Secret Site Map
Friday, November 21, 2014

Home News Ronald Ross to Join Ultra Safe Pest Management

Ronald Ross to Join Ultra Safe Pest Management

People

Ross, a veteran entomologist, joins the Boston-based company as director of IPM operations and staff entomologist.

| March 22, 2012

BOSTON, Mass. — Ronald Ross, a veteran entomologist, joins Boston-based Ultra Safe Pest Management as director of IPM operations.

Ultra Safe Pest has become one of the Boston areas' fastest growing companies, according to Ultra Safe President Vic Palermo. "Our ability to meet and exceed client expectations as well as our focus on advanced Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategy, has been the driving force behind our growth. Having someone of Ron's experience and expertise join our team will further enhance our services. We feel very fortunate to have him here".

Ross has been in the pest control industry since 1980 and has a B.S. degree in entomology from UMass, Amherst. His experiences touch just about every corner of the industry and beyond. He has worked as staff entomologist for some of the biggest names in the business and has been a member of the Copesan Technical Committee for the past 16 years.

Ron has also written and had published several trade articles including most recently "Springtime Pests" for PCT Magazine.

In addition to training in-house pest professionals for pest control companies, Ross has taught many CEU courses for the states of New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and various municipalities. He has also participated in seminars and presentations for pest control associations and other universities and organizations. He has trained in the field with some of the best entomologists in the industry including, Dr. Austin Frishman, Dr. Robert Corrigan, Jerome Quinlan, William Kolbe of (BASF) and many others.

At Ultra Safe, he will act as director of IPM operations and staff entomologist. His work will include, further enhancing the company’s IPM protocol and services, training staff, educating clients, public speaking and assistance in the field.

 

Top news

AMVAC Announces 'Evolution of Bed Bug Control' Webinar

Featuring industry consultant Paul Bello and AMVAC's Charles Silcox, Ph.D., the Dec. 4 webinar will cover how control tools have evolved and provide insights into a new tool for managing bed bugs, and other pests, NUVAN Directed Spray

Target Specialty Products Hosts Annual Fumigation School

As part of the annual school, held earlier this month in California, attendees took a field trip to see an actual fumigation process. This year’s fumigation beneficiary was the Greater Richmond Interfaith Project, which had been battling bed bugs the past few years. The fumigation itself was donated by Your Fumigation office, Elk Grove, Calif.

Bed Bugs Can Transmit Parasite that Causes Chagas Disease

A new study from Penn Medicine researchers in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics demonstrated that bed bugs, like the triatomines, can transmit Trypanosoma cruzi, the parasite that causes Chagas disease.

Allergy Technologies Offers Free Liner Trial Program to PMPs

The program enables pest management professionals (PMPs) to evaluate ActiveGuard Mattress Liners in real world applications.

PCO Caldwell in Country Gospel Music Video

Ronnie Caldwell, president of Innovative Pest Management, Denver, N.C., is one of the stars of the new Bruce Hedrick video 'A Better Man.'

x