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  • Tue Jul 14 2015

    Fundraising Goal Exceeded at 2015 PCOC Conference

    SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. — Target Specialty Products announced that it exceeded its fundraising goal and raised $15,860 at the Annual PCOC (Pest Control Operators of California Association) Expo 2015 on June 26th. In support of the Company’...

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  • Tue Jul 14 2015

    Researchers Study How Termites Evolved from Cockroaches

    Scientists have discovered termites evolved from cockroaches 170 million years ago, probably in Africa or Asia. Termites evolved from cockroaches by acquiring the ability to digest cellulose, the main compound in plant cell walls (and wood)...

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  • Tue Jul 14 2015

    LEGO Pests Make for a Fun Rentokil Promotion

    Earlier this year, Rentokil introduced the company’s Pest ID feature to its Australian customers. Here’s how it works: • Visitors to the Rentokil Pest ID page access the drop-down menu and choose whether the pest they have seen is either a ...

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  • Tue Jul 14 2015

    Study Asks if Bed Bugs Can Carry Trench Fever

    International researchers are examining if Bartonella quintana, the etiologic agent of trench fever and other human diseases, can be carried by bed bugs. BACKGROUND. Bartonella quintana, the etiologic agent of trench fever and other human d...

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  • Tue Jul 14 2015

    Rodents, Roaches Close Pair of Tampa Area Restaurants

    State inspectors found evidence of rodents and roaches during recent inspections and temporarily closed two Tampa Bay eateries from June 29 through July 2, 2015, WFLA.com reports. Fried Rice King located at 6117 N. Florida Ave., Tampa, was ...

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  • Tue Jul 14 2015

    Guardian Pest to Break Ground on New HQ

    DULUTH, Minn. — Guardian Pest Solutions and the City of Superior, Wis., will be holding a ground breaking ceremony on July 21, at 2 p.m., for Guardian’s new corporate headquarters. Guardian Pest Solutions is moving from its current location...

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  • Tue Jul 14 2015

    Reminder: Technician of the Year Nominations Due July 18

    CLEVELAND — PCT has launched its annual Technician of the Year awards program. The awards, sponsored by BASF Pest Control Solutions, recognize a trio of standout service professionals in the residential, commercial and termite categories. B...

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  • Tue Jul 14 2015

    PCT Online Redesigned to Better Serve Mobile Users

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — The PCT Media Group is pleased to announce a completely redesigned and updated version of PCT Online, which has been optimized for easier navigation, especially for PCT Online’s fastest-growing user segment — mobile users. ...

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  • Sat Jul 11 2015

    PCOs Meet With U.S. Rep Collins

    LULA, Ga. — Following an invitation extended during the National Pest Management Association’s Legislative Day on Capitol Hill in March, Congressman Doug Collins met with pest management professionals whose businesses serve the 9th district. ...

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  • Sat Jul 11 2015

    Fundraising Goal Exceeded at 2015 PCOC Conference

    SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. — Target Specialty Products announced that it exceeded its fundraising goal and raised $15,860 at the Annual PCOC (Pest Control Operators of California Association) Expo 2015 on June 26th. In support of the Company’...

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  • Fri Jul 10 2015

    Researchers Study How Termites Evolved from Cockroachesers

    Scientists have discovered termites evolved from cockroaches 170 million years ago, probably in Africa or Asia. Termites evolved from cockroaches by acquiring the ability to digest cellulose, the main compound in plant cell walls (and wood)...

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  • Fri Jul 10 2015

    NPMA Announces Newly Certified QualityPro Companies

    Eight companies earned QualityPro, QualityPro Canada and GreenPro certifications. FAIRFAX, Va. — The National Pest Management Association announced companies that recently earned QualityPro designations. The following companies are now Qu...

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  • Fri Jul 10 2015

    Guardian Pest to Break Ground on New HQ

    DULUTH, Minn. — Guardian Pest Solutions and the City of Superior, Wis., will be holding a ground breaking ceremony on July 21, at 2 p.m., for Guardian’s new corporate headquarters. Guardian Pest Solutions is moving from its current location...

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  • Fri Jul 10 2015

    Poll: Why Don't You Offer Lawn Services?

    The three-page fact sheet covers the tawny crazy ant’s distribution, description, colonies and feeding habits. Kevin Welzel was invited by The Walt Disney Studios to participate on the red carpet. To promote Rentokil's new PestID tool to ...

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  • Thu Jul 9 2015

    Bird-X Introduces Single-Speaker GooseBuster PRO

    The new single-speaker GooseBuster PRO humanely scares geese away from areas up to an acre and a half. Bird-X, Inc.introduces its newest product, which has been developed with over 30 years’ research and field tests. The new single-speaker ...

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  • Thu Jul 9 2015

    NCPMA Launches Video Series

    RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina Pest Management Association (NCPMA) launched a new video series designed to educate North Carolinians about pest management issues and association programs. The first video is about the association’s Wood-De...

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  • Thu Jul 9 2015

    LEGO Pests Make for a Fun Rentokil Promotion

    To promote Rentokil's new PestID tool to its Australian customers the Rentokil creative team turned to an old, but still relevant and popular-as-ever toy: LEGOs. Earlier this year, Rentokil introduced the company’s Pest ID feature to its Au...

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  • Thu Jul 9 2015

    Fumigation Companies Compete in 12th Annual Banner Contest

    Nix Termite tops list of 2015 entries. LIBERTY, Mo. — Pest Control Operators of California (PCOC) announced the winners of the 12th annual Fumigation Banner Bonanza Contest, sponsored by Vikane gas fumigant. The contest recognizes Californi...

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  • Wed Jul 8 2015

    IPM for Food Plants Seminar Set for Sept. 29-30 in California

    This program is ideally suited for QA and food safety managers, pest management professionals. Industry experts will share their knowledge of food safety and science based IPM strategies. For those of you who missed the IPM Seminar in June,...

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  • Wed Jul 8 2015

    BRANDT to Begin Marketing to PCO Segment

    Industry veteran Mo Rachadi joins the company as PCO Business Manager. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – BRANDT, a leading manufacturer of specialty products for the turf and agriculture markets, announced that Dr. Mohamed Rachadi has joined BRANDT’s Spe...

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