FAIRFIELD, CA - Copart, Inc., an online salvage vehicle auction company, announced it has acquired Barodge Auto Pool, Inc., a privately-held automotive auction company located in Hartford City, Ind. The acquisition expands Copart's presence to suppliers in Indiana as well as customers in western Ohio, southern Michigan, and eastern Illinois.

"This acquisition is the latest step in our strategy to expand Copart's market-share in the salvage auction industry and significantly expands our presence into Indiana and surrounding regions," said Jay Adair, Copart CEO. "We welcome the Barodge team to our organization and look forward to extending our long-standing commitment to meeting the needs of our customers and providing the best customer service possible to our membership base."

Founded in 1991, Barodge Auto Pool's weekly auctions include insurance and wholesaler inventories, including damaged, salvage, and theft-recovery units.