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Women in pest management: Judy Black, BCE Posted on 11 Jan 2017 in the featured & Human Interest categories.

Pest Management Professional chronicled six women who have made pest management their calling. Each one forged her own path toward success — and learned some lessons along the way.  ... Read more»

Women in pest management: Shay Runion Posted on 06 Jan 2017 in the featured & Human Interest categories.

Pest Management Professional chronicled six women who have made pest management their calling. Each one forged her own path toward success — and learned some lessons along the way.  ... Read more»

PestWorld 2016 day-by-day wrap-ups Posted on 16 Dec 2016 in the Events & featured categories.

The National Pest Management Association’s (NPMA’s) PestWorld 2016 drew throngs of pest management professionals (PMPs), industry business owners, manufacturers and distributors from across the country and beyond to Seattle Oct.... Read more»

Shay Runion and the GPCA Posted on 15 Dec 2016 in the Pest Talk categories.

Through the Georgia Pest Control Association’s (GPCA’s) Professional Women group, Shay Runion and her team encourage males to participate in activities, too — and bring their daughters, wives, mothers and sisters. “I... Read more»

Women at work: Judy Black Posted on 13 Dec 2016 in the Pest Talk categories.

Judy Black, BCE, notes that she has witnessed some significant change in the industry since she began working in it nearly 30 years ago. “While there’s still rarely a line... Read more»

Catseye focuses on customized care, communication Posted on 09 Dec 2016 in the Business & featured categories.

Catseye strengthens customer relationships through trust and tailored service. Customer relationships mean a lot at Catseye USA, says David Miclette, company president. “We grow and strengthen lasting relationships with our... Read more»

Heron: Referrals, rewards and the road to growth Posted on 08 Dec 2016 in the Business & featured categories.

Heron Home & Outdoor’s strategy for growth involves winning new customers by building value and rewarding referrals. Moments of truth — that’s what Greg Clendenin, CEO of Heron Home &... Read more»

Pacific dampwood termite facts Posted on 25 Nov 2016 in the Termites categories.

Pacific dampwood termite [Zootermopsis angusticollis, aka rottenwood termite] Author’s Note: Information was gleaned from Truman’s Scientific Guide to Pest Management Operations, available at the PMP Bookstore. Description The largest of... Read more»

How much will PMPs spend on products and equipment in 2017? Posted on 24 Nov 2016 in the Business & featured categories.

PMPs are spending most of their revenue where they always have, but growth sometimes allows them to up the ante. One telling indicator that a company is holding a good... Read more»

McCloud Services suggests criteria for selecting a PMP Posted on 17 Nov 2016 in the Pest Talk categories.

It’s good to see an owner like McCloud Service’s Chris McCloud getting out in front of the public eye with a positive industry message like the one contained in the... Read more»