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Abba House

P.E.S.T. helps those in recovery

April 26, 2018 By
P.E.S.T. Relief International joined forces with the industry for a Valentine’s Day Initiative to show women who are recovering from addiction that they are important and valued. Winter was in full bloom, and temperatures were low, but P.E.S.T. (Professionals Empowering,... Read more»
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Rentokil Steritech

Rentokil Steritech to acquire The Hitmen

April 25, 2018 By
Reading, Pa.-based Rentokil Steritech, a Rentokil North America company, has finalized a deal to acquire The Hitmen Termite & Pest Control, a San Francisco Bay Area firm. The acquisition expands Rentokil Steritech’s footprint in the Northern California market, increasing service... Read more»
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Rentokil Steritech acquires NMPC

April 24, 2018 By
Reading, Pa.-based Rentokil Steritech, a Rentokil North America company, finalized a deal to acquire Santa Fe, N.M.-based New Mexico Pest Control (NMPC). The acquisition further expands Rentokil Steritech’s growing presence in the Southwestern U.S. market. Terms of the deal were... Read more»
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Harvey Massey

Massey receives Boy Scout award

April 23, 2018 By
Massey Services Chairman and CEO, Harvey Massey, a 2008 PMP Hall of Famer, was honored as the 2018 Boy Scout Golden Eagle Dinner Honoree by the Boy Scouts of America Central Florida Council. The Golden Eagle award recognizes outstanding community... Read more»
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Augie Hooker

Truly Nolen names North Valley manager

April 19, 2018 By
Tucson, Ariz.-based Truly Nolen Pest Control has promoted Augie Hooker to manager of its North Valley, Ariz., service office. Hooker joined Truly Nolen in August 2016 and was most recently in the company’s Manager-In-Training program. Prior to joining the company,... Read more»
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Bayer

Bayer joins malaria initiative

April 18, 2018 By
At the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London, England, on April 18, Bayer joined with BASF, Syngenta, Mitsui Chemicals and Sumitomo Chemical Co. to pledge its ongoing support to the research, development and supply of innovative vector control solutions,... Read more»
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Haggerty retirement

Haggertys retire after 61 years of service

April 18, 2018 By
On April 3, brothers Chuck and Jim Haggerty retired from American Pest Control, Hanna City, Ill. They each have 61 years of service at the company their parents, Ira and Lael Haggerty, founded in 1951. During the grand celebration at... Read more»
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St. Jacques brothers join WorkWave

April 17, 2018 By
WorkWave, a Holmdel, N.J.-based provider of cloud-based software solutions for the field service, “last mile” delivery and logistics industries, have named Michael and Philip St. Jacques as agency principals, to lead and drive forward WorkWave’s ContactUs digital marketing agency. With... Read more»
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Pi Chi Omega

Pi Chi Omega announces scholarship winners

April 17, 2018 By
Four students have been selected as recipients of a total of $9,000 in scholarships from Pi Chi Omega, the national fraternity for pest management professionals. This year marks 42 years of supporting undergraduate or graduate students pursuing degrees in urban... Read more»
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Specialty Consultants

Research: Pest control industry reaches $8.6 billion

April 16, 2018 By
Editor’s Note: The following statistics are from A Strategic Analysis of the U.S. Structural Pest Control Industry, a report created by Specialty Consultants, Jacksonville, Fla. The U.S. structural pest control industry is comprised of more than 20,000 pest control firms.... Read more»
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