Tag: Pest Control Operators of California

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California moves closer to rodenticide ban

August 10, 2019 By
California's ban on second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides for use in the state, and first-generation anticoagulant rodenticides for use on state-owned property, is moving closer to becoming law. Read more»
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PCOC, Douglas Products sponsor website contest

July 29, 2019 By
Pest Control Operators of California (PCOC) and Douglas Products, the manufacturer of Vikane gas fumigant, sponsored a first-ever website contest. Read more»
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Rollins acquires SOS Pest Control and Termite

July 22, 2019 By
Rollins strengthened its presence in the Bay area with the acquisition of Campbell, Calif.-based SOS Pest Control and Termite. Read more»
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California moves a step closer to rodenticide ban

April 10, 2019 By and
Legislation to ban certain rodenticides passed the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee on April 9. Read more»
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1946 study looked to primary sources of secondary infestations

September 12, 2018 By
In this look back, we examine how the industry managed carpet beetles and clothes moths Read more»
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Roadtrip Roundup: PesTech 3.0 Explores Technology

March 4, 2016 By
Technology and how pest management professionals (PMPs) can best use it to work smarter was the focus of PesTech3.0, held Jan. 5-7 in San Jose, Calif., an area also known as Silicon Valley. Hosted by the National Pest Management Association... Read more»

Target Specialty Products helped exceed fundraising goal at conference

July 10, 2015 By
Target Specialty Products helped raise at this year’s Pest Control Operators of California (PCOC) Association Expo more than $15,000 for the University of California schools. The company hosted the annual silent auction with co-sponsors Drexel Chemical and Epic Brokers. The $15,860 collected exceeded the company’s... Read more»

Difference Maker: Mike Katz, Rentokil North America

December 31, 2014 By
As a child, were you fascinated by or fearful of pests? I never had much interest in insect or vertebrate pests. When and why did you first become interested this business? I went to work for the Pest Control Operators... Read more»