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PestWorld 2014 PestWorld 2014 Mobile App is Live
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) created a free app for PestWorld 2014. Attendees can simply download this helpful tool for the event that begins October 21 using their iPhone, iPad or Android devices. Discover how NPMA has made it easier to navigate the show floor, communicate with fellow attendees, and plan your days so you get the most out of this year's event. [ read more ]

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The newest member of PMP’s team, Mike Joyce, shares three stories of pest encounters from his past, while making a solid argument against do-it-yourself tactics.
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LDG to Give Back at PestWorld 2014
The National Pest Management Association's Leadership Development Group (LDG) will host a "Give the Kids the World" event during PestWorld. Learn how you can support the cause.
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CBS Affiliate Interviews Bug Doctor about Camel Cricket Invasion
Bug Doctor President and CEO Stuart Aust and VP of Operations Tim Periard were recently featured on the CBS Channel 2 Evening News to discuss camel crickets. See what they had to say.
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Temp-Air Announces First Thermal Remediation Bed Bug Conference
Temp-Air Inc., maker of the Thermal Remediation bed bug heat treatment, will host with co-sponsors Mattress Safe and Bayer its first-ever educational conference on current bed bug research and treatment methods. Find out when the event will take place.
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Terminix Acquires Groupe Cameron Assets
Terminix has acquired substantially all of the assets of Canadian pest control company Groupe Cameron in a deal that will help Terminix further expand into the Canadian market.
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A Carolina wolf spider has been found in the Buckeye State, reports Fox 19 WXIX. Photo by Jim McCormac.
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NPMA Offers Pollinator Awareness Training
The National Pest Management Association developed an online Pollinator Awareness Training module to give members a baseline of knowledge about pollinators and the issues surrounding them. Check out what the course entails and how long it takes to complete.
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Pruitt Terminix Names Two to Boost International Group  
Terminix named Larry Pruitt president of its International division and says Jason Bailey, who was recently appointed VP of mergers and acquisitions for ServiceMaster Global Holdings, will also support the company's international strategy.
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Clendenin Heron Hires Pest Industry Veteran to Serve as CEO 
To take the company to the next level, Heron Lawn and Pest Control hired industry veteran Greg Clendenin to serve as CEO. Learn more about the man who now helms the 12-year-old company.
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Records Agri-Turf Distributing Appoints Lon Records CEO
Agri-Turf Distributing appointed Lon Records CEO, just days after its one-year anniversary. He will focus on long-term growth, market development and supplier relations. Check out the industry experience he brings to the company.
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Szymanski Nisus Corp. Designates Regional Manager
Edward “Ski” Szymanski joined Nisus Corp. as an area manager for Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming and Montana. Learn why the company considers him an asset.
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Zoëcon Zoëcon Announces New Regional Sales Manager 
Central Life Sciences' Zoëcon Professional Products division hired Mike Leahy as East Central regional sales manager. He will handle pest control and vector sales in Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and western Pennsylvania.
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