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August 6, 2012

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HEADLINE NEWS

Terminix Acquires Assets of Schendel Pest Services

Terminix Acquires Assets of Schendel Pest Services - Image

Terminix announced it has acquired the pest and termite control service business of Topeka, Kan.-based Schendel Pest Services. more

Copesan, Schendel to Part Ways

Copesan Services will end its relationship with Schendel Pest Services, as a result of Schendel being sold to Terminix. more

Phil Crosses America

Phil Cooper's 60-day, 3,780-mile cycling journey across the United States concluded in San Francisco on Aug. 1. more

Bed Bugs Among Fastest-Growing Consumer Complaints

New study says bed bugs now rank among auto repossessions, Do Not Call violations. more

Reminder: PCT's Virtual Mergers & Acquisitions Conference is Wednesday

There is still time to register for this online event. Learn what you need to do to prepare your business properly for a merger or acquisition from the comfort of your own office. more

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NPMA Calling on Young Entrepreneurs

Organization will give out new Young Entrepreneur Award at PestWorld 2012. more

HomeTeam Pest Defense Receives 'Partners of Choice' Award

Firm recognized by David Weekley Homes home builders, receives 'A' rating. more

 
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REGIONAL NEWS

Rare, Invasive Beetle Caught in Pennsylvania

Craig Sansig, service director and staff entomologist for Viking Pest Control, recounts the experience finding and identifying the potentially damaging pest. more

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Western Pest Services Launches Customer Portal

Portal will allow customers to access account information, company says. more

NCPMA Welcomes New Leadership for 2012-2013

North Carolina Pest Management Association announces new team for the upcoming year at conference in Hilton Head. more

 
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SUPPLIER NEWS

FMC Professional Solutions Announces Talstar XTRA with Verge

New product combines fast and long-term power with Verge granule's many performance benefits, FMC reports. more

Pest Barrier Introduces Green Bed Bug Killer

Cimi-Shield kills bed bugs on contact, leaves residual that will kill for up to 12 months, company says. more

J.F. Oakes Releases Pro-Pest Bed Bug Monitors

New product contains chemicals that mimic human scent, are a discreet way of detecting bed bugs. more

 
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EVENTS

Upcoming Webinar: Pest Control Insulation

TAP Insulation will be presenting a webinar on Sept. 19. Learn what pest control insulation is; why it is a growing service offering; and how it can fit into your business model. more

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High Sierra Education Service Offers Upcoming Training Opportunities

Technician training, continuing education workshop in mid-August. more

VPMA Offers Online Recertification

Virginia Pest Management Association now offering WDI Recertification Workshop online. more

Kansas Pest Control Association Events in November

ACE Prep Course, joint conference with Missouri Pest Management Association at the end of November. more

 
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VIDEO

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Pittsburgh Airport Flight Delayed Due to Bees

At Pittsburgh International Airport, last week, a Delta commuter flight loaded with passengers and about to take off for New York, was delayed.

 
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