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  • Mon May 1 2000

    FPCA Announces Convention Dates

    ORLANDO, FLA.—More than 1,200 attendees are expected at the annual convention of the Florida Pest Control Association (FPCA), which takes place June 20-22 at the Westin Innisbrook Resort near Tarpon Springs, Fla. "Building the Future ...

  • Mon May 1 2000

    ServiceChannel Offers Database for Facilities

    NEW YORK, N.Y.--ServiceChannel Inc., an Internet-based services company for the facilities management industry, has announced ServiceChannel.com, a Web application for property owners, facility managers and service contractors to streamline t...

  • Sun Apr 30 2000

    OSHA Warns Against Lyme Disease

    WASHINGTON, D.C.— According to a recent Associated Press article, the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is warning outdoor workers to be especially wary of Lyme disease. ``Outdoor workers are at particula...

  • Sat Apr 29 2000

    ServiceMaster Announces First Quarter Results

    DOWNERS GROVE, ILL.—ServiceMaster (NYSE:SVM), parent company of Terminix International, has reported first quarter revenues of $1.3 billion, up 21 percent over the first quarter of 1999, reflecting growth from acquisitions and base operations...

  • Fri Apr 28 2000

    CDC Unveils Plan for WNV Control

    BETHESDA, MD.—According to a recent Reuters Health wire article, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have announced a collaborative plan to minimize human exposure to the mosquito-borne West Nile virus (WNV) that killed seven...

  • Fri Apr 28 2000

    Arizona PMP is Roach Man with a Plan

    TUCSON, ARIZ.—Bruce Tennebaum, owner of Arizona Pest Control and better known as the "Roach Man" to the locals, has taken his annual summer cockroach contest to the extreme this year—he's offering $1 million, and he's gone national....

  • Thu Apr 27 2000

    Gale Named as Dwinnell Successor

    TALLAHASSEE, FLA.—The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (DACS) has named D. Wayne Gale to the post of bureau chief for its Bureau of Entomology and Pest Control. Gale succeeds Steve Dwinnell, who had continued serving...

  • Thu Apr 27 2000

    Zoecon Launches New Web Site

    BENSENVILLE, ILL.—Zoecon Professional Products has unveiled an interactive, solutions-based Web site at www.zoeconsolutions.com. The new site provides pest management professionals (PMPs) with customized integrated pest management (IPM) ...

  • Wed Apr 26 2000

    Unwarranted Warning for Pesticides

    Editor's Note: The following appeared in the April 21st edition of The Washington Times--and should be of interest to pest management professionals (PMPs): Unwarranted warning By Steven J. Milloy The Senate has voted unanimously to req...

  • Tue Apr 25 2000

    Ecolab Reports First Quarter Results

    ST. PAUL, MINN.--Continued good results from its major domestic businesses and improved results in its Latin American and European operations led Ecolab's (NYSE:ECL) first quarter as diluted earnings per share increased 23% to a record $0...

  • Mon Apr 24 2000

    Rollins Announces First Quarter Results

    ATLANTA, GA.--Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL), parent company of Orkin Pest Control, reported an increase in revenues of 15.1% to $149.6 million for the first quarter ended March 31, 2000 compared to $129.9 million for the same quarterly period ...

  • Mon Apr 24 2000

    New Environmental Technology Converts Pesticides to Carbon Dioxide and Water

    SUNNYVALE, CALIF.--CerOx Corp. has announced that, under monitored conditions, its CerOx Technology, in a full sized commercially operated system, safely and completely treated dangerous pesticides, converting them into CO2 and water. ...

  • Sun Apr 23 2000

    Rockwell's D-Sect Makes Debut

    Rockwell Laboratories Ltd., a new company founded to develop and market products exclusively for the professional pest management industry, has launched its first product—the D-Sect baiting and monitoring system. The D-Sect station is a f...

  • Sat Apr 22 2000

    PCO Pack Premieres

    Zoëcon now offers the Altosid PCO Pack for pest management professionals (PMPs). The lightweight pack, which contains Altosid 30-day briquettes, allows quick mosquito management. The PCO Pack includes 60 Altosid briquettes, which contain ...

  • Fri Apr 21 2000

    Insect Zoo Goes to School

    URBANDALE, IOWA—Brad Smith, president of Preferred Pest Control, recently enlisted the help of the Iowa State University Insect Zoo for a presentation he made to a group of elementary school students. The students got a chance to handle s...

  • Fri Apr 21 2000

    PMP Saves on Fuel Costs

    WOODBRIDGE, VA.—One month after installing VDO North America’s FM 100 fleet management system into seven of its vehicles, AAA Pest Pros is tallying a potential annual cost savings of more than $8,000 in reduced idle time alone. In fact, A...

  • Thu Apr 20 2000

    Fire Ants Can Migrate Indoors

    ATHENS, GA.—Dr. Beverly Sparks, entomology professor at the University of Georgia, reminds pest management professionals (PMPs) that fire ants can become a problem indoors during dry summer seasons. “They go inside to search for water,...

  • Thu Apr 20 2000

    Mitchell Earns Doctorate in Entomology

    DES MOINES, IOWA—Stuart Mitchell, staff entomologist for Springer Pest Solutions/AABLE Pest Management, has been awarded a doctorate in philosophy in urban and industrial entomology from Trinity College, Sioux Falls, S.D. He also received...

  • Wed Apr 19 2000

    Whitmire Micro-Gen Hires Woodward

    ST. LOUIS, MO.— Whitmire Micro-Gen has announced the addition of John Woodward as regional technical specialist to cover the Western United States. Woodward spent the last year working as the vice president/general manager of a pest ma...

  • Wed Apr 19 2000

    ESA Offers Family Member Discount

    LANHAM, MD.—Beginning in 2001, the Entomological Society of America (ESA) will offer a discount on membership dues for two ESA members from the same family household. The ESA Newsletter reports that the discount will entitle the family to...