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  • Thu Aug 25 2016

    Allgood Celebrates Opening of Relocated Rome, Georgia Branch

    ATLANTA, GA and ROME, GA — Allgood Pest Solutions celebrated their reloca-tion in Rome, GA with a ribbon cutting ceremony on August 4. Located near the town’s main highway at 710 Turner McCall Blvd, this new Rome branch provides easier access...

  • Thu Aug 25 2016

    Wil-Kil Names Shonkwiler Regional Manager

    APPLETON, Wis. — Wil-Kil Pest Control announced the recent appointment of Norman Shonkwiler as regional manager. Bringing 15 years of pest management experience to Wil-Kil, Shonkwiler will oversee all operations and business development, as w...

  • Thu Aug 25 2016

    Purdue Study: One-Sixth of Land on Earth Highly Vulnerable to Invasive Species

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - One-sixth of the Earth's land is highly vulnerable to invasive species, and most countries have a limited capacity to protect their natural resources from non-native animals, plants or microbes, a global analysis shows....

  • Thu Aug 25 2016

    Liphatech Names New Southeast District Manager

    MILWAUKEE, Wis. — The Pest Management Division of Liphatech welcomes Matthew Titshaw as its new Southeast District Sales Manager. Titshaw is responsible for representing Liphatech’s full line of rodenticides—including FirstStrike and Resolv w...

  • Thu Aug 25 2016

    PPMA Appoints Two New Board Members

    FAIRFAX, Va. – The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA) announced the addition of two new members to its board of directors. Marillian Missiti, president of Buono Pest Control, Belmont, Mass., and Steve Gullickson, president of MGK, M...

  • Thu Aug 25 2016

    Five More Local Zika Cases in Florida; CDC Issues Travel Advisory

    A new cluster of five Zika infections around Miami Beach has led the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue a warning for pregnant women to avoid the area of transmission, ABC News reported. In addition to the travel advis...

  • Wed Aug 24 2016

    Truly Nolen Announces New Director of Domestic Franchising

    TUCSON, Ariz. – Truly Nolen Pest Control recently announced the promotion of Greg Bohne to Director of Domestic Franchising. He will be based at the company’s Tucson, Ariz. Corporate headquarters at 3636 E. Speedway Blvd. Bohne takes over for...

  • Wed Aug 24 2016

    Environmental Pest Service No. 979 on Inc. 5000

    SARASOTA, Fla. – Environmental Pest Service is ranked No. 979 on Inc. magazine’s 2016 “Inc. 5000,” a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States based on revenue growth from 2012 to 2015. Sarasota-based EPS, a leader ...

  • Wed Aug 24 2016

    Syngenta-ChemChina Merger Clears Important Hurdle

    A U.S. national security panel has cleared ChemChina's $43 billion takeover of Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngenta, the companies said, boosting chances that the largest foreign acquisition ever by a Chinese company will go through, Reu...

  • Wed Aug 24 2016

    Nisus Holds Flood Damage Repair Training

    Nisus is hosting a Flood Damage Repair Training event today in flood-ravaged Baton Rouge, La. Nisus reps Ed "Ski" Szymanski and Creig Manson are on hand to give an update on wood destroying organisms with job costing and application techniq...

  • Wed Aug 24 2016

    McCloud Releases White Paper on Food Processing Facilities Training for PMPs

    SOUTH ELGIN, Ill. — Due to ongoing foodborne illness outbreaks and concerns, McCloud Services, a leading pest management company serving Illinois as well as Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee, Ohio and Wisconsin, is generati...

  • Wed Aug 24 2016

    Training by the Numbers

    The U.S. Census Bureau shows by 2015, revenues of professional trainings in the United States are projected to reach about $7.93 billion. More specifically, the Census Bureau shows revenues of computer trainings in the U.S. reached about $3.1...

  • Wed Aug 24 2016

    Online CEU Certifications: What to Look For

    Know what services your employees need when signing up for an online CEU training website. In 2016, the global e-learning market was worth $165.36 billion and is expected to continue growing. As more e-learning programs enter the market, it...

  • Wed Aug 24 2016

    'SPICE' Up Your Training

    Today’s pest management companies must train so that their least-experienced technicians and office staff have the benefit of the knowledge and skills that veteran employees have. It costs somewhere in the neighborhood of $10,000 to hire, t...

  • Wed Aug 24 2016

    Cook’s Open House Showcases State-of-the-Art Training Facilities

    Cook’s Pest Control, Decatur, Ala., has long been admired for its commitment to employee training and continuing education, a fitting tribute to its legendary owner, John Cook Sr., who passed away in 2009 following a distinguished 59-year car...

  • Wed Aug 24 2016

    Create Training Activities That Work (part 1)

    Training is how we take inexperienced new hires and turn them into competent pest management professionals. Training enables us to survive employee turnover while still providing uninterrupted, consistent service to our clients. Training ensu...

  • Wed Aug 24 2016

    Create Training Activities That Work (part 2)

    Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part piece. Part 1 appeared in the July issue of PCT. Now that you’ve made sure there is a real need for training, focused your thoughts, and zeroed in on desired end results, you’re ready for the fu...

  • Wed Aug 24 2016

    On Alert!

    There is a growing public interest in vector-borne diseases as a result of international media coverage of the Zika virus, and this is evidenced by the increase in media coverage as well as general consumer questions to industry experts – and...

  • Wed Aug 24 2016

    Job 1: Eliminating Conducive Conditions

    To control mosquitoes around a customer’s home, a pest management professional can spray the lawn and foliage with an insecticide, IGR, or repellent, or offer a misting program to dispense insecticide into the air. But if the customer doesn’t...

  • Wed Aug 24 2016

    Most Wanted: Aedes aegypti

    Although it infests only a portion of the United States, the Aedes aegypti mosquito poses a significant threat to the health and well-being of millions of Americans who may come in contact with this global pest control scourge. It is most r...