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March 12, 2012

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HEADLINE NEWS

Bed Bugs Named Time Magazine’s Most 'Evil Animal’

Bed Bugs Named Time Magazine’s Most 'Evil Animal’ - Image

Time magazine recently listed the “Top 10 Evil Animals,” and many pest management professionals will agree with their choice for #1: bed bugs. more

U.S. Green Building Council Publishes Revised Standards; Recognizes GreenPro

NPMA staff, in conjunction with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and ASPCRO, has worked closely with the U.S. Green Building Council to revise its "Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance" rating system, which governs pest management activities in LEED certified properties. more

Ecolab Announces Fourth Quarter Earnings

Ecolab’s U.S. Other Services segment, which includes pest elimination and commercial equipment and repair maintenance, increased 2% to $114 million in the fourth quarter. more

Ecolab Announces Fourth Quarter Earnings - Image

PPMA Unveils Redesigned Consumer Website

PestWorld.org launches with fresh editorial and a bold new look. more

TV Production Company Looking for Extreme Infestations

Darlow Smithson, a London TV production company, is making the next series of "Infested!" for Discovery Animal Planet. more

Massey Services Rewards Local Students

Three from Killarney Elementary School were rewarded with tickets to an Orlando Magic game for being the top scorers in the “Massey Math Miles” contest, sponsored by Massey PrevenTech Commercial Services. more

 
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READER POLL

Reader Poll: Pyrethroid Label Changes

Are you aware of how EPA label changes to pyrethroids will impact their use? more

Reader Poll: Pyrethroid Label Changes - Image
 
VIDEO

Video: Andrew Klein Discusses Bed Bugs in New York City

PCT caught up with Andrew Klein, president of Manhattan-based Assured Environments, to learn more about the rise of bed bugs in commercial accounts, sustainability and other topics. more

Video: Andrew Klein Discusses Bed Bugs in New York City - Image
 
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SUPPLIER NEWS

Marathon Data Systems Introduces Route Optimization and GPS Vehicle Tracking Solutions

PestPac GPS and PestPac RouteOp were created to increase fleet productivity. more

Allergy Technologies Signs Exclusive Agreement with Hospi-Tel

Allergy Technologies has signed an exclusive distribution contract with Hospi-Tel, allowing it to represent and sell ActiveGuard Mattress Liners throughout the hospitality industry nationwide. more

Bell Labs Recognized with Manufacturing Award

The company was honored with the 2011 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year award in late February. more

ServSuite to be Available on Apple and Android Platform

This availability means that ServSuite is available on all three major platforms. more

Rockwell Labs Recognized as a ’25 Under 25’

The company was named as one of Kansas City’s outstanding small businesses. more

B&G Announces New Video Series

B&G Equipment Company has enhanced its website with a series of new product videos. more

 
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PEOPLE

FPMA Announces New Officers and Board of Directors

The Florida Pest Management Association announced its new leadership for 2012 at the recent Florida Pest and Lawn Care Expo in Orlando. more

Rick Allen Recognized by LIPCA

The Long Island Pest Control Association recognized Residex-Turfgrass’s Rick Allen for 15 years of involvement as allied director of the association. more

 
EVENTS

NPMA to Host Webinar on New Pyrethroid Labeling Restrictions

The webinar, scheduled for March 21, will provide an update on what to expect regarding label changes and how they will impact the way pest management technicians perform treatments. more

Skill Development Seminars in Illinois, Kansas and Indiana This Week

Jeff Tucker has teamed up with BASF's sales specialists to deliver the half-day Skill Development Seminars, which move this week to Illinois, Kansas and Indiana. more

 
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MULTIMEDIA

Bob Rosenberg on the Importance of 2012's NPMA Legislative Day - Image

Bob Rosenberg on the Importance of 2012's NPMA Legislative Day

Rosenberg, senior vice president of the National Pest Management Association, discusses issues ranging from the significance of this year's NPMA Legislative Day to the Clean Water Act.

 
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