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2017 PMP Hall of Fame Inductee: Billy Tesh destined for pest management

October 20, 2017 By
Billy Tesh isn’t kidding when he says, “I’m not one to take a back seat.” Read more»
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Q&A with Anticimex North America President Mikael Vinje

October 17, 2017 By
Based on Anticimex’s first eight acquisitions in the U.S., is the company’s plan to first develop a strategic foothold on the East Coast? Read more»
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2017 PMP Hall of Fame Inductee: Chuck Steinmetz, a company builder

October 16, 2017 By
Even at age 77, Chuck Steinmetz still maintains the enthusiasm that enabled him to climb the ladder of success in the pest management industry. Read more»
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Balance goal No. 5: Listening/talking balance

October 13, 2017 By
Author’s Note: This column concludes my “Balance Quartet”— March: Overall life balance; May: Exercising/eating balance; July: Family/work time balance; and September: Listening/talking balance. Growing up with nine siblings, trying to get “mic time” at the kitchen table was a bit... Read more»
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2017 PMP Hall of Fame inductee: Roland Rhodes, an advocate for education

October 11, 2017 By
Rhodes started his business when he realized the need for distribution in the Midwest while working at Cook Chemical. Read more»
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PMP Hall of Fame 2017: Ed Martin, the fighter of Formosans

October 4, 2017 By
Ed Martin spent a “mere” 56 years at Terminix and 58 years in the industry, training and mentoring in termite and general pest control all along the way. Read more»
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PMP Hall of Fame 2017: Dr. John Klotz, the ant authority

September 26, 2017 By
The only thing more amazing than Dr. John Klotz’s contributions to the industry’s knowledge and understanding of ant management is his near-miraculous journey back recovering from a traumatic brain injury. Dr. John Klotz’s interest in ants and other insects took... Read more»
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Truly Nolen’s Key Largo office offers aid

September 20, 2017 By
Our Key Largo, Fla., service office (100105 Overseas Highway), which services the entire Florida Keys, reopened yesterday following Hurricane Irma. From 9 a.m. to sundown, the team set up a pop-up tent in front of their office and gave out... Read more»

Ohio PMP welcomed home by Habitat for Humanity

September 19, 2017 By
Pest management professional (PMP) Jonathan Childers and his family moved into a new home in Proctorville, Ohio, on Sept. 28, thanks to Habitat for Humanity. This marks the 100th home donated by the Huntington Area Habitat for Humanity, according to... Read more»
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What’s the most outlandish pest home remedy you’ve heard?

September 19, 2017 By
“Persons who want to keep pests away throw pennies in the corner of a room. They often supplement it by adding a white powder. I saw this many, many times for mice and cockroaches in various housing projects. The more... Read more»
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