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Federal Overtime Rule Struck Down

09/07/2017

A federal judge in Texas struck down an Obama administration rule that would have extended mandatory overtime pay to more than 4 million U.S. workers, siding with business groups and 21 states that had challenged it, Reuters reported. U.S. ...

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Standing Water From Harvey Creates Mosquito Concerns

09/05/2017

Dr. David Persse, physician director of Houston's EMS and Public Health Authority, told CBS News that a mosquito explosion could occur in the wake of standing water left by Hurricane Harvey. "In the short term I'm not too worried about the ...

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Pest Boys Introduces ‘Termiticide Flex Plug System and Method’ T Handle Tool

09/04/2017

The tool allows technicians to countersink each termite plug to an adjustable depth setting that he/she chooses. Subscribe Pest Boys announces the release of the firm’s Patent Pending “Termiticide Flex Plug System and Method” T Handle too...

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New York PMPs Needed for Rodent Research Project

09/03/2017

Editor’s note: Researchers from the New York State IPM Program at Cornell University and industry expert Dr. Bobby Corrigan are working on a research project with the goal of improving rodent management practices at food distribution centers....

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Speakers Announced for Upcoming CO2 Conference

09/02/2017

RALEIGH, N.C. – Coalmarch Productions has announced additions to its CO2 conference speaker lineup including Bobby Jenkins, owner of ABC Home and Commercial Services; Erin Richardson, President of All-American Pest Control; and Hamilton Allen...

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New Report: Global Pest Control Market Expecting Continued Growth Through 2022

09/02/2017

The global insect pest control market is projected to grow from $12.46 billion in 2016 to $17.3 billion by 2022, according to research firm MarketsandMarkets. The insect pest control market is driven by government regulations on food hygiene,...

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Bell Introduces Contrac Soft Bait

09/02/2017

MADISON, WI – Bell Laboratories announced that its Contrac rodenticide is now available in a soft bait form. Contrac Soft Bait is Bell Laboratories’ most extensively researched and tested rodenticide ever, the company reports. Throughout th...

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DynaTrap Donates Insect Traps to Golf Tourney

09/01/2017

DynaTrap has announced it will be providing its high-tech insect traps to protect fans at the Western Golf Association’s three annual golf tournaments, including the 2017 BMW Championship. DynaTrap will be equipping Conway Farms Golf Club i...

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Dates, Speakers Announced for Upcoming Purdue Conference

08/31/2017

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The 82nd annual Purdue Pest Control Conference will be held Jan. 8-10, 2018 at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind. This year’s conference features the latest research findings and field observations from renowned ...

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Texas Floods Bring Floating Fire Ant Colonies

08/31/2017

(Photo: A floating "raft" of red imported fire ants (RIFA) in North Carolina over land that normally forms the bank of a pond. The land had become submerged due to excessive rain and resultant flooding which inundated the nest. The raft is an...

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Truly Nolen Pest Control Promotes Steele

08/30/2017

TUCSON, Ariz. – Truly Nolen Pest Control recently announced the promotion of James Steele to Manager of the company’s Marco Island (Fla.) service office at 901 N. Collier Blvd. Steele joined Truly Nolen in August 2016 as a manager-in-traini...

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IPM Experience House Features Sentricon System

08/30/2017

INDIANAPOLIS - The IPM Experience House in Dallas is the newest hands-on setting for seeing the Sentricon System at work. One of just a handful of similar facilities around the country, the IPM Experience House is intended as a working classr...

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Arrow Exterminators Concludes 2017 Summer Internship Program

08/30/2017

ATLANTA – Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators announced the conclusion of another successful year of educating the next generation on the pest control industry through its summer internship program. The internship program was designed to introd...

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Slideshow: Additional EHS Pest Control Cartoons

08/29/2017

August's Rearview tells the story of how cartoonist Mark Anderson worked with EHS President John Stellberger to create a series of humorous and effective cartoon ads. Check out a slideshow with additional cartoons created by Anderson with inp...

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Allergy Technologies Announces California Bed Bug Symposia

08/29/2017

AMBLER, Pa. — Allergy Technologies, makers of ActiveGuard Mattress Liners, announced Proactive Prevention Bed Bug Symposia will be held Dec. 5 in San Jose, Calif. (Hyatt House), and Dec. 7 in Anaheim, Calif (Hilton Anaheim). These Symposia ...

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Arrow Exterminators Hosts Annual Fiscal Year Kickoff Meeting

08/28/2017

ATLANTA – Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators recently held the company’s annual Fiscal Year Kickoff meeting at The Grand Hyatt in Atlanta, Ga. With 300 team members in attendance, the two-day event celebrated achievements from the prior fiscal...

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Cleveland Tops Terminix's Newest 'Top 20 Bed Bug Cities' List

08/28/2017

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Just in time for late-summer vacations and students returning to college campuses, Terminix released a list of the top 20 bed bug-infested cities in America, based on service requests the company received during the first hal...

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Capitol Pest Makes Inc. 5000 List

08/26/2017

BETHESDA, Md. — Capitol Pest, Bethesda, Md., recently landed on the Inc. 5000, the magazine’s list of fastest-growing private firms in the U.S. Under the leadership of President Brian Schoonmaker, Capitol Pest has grown to a $2.5 million fi...

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Arrow Environmental Services Hires Three Branch Operations Managers

08/26/2017

TAMPA, Fla. – Arrow Environmental Services has appointed three new branch operations managers. John Judge will serve as the branch operations manager for the Tampa branch, David Jordan as the branch operations manager for the Altamonte Spring...

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Pest-Techs Wins Local 'Best of' Award

08/26/2017

MARANA, Ariz. — Pest-Techs Pest Control, Marana, Ariz., was been named the 2017 “Best of Marana” in the pest control category by the Marana Award Program. The annual award recognizes local businesses throughout the Marana area for using bes...

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Cook's Pest Control Announces Key Leadership Changes

08/26/2017

DECATUR, AL - Cook’s Pest Control recently announced several key changes in leadership of the company: • Brian Cook has been named president and CEO; • Joey Harris has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer; and ...

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Certified ACEs, BCEs for August 2017 Announced

08/24/2017

The Entomological Society of America welcomed newly certified professionals, including the first ACE-International in Sweden. ACE: James Brixius, ACE, (Rentokil/Ehrlich), Fort Lauderdale, FL. Certified on August 8, 2017 Robert Charles S...

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Agri-Turf Golf Tourney Raises $44,000 for American Cancer Society

08/24/2017

(Pictured: Lon Records (left), CEO of Agri-Turf Distributing, presents a check for $44,000 to the American Cancer Society. Kristen Thompson, Executive Director of the American Cancer Society’s Desert Coastal Area, received the check with Tad ...

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Massey Services an Orlando Sentinel 'Top 100' Company

08/24/2017

ORLANDO, Fla. — Massey Services has once again been named as one of Orlando Sentinel’s Top 100 Companies. For over 20 years, the Orlando Sentinel’s Top 100 program has recognized companies across Central Florida that are committed to making t...

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ServiceMaster Participates in Annual #WeServeDay

08/23/2017

MEMPHIS, Tenn.— On Friday, nearly 3,000 employees from ServiceMaster Global Holdings volunteered with community organizations across the United States as part of its fourth annual We Serve Day. ServiceMaster employees assisted with more than ...

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