicle disposal and recycling services. During 2017 Motorhog has been successful in securing a number of new clients and were very proud in April to announce securing a new contract with NFU Mutual to dispose of non-agricultural, and Motor Vehicles of all types including Cars and Commercial vehicles.