DECEMBER 20, 2017
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Products that are new to the pest industry
Avitrol Corp.: Updated website
BASF: Selontra Rodent Bait
Ensystex: Sea Eagle
J.F. Oakes: 2018 Product catalog
View PMP's calendar for a full list of industry events. Email the editors to submit an event.
Real Green Systems Solutions 2018
[Jan. 7–10 | Saint Pete Beach, Fla.]
Purdue Pest Management Conference
[Jan. 8–10 | West Lafayette, Ind.]
Texas A&M University Urban Pest Management Conference and Workshop
[Jan. 10-12 | Bryan, Texas]
NPMA Eastern Conference
[Jan. 8–10 | Mashantucket, Conn.]
Pest Invasion Conference
[Jan. 10-12 | Oakbrook, Ill.]
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WCRA Rodent academy raises research funds
The West Coast Rodent Academy held a three-day workshop on urban rodent management at a University of California research facility. All proceeds benefit the work of Dr. Niamh Quinn, a Human-Wildlife Interactions advisor at the university.
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NPMA NPMA offers pest-free holiday tips
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has provided simple holiday pest-proofing tips, and encourages pest management professionals to share the knowledge. Check out the infographic.
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Collins to host Food Plants seminar
Collins Pest Management is hosting the 2018 IPM for Food Plants Seminar at the Hershey (Pa.) Lodge in June. Learn more about the event.
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EPS acquires Unique Pest Control
Tampa, Fla.-based Environmental Pest Service (EPS) bought Unique Pest Control, based in New Port Richey, Fla. Get the details.
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RELATED: EPS purchases Allied
CSI Further your
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Did you know you can make and apply pesticide foam with compressed air foamers? Control Solutions Inc. shares multiple little-known facts in an analysis of foam. Learn more and test your knowledge with a quiz.
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GPS Insight GPS Insight lands on 'Best Places to Work' list
GPS Insight was named the Phoenix Business Journal's No. 6 best place to work in the mid-size business category, which marks the fourth consecutive year the company received the award.
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Dayton's Pest Control wins local award
For the fourth year in a row, Dayton's Pest Control Services took first place in the best pest control category in Knoxville News Sentinel's Readers' Choice Awards.
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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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Scherzinger Kurt Scherzinger named Ohio association president
Kurt Scherzinger, vice president of operations for Cincinnati, Ohio-based Scherzinger Pest Control, was elected president of the Ohio Pest Management Association. Learn more about the PMP columnist.
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Arrow Arrow sponsors Atlanta Christmas parade
For the 20th year, Arrow Exterminators sponsored and participated in the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) Christmas Parade.
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Massey Massey hosts American Heart Association ‘knit-in’
Massey Services partnered with the American Heart Association (AHA) to stage a “knit-in," which supports the Little Hats, Big Hearts program. The program aims to collect more than 3,000 knitted and crocheted red hats.
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iStock How to convert pest control ‘do-it-yourselfers’ into customers
Pest management professionals (PMPs) discuss how to build upon the trend of converting pest control “do-it-yourselfers” into clients.
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Perry Bayer Environmental Science appoints head of marketing
Bayer named Burgess Perry head of marketing for Environmental Science North America. Learn more about his background.
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RELATED: Bayer restructures sales leadership
Tamialis Univar promotes manager to regional director
Univar Environmental Sciences promoted Nathan Tamialis, ACE, to western region director. He was previously sales manager for southern California.
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Haas Sprague HR director named on '40 Under Forty' list
Sprague Pest Solutions Director of Human Resources Leila Haas was recognized in the Business Examiner's “40 Under Forty” program, which honors outstanding business and community leaders under the age of 40.
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