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Vopak USA (PP&S Woburn) named as EPA 'Partner For Change'


On April 16th, 1999, George Williams, at the VW&R Woburn branch (58 Cummings Park, Woburn, MA 01801 - 1.800.888.4VWR) was notified by EPA Regional Administrator Mr. John DeVillars that the U.S. EPA accepted Van Waters & Rogers (PP&S New Engla...

Open Solicitation - Title: Farm, Lawn, Garden and Outdoor Application Products


Summary: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has released the attached Request For Response (RFR) to establish a Statewide Contract for Farm, Lawn, Garden and Outdoor Application Products. The Facilities Procurement Management Team plans to in...

NPCA Announces Mid-Atlantic Conference


NPCA is pleased to announce plans for a Mid Atlantic Conference to be held in historic Williamsburg, Virginia, from August 4-6. The conference will be a regional conference sponsored by NPCA and co-sponsored by PCOA of West Virginia, the Virg...

Rollins, Inc. Announces Acquisition And Joint Venture Agreements


ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Rollins, Inc., a nationwide consumer services company (NYSE Ticker Symbol - ROL) announced that its Orkin division has reached an agreement in principle with SC Johnson Professional (Racine, Wisconsin) on two strategic busin...

RISE Rolls Out


RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment) used its sponsored "e;termite tour"e; in New Orleans two weeks ago to begin its "e;Pests Are The Problem"e; campaign. The media and consumer effort focuses on public health ...

Tony Smith Named Director Of VW&R Professional Products &Services Materials P...


Tony Smith has been named Director of the Materials Planning Unit for VW&R Professional Products & Services. Tony, who has been the District Manager for the South Central District for the last five years will continue to head the South Cen...

Marketer of Over The Counter Termite Bait Settles Federal, State Charges


Last week United Industries, marketer of Terminate over the counter termite bait agreed to settle federal and state charges previously reported. The settlement calls for change in product claims as well as reimbursement to states for litigati...

Proposed Changes to Pesticide Education & Safety Training


A proposal by the 'Certification & Training Assessment Group' (CTAG) concerning changes to training, regulatory, safety, etc. of Pesticide Applicators Certification Program has been published for review and comment. The report is called 'Pe...

VW&R Announces the Addition of Two New Vector Specialists


(Austin, Texas) - Van Waters & Rogers Inc., North America's leading distributor of chemicals and allied products, serving structural pest control, turf and landscape, public health and twine markets in the U.S., announces that Kim Todd and Ly...

VW&R sponsors the NPCA First Annual Management Institute


March 21-23, 1999 "Are You Ready To Be A Better Business Person?" If so, register for NPCA's first annual Management Institute. Sponsored by Van Waters & Rogers (, this intense two day session features quality time wit...

EPA's Rodenticide Work Group to hold first public meeting


EPA's Rodenticide Stakeholder Work Group will hold its first public meeting on Mar 30. This work group was established to explore and recommend ways to reduce the risk of exposure to rodent control products. For more info see the EPA, Office ...

VW&R Opens New Office In Orange County, CA


In January 1999, Van Waters & Rogers Professional Products and Services opened it's newest facility in Anaheim California. ''We are very excited about this new facility'' said Marc Graham, District Sales Manager. ''The dedicated and talent...

Service-Sector Robotics


These days, microrobotics engineers from Tokyo University are shoving electrodes into living cockroaches...

Learning with Cyberbugs


University of Florida cyberbugs teach children about entomology.

Questions & Answers on the Magnesium Phosphide Reregistration Eligibility Dec...


Aluminum and magnesium phosphide - EPA has issued a Reregistration Eligibility Decision proposal (RED) for these two compounds. of these products and stakeholders will have 90 days to comment on the proposed new requirements. The proposal ha...

Respiratory Protection Advisor


The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) recently modified the requirements for use of respirators in the workplace. OSHA has developed a web site that details all of the requirements for a respirator program

Monster Bugs at the Zoo!


The Indianapolis Zoo had a pest invasion!

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