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  • 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...

  • Thu Feb 23 2017

    Video: Learn About the Latest Offerings from Industry Suppliers

    At the NPMA PestWorld 2016 exhibit hall, PCT filmed videos from many of the pest control industry’s leading manufacturers. These informative videos highlight the latest developments at these companies, including new product introductions and ...

  • Thu Feb 23 2017

    Video: NCSU’s Robotic Cockroach

    Included in this month’s Rearview, is an update on North Carolina State University’s work with robotic cockroaches. N.C. State researchers have developed a combination of software and hardware that will allow them to use unmanned aerial vehic...

  • Wed Feb 22 2017

    ESA Announces Newly Certified, ACEs, BCEs Since Mid-January

    The Entomological Society of America (ESA) announced the latest group of individuals to earn ACE, ACE-International and BCE certification. The programs continue to grow with great strength. These professionals can now wear the ACE, ACE-I, and...

  • Wed Feb 22 2017

    UC-Riverside Announces Annual Urban Pest Management Conference

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. — The University of California, Riverside will host the 26th annual Urban Pest Management Conference on March 29 at UCR Extension. This day-long conference is for professionals in the structural pest control industry, but ...

  • Wed Feb 22 2017

    Go-Forth’s Fain Recognized as NCPMA’s 2016 Technician of the Year

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — The North Carolina Pest Management Association held its 67th annual Pest Control Technician’s School in Durham recently, an event at which they announce recipients for the NC Technician of the Year award. All companies who ...

  • Wed Feb 22 2017

    Poll: Service Vehicle Purchasing Plans

    PCT keeps a pulse on the pest control industry with our timely online poll questions. Our current question asks: What are your plans for purchasing service vehicles in 2017? CLICK HERE to participate.

  • Tue Feb 21 2017

    Truly Nolen Pest Control Promotes Hicks

    TUCSON, Ariz. – Truly Nolen Pest Control recently announced the promotion of Mark Hicks to manager of the company’s Broward and Palm Beach County commercial service office at 876 NW 12 Avenue, 2nd Floor, Pompano Beach. His territory includes ...

  • Tue Feb 21 2017

    House Ag Committee Approves Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act

    The House Agriculture Committee, last week, approved the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act (H.R. 953), legislation that would eliminate the duplicative permit requirement (National Pollution Discharge Elimination System permits) for use of pest...

  • Tue Feb 21 2017

    Colorado Tri-Flo Signs Distribution Agreement with Bed Bug Supply

    LONGMONT, Colo. — Colorado Tri-Flo announces an online distribution agreement with Bed Bug Supply, an online supplier of bed bug products. This agreement expands the availability of Tri-Flo’s bed bug thermal solutions to hospitality and pest ...

  • Tue Feb 21 2017

    Valley Industries Acquires A1 Mist Sprayers

    PAYNESVILLE, Minn – Valley Industries announced it has completed the acquisition of A1 Mist Sprayers, a Nebraska-based company located in Ponca that manufacturers mist spraying applicators for the United States and Canada. The purchase will d...

  • Tue Feb 21 2017

    CanGun1 Transforms Aerosol Cans into Professional Style Spray Guns

    ASHLAND, Ore. — CanGun1 is a patented pistol grip handle that snaps on to standard aerosol cans, transforming them into professional style spray guns. The product provides unprecedented control, and hours of effortless, pain-free spraying, ma...

  • Sat Feb 18 2017

    PCT Podcast: Hiring and Retaining the Right People

    PCT interviewed Brian Schoonmaker, president of Capitol Pest, Bethesda, Maryland, for the January PCT feature “Picking the Right People.” The article explored challenges PCOs are experiencing finding the right employees. In the following po...

  • Fri Feb 17 2017

    New York City Investigating Three Cases of Leptospirosis

    New York City is investigating three recent cases — one of them fatal — of a rare disease transmitted through rat urine that have occurred in the Grand Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx, according to the Department of Health and Mental Hygi...

  • Fri Feb 17 2017

    Dublin, Ga.-Based Allgood Pest Solutions Changes Name to Cingo

    DUBLIN, Ga. — Allgood Services, Inc., based in Dublin, Ga., has a new name: Cingo. The company has done business as Allgood Pest Solutions for 40 years. Only the name is changing — the experience built during those years, the commitment to ...

  • Fri Feb 17 2017

    EPS Recognized with Pair Of Business Awards

    TAMPA, Fla. – Environmental Pest Service has been recognized by The University of Florida and the Tampa Bay Business Journal for its rapid growth and the financial acumen of CFO, David Bradford, respectively. This is the 2nd year the company ...

  • Thu Feb 16 2017

    UF Entomologist Working on Zika Detection

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences entomologist will use a $200,000 grant from the Florida Department of Health to improve tests for the detection of Zika virus. In 2016, Florida saw 1,27...

  • Thu Feb 16 2017

    PCT Announces Winner of 15th Annual Photo Contest

    Ed Freytag, senior entomologist at the New Orleans Mosquito, Termite and Rodent Control Board, wins PCT’s annual contest with a photo he submitted of an acorn weevil. Freytag took this photo in late August at the Rockbridge Rainbow Trout an...

  • Wed Feb 15 2017

    NPMA Announces 2017-2018 Board of Directors Nominees

    The NPMA Board of Directors has ratified the candidates recommended by the NPMA Nominating Committee for the national offices of the Board of Directors. The following is a list of nominees for 2017-2018 Board of Directors. SECRETARY The...