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Company Profile

  • Business description

    LKQ is a Global distributor of non-OEM automotive parts. Initially formed in 1998 as a consolidator of auto salvage operations in the United States, it has since greatly expanded its scope to include distribution of new mechanical and collision parts, specialty auto equipment, and remanufactured and recycled parts in both Europe and North America. It still maintains its auto salvage business and owns over 70 LKQ pick-your-part junkyards. Separate from the self-service business, LKQ purchases over 300,000 salvage automobiles annually that are used to extract parts for resale. Globally, the company maintains approximately 1,700 facilities.

  • Contact

    500 West Madison Street
    Suite 2800
    Chicago IL 60661
    USA

    T: +1 312 621-1950

    E: jpboutross@lkqcorp.com

    https://www.lkqcorp.com

  • Sector

    Consumer Cyclical

    Stock type

    Cyclical

  • Industry

    Auto Parts

    Fiscal Year End

    31 December 2024

    Employees

    49,000

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