NOVEMBER 21, 2018
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You said it “Don’t overlook electronics. In the '90s, I found a nest in Jimmy Buffett’s fax machine. I found 'em in a women’s toaster, and a favorite is stag horn ferns. #SOS -- SearchOutTheSource.”

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View PMP's calendar for a full list of industry events. Email the editors to submit an event.
Global Bed Bug Summit
[Nov. 27-29 | Denver, Colo.]
KPCA/MPMA Joint Winter Conference & Exhibition
[Dec. 3-5 | Independence, Mo.]
CO2 Owners Summit
[Dec. 4-7 | Raleigh, N.C.]
Real Green Solutions 2019
[Jan. 6-9 | St. Pete Beach, Fla.]
Purdue Pest Management Conference
[Jan. 7-9 | West Lafayette, Ind.]
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Marty Whitford New York Pest Expo 2018 recap
By Marty Whitford
“Either we grow or we go.” That’s according to Andy Linares, owner of Bug Off Pest Control Center and organizer of the annual New York Pest Expo.
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PMP STAFF Top proven control solutions discussed at PestWorld 2018
More than 3,000 professionals gathered to attend 70 educational sessions and share ideas on the 100,000-square-foot exhibit floor. Control Solutions Inc. caught up with a small sample at its booth to learn how they achieve control of the toughest pests.
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Kemp Anderson Terminix acquires A-Pro
Terminix bought A-Pro Pest Control, Campbell, Calif. Brokered by Kemp Anderson, the terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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AMERICAN PEST Nature's Own now offers chimney service
Houston, Texas-based Nature’s Own Pest Control has expanded to add Nature’s Own Chimney Cleaning to its family of home services in Eastern Texas.
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USDA USDA updates 'IPM road map'
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) revisited its National Road Map for Integrated Pest Management (IPM). The update culminates a yearlong review by the Federal IPM Coordinating Committee (FIPMCC).
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Bugwood Bird disease outbreak reported in Texas
A number of Eurasian collared doves near El Paso tested positive last month for avian paramyxovirus, specifically Pigeon Paramyxovirus-1, or PPMV-1.
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PPMA PPMA research fine-tunes rodent trapping
The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA) monitored how often a rat frequented remote sensors, and found certain odors attractive in luring rodents to a trap or feeding station.
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Cingo Cingo honors community heroes
Cingo launched the Circle & Shield award program to honor people in its Atlanta, Ga.-based communities who help make the world a safer place.
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Natural State Natural State helps out for the holidays
This holiday season, Natural State Pest Control is sharing the gift of safety by giving away a free bed bug treatment to a family in need in Northwest Arkansas.
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Redd Pest Redd family donates to MSU facility
Redd Pest Solutions' made a $50,000 contribution that will help fund a new termite technician training facility at Mississippi State University this spring.
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Leo Michael It's turkey time
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at PMP! Contest: Come up with a caption for this illustration by Dec. 1, for your chance to win a $50 gift card. Entries must be emailed to
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GPS INSIGHT The Challenges We Help Pest Control Fleets Solve
At GPS Insight, we help our customers solve their fleet related challenges by providing the information they need and assembling a team to help deliver the goals we establish together. For the right organizations, we deliver amazing results. Watch this quick video to learn more.
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Aust Group The Aust Group names M&A analyst
Upper Saddle River, N.J.-based The Aust Group, a mergers and acquisitions (M&A) consulting firm, appointed Nick Aust as an M&A analyst.
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Liphatech Liphatech hires northeast manager
Industry veteran Barry Pitkoff's northeast sales territory for Liphatech covers Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont.
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Truly Nolen Truly Nolen promotes in Fort Myers
Industry veteran Aaron Gutzdorf is now manager of Truly Nolen's Fort Myers, Fla., service office.
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