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BASF Launches Pest Perks Program

01/23/2018

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Pest management professionals (PMPs) will now be able to receive rewards for purchasing solutions from the entire BASF pest portfolio through the company’s Pest Perks program. The Pest Perks program provides c...

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Critter Getter Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary

01/23/2018

(Pictured: Chris Fitzgerald and son Ashton) MESA, Ariz. — Critter Getter Pest Control and Wildlife Services, Mesa, Ariz., is celebrating 20 years in business in 2018. The Arizona firm was founded in 1998 by Susan and Chris Fitzgerald, a p...

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NJ Pest Earns VA Designation

01/20/2018

RANDOLPH, N.J. – The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, Center for Verification and Evaluation announced today that NJ Pest has been verified as a Service-Disable Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). NJ Pest has gone through an extensive v...

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British Airways Flight Grounded by Bed Bugs

01/20/2018

British Airways was forced to ground a plane after crew walked out because it was crawling with bed bugs, Dailymail.co.uk reported. According to the article, the crew allegedly walked out shortly before take off from Heathrow to Ghana; a re...

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Purdue Conference Recognizes 10- and 25-Year Attendees

01/20/2018

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — At the Purdue Pest Management Conference in January, 10- and 25-year attendees were recognized. Ten year awards went to: Bob Andrews and Masha Fardisi, Kevin Gibson, Bret Lee and Charles McMahon.(Bob Andrews and Masha...

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NWCOA Announces Upcoming Wildlife Management Meetings

01/20/2018

The National Wildlife Control Operators Association (NWCOA) announced it will be holding events in Colorado, Montana and California in February and March. Upcoming events include: COLORADO The NWCOA Certified Basic Wildlife Operator Tra...

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Label Training Modules for Trelona ATBS and Selontra Rodent Bait Now Live

01/20/2018

CLEVELAND, Ohio — PCT’s Distance Learning Center continues to expand with the addition of the following label training modules from BASF: Trelona ATBS Annual Bait Stations and Selontra Rodent Bait. These and other label training modules are...

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Isuzu Commercial Breaks Sales Records

01/20/2018

ANAHEIM, Calif.—Isuzu Commercial Truck of America announced that it shattered two sales records in 2017, making last year its new benchmark for retail sales of Isuzu-brand trucks and sales of Isuzu parts. This marks the fourth third year in a...

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Central Life Sciences Promotes Tracy Harris

01/20/2018

SCHAUMBURG,Ill. — Central Life Sciences announced the promotion of Tracy L. Harris III to vice president of sales and professional brands. In his expanded role, Harris will oversee the sales leadership responsibilities for the professional ...

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ChemTec Earns 2017 Angie’s List Super Service Award

01/19/2018

SADDLE BROOK, N.J. — ChemTec Pest Control announced that it has again earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service ratings a...

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Arrow Exterminators Acquires Moore’s Premium Termite and Pest Control

01/19/2018

ATLANTA — Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators is pleased to announce the merger and acquisition of Moore’s Premium Termite and Pest Control, a full-service company specializing in residential and commercial pest and termite control located in G...

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Active Pest Control Sponsors Truck Race at AMS

01/17/2018

MCDONOUGH, Ga. — Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country, will join McDonough, Ga-.based Active Pest Control in sponsori...

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Pi Chi Omega Has Roots at Purdue; Branches out to Texas A&M

01/17/2018

Pi Chi Omega enjoyed time at our old stomping grounds, where the roots of our organization were formed 62 years ago by a handful entomologists at Purdue University. Our membership and industry has certainly grown since that time, and to fulfi...

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Truly Nolen Promotes Benitez to Manager, Green Valley (Ariz.) Service Office

01/13/2018

Jerry Benitez joined the company in October 2016 and was most recently a manager-in-training. Subscribe Edited by Brad Harbison TUCSON, Ariz. – Truly Nolen Pest Control recently announced the promotion of Jerry Benitez to manager of the...

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Photo Review: 2018 Purdue Pest Management Conference

01/13/2018

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — PCT just returned from the annual Purdue Pest Management Conference at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. The conference featured sessions on cutting-edge pest management topics from leading pest control indust...

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Selontra Rodent Bait Webinar is Wednesday

01/13/2018

Learn about the BASF's Selontra rodent bait in a free webinar scheduled for Jan. 17, at 2 p.m. (EST). CLICK HERE to register. Description: With its impressive labor savings and fast colony kill, Selontra rodent bait delivers real efficien...

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Pi Chi Omega Raising Funds for VanRyckeghem Scholarship

01/12/2018

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — At Pi Chi Omega’s membership dinner on Tuesday, the fraternity announced it is raising funds to establish a perpetual scholarship in the name of Alain VanRyckeghem, the longtime technical director of Insects Limited. ...

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Harvey and Carol Massey Foundation Invests in Performing Arts Center

01/12/2018

ORLANDO, Fla. — Philanthropists and community leaders Harvey and Carol Massey announced today a $3 million gift toward the construction of the second phase of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. The gift is the couple’s third don...

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TORCO Announces Acquisition of Columbus, Ohio Company

01/12/2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio — TORCO announced it has acquired Wright's Termite and Pest Control of Columbus, Ohio. Wright's was a general termite and pest control firm that had more than three decades of experience. It was founded by Ed Wright, who work...

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Safer Home Services Opens New Service Center

01/12/2018

Safer Home Services has achieved another milestone by opening their newest service center in Lakewood Ranch, Fla., to service the Manatee County area. President & CEO Jim Swayne says Safer’s re-introduction of the Once-A-Year Pest Protectio...

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Orkin Releases New Top 50 Bed Bug Cities List

01/12/2018

(Pictured: Adult bed bugs are about the size of an apple seed and are typically reddish brown. Their small size and ability to hide make them difficult to see during the day, so it’s important to look for the black, ink-like stains they can l...

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Role of PMPs as Public Health Protectors Discussed at Purdue Conference

01/09/2018

(Pictured: Bobby Corrigan speaking at the 2018 Purdue Pest Management Conference) WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The annual Purdue Pest Management Conference has always sought to provide attendees with progressive ideas they can use to help move th...

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Piper, Famed Wildlife Control K9, Dies

01/08/2018

Piper, a wildlife control K9 who garnered press coverage for his work keeping runways at the Cherry Capital Airport pest-free, died. The canine, who was profiled in September 2017 PCT, died after a year-long battle with cancer, the Cherry Cap...

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Ants Are Top Market Concern, Arrow Exterminators Reports

01/06/2018

Ants are Americans' No. 1 pest concern for 2018, according to a survey from Arrow Exterminators conducted by Radius Global Market Research November 2017 among 2,011 U.S. adults, and spiders, mosquitoes and roaches are also among the most unwa...

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EcoSafe Labs Offers Odor Eliminators

01/06/2018

DALLAS - EcoSafe Labs is a Dallas, Texas-based manufacturer of all-natural pest control and odor control products. All of the firm’s pest control products are FIFRA 25(b) exempt. EcoSafe Labs says its best-selling product is Ultra ZR1 Odor ...

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