Independent remanufacturers have been around for a long time and have found an important niche in the service of aftermarket parts to the driving public. Their value propositions have long been price, position, and coverage. These are being challenged in today's rapidly changing aftermarket landscape.

Cores can be a confusing topic to understand in the world of remanufacturing. I've seen my fair share of knock-down-drag-out agruements on different philosophies of value, ownership, and management - some of which stemmed from a non-holistic view of the role of a core in the remanufacturing industry. This post attempts to help clear up some of the confusion surrounding core valuation, management, and ownership.

Reman Paradox's can be funny and frustrating. Here are a list of "Mixed Messages" and "Training" I've heard throughout my career.