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  • Thu Mar 2 2017

    Case Study: ABC Adopts ‘Click to Buy’ Sales Strategy

    Bobby Jenkins, owner of Austin, Texas-based ABC Home & Commercial Services, successfully differentiated his company from others in the market by showing customers how easy it is to do business with his firm. When Bobby Jenkins realized that...

  • Thu Mar 2 2017

    Univar Online Store Makes Buying Easy and Efficient

    PMPs have come to rely on Univar’s PestWeb for information, tools and capabilities, including online buying. Recognizing the growing demand for these types of tools, Univar launched a new Online Store in March 2016, as part of an extensive se...

  • Wed Mar 1 2017

    University's Brunner Reaches $1 Million in Pest Control Sales

    TUCSON, Ariz. — University Termite & Pest Control announced that Doug Brunner has become the first commercial sales representative in company history to sell in excess of $1 million in a single year. Brunner has been with University since 199...

  • Wed Mar 1 2017

    Petri Announces Acquisition

    POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — Petri Pest Control Services announced the acquisition of Complete Pest Control of Pompano Beach, Fla. Petri was started in Miami by Hank and Ruth Petri in July 1956. Son-in-law Brendan Cavanagh joined Petri in 1972 and...

  • Wed Mar 1 2017

    Senske Services Joins the NALP New Safe Company Program

    KENNEWICK, Wash. — The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) is pleased to announce the addition of Senske Services as a participant in the NALP Safe Company Program, sponsored by CNA Business Insurance. The Safe Company Prog...

  • Wed Mar 1 2017

    Yankee Pest Control Helps Protect Old North Church from Rodents

    Previous Next BOSTON — As a longtime resident of Boston, Galvin Murphy, Jr., always has had a great appreciation for the area’s historical significance, including landmarks such as the Old North Church (read more about the church below). ...

  • Wed Mar 1 2017

    Crossing the Digital Divide: How to Connect with Digital Customers

    Over the years Ben Miller attempted to invest advertising dollars in the digital realm, but time and again these initiatives quickly became stale and out of date. “We just really struggled for a long time in trying to identify the best way ...

  • Wed Mar 1 2017

    The Uberization of Pest Control

    Jump back 10 years in time and imagine a customer calling their local pest management company at 11:30 a.m. and seeing if a technician could be out by 3:00 p.m. that day to treat for their Argentine ant problem. The call was not an emergenc...

  • Wed Mar 1 2017

    House of Cards

    Heather Tutton is co-owner of Ecoskan Pest Solutions, San Bernardino, Calif. She’s also an account executive with Worldpay, a direct credit card processing company. Combined, the two roles provide her a unique perspective on the pest control ...

  • Wed Mar 1 2017

    Connecting with Customers

    A look at the number of apps available for download will tell you that our business and personal lifestyles have forever been changed. From getting directions to ordering Starbucks to booking airplane tickets, apps are as ingrained in our dai...

  • Tue Feb 28 2017

    Ridge-Guard Prevents Animal Entry at a Roof’s Edge

    EAST GRANBY, Conn. — Ridge-Guard is a system for guarding against animal entry at the roof ridge. With the advent of ridge vents to protect shingles from overheating in summer and excess moisture build-up in winter, it introduced an easy acce...

  • Tue Feb 28 2017

    Orkin Supports CDC Foundation Mosquito Control Summit

    ATLANTA – Experts from across the country and around the world are gathering for a two-day event co-hosted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the CDC Foundation to discuss and further define innovative strategies for ...

  • Sat Feb 25 2017

    Scientists Working on Water-Resistant Ant Bait

    A team of researchers from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service is conducting experiments on a new water-resistant bait that has been showing promise, ESA reported. Baits for fire ants have mostly gone...

  • Sat Feb 25 2017

    Enviro-Care Supports Charity Golf Outing

    ORANGE, Calif. — Enviro-Care Pest & Termite Control, Orange, Calif., announced its sponsorship and involvement in the 6th annual Dad's Club Charity Golf Tournament. Proceeds provide funding to increase technology in Orange County schools. Env...

  • Sat Feb 25 2017

    Slideshow: Finalist Entries in 15th Annual Photo Contest

    PCT recently announced Ed Freytag as the winner our 15th annual photo contest. In addition to Freytag’s winning photo of an acorn weevil, check out the top 10 entries as determined by PCT judges. Retired Australian insect enthusiast Zol Str...

  • Fri Feb 24 2017

    Active Pest Control 200 Grand Marshalls Announced

    ATLANTA--McDonough, Ga.-based Active Pest Control is the title sponsor for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Active Pest Control 200 on March 4, 2017 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Active has partnered with Wounded Warrior Project and Childre...

  • Fri Feb 24 2017

    ServiceMaster Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financials

    MEMPHIS, Tenn.- ServiceMaster announced unaudited fourth-quarter and full year 2016 results. For the fourth-quarter, the company reported a year-over-year revenue increase of 5 percent, and, for the full year, the company reported a year-over...

  • Fri Feb 24 2017

    UCR Researchers Aim to Disrupt Egg Production in Aedes aegypti

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Mosquito peak season coincides with summer, which is this true also of Aedes aegypti, the mosquito that spreads dengue fever, chikungunya, Zika fever, and yellow fever virus. To develop its eggs, Aedes aegypti requires a b...

  • Thu Feb 23 2017

    Pair of Companies Win Angie’s List Super Service Awards

    Angie’s List recently announced the following companies as 2016 Super Service Award winners: Ballard’s Professional Pest Control, Kingwood, Texas; and Inspect-All Services, Conyers, Ga. Angie’s List Super Service Award 2016 winners have met...

  • Thu Feb 23 2017

    PPMA Calls for Participation in Termite Awareness Week

    FAIRFAX, Va. – With spring on the horizon, the industry is closely watching for signs of termite activity. After a rather unusual winter, swarms are expected to appear early and in force and companies are ready to respond. The Professional Pe...