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Plunkett's Pest Control Acquires Varment Guard Environmental Services

02/02/2018

FRIDLEY, Minn. — Plunkett’s Pest Control today announced it has acquired Varment Guard Environmental Services, based in Columbus, Ohio. The merger represents the union of two highly regarded, family-owned companies and propels Plunkett’s into...

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MABI Injectors are New Technology for Termite Treatments

02/02/2018

MABI Injectors implement cutting-edge technology for safe and even application of termite and pest control chemicals. Applicators using these injectors can save money on products, plugs, patching, and cleaning time when performing a liquid or...

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Rollins Announces Q4 and Full Year 2017 Results

02/01/2018

ATLANTA — Rollins, Inc., announced unaudited financial results for its fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2017. On December 22, 2017, the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act ("TCJA") was signed into law. The fourth quarter 2017 and full year 2017 r...

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NMSU Research: Bed Bugs Can Transmit Chagas Disease Pathogen

02/01/2018

As reported by Entomology Today, new research from New Mexico State University shows that bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) are capable of hosting the pathogen that causes Chagas disease for up to 97 days, and the pathogen can persist even through...

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ABC of DFW Gives Back to its Community

02/01/2018

DALLAS, Texas — ABC Home and Commercial Services of DFW participated in a food drive benefiting Christian Community Action (CCA) this past holiday season. CCA is a local, community-based organization that helps the DFW community and is one of...

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Four Pest Control Firms Recognized with 2017 Angie's List Super Service Awards

01/30/2018

Angie’s List recently announced the following companies as 2017 Super Service Award winners: Safer Home Services; Inspect-All Services; Hometown Pest Control; and Termite Terry Pest Control. Angie’s List Super Service Award 2017 winners hav...

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Massey Services Adds Sid Funk

01/30/2018

ORLANDO, Fla. - Tony Massey, president of Massey Services, is pleased to announce the hiring of Sid Funk as Senior Director of Business Development. In his new role, Funk will be involved in all facets of business development, including new c...

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State Pest Control acquires Roach Busters Pest Control

01/30/2018

ORLANDO, Fla. - Tony Massey, president of Massey Services, is pleased to announce the hiring of Sid Funk as Senior Director of Business Development. In his new role, Funk will be involved in all facets of business development, including new c...

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01/30/2018

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Bug Busters Gives Back This Winter

01/28/2018

WOODSTOCK, Ga. — At Bug Busters' January company-wide training meeting, employees made 144 Winter Homeless Care Packages. The zip locked bag packages contained; gloves, socks, bandages, lip balm, blanket, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, na...

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EcoRaider Adds Dennis Judy as Technical Consultant

01/27/2018

EcoRaider announce that Dennis Judy, longtime training director with Allgood Pest Solutions and Hometeam Pest Defense, will support the company as its technical consultant. Judy, who started his career with Orkin, is a member of the Georgia...

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Liphatech Announces Williams as Midwest and Canadian Representative

01/27/2018

MILWAUKEE - The Pest Management Division of Liphatech has added industry veteran Rich Williams as its new independent sales representative covering nine Midwest states, as well as Canada. Williams is responsible for representing Liphatech’s f...

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Truly Nolen Holds Annual Manager Meeting

01/26/2018

TUCSON, Ariz. - Truly Nolen held its 15th annual Manager Meeting Jan. 16-18, at the company's headquarters in Tucson, Ariz. Managers from corporate service offices across the country as well as franchisees from the United States and Canada ...

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Industry to Capture First-Of-Its-Kind Footage of Termite Destruction

01/26/2018

FAIRFAX Va. — The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which serves as the public outreach arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), announces its latest research project, the Tiny Termite House, designed to show the de...

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Arrow Exterminators Opens New Service Center in Buford (Ga.)

01/26/2018

ATLANTA – Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators recently opened a new service center in Buford, Ga., to better serve the Greater Gwinnett community of Metro Atlanta. This new service center will help accommodate recent growth and provides career ...

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For Global Invasion, Argentine Ants Use Chemical Weapons

01/26/2018

(Photo: Using an action called gaster bending, Argentine ants dab irritant chemicals onto their opponent’s body. Photo: Choe Laboratory, UC Riverside). RIVERSIDE, Calif. — From their native home on the banks of South America’s Paraná River,...

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Bayer Announces 2018 Maxforce Winter Roach Savings Program

01/26/2018

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The Professional Pest Management (PPM) business of Bayer, within the company’s Environmental Science Unit, announced its winter savings program on solutions within the Maxforce Roach Control System. This program...

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Syngenta Announces Additions to Pest Management Team

01/26/2018

GREENSBORO, N.C. — As part of its ongoing focus to better support the pest control market across the country, Syngenta has enhanced its Professional Pest Management (PPM) team to include new marketing, sales and technical managers. As terri...

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Termite and Mosquito Academies to be Held in Louisiana

01/25/2018

The 6th annual City of New Orleans and Louisiana Mosquito Control Association Mosquito Academy will be held April 10-12, 2018. This 3-day event will offer comprehensive and in-depth information on all areas of mosquito biology and control, wi...

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NCPMA Opens 68th Pest Control Technician's School

01/25/2018

RALEIGH, N.C. — The 68th Annual Pest Control Technician’s (PCT) School is taking place this week in Durham, N.C. The three-day event includes pest management education, training and networking for hundreds of pest management technicians from ...

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Arrow Environmental Services Acquires A1 Superior Pest Control

01/24/2018

TAMPA, Fla. – Arrow Environmental Services has acquired Port Charlotte, Fla.-based A1 Superior Pest Control. The deal expands Arrow’s presence in the southwest Florida market and adds $1.25 million in annual revenues. “Arrow is proud to wel...

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Versacor Named a 'Best Company to Work for in Texas' in 2018

01/24/2018

SOUTHLAKE, Texas — Versacor Enterprises, headquartered in Southlake, Texas, was recently named one of the 2018 Best Companies to Work for in Texas. The awards program was created in 2006 and is a project of Texas Monthly, the Texas Associatio...

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Chuck Carney Inducted to GPCA Hall of Fame

01/24/2018

NORCROSS, Ga. — Chuck Carney, vice president, regional manager with Cook’s Pest Control, was recently inducted into the Georgia Pest Control Association’s (GPCA) Hall of Fame. Carney was honored during the annual Winter Conference in Athens, ...

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Rutgers Research Provides New Insights into Cockroach-Sanitation Link

01/24/2018

(Photo: Cockroaches, in various stages of development, caught in a trap by Changlu Wang's team. Photo: Changlu Wang) Your mom’s advice on keeping a home free from cockroaches and bedbugs is reinforced by science. To keep these pests from ...

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IGI’s CO2 Label Approved for Control of Burrowing Rodents

01/24/2018

ACAMPO, Calif. – The EPA has approved and issued a stamped label for the use of IGI’s CO2 as a pesticide to control infestations of harmful burrowing rodents and many other pests, which are listed on the master label. (The master label can be...

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