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Rollins Announces Organization Changes

02/14/2018

ATLANTA — Rollins announced that Beth Chandler, general counsel, has been appointed to the position of corporate secretary. Tom Luczynski, previous corporate secretary, has been elevated to the position of president of Orkin Global Developmen...

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Bed Bug Histamines Are Substantial, Persistent in Infested Homes

02/14/2018

New research findings could turn perceptions of the already despised bed bug from nuisance pest into medically important threat. A study from North Carolina State University shows that histamine levels are substantially higher in homes infest...

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Trelona ATBS Annual Bait Stations Webinar is Wednesday

02/13/2018

What: Trelona ATBS Annual Bait Stations Webinar When: Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. (EST) Registration link: CLICK HERE to register. Description: With their trusted performance, Trelona ATBS Annual Bait Stations are the newest product in...

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UCR Researchers Show How Insect Food Choice Can Be Manipulated

02/13/2018

(Photo: Image shows mouthparts in wild type flies (left). Pharyngeal taste neurons marked by green fluorescent proteins are shown in three different pharyngeal taste organs in the distal (red), middle (blue), and proximal (purple) parts of th...

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Suburban Exterminating Promotes Mathe

02/13/2018

SMITHTOWN, N.Y. — Suburban Exterminating announced the promotion of Patrick Mathe to technical assistant. The announcement was made by Bill Somerville, general manager. “Mathe’s aptitude and contributions have been invaluable and he embodie...

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Pi Chi Omega Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted

02/13/2018

Pi Chi Omega, the international pest control fraternity, is accepting scholarship applications until March 18, 2008. Pi Chi Omega has $9,000 to award this spring to four students studying entomology. Description: Recognizing the need for co...

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BedBug Central Survey: Activity in Central U.S. Rises in November

02/13/2018

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. — Bed bug activity skyrocketed in the central U.S. this past November shocking many bed bug experts. BedBug Central’s Bed Bug Activity Survey results revealed that the western portion of the country avoided the expected sl...

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Pest Boys Offers T-Handle Tool

02/13/2018

The "Termiticide Flex Plug System and Method" T Handle Tool is an optional part that can be used as an added safety feature from pesticide exposure, the company says. Now technicians can more quickly countersink each termite plug to an adjust...

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Finalists Photos from PCT's 16th Annual Contest

02/10/2018

CLEVELAND — PCT recently announced that Tom Myers, owner of All-Rite Pest Control, Lexington, Ky., was the winner of our 16th annual Best Pest Photo Contest. Myers wins $500 from PCT for his winning photo of a mosquito feeding on his arm. I...

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EPA Administrator Pruitt Signs Endangered Species Act Memo for Pesticides

02/10/2018

At the Jan. 31 National Association of State Departments of Agriculture Winter Policy Conference, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt signed a Memorandum of Agreement establishing an interagency working group to evaluate and improve the Endangered...

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Rose Pest Solutions Earns Angie’s List Super Service Award

02/09/2018

TROY, Mich. — Rose Pest Solutions announced it has earned the home service industry's Angie's List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service ratings and reviews on Angie's List ...

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New Guide Provides BMPs for Integrated Pest Management of the Brown Recluse S...

02/09/2018

Renowned spider expert Rick Vetter, a retired entomologist at the University of California, Riverside, and pest control consultant Stoy Hedges, have published a new paper on integrated pest management (IPM) of the brown recluse spider. The ...

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Bird Barrier America Celebrates 25th Anniversary

02/09/2018

CARSON, Calif. — Bird Barrier America is celebrating 25 years in business in 2018. The company "took flight" in 1993, offering just three products warehoused in a small facility in Redondo Beach, Calif. Today, Bird Barrier America operates an...

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Donnie Shelton Named CEO of Coalmarch

02/08/2018

RALEIGH - Coalmarch announced that Donnie Shelton, owner of Coalmarch and Triangle Pest Control, has stepped into the role of CEO, effective immediately. In 2012, Shelton’s Triangle Pest Control came to Coalmarch as a client. In 2012, Shelt...

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Tom Myers Wins PCT’s 16th Annual Photo Contest

02/08/2018

CLEVELAND — PCT announces that Tom Myers, owner of All-Rite Pest Control, Lexington, Ky., is the winner of our 16th annual Best Pest Photo Contest. Myers wins $500 from PCT for his winning photo of a mosquito feeding on his arm. The photo w...

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Snap-Off Tabs Added to TERRO PCO Liquid Ant Stations

02/08/2018

Prior to this new feature a pair of scissors were required to cut and open the station. Subscribe Edited by the PCT Staff Terro PCO Liquid Ant Killer Bait Stations (item# T300-NT) are now available with a new easy snap off tab which mak...

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Orkin Establishes Six New International Franchises

02/07/2018

ATLANTA — Rollins, Inc., announced today that the company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Orkin, has expanded its presence in South America, Europe and Africa with the addition of six new franchises in the second half of 2017. The franch...

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SenesTech Appoints Joe Malinowski as Vice President of Sales

02/06/2018

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — SenesTech, the developer of ContraPest, announced the appointment of Joe Malinowski as vice president of sales, effective Feb. 1, 2018. Malinowski joins SenesTech with more than 30 years of experience in the pest control ...

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Teachers Union Files Grievance Over Bed Bugs at School

02/06/2018

BUFFALO, N.Y.— As reported by WIVB, the Buffalo Teachers Federation (BTF) filed a grievance against the district for exposing teachers to unsafe and unhealthy working conditions. At issue is an ongoing bed bug problem at Buffalo Public School...

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Smith Promoted to Manager of Truly Nolen's Tempe (Ariz) Office

02/03/2018

Debra Smith joined Truly Nolen in early 2017 and was most recently in the company’s manager-in-training program. Subscribe Edited by Brad Harbison TUCSON, Ariz. – Truly Nolen Pest Control recently announced the promotion of Debra Smith ...

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Inspect-All Names Sheffield Vice President

02/03/2018

CONYERS, Ga. — Inspect-All Services, Conyers, Ga., announced it has promoted Joe Sheffield to vice president. He previously served as director of pest sales. In the newly formed position of vice president, Sheffield will oversee all aspects...

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Nisus Adds Linde Mills as PR and Social Media Coordinator

02/03/2018

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Nisus Corporation announced it has hired Linde Mills as public relations and social media coordinator, working from the Nisus corporate headquarters located in Rockford, Tenn. In this role, Mills will be creating public com...

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Univar Product of the Month: Termidor SC

02/03/2018

The Univar Product of the Month is Termidor SC from BASF. From Feb. 1 - Feb. 28, get $10 off per 20-ounce bottle. Termidor SC features include: Granule transfer effect on ants to kill the colony Nation's number one ant control CLICK...

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Fumigants & Pheromones Conference Provides International Perspective on Prote...

02/02/2018

Insects Limited and FSS will host the 13th Fumigants & Pheromones Conference June 12-14, 2018, at the Indiana State Museum in downtown Indianapolis. Throughout the last 25 years, this biennial conference has followed the theme Sharing Throu...

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Pest Control Supplies Announces Company Leadership Transitions

02/02/2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Pest Control Supplies (PCS), a leading provider of pest control equipment and supplies headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., announced leadership changes within the company. Will Shively has been promoted to vice president of ...

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