JANUARY 17, 2018
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"Excellent research … and I will start thinking like a roach now."

Fahad Malik, Al Jurf Pest Control, Dubai, UAE, commenting on “Becoming a great technician: ‘Think like a cockroach to beat it’” via MyPMP.net
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View PMP's calendar for a full list of industry events. Email the editors to submit an event.
NPMA Eastern Conference
[Jan. 18–19 | Mashantucket, Conn.]
Pest Invasion Conference
[Jan. 23 | Oakbrook, Ill.]
TPCA Mountain Networking Retreat
[Jan. 26-28 | El Paso, Texas]
2018 Wildlife Expo
[Jan. 30-Feb. 1 | New Orleans, La.]
NSPMA Urban Pest Management Conference
[Feb. 13-14 | Lincoln, Neb.]
Products that are new to the pest industry
Bayer: Maxforce Fleet
Bird-B-Gone: Instant Repair Patch
Catchmaster: Ovi-Catch
AGO Mosquito Trap
VM Products: IPM Square
Digital Edition [Women in pest management: You’ve come a long way]

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[5 questions with Wil-Kil’s Shane McCoy]
Gary Bennet PMP reports from Purdue conference
Pest management professionals at last week's Purdue Pest Management Conference seemed eager to learn from experts and earn continuing education credits. Get a recap of the 82nd annual event.
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Vandock Real Green Systems hosts Solutions 2018
Real Green Systems hosted its annual Solutions 2018 conference for users of its industry business and marketing software. Check out photos from the event.
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Pi Chi Omega What is Pi Chi Omega, and why should you care?
Pi Chi Omega President Dale Baker makes the case for membership. Learn more about the industry fraternity.
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Arrow Arrow acquires South Carolina firm
Atlanta, Ga.-based Arrow Exterminators acquired Moore’s Premium Termite and Pest Control LLC, based in Georgetown, S.C.
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Modern purchases PestRx
Brunswick, Maine-based Modern Pest Services, an Anticimex company, purchased PestRx of Northford, Conn.
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Arrow ES Arrow ES buys
A1 Superior Pest

Arrow Environmental Services, based in Tampa, Fla., bought Port Charlotte, Fla.-based A1 Superior Pest Control.
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Safer Home Safer Home Services opens new service center
Clearwater, Fla.-based Safer Home Services opened a service center in Lakewood Ranch, Fla., to serve the Manatee County market.
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Valley Industries acquires Comet USA
Valley Industries completed the acquisition of Comet USA, a distributor of a wide range of industrial high-pressure plunger pumps and accessories.
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Truly Nolen Truly Nolen chefs 'bring it' for contest
Six service offices in the South Florida District of Truly Nolen Pest Control staged the first-ever “Bring-It” Culinary Contest.
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 Edwyn Anderton/Foter/CC BY-NC-SA Rats may not have spread the plague
A new study shows it wasn’t rats that spread plague during the Black Death pandemic that killed millions of people in pre-Industrial Europe. Find out the surprising cause.
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Finally, bed bug blocking mattress encasements now cost less
You asked. We listened. We spent a lot of time talking "mattress encasements" with Pest Management Professionals and have learned most PMPs believe they don't have a bed bug blocking mattress encasement designed with PMPs in mind. Now you do! Introducing CleanRest's new Bug Tech mattress encasement, the preferred workhorse for bed bug jobs.
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Help grow Pi Chi Omega scholarships
Pi Chi Omega is not only looking to increase the Austin Frishman scholarship to $3,000, but also to honor the late Alain VanRyckeghem with a student scholarship, too.
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Massey Masseys donate $3 million for performing arts center
With his wife, Carol, PMP Hall of Famer Harvey Massey has given a $3 million gift toward the construction of the second phase of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Orlando, Fla.
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Jenkins How ABC’s app aids in customer communication
ABC Home & Commercial Services Austin (Texas) Owner Bobby Jenkins explains how a custom app allows its pest management professionals to effectively communicate service information to customers.
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Harris CLS promotes Harris to VP of sales
Central Life Sciences promoted Tracy Harris from senior segment director of sales to vice president of sales for its professional brands.
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Benitez Truly Nolen names
Benitez manager

Truly Nolen Pest Control promoted Jerry Benitez to manager of its Green Valley, Ariz., service office.
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