LKQ Acquires Canadian Automobile Recycler

Lecavalier Auto Parts operates four facilities in Quebec.

February 28, 2012
Recycling Today Staff
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LKQ Corp., based in Chicago, has announced that one of its subsidiaries has acquired Lecavalier Auto Parts Inc., an automotive recycling company headquartered in Quebec. LKQ provides aftermarket and recycled collision replacement parts and refurbished collision replacement products.

LKQ operates more than 430 facilities, including facilities in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Mexico and Central America.

Lecavalier has four recycling facilities in Quebec. The company’s main facility is located in Ste. Sophie, Quebec. The facilities process salvage vehicles to provide replacement automotive parts to mechanical repair facilities, body repair facilities, and direct consumers.

According to a news release, Lecavalier Auto Parts will continue to be managed by Roger and Philippe Fugère, its former owners. "It's an opportunity for our business and employees to grow in a market that is being highly consolidated. For our customers, they will have more availability of products and services in one call."