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  • Thu Apr 28 2016

    Rollins Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial Results

    ATLANTA — Rollins, Inc. reported strong unaudited financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2016. The company recorded first quarter revenues of $352.7 million, an increase of 6.6% over the prior year's first quarter revenue o...

  • Thu Apr 28 2016

    Bed Bugs Drawn to Certain Colors, Study Shows

    Researchers from the University of Florida and Union College in Lincoln, Neb., wondered whether bed bugs preferred certain colors for their hiding places, so they did some testing in the lab. The tests consisted of using small tent-like harbo...

  • Thu Apr 28 2016

    Current Poll: Drones for Pest Control?

    PCT keeps a pulse on the pest control industry with timely Reader Poll questions. Our current question asks: What are your thoughts on the use of drones for pest control? CLICK HERE to participate.

  • Thu Apr 28 2016

    Video: Legislative Day Coverage

    PCT recently returned from NPMA Legislative Day in Washington, D.C. In addition to providing news reports and photos for an online slideshow, PCT captured several video interviews. PCT interviewed NPMA’s Andrew Bray — who along with PCOs Bill...

  • Wed Apr 27 2016

    NPMA Announces Results of 2016-2017 Board of Directors Election

    FAIRFX, Va. - NPMA is pleased to announce the results of its annual board of director elections. •H. Russell (Russ) Ives (Rose Pest Solutions, Troy, Mich.) will serve as Immediate Past President. "This year is an extraordinarily unique op...

  • Wed Apr 27 2016

    In Memoriam: Bob Sadusky

    DOVER, Del. — The pest control industry mourns the loss of Bob Sadusky, owner of General Pest Control, Dover, Del. He was 56. According to his obituary, Sadusky “followed in his father’s footsteps, owning and operating General Pest Control ...

  • Wed Apr 27 2016

    Massey Services Shatters 'MAD in April' Records

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Massey Services conducted its annual company-wide “MAD (Making a Difference) in APRIL” sales event this month, generating over 12,000 new customers for more than $6.2 million in sales. The two-day event was held in all states ...

  • Wed Apr 27 2016

    NPMA to Host 2016 Global Bed Bug Summit

    FAIRFAX, Va. — Featuring industry experts showcasing the latest bed bug research and control strategies, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) will be hosting the Global Bed Bug Summit, Nov. 30 - Dec. 2, in Indianapolis, Indiana. ...

  • Wed Apr 27 2016

    Allgood Pest Solutions Announces Opening of Doraville Branch

    ATLANTA — Allgood Pest Solutions cut the ribbon at its first ITP Atlanta location on Feb. 19. Located in the Doraville neighborhood of Atlanta, Ga., this new Doraville branch provides easy access to I-85, I-285, and Highway 400, enabling Allg...

  • Tue Apr 26 2016

    Batzner Pest Control Named Top Workplace for Sixth Time

    NEW BERLIN, Wis. — Batzner Pest Control has earned it a spot in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Top Workplaces list for the sixth time in seven years in addition to a honorable mention. “The growth and positive change we’ve experienced is ...

  • Tue Apr 26 2016

    PCT, Arrow Exterminators Team Up for Business Development Virtual Event

    PCT’s Million-Dollar Club Virtual Conference, scheduled for May 18 and sponsored by Arrow Exterminators, will focus on business development/growth initiatives specifically for pest management companies in the $750,000 to $1.25 million range. ...

  • Tue Apr 26 2016

    ServiceMaster Acquires Catseye Pest Control’s Northeast Operations

    ALBANY, N.Y. — ServiceMaster has acquired Catseye Pest Control’s Northeast Operations, headquartered in Castleton-on-Hudson, N.Y. The deal closed on April 18. Terms were not disclosed. Founded in 1987 by John and Monica Gagne, Catseye has g...

  • Sat Apr 23 2016

    NPMA's Fredericks Interviewed for USA Today Article About Zika

    Jim Fredericks, vice president of technical and regulatory affairs, NPMA, was interviewed for a USA Today article about how the warm and wet spring has the potential to be a boom for mosquitoes and, possibly, Zika virus. In the article, Fre...

  • Sat Apr 23 2016

    New Research Provides Clues into Ant Communication

    In many animal species, physical battles and other aggressive acts determine a certain “pecking order.” In the world of ants, fights that involve biting and restraining often determine winners and losers. But what about battles that do not ...

  • Sat Apr 23 2016

    BedBug Chasers Expands to Long Island

    MANHATTAN, N.Y. — BedBug Chasers, a nationwide franchised bed bug heat treatment service company, is now servicing Nassau and Suffolk Counties with two Long Island locations – Massapequa and East Hampton N.Y. The BedBug Chasers of Long Isla...

  • Sat Apr 23 2016

    Fleetmatics Lists '10 States with Biggest Pest Problems'

    DUBLIN, Ireland and BOSTON — Fleetmatics announced the findings of an in-depth analysis of its pest control customers’ fleet activity in honor of April being designated National Pest Management Month by the National Pest Management Associatio...

  • Fri Apr 22 2016

    LiphaTech Presents 'Elevate Rodent Control Effectiveness' Event

    MILWAUKEE – Liphatech’s recent Elevate Rodent Control Effectiveness live event/webinar was a hit with pest management professionals, the company reports.. John Murphy, Liphatech Northeast District Sales Manager, and Ted Bruesch, Liphatech T...

  • Fri Apr 22 2016

    Fumigants & Pheromones Conference Attendees ‘Share Through Education’

    ADELAIDE, Australia — The 12th Fumigants & Pheromones Conference, a biennial conference on stored product protection, was held March 6-9, 2016 in the festival city of Adelaide, South Australia. The event, attended by 180 people from 26 countr...

  • Fri Apr 22 2016

    WorkWave Helps Client Receive More Than 1,000 Reviews in Four Months

    NEPTUNE, N.J. — WorkWave announced that its customer, Rottler Pest & Lawn Solutions, has received 1,012 online customer reviews and a 4.8 star-rating since implementing WorkWave’s Business Reviews product in late 2015. WorkWave offers a num...

  • Thu Apr 21 2016

    TruGreen and Scotts LawnService Close Merger

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- TruGreen announced last week it completed its merger with Scotts LawnService. Scotts LawnService is a former subsidiary of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. The merger of two companies in professional lawn service will bring m...