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Allergy Technologies to Sponsor NPMA’s Bed Bug Workshops

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The company is partnering with the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), National Apartment Association (NAA) and the Association of College and University Housing Officials (ACUHO) to sponsor and participate in a National Bed Bug Workshop Tour slated for 15 cities between mid-April and late May.

| March 3, 2011

AMBLER, Pa. – Allergy Technologies, maker of ActiveGuard Mattress Liners, is partnering with the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), National Apartment Association (NAA) and the Association of College and University Housing Officials (ACUHO) to sponsor and participate in a National Bed Bug Workshop Tour slated for 15 cities between mid-April and late May.

Gus Carey, founder of Allergy Technologies and ActiveGuard, said he is proud to be partnering with NPMA and other trade associations to participate in the delivery of this national educational series, especially since education is a strong part of his Company’s mission.

“We place an extremely bold emphasis on education and we feel that it is an important aspect in developing a control strategy for bed bugs,” Carey said. “Probably 40 weeks a year we’re out delivering educational talks about bed bug control strategies to leading companies, associations and media in a variety of industries, so we’re very proud to be a part of NPMA’s workshop series.”

Through the partnership, Allergy Technologies is going to deliver a series of workshops across the country to educate property and housing managers on how they can effectively respond to the threat of bed bugs.

“The best way to effectively approach a bed bug treatment is to consider a variety of options, and ActiveGuard is always an important tool in that strategy” Carey said. “Through continued use in a variety of settings, ActiveGuard has become a solution that is relied upon by hotel owners and general managers, apartment owners and dwellers, colleges and universities, pest management professionals and more.”

ActiveGuard Mattress Liners are the first EPA-registered mattress and box spring covering that actually kill bed bugs dead within 72 hours of contact. Fashioned as a fitted sheet, these liners are available at through online retail distributors, from any pest management professional, and directly at www.allergytechnologies.com.
 

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