DECEMBER 19, 2018
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You said it “Motivation is making people love doing their work, so provide them (with the) best facilities, working procedures, and of course, reasonable, competitive payment.”

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View PMP's calendar for a full list of industry events. Email the editors to submit an event.
Real Green Solutions 2019
[Jan. 6-9 | St. Pete Beach, Fla.]
Purdue Pest Management Conference
[Jan. 7-9 | West Lafayette, Ind.]
73rd Texas A&M University Urban Pest Management Conference and Workshop
[Jan. 16-18 | Bryan, Texas]
Las Vegas Pest Expo
[Jan. 30-31 | Las Vegas, Nev.]
NPMA Legislative Day
[Feb. 24-26 | Washington, D.C.]
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Assured Env. Terminix to acquire Assured Environments
On Jan. 1, Terminix will close on its acquisition of Assured Environments, which provides commercial pest control services to many of New York’s landmarks, including Rockefeller Center, Madison Square Garden and the 9/11 Memorial Museum.
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Bugwood Why are H. axyridis going to the dogs?
By Heather Gooch
We just learned of a very unusual harborage spot for multicolored Asian lady beetles (ALB), courtesy of the Houston (Texas) Chronicle: The inside of a canine's mouth.
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NCM STAFF Effective products help build customer relationships
The team at ABC Home & Commercial Services, Houston, Texas, mainly battles cockroaches, spiders and ants. Ben Johnson and Steven Martin of ABC share why Control Solutions Inc.'s Fuse and Tekko Pro have been the go-to products for ABC's technicians in the field.
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Mosquito Squad Authority Brands buys Mosquito Squad
Authority Brands purchased international franchisor Mosquito Squad for an undisclosed price. Read more about the new partnership.
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Semarck Pest Arrow expands in Houston with Semarck
Atlanta, Ga.-based Arrow Exterminators purchased Semarck Pest Control, based in Houston, Texas. It will be Arrow's ninth service center in Texas.
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WorkWave WorkWave a finalist for business award
WorkWave was recognized as one of the finalists for the 2018 NJBIZ Businesses of the Year award.
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Eastside Ext Eastside wins BedBug Central contest
Eastside Exterminators, based in Woodinville, Wash., won BedBug Central's Free Site Visit contest.
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NCPMA NCPMA adds 2 hands-on courses
The North Carolina Pest Management Association (NCPMA) added a Spray School and a Bat Standards course to its 2019 Pest Control Technician’s School taking place Jan. 29-31 in Raleigh, N.C.
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Larry Treleven Sprague's Treleven earns 2 awards
Larry Treleven, vice president of Tacoma, Wash.-based Sprague Pest Solutions and a 2016 PMP Hall of Famer, was recently honored by both the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) and Washington State Pest Management Association (WSPMA).
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Marty Whitford Dr. Stan Cope: Pest Control and Public Health
Dr. Stan Cope, AP&G's VP of technical products and services, shares his expertise on public health and disease with attendees at Bug Off Pest Control Center's 2018 New York Pest Expo.
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GPS INSIGHT Pest Control Industry’s GPS Tracking Guide
The GPS Tracking Buyers Guide offers an unbiased view of what matters most when selecting a GPS tracking provider. Whether you are new to GPS tracking or looking to switch providers, the Buyers Guide has a wealth of insight to ensure you make the right decision no matter who you decide to select.
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Truly Nolen Truly Nolen promotes Lake Mary manager
Tucson, Ariz.-based Truly Nolen Pest Control promoted Jonathan "Jay" Ramirez to manager of its Lake Mary, Fla., service office.
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Products that are new to the pest industry
Control Solutions Inc.: Pivot Ultra Plus
Gilbert Industries: Insect Attractant Lamps
Pest Boys: Poly Plugs
VM Products: EZ Conceal Insect Station
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