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  • Tue Mar 3 2015

    Home News Rentokil Acquires Buffalo Exterminating

    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Rentokil North America has acquired Orchard Park, N.Y.-based Buffalo Exterminating, a leading pest control company in Western New York. The deal closed on Jan. 6, and terms were not disclosed. Founded in 1954, Buffalo Exterm...

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  • Tue Mar 3 2015

    Home News Vetter Pens New Book on the Brown Recluse Spider

    | March 2, 2015 The Brown Recluse Spider, a new publication from spider expert Rick Vetter, educates readers regarding the biology of the spider and medical aspects of its bites, to reduce the incidence of misdiagnoses, and to quell misplac...

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  • Tue Mar 3 2015

    Rollins Acquires Critter Control

    | March 2, 2015 ATLANTA — Rollins announced that it has purchased Critter Control, the franchisor of the nation’s leading wildlife control company. Critter Control was established by Kevin Clark in 1983 and is headquartered in Traverse Ci...

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  • Tue Mar 3 2015

    Home News Truly Nolen Announces Ohio Expansion

    | March 2, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Truly Nolen announced two more independently owned and operated franchises in Ohio — Truly Nolen of Columbus, at 6171 Huntley Road, and Truly Nolen of Mansfield, at 49 Briggs Drive. The new franchises are ...

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  • Tue Mar 3 2015

    Home News Rentokil Acquires Buffalo Exterminating

    | March 3, 2015 BUFFALO, N.Y. — Rentokil North America has acquired Orchard Park, N.Y.-based Buffalo Exterminating, a leading pest control company in Western New York. The deal closed on Jan. 6, and terms were not disclosed. Founded in 19...

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  • Sat Feb 28 2015

    Home News Gerbils, Not Rats, May Have Caused Black Death

    Attendees of Legislative Day 2015, scheduled for March 15-17 in Washington D.C., will be greeted by many new faces in Congress, a development that could be positive for the pest control industry. The new LightsOut Lab-In-A-Bag Efficacy Kit ...

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  • Sat Feb 28 2015

    Home News UPFDA Announces Annual Spring Conference

    UPFDA Announces Annual Spring Conference The two-day event, being held April 21-23 at the Marriott at McDowell Mountains, Scottsdale, Ariz., will bring together representatives from across North America for sessions devoted to regulatory an...

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  • Sat Feb 28 2015

    Home News Fleetmatics Enhances its Field Service Management Solution

    Fleetmatics Enhances its Field Service Management Solution The company’s latest release dramatically accelerates time to cash for SMB operators by embedding a payment link directly into the emailed invoice that is generated. | February 27...

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  • Sat Feb 28 2015

    Home News Next Player to Score on Tuuka Rask Receives Free Lifetime Services ...

    | February 27, 2015 Boston Bruins goalkeeper Tuukka Rask is being giving the honor of having a newly discovered species of wasp discovered in East Africa named after him. Robert S. Copeland, an entomologist and Bruins fan who grew up in New...

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  • Sat Feb 28 2015

    Home News Braman Celebrates 125 Years

    | February 27, 2015 AGAWAM, Mass. — Braman Termite and Pest Elimination, Agawam, Mass., is celebrating 125 years in business in 2015. The company also announced it was recognized with an Angie’s List Super Service Award for 2014. “We ar...

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  • Sat Feb 28 2015

    Home News More 2014 Angie’s List Award Winners Announced

    | February 27, 2015 Angie’s List recently announced the following companies as 2014 Super Service Award winners: Arizona Pest Control, Tucson, Ariz.; Braman Termite and Pest Elimination; Inspect-All, Conyers, Ga.; and Gannon Pest Control, S...

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  • Sat Feb 28 2015

    Home News Aedes Aegypti Mosquito Found in California

    | February 27, 2015 CHULA VISTA, Calif. - A type of mosquito identified for the first time in the San Diego region last October was found again in Chula Vista, the county Department of Environmental Health reported Wednesday. The Aedes ae...

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  • Fri Feb 27 2015

    Home News New Study Addresses Impact of Millenials in Workplace

    New Study Addresses Impact of Millenials in Workplace IBM's business consulting arm has a released a study that analyzes the impact of Millennials in today’s workplace and the need for organizations to create multigenerational work environm...

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  • Fri Feb 27 2015

    Home Magazine More About Syngenta and its Products

    More About Syngenta and its Products ebruary PCT included a Q&A with Syngenta's John Dombrosky. In addition to the insights provided by Dombrosky, PCT’s online coverage includes a story on Zyrox and Syngenta's integration of new businesses....

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  • Thu Feb 26 2015

    Home Magazine PCT 2015 Top 100 Entry Form

    PCT 2015 Top 100 Entry Form PCT magazine is in the process of identifying the largest 100 pest management firms in the U.S., based on 2014 revenues. Please fill out the form and send it PCT by Friday, Feb. 28. A printable PDF of the form, a...

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  • Thu Feb 26 2015

    Home News ESA Investigating an ACE for the Turf Market

    | February 25, 2015 ]ANNAPOLIS, Md. —The Entomological Society of America is considering launching a new version of the Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE) credential. Currently the only ACE is designed to help structural pest management...

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  • Thu Feb 26 2015

    Home News Ecolab Releases 2014 Q4 Results

    Ecolab said its fourth-quarter earnings rose 17% on broad growth in the cleaning-products company’s revenue, led by sales in its energy and institutional businesses. The company expects its portfolio of business will help it turn in a strong ...

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  • Thu Feb 26 2015

    Home News Protect-A-Bed Releases New Bed Bug Testing Kit

    | February 25, 2015 CHICAGO – Pest control technicians now have the ability to select the most effective methods for treating individual bed bug infestations. The LightsOut Lab-In-A-Bag Pesticide Efficacy Kit is now available to assist the ...

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  • Tue Feb 24 2015

    Home News Legislative Day Preview: New Congress, New Opportunities

    Legislative Day Preview: New Congress, New Opportunities Attendees of Legislative Day 2015, scheduled for March 15-17 in Washington D.C., will be greeted by many new faces in Congress, a development that could be positive for the pest contr...

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  • Tue Feb 24 2015

    Home News Webinar: Fire Ant Management Using Baits

    | February 23, 2015 The next webinar in the “All Bugs Good and Bad 2015 Series” is titled “Fire Ant Management Using Baits” and takes place March 6, 2015 at 1 p.m. (CST). Description: Learn how to make the biology of fire ants work for yo...

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