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PWIPM Hosts 5K Fun Run/Walk in Orlando

10/24/2014

Peter Comis, NuVue NuVue Business Solutions, finished the race first with a time of about 18:30. More

PPMA Board Approves 2015 Media/PR Plan

10/22/2014

PPMA’s budget exceeded $2 million for the first time this year. More

PCT to Host Application Economics & Equipment Maintenance Virtual Conference

10/20/2014

Presented by Dr. William Robinson, technical director, B&G Equipment Co., this half-day event scheduled for Nov. 19 reviews proper equipment maintenance and the efficient application of pesticides — issues that are critical to the long-term economic health of every pest management firm. Cost is $99 and everyone who registers receives a free copy of The Service Technician’s Field Manual Training Set, a $29.95 value. More

NJGIC Announces Upcoming Pollinator Summit

10/8/2014

Scheduled for Nov. 11, in East Windsor, N.J., the summit will bring together industry stakeholders to review the latest information on pollinator protection. More

Temp-Air Announces Bed Bug Conference

9/18/2014

The conference is scheduled to be held March 8-10, 2015, in Dallas, and features a diverse speaker lineup of bed bug experts. More

2014 New York Pest Expo Announced

9/8/2014

Leading industry professionals will be presenting at The Armory in Manhattan, Nov. 13. The event is presented by Bug Off Pest Control Center. More

Reminder: PCT’s M&A Virtual Event 3.0 is Tomorrow

8/26/2014

The half-day conference provides expert advice from some of the industry’s leading authorities on mergers and acquisitions and family business issues. More

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Top news

ScottsMiracle-Gro Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Action Pest Control

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company announced that its subsidiary EG Systems, Inc., doing business as Scotts LawnService, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Action Pest Control, Evansville Ind., which ranked 56th on the 2014 PCT Top 100 list, with annual revenues of $11.6 million. The transaction, which is expected to close by January 2015, would mark Scotts’ first acquisition of a structural pest control business.

NPMA Pinnacle Award Presented to Tom Fortson

Fortson, longtime president of Terminix Service, Columbia, S.C., was announced as recipient of the NPMA Pinnacle Award, NPMA’s highest honor.

NPMA Looks to the Future During PestWorld Opening Ceremony

More than 3,000 industry professionals from 80-plus countries have traveled to Orlando, Fla., for PestWorld ’14. The Opening Ceremony, sponsored by Bayer, featured musical act Rhythm Extreme.

Convention Q&A: Billy Tesh

PCT Editor Jodi Dorsch sat down with the NPMA president to learn more about the association's new initiatives, rapid changes that are occuring and the future of NPMA — including its search for a new EVP.

Slideshow: PestWorld 2014

Photos taken by the PCT staff from the first few days of NPMA PestWorld 2014

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