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September 24, 2012

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Industry Charts Future Course Following Lederer’s Resignation

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Last week’s announcement that Rob Lederer had resigned as NPMA Executive Vice President, effective immediately, has left many unanswered questions for the association and its members. click to continue reading

 
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HEADLINE NEWS

Industry Mourns Loss of Jeff Johnson

Johnson, president of A-Active Termite & Pest Control, passed away last week, at age 49. more

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Washington, D.C., is Worst for Stink Bugs, HomeTeam Survey Says

Fifty-nine percent of metro residents say they've experienced a problem with stink bugs, according to a national survey from HomeTeam Pest Defense. more

Bulwark Expands its Phoenix Footprint

Bulwark Exterminating has acquired Premier Pest Management, a Phoenix area-based company that does close to $1 million in yearly revenues. more

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Ron Box Retires from Hulett

Box, director of training at Hulett Environmental Services, retired after a life-long career in pest control, including the last 15 years at Hulett. more

Bed Bug Firm Fined for Condo Fire

A pest control firm in Edmonton owes $10,000 after pleading guilty to starting a $3.5 million fire last summer. more

Dodson Pest Control Acquires Scott's Pest Control

Dodson acquires the Florence, S.C., business. more

 
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SUPPLIER NEWS

BASF to Acquire Becker Underwood

The deal helps BASF strengthen its global crop protection business. more

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Forshaw Educational Seminar Set for November

Details for seminar and Tom Forshaw Jr. Golf Tournament announced. more

 
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REGIONAL NEWS

Seattle Tunnel Project Could Create Rat Problems

The project to replace the Seattle Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tunnel will also stir rats and cockroaches, who will move to new locations to look for food, according to Sprague Pest Solutions. more

Carolina Scientists, Farmers Wage War on Kudzu Bugs

Experts in the region are studying ways to control the invasive pest, which is having an economic impact on crops in the state. more

Florida A&M Field Day Workshops Are Nov. 7-9

Annual event will take place in Tallahassee. more

 
NEW

M&A Virtual Conference Now Available on DVD

DVDs of PCT's Mergers & Acquisitions virtual conference are now available for purchase. The presentations provide invaluable insight if you are considering buying or selling a pest control business. more

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Online Poll

Which of the following is biggest barrier preventing you from offering wildlife control services?

Click the above link to take our online poll.

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PODCAST

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Podcast: Does Faster Growth Mean Greater Success?

Dan Fleischer, president of PestEx, Newton, Mass., discusses some of the lessons he’s learned in growing his business from a one-man operation to a successful 10-person operation, serving the Boston area.

 
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