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Tailored GPS tracking
for pest control fleets
GPS Insight makes managing your vehicles and drivers easier. Do you have problems with employee accountability, proof of service to customers, or too many manual processes? We will help you eliminate these challenges! Contact GPS Insight to equip your fleet with the latest GPS tracking technology.
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View PMP's calendar for a full list of industry events. Email the editors to submit an event.
NMPMA Annual CEU Tour
[Sept. 26 in Las Cruces, N.M.]
VPMA State Technical Meeting
[Sept. 27-28 in Richmond, Va.]
Pi Chi Omega Membership Meeting
[Oct. 23 in Baltimore]
NPMA PestWorld 2017
[Oct. 24-27 in Baltimore]
New York Pest Expo
[Nov. 10 Fort Lee, N.J.]
Products that are new to the pest industry
Bell Labs: Contrac Soft Bait
Bird-X: Redesigned website
Syngenta: Advion Evolution Cockroach Gel Bait
WorkWave: PestPac App
3 ways to get more calls for pest control and which one is the best
In the world of digital marketing, it’s tough to figure out where you should spend your often-limited marketing dollars. You know you should advertise on the internet, but all the jargon and constant changes often make digital marketing seem, well, just too difficult. How do you know how much to budget for online marketing?
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If you handle flying insects, then we want to learn from your expertise. Complete our flying insect survey to receive two free pest management books.
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NASA How Hurricane Harvey
is hitting PMPs

By Heather Gooch
It is in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey that Houston-area pest management professionals will not only have to pick up the pieces of their personal and business lives, but also deal with the huge influx of pests.
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GPS Insight ranks on Inc. 5000
With a three-year sales growth of 62 percent, GPS Insight ranked 4,250 on Inc. magazine's 36th annual Inc. 5000. Find out more about the company that made the list for the eighth consecutive year.
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Arrow Arrow hires 2 interns from annual program
Arrow Exterminators hired two interns from its summer internship program. Learn more about the program and find out who accepted full-time positions at the company.
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CO2 conference adds to speaker lineup
Coalmarch Productions added to its CO2 conference speaker lineup, which now includes Bobby Jenkins, ABC Home and Commercial Services; Erin Richardson, All-American Pest Control; and Hamilton Allen, Senske Services. Get details on the conference.
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Pest Czar Pest Czar earns GreenPro certification, moves
Pest Czar received its GreenPro certification from the National Pest Management Association and moved to a new office in Towson, Md. Learn more about the family-owned company.
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Hard-to-kill or hard-to-find
Web-building spiders can avoid physical contact with treated surfaces and require application directly in their habitat. But how can you take down the arachnid with countless hiding spots? Learn their weaknesses and habits.
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Massey Services honored by Orlando Sentinel
Massey Services was named to Orlando Sentinel's Top 100 Companies list, which recognizes companies across Central Florida.
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Sprague to host food safety conferences
Sprague Pest Solutions will host two educational conferences in Washington and Utah to help food processing professionals improve food safety and understand regulatory requirements.
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IPM House IPM training facility features Sentricon
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service launched the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Experience House in Dallas, a hands-on setting for pest management professionals (PMPs). Learn more about the house, which features Dow AgroSciences' Sentricon System for subterranean termites.
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The U Group seeks new members
The U Group Pest Control Professionals is looking to add member companies with $3 million or more in annual revenue. Find out more about the group of non-competing pest management companies that discuss benchmarks in the pest management industry.
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Allergy Technologies to host West Coast
bed bug symposium in December

Allergy Technologies LLC, makers of ActiveGuard Mattress Liners, will host events at two California cities in December as part of its Proactive Prevention Bed Bug Symposium series. Discover more about the events.
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Fortson Your one-stop-shop for
pest control needs

Bug Off Pest Control Center is known for its career training programs, workshops, specialty courses and special events. Take a closer look at the company that offers "everything in pest control."
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MPMA Michigan association hosts fishing tournament
The Michigan Pest Management Association held a charity charter fishing tournament, raising more than $1,800 for its scholarship fund. Dow AgroSciences, Univar and Zoëcon also contributed to the cause.
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Agri-Turf Agri-Turf raises funds for cancer research
Agri-Turf hosted its Third Annual Malcolm Stack Charity Golf Tournament in Tustin, Calif. See how much money the event raised for the American Cancer Society.
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Smith Bill Clark Pest Control GM talks new opportunities
Bill Clark Pest Control General Manager Josh Smith discusses the pest management industry’s adoption of new technologies and opportunities to learn.
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Arrow Arrow Environmental hires 3 branch managers
Arrow Environmental Services appointed three new branch operations managers in Florida: John Judge, Tampa; David Jordan, Altamonte Springs; and Dave Johnson, Sarasota.
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Truly Nolen hires manager
Truly Nolen Pest Control promoted Rick Rice to manager of its service office in Chandler, Ariz. Take a look at his background.
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Cook's Pest Control makes
management changes

Brian Cook was named president and CEO of Cook's Pest Control. Cook succeeds Jim Aycock, the company's new vice chairman of the board. Take a look at the other management changes made by the company.
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Kunka Zoëcon hires south
central sales rep

Zoëcon Professional Products, a division of Central Life Sciences, hired Mike Kunka as its south central sales representative, primarily serving Texas and Louisiana.
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Thorley Central Garden & Pet Co. names senior VP and GM
Central Garden & Pet Co. appointed Trevor Thorley senior vice president and general manager of its Professional Brands unit. Learn more about his experience in the professional products market.
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