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  • Fri Jun 26 2015

    Massey Services Acquires EcoShield Pest Control

    ORLANDO, Fla. — Harvey L. Massey, Chairman and CEO of Massey Services, announced the purchase of EcoShield Pest Control of Atlanta, Georgia and EcoShield Pest Control of Austin, Texas. “We are pleased to welcome the Atlanta and Austin EcoSh...

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  • Fri Jun 26 2015

    PCT Poll: Do You Provide Customers With Itemized Invoices?

    The distributor went public last week at a market value of $3.03 billion. Univar is a $10 million global distributor of specialty and basic chemicals from more than 8,000 producers worldwide. If German cockroaches could speak, none of us wo...

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  • Fri Jun 26 2015

    Reynolds Pest Management Expands Service Area

    The distributor went public last week at a market value of $3.03 billion. Univar is a $10 million global distributor of specialty and basic chemicals from more than 8,000 producers worldwide. If German cockroaches could speak, none of us wo...

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  • Thu Jun 25 2015

    UNL Soliciting Responses to Creative Advertising in Pest Management Survey

    The University of Nebraska—Lincoln (UNL) is seeking PMPs to take a survey to determine the type of advertising that pest management companies and pest control product companies use and the effectiveness of each type. The University of Nebra...

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  • Thu Jun 25 2015

    Weed Man USA on Forbes Magazine’s 'Best Franchises to Buy' List

    TORONTO – Lawn care franchise Weed Man USA was recently ranked on Forbes magazine’s “Best Franchises to Buy” list. “We are honored to be recognized by Forbes as an outstanding franchise opportunity,” said Jennifer Lemcke, COO of Turf Holdin...

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  • Thu Jun 25 2015

    Foster Named Technical and Training Manager at Bill Clark Pest Control

    The distributor went public last week at a market value of $3.03 billion. Univar is a $10 million global distributor of specialty and basic chemicals from more than 8,000 producers worldwide. Caruba, who staunchly defended the pest control ...

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  • Thu Jun 25 2015

    Bird-B-Gone Offers Bird Hazing System

    IRVINE, Calif. — Bird-B-Gone offers a bird hazing system that unites a number of important features in an easy-to-use pest bird repellent system. Bird B Gone’s bird-hazing system efficiently deploys a light haze of EcoBird 4.0. This indoor/...

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  • Thu Jun 25 2015

    Group Provides Heat Stress Prevention Tips

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs’ (AFOP) Health & Safety is hosting its annual Heat Stress Prevention Training Marathon to raise awareness and prevent heat illness among outdoor workers. The national train...

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  • Wed Jun 24 2015

    Conquering Pests in Commercial Kitchens

    If German cockroaches could speak, none of us would be surprised to overhear them waxing poetic about the paradise we know as the commercial kitchen. This environment has all the makings of the good life for these pests – food, moisture, heat...

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  • Wed Jun 24 2015

    Challenges and Solutions for Residential Kitchens

    Given the choice of servicing a kitchen call from a single-family home or a multi-unit complex, most PMPs would choose the former. Given the choice of servicing a kitchen call from a single-family home or a multi-unit complex, most PMPs wou...

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  • Wed Jun 24 2015

    Dead Rats, Roaches Found in Tampa VA Hospital

    The distributor went public last week at a market value of $3.03 billion. Univar is a $10 million global distributor of specialty and basic chemicals from more than 8,000 producers worldwide. Caruba, who staunchly defended the pest control ...

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  • Wed Jun 24 2015

    Bayer Recognizes National Mosquito Control Awareness Week

    The manufacturer promotes how crucial public mosquito control is to the health and well-being of communities across the country. RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, continues to emphasiz...

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  • Wed Jun 24 2015

    Photo Review: A Sneak Peak of 'Ant-Man'

    The pest control industry is anxiously awaiting the July 17 release of “Ant-Man,” the latest insect-inspired superhero hit the big screens. “Ant-Man” tells the tale of master thief Scott Lang (Paul Rudd), who joins forces with his mentor, D...

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  • Tue Jun 23 2015

    Cockroach Q&A

    Dr. Coby Shal of North Carolina State University says scientists are well on their way to sequencing the full genome of the German cockroach, offering the hope of novel new pesticides designed to control this highly adaptable pest that has su...

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  • Tue Jun 23 2015

    Cockroaches: Fact or Fiction

    Do albino cockroaches exist? Do females need males to reproduce? Can cockroaches live without water for more than a month? What does it take to drown a cockroach? Will cockroaches survive a nuclear war? Editor’s Note: In this excerpt from t...

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  • Tue Jun 23 2015

    The Rise and Fall of German Cockroaches

    In food plants, employees are often the source for cockroach infestations. Editor’s note: The following article originally appeared in the March/April 2013 edition of GIE Media’s Quality Assurance & Food Safety magazine. Cockroaches are a...

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  • Tue Jun 23 2015

    PMPs Recommend a Variety of Products and Treatment Techniques for Cockroach C...

    The distributor went public last week at a market value of $3.03 billion. Univar is a $10 million global distributor of specialty and basic chemicals from more than 8,000 producers worldwide. Caruba, who staunchly defended the pest control ...

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  • Tue Jun 23 2015

    Roach Killin' In the Good Old Days

    By taking a look back at "where we've been" in the structural pest management industry, we can often gain insight as to where we may be headed. In the case of cockroach control, we should be consistent practitioners of Integrated Pest Managem...

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  • Tue Jun 23 2015

    Customer Communication and Collaboration: Critical to Success

    Whether in a commercial or residential account, resolving kitchen pest issues requires a collaborative effort between the PMP and customer. Your technicians can do everything right, but if your customer ignores the need for sound sanitation p...

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  • Tue Jun 23 2015

    Common Kitchen Pests

    Here’s a quick rundown of the types of pests you’re likely to see in kitchen settings. Here’s a quick rundown of the types of pests you’re likely to see in kitchen settings: Cockroaches Types: German (by far the most prevalent), America...

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