We Are Repair.
Over three million Americans work hard every day to keep our cars, computers, appliances, and other critical infrastructure operating smoothly.
Repair is the lifeblood of local economies. Our members make products last longer, save owners money, and create local jobs.
A Competitive Repair Market is Vital to The Economy
When manufacturers own the only repair shop around, prices go up and quality goes down. Competition is better for customers, but mom and pop repair shops are struggling with unfair practices by multinational corporations. Consumers and repair pros are starting to fight back.
86% of Voters
in Massachusetts overrode big car companies and passed the Automobile Owners’ Right to Repair Law in 2012.
signed a petition to legalize cell phone unlocking. The White House and Congress responded by changing the law.
One million People
have joined open source repair groups like iFixit to learn how to fix their stuff—because manufacturers won't help.
Twenty Right to Repair Bills in 2019
We are working to pass Fair Repair / Right to Repair legislation at the state level, so that every consumer and every small business has access to the parts, tools, and service information they need. Protect repair jobs. Defend your right to repair.
Twenty states had bills underway in 2019, and we’re busy planning for 2020. Every consumer has a big voice with their legislative representatives — make sure to tell your state representatives and state senators you want your Right to Repair. Just go to our advocacy page and use our contact tools to write or call.
Medical device Repair
Independent technicians help hospitals and clinics keep life-saving equipment operational.
The consumer electronics repair industry is booming, with thousands of cell phone, camera, and computer repair stores around the world.
Agriculture & Farming
Farmers are adapting to an electronic future with innovative new repair techniques.
DATA CENTER AND CLOUD
Service technicians supporting data center and IT equipment save customers millions of dollars per year, freeing them from exorbitant service contracts.