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Hall of Fame Inductee John Cook Built Company on Respect

October 12, 2015 By
John Cook built one of the largest pest control companies in the country on honesty, courtesy, respect and customer satisfaction. In 1950, after graduating from Georgia Tech with a degree in architecture, John R. Cook Sr. was ready to embark... Read more»
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Working Within California’s Strict Environmental Parameters to Manage Ants

May 19, 2015 By
Like many pest management professionals (PMPs) with years of experience, Willie Payne decided to take his industry knowledge (38 years of it) and use it to start his own company. That was in 2006, with three employees and one office... Read more»
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Ant Management All Goes Back to Inspection

April 24, 2015 By
For 25 years, John Kauffmann worked for large and small pest management companies in Florida and Georgia. He gained experience controlling pests that infested residential and commercial structures and lawns and shrubs, as well as controlling wildlife in various areas.... Read more»
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PMP Hall of Fame Profile: Dempsey R. Sapp Sr.

September 15, 2014 By
If the pest management industry had its own version of Mount Rushmore, Dempsey R. Sapp Sr. would be one of the four on it. The pioneer has been many things: a farmer, typist, WWII veteran, entomologist, pest control operator and... Read more»

PMP Hall of Fame Profile: Ed Bradbury

September 15, 2014 By
Ed Bradbury, CEO of Viking Pest Control in Bridgewater, N.J., is a marketing guy turned pest management guy whose entrepreneurial spirit shines brightly. Considering the success of his company, he can still be considered a marketing guy. And now, he’s... Read more»