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  • 2017
    Copart celebrates 35 years of service, commitment and innovation.

  • 2017
    Copart opens the company’s landmark 200th location in California—the state where it all began.

  • 2016
    Copart opens first retail-auction-entertainment experience with CrashedToys of Dallas.

  • 2015
    Copart expands international presence to Bahrain and the Sultanate of Oman.

  • 2013
    Copart has 750,000 Members in over 170 countries and launches industry’s FIRST iPad App.

  • 2012
    Copart expands international presence to UAE, Brazil and Germany.

  • 2010
    Member base grows to more than 400,000.

  • 2009
    Copart becomes NASCAR Sponsor.

  • 2008
    Copart opens website to the public.

  • 2007
    Copart expands to the United Kingdom.

  • 2003
    Copart expands to 100 locations, opens its first yard in Canada, and is the first to launch completely online auction model.

  • 1998-2001
    First to accept proxy bids for online bidding, first to put images online, and first to launch hybrid auction model.

  • 1996 launches.

  • 1995
    Copart goes Nationwide.

  • 1982-1993
    Copart opens 11 locations in Northern California, Texas and the Pacific Northwest.

  • 1982
    First location opens in Vallejo, California.

Founded in 1982 by Willis J. Johnson, Copart started as a salvage yard in Vallejo, California. Since that time, Copart is now headquartered in Dallas, Texas and has become a global leader in online vehicle auctions and the premier destination for resale and remarketing of vehicles throughout the world. Currently, Copart operates more than 190 locations in 11 countries, and has over 125,000 vehicles up for auction every day. Copart’s online auction platform links vehicle buyers and vehicle sellers around the world.

Copart members can easily find, bid, and win the vehicles that they have an interest in buying. Members can choose from classics, early and late model cars and trucksindustrial vehicles and more. Copart has more than 8,000 acres of land for our expansive inventory, and each year we sell over two million vehicles globally. Copart has something for every customer: dismantlers, body shops, salvage buyers, dealers and individual consumers, and because our online vehicle auctions are truly global, we put the power to bid and win into our customers' hands.

Copart has a commitment to properly conducting business and we share a passion for making a positive impact every day through our actions. Copart's involvement in charity, assistance compliance, disaster relief, economic growth and environmental responsibility are just some examples of how we impact our communities. We believe that exemplary performance and dedication are crucial to fulfilling Copart’s core business goals and values and we strive daily to exceed the expectations of our valued stakeholders. Through Copart’s success, we have been placed on the list of Forbes America’s Best Small Companies; earned the Confirmit ACE Award for exceptional customer service three years in a row; and recognized as one of Deloitte’s “The Exceptional 100 List of Top Performing U.S. Companies” in 2015.

Investor Relations

A Growing, Profitable Business

Copart has been a publicly traded company since 1994 (NASDAQ: “CPRT”). Copart’s success has earned us a place on Forbes “200 Best Small Companies” list nine years in a row as well as being featured on the television show, World’s Best as “The World’s Best Remarketing Company.”

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Executive Officers

Jay Adair

Jay Adair, Chief Executive Officer & Director

A. Jayson Adair has served as our CEO since February 2010. Prior thereto, he held numerous positions at Copart, including that of President from November 1996 until February 2010 and Director from September 1992 until November 1996. Additionally, Mr. Adair was our Executive Vice President from April 1995 until October 1996, Vice President of Sales and Operations from August 1990 until April 1995, and Manager of Operations from June 1989 to August 1990.

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Copart News

The 2017 Copart Rebuild Challenge

Car enthusiasts and rebuilders from all over the U.S. have a chance to show off their skills and win up to $5,000!

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Upgrade Your Copart App Experience!

Have you downloaded the latest version of the Copart App for Apple iOS and Android? Download or update your app today!

04/26/2017 Read More ›
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