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Fight those feathered foes Posted on 20 Apr 2019 in the Technical categories.

Product manufacturers share what’s new, what’s coming, and their forecasts for 2019-2025 Read more»

Specialty Consultants study: U.S. industry is nearly $9B Posted on 16 Apr 2019 in the News categories.

Editor’s Note: The following statistics are from the recently released, 19th edition of “A Strategic Analysis of the U.S. Structural Pest Control Industry,” an annual market report created by Specialty... Read more»

ServiceMaster acquires Inspect-All’s Georgia pest control business Posted on 15 Apr 2019 in the News categories.

ServiceMaster, a Fortune 1000 company, through its subsidiary, Terminix International Co. LP, has acquired the Atlanta-area pest control division of Inspect-All Services, headquartered in Conyers, Ga., from siblings Brian and... Read more»

Cooper tapped to lead Terminix Specialty Brands Posted on 19 Mar 2019 in the News categories.

ServiceMaster has announced the formation of a new business unit, Terminix Specialty Brands. The unit is comprised of 11 companies acquired by Terminix in recent years that are retaining their brand,... Read more»

Suppliers share fleet management solutions Posted on 11 Mar 2019 in the Business categories.

SERVICEPRO Andy Deering, CEO ServicePro has performed significant upgrades to its ServSuite GPS Vehicle Tracking & Dispatch module. It is integrated with the Fleet module, which helps keep track of... Read more»

Giant bee found after 38-year absence Posted on 05 Mar 2019 in the Bees & Crawling the Web & Stinging Insects categories.

The Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) had not been recorded since 1981 until this January in Indonesia. Read more»

Stripes may be a natural fly repellent Posted on 28 Feb 2019 in the Biting Flies & Crawling the Web & Flies categories.

In recent years, scientists have been able to confirm that zebras’ stripes protect them from biting flies. Read more»

Rutgers keys out Asian longhorned tick Posted on 26 Feb 2019 in the Crawling the Web & Fleas & Ticks categories.

Scientists recently created a guide to tell the Asian longhorned tick apart from other tick species. Read more»