Tag: Michigan

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MPMA tournament sailed to success

August 27, 2018 By
With high waves and wind, members of the Michigan Pest Management Association (MPMA) sailed out for the Second Annual MPMA Fishing Tournament on Aug. 18. Lake Michigan tested the fishermen’s resolve, but they enjoyed the beautiful scenery of northern Michigan... Read more»
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Rose Pest offers brown recluse reward

July 11, 2018 By
To prove just how rare a brown recluse spider (Loxosceles reclusa) is in Michigan, Rose Pest Solutions is running a contest: Now through Sept. 28, 2018, the Troy, Mich.-based firm is offering a $300 reward, a free inspection and free treatment... Read more»
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MPMA to host August fishing tournament

June 20, 2018 By
The 2018 Michigan Pest Management Association (MPMA) Fishing Tournament will take place Aug. 18 in Manistee, Mich., on Lake Michigan. All proceeds benefit the MPMA Scholarship Fund. Cost is $250 per person, four to six people per boat. Participants must have... Read more»
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Griffin acquires Pest Arrest

May 3, 2018 By
Kalamazoo, Mich.-based Griffin Pest Solutions recently acquired Pest Arrest, Oak Park, Mich. This transaction further expands the reach of these two companies in Detroit and its surrounding markets. Terms were not disclosed “We have closely followed Pest Arrest’s fast-paced growth... Read more»
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Liphatech adds Williams for Midwest, Canada

January 26, 2018 By
Rich Williams is the new independent sales representative for the Pest Management Division of Liphatech. With more than 20 years of industry sales and leadership experience, he is responsible for representing the Milwaukee, Wis.-based rodenticide manufacturer in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa,... Read more»

PWIPM chapters look to grow in 2018

December 13, 2017 By
On Dec. 7, the New Jersey Chapter of the National Pest Management Association’s (NPMA’s) Professional Women in Pest Management (PWIPM) hosted its “Learn, Meet, Paint & Sip” meeting, which was preceded by a “Social Media 101” presentation by industry marketing... Read more»
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Join PWIPM for holiday painting party

November 8, 2017 By
Calling all women in pest management: On Dec. 8, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., support Toys 4 Tots with a holiday painting party taking place in Lansing, Mich. The event is sponsored by the Michigan Chapter of Professional Women... Read more»
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MPMA hosts fishing tournament

August 28, 2017 By
The Michigan Pest Management Association (MPMA) held a charity charter fishing tournament on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. Five boats with approximately 25 pest management professionals went out on Lake Michigan early Saturday morning. “This nice break from the busy pest... Read more»
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Australian Huntsman found in Michigan toddler’s room

July 13, 2017 By
A Michigan mother had a scary start to the summer when she found one of the worlds largest spiders resting in her son’s room in June. Jillian Duke walked into her son’s room and found what she thought was a ball... Read more»
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Michigan Pest Management Association celebrates successful ACE Workshop

March 6, 2017 By
On Feb. 22, the Michigan Pest Management Association (MPMA) sponsored its first Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE) Workshop, in conjunction with its annual winter meeting in Battle Creek. The morning workshop was designed to help pest management professionals (PMPs) become qualified... Read more»