AUGUST 15, 2018
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View PMP's calendar for a full list of industry events. Email the editors to submit an event.
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.]
FAOPMA-Pest Summit 2018
[Sept. 26-29 | Shenzhen, China]
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Photo: Rollins Rollins celebrates 50 years on NYSE
R. Randall Rollins and Henry Tippie, present at the 1968 listing ceremony on the New York Stock Exchange, rang the closing bell for Rollins Inc.'s anniversary.
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RELATED: Rollins acquires Bakersfield firm
BASF/istock 90-day residual control of spiders
Spiders can be difficult to control because they make very light contact with treated surfaces, tiptoeing quickly across them. The micro-mesh encapsulation technology in Fendona CS by BASF, can overcome this challenge.
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Photo: UADA How to develop a pheromone mating disruption program
By Anna Berry
A McCloud Pest Management Solutions entomologist and training manager offers tips for stored product pest management.
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Mosquito Joe Dwyer Group acquires Mosquito Joe
Dwyer Franchising, one of the world’s largest parent companies of home service brands, acquired Mosquito Joe, a mosquito control services franchisor based in Virginia Beach, Va.
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Dr. G. Wegner Formosans found in California community
Thrasher Termite & Pest Control uncovered the first confirmed infestation in 20 years in San Diego County, Calif. Find out how the new colony was identified.
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Photo: Amvac ProVerde: Natural Born Killers of Pests
ProVerde products harness patented essential oil technology to deliver proven performance against roaches, ants, wasps and other listed insects. They are classified as Minimum-Risk pesticides by the EPA and are ideal for use in residential and commercial areas where human and pet safety is a priority.
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Photo: Pratt Pest Rentokil acquires Pratt Pest
The acquisition of Marysville, Wash.-based Pratt Pest Management, expands Rentokil Steritech’s density in the Northwestern U.S. market.
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Photo: Univar Univar launches Global Digital Hub
Featuring an innovative workspace with more than 100 digital experts, Univar's new facility focuses on developing a variety of industry digital solutions.
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Photo: PPMA PPMA revamps website for kids
The new content at is now also aimed at daycare, preschool and pre-k programs. Check out how pest management professionals can share the information and help educate children.
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Finally, bed bug blocking mattress encasements now cost less
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Photo: NCPMA NC PWIPM launches award
The North Carolina Chapter of the Professional Women in Pest Management launched the Administrative Professional of the Year Award. See how to nominate a deserving team member.
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RELATED: NCPMA names new board
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Photo: iStock/ Last chance: PMP's State of the Industry survey
Share your successes, struggles and predictions. Take our annual survey to let us know what 2018 has been like and how you are preparing for 2019. We are giving respondents the option to select a reward.
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Photo: Liphatech Liphatech expands district manager role
Liphatech expanded Northeast District Manager John Murphy’s role to include various technical manager duties.
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Photo: Truly Nolen Truly Nolen promotes SLC manager
Tucson, Ariz.-based Truly Nolen Pest Control promoted Brittani Linder to manager of its commercial service office in Midvale, Utah, serving the Salt Lake City market.
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RELATED: Truly Nolen promotes Vegas manager
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