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November 5, 2012

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REMINDER

Photo Contest Deadline is December 5

Don’t forget to submit your best photo to PCT by Dec. 5, for a chance to win $500. PCT’s annual Best Pest Photo Contest is your chance to be recognized alongside your peers for having taken one of the best photographs in the pest control industry. more

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HEADLINE NEWS

A Helping Hand

Volunteers from NPMA’s Leadership Development Group volunteered at the Boys and Girls Club of Boston, just prior to PestWorld 2012. more

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Dold Campaign Makes Final Push

Rep. Robert Dold (R), in a tight race to retain his congressional seat (Illinois' 10th Congressional District), is campaigning non-stop through Election Day. more

Dodson Opens New Office In Virginia

The new office is the pest control firm's 35th nationally. more

Massey Services Acquires GreenFrog Services

The acquisition grows Massey's presence in the Jacksonville, Fla. area. more

Bed Bug Treatment Being Investigated as Cause of Fire

Fire officials in New Hampshire are investigating if a fire was caused by heaters being used to rid a structure of bed bugs. more

Green Tech Receives Local Small Business Award

Green Tech Termite & Pest Control, Palm Harbor, was the recipient of the “2012 Small Business of the Year” award, presented by the Greater Palm Harbor Chamber of Commerce. more

 
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VIDEO

NPMA Update from President Laura Simpson

Simpson provides an update on recent developments within the National Pest Management Association. more

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SUPPLIER NEWS

Control Solutions Hires VP of Business Development

Rami Soufi will be in charge of bringing new products into the company through relationships with third-party organizations and directing the internal Professional Product Development within CSI. more

Allergy Technologies Hosts ‘Evening on the Island’ at PestWorld

About 150 pest management professionals at PestWorld 2012 gathered at Allergy Technologies’ “Evening on the Island” to discuss industry news in a social atmosphere. more

New Software Combines Efficiency with Customization

Pocomos is a software management system designed to meet the demands of pest management professionals. more

 
PEOPLE

Truly Nolen Names Orlando Branch Manager

Jason Dixon promoted to manager of Orlando commercial branch. more

Terminix Announces Additions of Symons, Vance

Andy Symons has joined the company as director of business development, and Michele Vance has joined the company as vice president of commercial sales. more

David Stone Earns ACE Credentials

The Entomological Society of America (ESA) announced David E. Stone, Adam’s Pest Control, as its newest associated certified entomologist (ACE). more

 
PRODUCT PROMOTIONS

Taurus SC Promotions

Control Solutions announces two new promotional offers on Taurus SC termiticide/insecticide products. more

 
RESEARCH NEWS

Scientists Identify Insect-repelling Compounds in Jatropha

A tip about a folk remedy plant used in India and Africa to ward off bugs has led to the discovery of insect-repelling compounds. more

 
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YOUTUBE

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Video: Thousands of Roaches Invade Hawaii Neighborhood

Residents of a neighborhood in Ewa Beach, Hawaii have been dealing with a massive bug invasion for the past month. An entomologist identified the bugs as pacific beetle roaches.

 
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