APRIL 18, 2018
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"If we don't offer a good service, we hurt even those who do — and in the process, drive the consumer to the ‘can on the shelf.' "

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Digital Edition [Attorneys weigh in on the Amazon-EPA FIFRA settlement]

[Fiction: Crawley and the mysterious itch]
View PMP's calendar for a full list of industry events. Email the editors to submit an event.
ProActive Prevention Bed Bug Symposium
[May 10 | Irving, Texas]
NPMA Bed Bug Awareness Week
[June 3-9]
Global Summit of Pest Management Services
[June 4-6 | Cascais, Portugal]
2018 IPM for Food Plants Seminar
[June 5-6 | Hershey, Pa.]
ESA Pacific Branch Meeting
[June 10-13 | Reno, Nev.]
Products that are new to the pest industry
Bayer: Spring Fever Savings
Delta Five: Automated Insect Monitoring System
Rockwell Labs: EcoVia WH
Zoëcon Professional Products: Lava-Lor Granular Bait
Bennett PMP unveils 2018 Hall of Fame class
Pest Management Professional revealed its 2018 Hall of Fame class. Find out which five professionals will be inducted into the industry's premier recognition event Oct. 22 in Orlando, Fla.
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Miller Behind the scenes: PestLine hotline
By Clint Miller,
Clint Miller Exterminating

The North Carolina Pest Management Association's PestLine hotline allows consumers to contact the association with their pest concerns. Find out why the project was launched.
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Allergy Tech ActiveGuard is missing key to hotel success
The two key drivers for hotel success are guest satisfaction and profitability. The single key to a PMP securing a lasting relationship with hotel clients is ActiveGuard. Find out why.
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Research: Industry reaches $8.6 billion
The U.S. structural pest control industry generated an estimated $8.597 billion in total service revenue in 2017, according to a report by Specialty Consultants. Check out more industry statistics.
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Miller Miller Pest & Termite opens Missouri office
Des Moines, Iowa-based Miller Pest & Termite opened a new branch office in Kansas City, Mo. Learn more about the new location.
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Larue Pest Management celebrates 40 years in business
Fort Myers, Fla.-based Larue Pest Management is celebrating 40 years of business. Find out how the QualityPro-certified company has grown to serve thousands of residential and commercial clients.
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Truly Nolen International recaps 2017 franchise expansions
Truly Nolen International opened 12 new franchises in 2017, including locations in South and Central America. Take a look at the full list.
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Tekko An industry breakthrough: Combination Chemistry
Mike Brown, vice president of Pest Management Services, needs products that provide long-lasting effectiveness against cockroach and termite when treating sensitive facilities. That's why he's a loyal user of Tekko Pro and Fuse. Learn the chemical secrets behind the products.
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NPMA establishes Utah association
The National Pest Management Association formed the Utah Pest Management Association, the state's first association dedicated exclusively to the pest management industry.
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CPCO GA CPCO of Georgia schedules fall conference
The Certified Pest Control Operators Association of Georgia revealed its 20th annual fall conference will take place Oct. 3-5 in Atlanta. Get the details.
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NPMA issues Q1 QualityPro certifications
Ten pest management companies earned the National Pest Management Association's QualityPro certification in the first quarter of 2018. See the full list of newly certified firms.
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Virginia association LEAP applications open
The Virginia Pest Management Association is now acepting applications for its inaugural Leadership Enrichment Action Program (LEAP). Learn more about the program.
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Syngenta Take the guess work out of your bids with the Avitrol Bird Control App!
Are you new to bird work, or have you ever wondered if you're charging enough for your program? Your life just got easier! The Avitrol Bird Control app contains a unique bid calculator that will not only allow you to calculate your costs, but will even provide you with suggested amounts to charge. Our app is free, easy to use, and runs on all platforms (Windows, Mac, iOS, Android...etc).
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Copesan Copesan contributes $11,000 to scholarships
Copesan Services Inc. contributed $11,180 to Pi Chi Omega and the National Pest Management Association, which helped provide scholarship funds and research support to the industry.
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Video 2018 pest pressures: PMPs weigh in
Pest management professionals (PMPs) predict which pests they foresee becoming the biggest problem for the industry and/or their service area in 2018.
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Caudill Nisus shifts territory roles
Nisus Corp. added Jeff Caudill as its Midwest territory manager. He succeeds Harry Bryan, who was named manager of the newly created Mountain territory.
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RELATED: Nisus adds VP, promotes senior VP
Brown Massey promotes Florida GreenUP manager
Massey Services promoted Perry Brown to Southwest Florida regional manager. Brown previously was general manager of the company's GreenUP service center in Naples, Fla.
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