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Former Navy Seal Encourages PestWorld Attendees to Navigate 'Frontlines' of Leadership

10/22/2014

Eric Greitens, today's keynote speaker, discussed missions of a leader in relation to his Navy Seal experiences. More

Rollins Technical Services Staff Hear from Industry Experts at Annual Meeting

10/7/2014

Rollins technical services staff gathered for its annual meeting Sept. 23-25 at the Rollins Learning Center in Atlanta to discuss the latest developments in pest control. Speakers included Dr Brian Forschler (pictured). More

NJPMA Gets Ice-Bucketed for Charity

8/27/2014

Phil Cooper, Garry Milsom and a USDA-APHIS-Wildlife Services volunteer got "ice-bucketed" for charity as part of the 67th Annual Clinic, Trade Show & Clambake. More

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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.

WCBB Raising Funds to Help Injured Industry Professional

Trade group Wildlife Control Business Builders (WCBB) is raising funds to help ECO Wildlife Solutions' Susan Sims, who suffered serious injuries as a result of a ladder fall.

Study Examines Disease Potential of NYC's Rats

Columbia University researchers spent a year collecting 133 rats in Manhattan. They found that the specimens were carrying food-borne illnesses like salmonella, as well as fever-inducing illnesses.

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.

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.

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