DataWave Research launched by industry veteran

Dave Braness is a third-generation pest management professional (PMP), with more than 20 years of industry experience ranging from service technician to a decade with the Bayer sales and marketing team. He is now drawing on his experience to create DataWave Research, providing data-driven insights to help PMPs set strategies and make informed decisions. “In … Read more

ConidioTec: Customized Brochures

IMAGE: CONIDIOTEC A new, free “Protect People & Property with Aprehend” brochure is now available to Aprehend professionals. It explains the benefits of the bio-pesticide as a proactive bed bug treatment. ConidoTec will add your logo and contact information to the back of the brochure file so you can then print your own or share … Read more

Certus Acquires Santiano Brothers Pest Management

WONDER LAKE, Ill. –  Laura Lentz was recently promoted to operations manager at Schopen Pest Solutions. During the past five years, Lentz has held many positions at Schopen, including customer service rep (CSR), head programmer and office manager.  In her new duties, she will oversee all aspects of operations such as service pricing, advertising, chemical … Read more

B&G, A Pelsis Group Brand: AccuSpray Elite

IMAGE: B&G, A PELSIS GROUP BRAND The AccuSpray Elite boasts a small profile and a non-slip, next-gen precision valve. Made from heavy-duty stainless steel, this 16-ounce sprayer helps you get into hard-to-reach spaces with pinpoint accuracy. The lightweight, durable sprayer is designed for easy repairs, and attaches directly to your belt for quick access while … Read more

J.T. Eaton: Bait Block, Top Gun

IMAGE: J.T. EATON For pest management professionals (PMPs) looking for alternatives to second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides (SGARs), J.T. Eaton has a variety of options. For example, Bait Block First-Generation Anticoagulant, featuring an active ingredient of diphacinone, is available in apple and peanut butter flavors (No. 709-AP & 709-PN); the 1-ounce blocks are designed to be a … Read more

Truly Nolen Postpones 4th Annual Community Car Show

PROVO, Utah ꟷ Aptive Environmental pest control announced it will donate $275,000, and counting, to the United Nations Foundation’s “Nothing but Nets” in 2020. In honor of Malaria Awareness month in November and Giving Tuesday, Aptive pledges to match donations up to an additional $50,000 from its community of customers and sales representatives on Tuesday, Dec. … Read more

Terminix UK supports Valley Kids charity

Terminix UK supports Valley Kids charity – Pest Terminix has shown its support to the Valleys Kids Rhydyfelin Project, with a donation of £1,000 to help with its festive work. Gareth Davies, Terminix’s director of specialist services, is pictured with the Valley Kids team and more than 1,000 Christmas treat bags. Valley Kids co-ordinator Erika … Read more

Upcoming Webinar: Key Metrics for Your Pest Control Business

Editor’s note: The Federation of Asian & Oceania Pest Managers Associations held its Pest Summit virtually last week. UK-based freelance journalist Frances McKim filed the following report for PCT. MANILA, The Philippines –  Forced by the current coronavirus pandemic to hold its annual Pest Summit Nov. 18-19 as a virtual event, it was appropriate the organizers, FAOPMA (Federation … Read more

P.E.S.T. Relief International leads military veterans project

“A Bag of REST” backpacks were filled by PMPs to go to homeless military veterans. IMAGE: P.E.S.T. RELIEF INTERNATIONAL P.E.S.T. Relief International recently showed its support for military veterans with “A Bag of REST,” a project that launched during the Certified Pest Control Operators (CPCO) of Georgia conference. During that event, which took place in … Read more

PelGar USA: Brigand Soft Bait

IMAGE: PELGAR USA Brigand is a lard-based soft bait available in the U.S. market; this is the key ingredient. Lard’s high fat content, combined with PelGar’s other food-grade quality ingredients, makes the bait highly attractive to rodents — even against competing food sources. The lard content is also the reason it is able to stay … Read more

PCT Poll: COVID-19 and Remote Working

Editor’s note: The Federation of Asian & Oceania Pest Managers Associations held its Pest Summit virtually last week. UK-based freelance journalist Frances McKim filed the following report for PCT. MANILA, The Philippines –  Forced by the current coronavirus pandemic to hold its annual Pest Summit Nov. 18-19 as a virtual event, it was appropriate the organizers, FAOPMA (Federation … Read more

Bell Laboratories: iQ/PestPac integration

IMAGE: BELL LABS Bell Laboratories’ full line of iQ rodent monitoring products now has the added benefit of being integrated into WorkWave’s PestPac software. Whether capturing the rodent activity through the Bell Sensing app or through PestPac’s mobile app, Bell’s iQ products collect the data to show pest management professionals exactly when and where rodents … Read more

BPCA offers 25% off online pest training this Black Friday

Karen Dawes, BPCA’s training development manager, said: :”Our 2020 online courses are discounted for a very limited time. Submit a special Black Friday booking form before 11.59pm on November 29, and you’ll get some last-minute CPD at a bargain price. There is no minimum or maximum order.” This offer excludes Using rodenticides safely. Live online … Read more

Happy Thanksgiving!

TROY, Mich. – Rose Pest Solutions announced that Joe Flood, Cleveland district manager, has earned the prestigious Board Certified Entomologist (BCE) title. Flood has worked with Rose Pest Solutions since 2007 and was promoted to his current position of district manager in 2018. According to the Entomological Society of America (ESA), there are only 30 … Read more

Dr. Chow-Yang Lee Discusses COVID-19’s Pest Impact at FAOPMA Meeting

TROY, Mich. – Rose Pest Solutions announced that Joe Flood, Cleveland district manager, has earned the prestigious Board Certified Entomologist (BCE) title. Flood has worked with Rose Pest Solutions since 2007 and was promoted to his current position of district manager in 2018. According to the Entomological Society of America (ESA), there are only 30 … Read more

Lytx: MV+AI capabilities

IMAGE: LYTX Lytx has added a number of new capabilities to its safety offerings featuring its proprietary machine vision and artificial intelligence (MV+AI). They include such features as  the “Inattentive” trigger, which detects when the driver’s attention may be unfocused or the driver may be experiencing a condition such as fatigue or drowsiness without the … Read more

Viking Termite and Pest Control Acquires RID Pest Control

TROY, Mich. – Rose Pest Solutions announced that Joe Flood, Cleveland district manager, has earned the prestigious Board Certified Entomologist (BCE) title. Flood has worked with Rose Pest Solutions since 2007 and was promoted to his current position of district manager in 2018. According to the Entomological Society of America (ESA), there are only 30 … Read more

Viking acquires RID Pest Control

Basking Ridge, N.J.-based Viking Pest Control, an Anticimex company, has acquired RID Pest Control of Egg Harbor Township, N.J. Founded in 1979, RID Pest Control offers primarily residential services to Cape May and Atlantic counties. Terms were not disclosed; the Potomac Pest Control Group represented and acted as exclusive financial advisor to RID Pest Control … Read more