Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. (IAA) is a company that specializes in automotive auctions. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Westchester, Illinois. IAA provides a platform for the sale of total-loss, damaged, and low-value vehicles. The company has over 200 locations in North America and Europe and employs over 8,000 people. IAA is a subsidiary of KAR Auction Services, Inc., a publicly traded company that specializes in wholesale used vehicle auctions and related services. IAA has been recognized as a top workplace by various publications, including Forbes and the Chicago Tribune.