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Tales of Transformation Strong Graphics, Effective Posts Help Boost Marketing Efforts
You don’t need an art degree or a big budget to create professional-looking marketing materials, according to Marie Knox, PCO Technical Manager, Product Development, Control Solutions Inc. During PMP's recent webinar, she examined software, websites, and services that can be used to take websites and social media posts to a new level. See how to get your company noticed. [ read more ]

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Truman's Scientific Guide
The "bible of the industry," the 7th edition of the Truman's Scientific Guide to Pest Management Operations is filled with hundreds of pages of detailed analysis of pests, methods of treatment, habits, habitats, characteristics and two new chapters including Bed Bugs/Other Blood-feeding Bugs and Principles of Pest Management/Green Pest Management. Now with more than 80 new photos, drawings and tables to enhance reader understanding of the subject matter.
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The Cockroach Combat Manual II
The Cockroach Combat Manual II
Industry expert Paul Bello teams up with Dr. Austin Frishman (AKA "Dr. Cockroach") to help you get to know your "enemy" — the cockroach. Think you know the cockroach? This book, one of the most informative, practical manuals for the professional pest control industry will make you think again.
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How to Help the Next Generation of PMPs
Andrew Miller is in the beginning stages of creating an organization modeled on Future Farmers of America, the Future Pest Control Operators of North America. Find out why he wants to give back.
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Bayer CropScience Unveils Finalists’ Videos
The Environmental Science division of Bayer CropScience LP revealed the five finalists for its Tales of Transformation initiative Each video is featured online; learn how to help select the winner.
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Etex Celebrates 35 Years of Electro-Gun
Since 1979, professionals have been using Electro-Gun to find and destroy drywood termites and other wood-boring insects. Learn why the product was developed. [ read more ]
EPA Registers XXpire WG Insecticide
Dow AgroSciences received federal registration of XXpire WG insecticide, an ornamental product that combines two new active ingredients. See when the product will become available. [ read more ]
BorActin Now Available in Mop Packets
Rockwell Labs’ BorActin Insecticide Powder now comes in a mop packet. Check out the expanded label and the other ways it is available. [ read more ]
WCS Acquires Snake Guard Snake Traps
Wildlife Control Supplies acquired the Snake Guard snake trap, a popular, low-cost option for humanely trapping nuisance snakes. Learn why WCS made the move. [ read more ]

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Featured Photo Share Your Uplifting Cancer Stories
PMP’s readers and marketing partners are encouraged to share their uplifting cancer stories for publication consideration in our October issue. We're looking for uplifting moments from current courageous cancer battles (i.e. new perspective on life, overwhelming support from coworkers, colleagues and loved ones, etc.); company involvement in cancer-related fundraisers and organizations; and interesting ways to memorialize a loved one lost as a result of cancer.

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NPMA Launches Shipping Program
National Pest Management Association offers a new program that gives members access to exclusive discounts on select FedEx small package services, freight, tradeshow, and specialized shipping services. Discover how to enroll. [ read more ]

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Isteben Isteben Joins Bug Doctor as Sales Specialist 
Stuart Aust, president and CEO of Bug Doctor Inc., announced Bahar Isteben will join the the Bug Doctor team as a sales coordinating specialist. Check out her experience in the pest control field.
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Marathon Data NJ Acting Governor Visits Marathon Data
Marathon Data Systems hosted New Jersey Acting Governor Kim Guadagno to celebrate the opening of its new offices in Neptune, N.J. Find out why she said she was proud of the company.
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Goodman Goodman Joins Varment Guard
Mark Goodman is serving as an apprentice with Varment Guard's senior technical director and staff entomologist, Dr. Gerry Wegner, who will soon transition into retirement and a consulting role.
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