Impact Auto Auctions Opens First Phase of New Edmonton Facility

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 4, 2016 /CNW/ - Impact Auto Auctions Ltd., a subsidiary of Insurance Auto Auctions (IAA) and a business unit of KAR Auction Services (NYSE: KAR), today announced the opening of the first phase of its new Edmonton area facility, located at 26419 Twp. Road 525A in Acheson, AB. The company has begun to direct all Edmonton area assignments and Early Tow and Appraisal (ETA) Vehicles to the site, where business operations will be housed in temporary office units until construction on its 12,500 square foot main building is completed later this year. The facility will hold its first auction on Monday, February 8, 2016.

"Impact has experienced significant growth in northern Alberta over the last several years and this new facility, will ensure we continue to meet the needs of our customers in this market for many years to come," said Terry Daniels, Impact's Managing Director. "We are extremely excited about the opening of this first phase, and look forward to delivering an enhanced service experience to our customers when construction is complete and the site fully opens later this year."

Construction on the new facility is scheduled to be completed this fall. Upon completion, the site will provide 47 acres of vehicle storage and allow Impact to consolidate its Greater Edmonton operations into a single facility. Impact will keep customers abreast of construction progress over the coming months.  

Additional information can be obtained by contacting Michelle Mullins, Impact's Western Regional Manager, at, or by visiting

About Impact Auto Auctions

Impact Auto Auctions is Canada's leading live and live-online salvage vehicle auction company with 14 auction facilities in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada. Impact's national service offering allows sellers to standardize processes across the country, and provides buyers with Canada's most extensive selection of salvage vehicles. Impact is a subsidiary of Insurance Auto Auctions (IAA), and a business unit of KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE: KAR).  For more information, please visit

About Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc.

Insurance Auto Auctions is the leading live and live-online salvage vehicle auction company and a business unit of KAR Auction Services (NYSE: KAR). Headquartered in Westchester, Illinois, IAA has 170 auction facilities throughout North America offering towing, financing and titling services. With the most auction facilities in North America, IAA provides registered buyers from around the globe with millions of opportunities to bid on and purchase donated and salvaged vehicles. Since 1982, IAA has sold millions of vehicles through its weekly auctions for insurance companies, fleet and rental companies, financing companies, charity organizations and the general public. IAA also leverages its business model to assist charitable organizations in the US through its One Car One Difference® campaign. To date IAA has provided millions of dollars in additional funding to charities by assisting in the processing of donated vehicles. Learn how we are making a difference by visiting With a talented team of over 2,000 employees, IAA is committed to providing customers with the highest level of services in the salvage auto industry. Go to to learn more, and follow IAA on Facebook and Twitter.

SOURCE Impact Auto Auctions

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