Nisus appoints research and development team leader


September 3, 2019

Nisus Corp., a manufacturer of sustainable pest control and wood preservatives products, appointed Dr. Jamel Sandidge, BCE, to the research and development team as leader of the company’s Innovation Platform program.

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Dr. Jamel Sandidge. PHOTO: NISUS CORP.

Dr. Sandidge has served the pest control industry on multiple levels, including as consultant, research entomologist and pest technician for the past 18 years. He will have direct responsibility for driving growth of the professional pest control product lines, and will be an integral part of innovation strategy.

“Our technology and innovation program is expanding rapidly,” says Jamey Gaston, VP of research and technology at Nisus Corp. “We are investing in an Innovation Platform that will develop and maintain a new product pipeline, and Dr. Sandidge will lead that effort on the pest control side of the business. Dr. Sandidge has the mental acuity and pest industry experience to play a key role in the development of new customer-focused technology.”

Sandidge says he has a passion for education. His experience spans the practical understanding of owning a pest control business to developing his own core knowledge through extensive education, research and development, efficacy studies and many others.

“My experience highlights entomology, consultation, public speaking and being a general advocate for the pest control industry,” says Dr. Sandidge, “and my key strengths are communication, versatility and commitment.”

“I have a deep commitment to this industry and strive to utilize my strengths and experiences to assist Nisus Corp. in its continued mission to train, educate and directly connect with customers to drive innovation and product development,” continues Dr. Sandidge. “I look forward to helping PMPs across the country deliver more efficient and effective results, influence positive change and build confidence to become experts in the professional pest management marketplace.”

Nisus Corp. serves the pest control, railroad, utility and lumber industries from its headquarters in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains in Rockford, Tenn. Nisus has experienced rapid growth since its beginning in 1990 and distributes more than 30 products to eight different industries across the United States and in seven international markets.

Read some of Dr. Sandige’s tips and tricks published by PMP magazine. 


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