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Rentokil Acquires Buffalo Exterminating

3/3/2015

Rentokil North America has acquired Orchard Park, N.Y.-based Buffalo Exterminating, a leading pest control company in Western New York. The deal closed on Jan. 6, and terms were not disclosed. More

Truly Nolen Announces Ohio Expansion

3/2/2015

The company has added independently owned and operated franchises in Columbus and Mansfield, Ohio. More

Rollins Acquires Critter Control

3/2/2015

Critter Control is 100% franchised with 114 franchises operating in 40 states and two Canadian provinces. It is the largest wildlife control company in the United States. More

More 2014 Angie’s List Award Winners Announced

2/27/2015

Angie’s List recently announced the following companies as 2014 Super Service Award winners: Arizona Pest Control, Tucson, Ariz.; Braman Termite and Pest Elimination, Agawam, Mass.; Inspect-All, Conyers, Ga.; and Gannon Pest Control, Solvay, N.Y. More

Braman Celebrates 125 Years

2/27/2015

The New England company also announced it was recognized with an Angie’s List Super Service Award for 2014. More

NHL’s Erat to Receive Free Lifetime Services from Terminix for Scoring on Tuukka Rask

2/27/2015

A recently discovered species of wasp is being named after Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask, which prompted Terminix to offer free lifetime services to the first player to score on Rask. That honor, and those services, goes to Martin Erat of the Arizona Coyotes, who scored on Rask on Saturday. More

New Study Addresses Impact of Millennials in Workplace

2/26/2015

IBM's business consulting arm has a released a study that analyzes the impact of Millennials in today’s workplace and the need for organizations to create multigenerational work environments where everyone can thrive. More

Ecolab Releases 2014 Q4 Results

2/25/2015

The company said its fourth-quarter earnings rose 17%. Ecolab CEO Doug Baker said the company’s U.S. pest business “has been steadily improving” due to a number of investments in that business starting two years ago. More

ESA Investigating an ACE for the Turf Market

2/25/2015

The Entomological Society of America is considering launching a version of the Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE) credential for those involved in turf, lawn and ornamental work. ESA has launched a survey to gauge interest in this credential. More

Legislative Day Preview: New Congress, New Opportunities

2/23/2015

Attendees of Legislative Day 2015, scheduled for March 15-17 in Washington D.C., will be greeted by many new faces in Congress, a development that could be positive for the pest control industry. More

PMPs Get ‘Down in the Trenches’ at UK Short Course

2/20/2015

More than 525 pest management professionals from throughout the United States recently traveled to the Lexington Convention Center to attend the University of Kentucky 44th Annual Pest Control Short Course. More

Companies Donate Services to Eliminate Termites from Prisoners of Christ Homes

2/20/2015

McCall Service and Rivers Pest Control performed full-house fumigations to eradicate two homes operated by the Prisoners of Christ ministry, a faith-based program providing re-entry services for men coming out of prison as they transition back into civilian life. More

Trio of Companies Earn Angie’s List Super Service Awards for 2014

2/19/2015

Recently announced winners include Scherzinger Pest Control, Cincinnati, Ohio; Termite Terry Pest Control, Costa Mesa, Calif.; and Hometown Pest Control, Delray Beach, Fla. More

Rollins Hires Torres as Managing Director of Learning and Development

2/18/2015

John will be responsible for coming up with a learning and development strategy that aligns with the business strategy and Rollins’ culture. More

NE IPM Center Releases IPM for Childcare Centers Video

2/13/2015

The Northeastern IPM Center has a new instructional video 'IPM for Childcare Centers: Inspecting Your Facility Inside and Out.' The center also released a video in which a pair of women converse in Spanish about bed bugs and a sensible response. More

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Rollins Acquires Critter Control

Critter Control is 100% franchised with 114 franchises operating in 40 states and two Canadian provinces. It is the largest wildlife control company in the United States.

Protect-A-Bed Releases New Bed Bug Testing Kit

The new LightsOut Lab-In-A-Bag Efficacy Kit is now available to assist the pest management industry.

Ecolab Releases 2014 Q4 Results

The company said its fourth-quarter earnings rose 17%. Ecolab CEO Doug Baker said the company’s U.S. pest business “has been steadily improving” due to a number of investments in that business starting two years ago.

More 2014 Angie’s List Award Winners Announced

Angie’s List recently announced the following companies as 2014 Super Service Award winners: Arizona Pest Control, Tucson, Ariz.; Braman Termite and Pest Elimination, Agawam, Mass.; Inspect-All, Conyers, Ga.; and Gannon Pest Control, Solvay, N.Y.

Gerbils, Not Rats, May Have Caused Black Death

Black rats may not have been to blame for numerous outbreaks of the bubonic plague across Europe, a new study suggests.

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