APRIL 4, 2018
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"Love to hear of ‘mom and pop' success stories and this mom and pop are great people. Congratulations on 20 years of serving the valley."

Cindy C. commenting on "Critter Getter celebrates 20 years in business" 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.
World Detector Dog Organization Conference
[April 5-7 | Vincent, Ala.]
Mosquito Academy
[April 10-12 | New Orleans, La.]
UPFDA 50th Anniversary Conference
[April 17-19 | Chicago, Ill.]
ProActive Prevention Bed Bug Symposium
[May 10 | Irving, Texas]
NPMA Bed Bug Awareness Week
[June 3-9]
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Products that are new to the pest industry
BASF Pest Control Solutions: Trelona ATBS now with annual inspection label
Bug Off: Bed Bugs and Baseball
Syngenta PPM: SecureChoice Mosquito Assurance Program
Wildlife Control Supplies: Critter Pricker
Digital Edition [Tips for bird control success]

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Bob Villa April is National Pest Management Month
The National Pest Management Association held a satellite media tour with Bob Villa on April 3 to educate consumers about the essential role pest professionals play in protecting public health. How is your firm celebrating National Pest Management Month?
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Ant Looking for ‘ant'-swers
Are carpenter ants still king in 2018? Weigh in on this year's ant control survey to be entered into a drawing to receive an industry book — or even a $25 gift card.
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Bird Barrier Two is better than one
Termites, cockroaches and other pests can become resistant to treatments over time. By combining two molecules from different chemical groups, Control Solutions Inc. is able to both eradicate pests and prevent resistance.
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EPA fines Terminix over Hawaii incidents
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency fined Terminix International Co. $168,535 for misusing three different restricted-use fumigant pesticides (RUPs), at four separate locations on Hawaii's Kauai island.
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Syngenta extends program qualification period for six states
Due to the impact of snow storms to the northeastern U.S. in March, Syngenta is extending the qualification period for its 2018 PestPartners 365 Program and Cockroach Gel Bait Bonus. Find out which states are included in the extension.
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Growth equity firm invests in PestRoutes
Business management software provider PestRoutes accepted an equity investment from Mainsail Partners, a growth equity firm that invests in fast-growing software companies. Find out how the software company plans to use the capital.
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Hotel Hotels + Bed Bugs = Great Opportunity for PMPs
PMPs that understand the value of a solid bed bug prevention plan in hotels can create trusting relationships with clients looking to improve guest satisfaction and profitability. Find out how ActiveGuard can help.
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Copesan honors Holder's, Wil-Kil at 59
Copesan named Holder's Pest Solutions and Wil-Kil Pest Control 2017 Quality Partners of the Year. Learn more about the two companies.
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Credit: next143 Longtime industry sales rep dies at 59
Industry sales representative Thomas Nay Sr. died March 20 at the age of 59. Nay's 35-year-plus career included positions at Rockwell Labs, BASF and B&G Equipment.
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Bello Consultant Paul Bello wins CPCO of Georgia award
At its 19th annual fall conference, Certified Pest Control Operators (CPCO) of Georgia honored industry consultant Paul Bello with the Award of Excellence.
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Simpson Louisiana association honors Dugas president
At its annual banquet, the Louisiana Pest Management Association presented Dugas Pest Control President Laura Simpson with the Paul Adams Award of Excellence.
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N.C. association opens consumer hotline
To recognize National Pest Management Month, the North Carolina Pest Management Association (NCPMA) opened its PestLine hotline for consumers to contact the association with their pest concerns.
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Northwest Northwest Exterminating helps the hungry
Northwest Exterminating employees packed meals for starving children as a part of Feed My Starving Children's "From Hope to Hunger" initiative.
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PestPac More 5-star reviews = More customers, with PestPac® reviews
It's never been easier to manage your online reputation in one place. With PestPac Reviews, you can leverage your business's exceptional service & drive more reviews to your website, Facebook, Google or Yelp.
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Squirrel Quiz: Do you know these thirteen-lined ground squirrel facts?
Whatever you call this foot-long pest, see how well you know its anatomy and behavior.
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Smith J.T. Eaton adds Southeast sales rep
J.T. Eaton hired Joe Smith as its Southeastern sales representative for its pest control division. Smith's decades of experience include pest control, termite protection and landscape care.
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Lucht Environmental Pest Service hires CEO
Environmental Pest Service hired Shawn Lucht as its CEO. Learn more about his more than 25 years of experience working with customer-facing organizations.
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Hmelar Truly Nolen adds customer service trainer
Tuscon, Ariz.-based Truly Nolen Pest Control promoted Tonya Hmelar to the newly created position of Eastern region customer service representative trainer.
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