AUGUST 1, 2018
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“Label restrictions limit treatment upon discovery of the colony — if you can locate it. Odorous house ants colonize EVERYWHERE.”

A&R Pest Solutions, Vancouver, Wash., in response to "What is the key to successful ant control" via Facebook.
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View PMP's calendar for a full list of industry events. Email the editors to submit an event.
Associated Pest Services 2018 Summer Conference
[Aug. 8-10 | Park City, Utah]
Michigan Pest Management Association Fishing Tournament
[Aug. 18 | Manistee, Michigan]
ASPCRO Conference
[Aug. 20-24 | San Antonio, Texas]
NPMA Rodent Webinar
[Sept. 10 ]
RISE Annual Meeting
[Sept. 23-25 | Amelia Island, Fla.]
Products that are new to the pest industry
SalesRabbit: Enhanced App
WorkWave: GPS Track
ShuBee: Respirator Wipes
Bug Off: Ant Workshop
Wi-Fi makes crawlspace dehumidification easier
The Mega Dry CS75 W-Fi Dehumidifier removes up to 75 pints of water daily from a closed crawlspace of up to 3,000 square feet. Control it from your smart phone without having to enter the crawl space.
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Photo: SenesTech ContraPest introduces Hawaiian forest research
The goal of the year-long trial in the Waianae Mountains, Oahu, was to determine if SenesTech's ContraPest could be deployed effectively and safely to reduce populations of Rattus spp. in a forest setting. See what the findings show.
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RELATED: Pestmaster orders ContraPest for California accounts
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What are your top business opportunities this year? What technical and business challenges have you faced so far? Share your input in PMP's 2019 State of the Industry survey.
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Amvac Wipe out termites with Amvac’s Navigator SC
Navigator SC provides pest control professionals with effective termite control. Termites transfer the active ingredient, fipronil, back to the nest, quickly killing the colony and protecting the structure against future infestations.
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Photo: Orkin Orkin studies brain's reaction to pests
Georgia Tech researchers partnered with Orkin to uncover how the brain reacts to seeing insects and other pests. Learn how the tests were conducted.
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Photo: Plunkett's Plunkett’s Pest acquires two new companies
Plunkett’s Pest Control Inc. acquired L&S Termite and Pest Control, based in Columbus, Ohio, and Bugeaters Pest Control, based in Lincoln, Neb.
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Photo: Aust Group Aust Group opens office location
The newly launched Aust Group opened an office in Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.
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Photo: EPS EPS refinance supported by Capital Southwest
Capital Southwest Corp. is supporting Concentric Equity Partners' recent refinancing of Environmental Pest Service.
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Photo: Terminix Terminix Triad is award finalist
The Triad Business Journal released its list of finalists for the 2018 Best Places to Work in the Triad, and Greensboro, N.C.-based Terminix Triad is among the companies on the list.
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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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Photo: ESACC ACE applicants can now apply online
Pest management professionals can now apply for the Associate Certified Entomologist program online. Learn more about this convenient option.
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Photo: Douglas Xtreme Pest wins PCOC banner contest
The Pest Control Operators of California announced the winners of the 15th annual Fumigation Banner Bonanza Contest, sponsored by Douglas Products and Vikane gas fumigant.
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Photo: KPCA KPCA hosts logo contest
As it enters its 70th anniversary, the Kansas Pest Control Association is holding a logo design contest. Entries are due by Friday, Aug, 24.
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Photo: NPMA NPMA awards deadlines are near
This year, there are several award opportunities with the National Pest Management Association for pest management professionals to highlight their accomplishments throughout the year. Check out how to nominate yourself or someone else.
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Photo: H.Gooch Submit your uniform photos
What do you wear everyday on the job? Share your pest control uniforms with us for a chance to be featured in the magazine! You can comment on our Facebook, or email
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Photo: Arrow Arrow promotes 2 to executive committee
Atlanta, Ga.-based Arrow Exterminators promoted Mike Strickland and Mickey Thomas to its executive committee.
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Photo: Douglas Douglas Products names chief business development officer
Douglas Products hired Vince Adams for the newly created position of chief business development officer.
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