Insurance Auto Auctions Opens Chicago North Location
Published April 16, 2015 - Written by IAA, Inc.
WESTCHESTER, Ill., April 16, 2015 — Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. (IAA), a business unit of KAR Auction Services (NYSE: KAR), and the leading live and live-online salvage auto auction company, announced the opening of its Chicago-North branch in East Dundee with an on-site celebration and live and live-online auction yesterday.
East Dundee Village President Lael Miller, President of the Northern Kane County Chamber of Commerce Melissa Hernandez, and IAA CEO and President John Kett officially opened the branch with a ribbon cutting ceremony and hosted a celebratory lunch for invited guests. More than 10 local businesses ranging from furniture, food, automotive services, rentals, etc. were involved in the celebration, opening and/or operation of the branch.
“East Dundee warmly welcomes businesses that will add to our community,” said Miller. “We are pleased to officially welcome IAA and thank them for recognizing community partners and local businesses in yesterday’s celebration and going forward.”
“The Chicago-North facility helps to expand our North American footprint and enable us to better address the needs of the local market,” said Kett. “We are committed to our neighbors, community partners and local charities, and we look forward to being an active member of this vibrant community.”
The Chicago-North branch is located at 605 Healy Road in East Dundee, Illinois. Preview and auction times vary for each of IAA’s facilities. For more information, call the IAA Chicago-North branch at 847-426-5913 or go to IAA’s branch Information page at www.iaai.com.
IAA Chicago-North Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Pictured from left to right (front row): Wally Hoyhtya (IAA), Ryan Matthews (IAA), Robert Skurla (Village of East Dundee), Vince Donohoe (IAA), Lael Miller (East Dundee Village President), John W. Kett (IAA CEO & President), James Smith (IAA Branch Manager), Melissa Hernandez (Northern Kane County Chamber of Commerce President), David Montgomery (IAA COO), Joseph Dominguez (Alzheimer’s Association National Organization), Mike Szymczak (IAA), Jeanene O’Brien (IAA), Eldon Booth (IAA), Robert Guerrero (IAA).
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About IAA, Inc.
IAA, Inc. (NYSE: IAA) is a leading global marketplace connecting vehicle buyers and sellers. Leveraging leading-edge technology and focusing on innovation, IAA’s unique multi-channel platform processes more than 2.5 million vehicles annually. Headquartered near Chicago, IL, IAA has 3,600 talented employees and over 190 facilities throughout the US, Canada and the United Kingdom. IAA provides a broad range of services to insurers, fleet and rental companies, rebuilders, charity organizations and financing companies that dramatically reduce the cycle time of selling a vehicle while also delivering industry-leading economic returns. Buyers have access to the industry’s most-innovative vehicle evaluation and bidding tools, enhancing the overall purchasing experience.
Certain statements contained in this release include “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. In particular, statements made that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements and can be identified by words such as “should,” “may,” “will,” “anticipates,” “expects,” “intends,” “plans,” “believes,” “seeks,” “estimates,” and similar expressions. In this release, such forward-looking statements include statements regarding our expectations as an independent company and our ability to enhance our competitive position and drive long-term value for shareholders. Such statements are based on management’s current expectations, are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the results projected, expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include: fluctuations in consumer demand for and in the supply of damaged and total loss vehicles and the resulting impact on auction sales volumes; our ability to meet or exceed customers’ expectations, as well as develop and implement information systems responsive to customer needs; significant current competition and the introduction of new competitors; competitive pricing pressures; the ability of consumers to lease or finance the purchase of new and/or used vehicles; our ability to obtain land or renew/enter into new leases at commercially reasonable rates; our ability to effectively maintain or update information and technology systems and to implement and maintain measures to protect against cyberattacks; our ability to successfully implement our business strategies or realize expected cost savings and revenue enhancements; business development activities, including acquisitions and integration of acquired businesses; trends in the vehicle remarketing industry; changes in the volume of vehicle production, including capacity reductions at the major original equipment manufacturers; changes in the market value of vehicles auctioned, including changes in the actual cash value of damaged and total loss vehicles; economic conditions, including fuel prices, commodity prices, foreign exchange rates and interest rate fluctuations; trends in new- and used-vehicle sales and incentives; general economic conditions; and other risks and uncertainties identified in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), including under "Risk Factors" in our information statement filed as Exhibit 99.1 to our Registration Statement on Form 10 filed with the SEC on June 13, 2019. Additional information regarding risks and uncertainties will also be contained in subsequent quarterly and annual reports we file with the SEC. The forward-looking statements included in this release are made as of the date hereof, and we undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward looking statement to reflect new information or events, except as required by law.
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