A commercial from Peachtree Pest Control that reviews the company's commercial service offerings.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Massey Services announced the promotion of Cynthia Collins to Southwest Regional Manager. Collins joined Massey Services in 2006 as Oviedo General Manager.
"Cynthia's success is a direct result of her dedication to our company, our team members and our customers. Her consistent delivery of outstanding customer service and ability to expand her business made her an ideal choice," said Tony Massey, president and COO of Massey Services. "We look forward to great things from her in the future."
Prior to her tenure at Massey, Collins worked for both Terminix and Home Depot. In her new role, Collins will manage 11 service centers in Collier, Lake, Manatee, Polk and Sarasota counties.
In addition to her dedication to Massey Services customers, Collins is also active in the community. She is an avid supporter of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure in the fight against breast cancer and participates each year in the Massey Services fundraising efforts for Autism Speaks and Junior Achievement.
P+L Systems announced that six new models of insect light traps are available for purchase in the U.S. and Canada.
The complete portfolio of products was available for review at this year’s PestWorld conference. “The innovative design and technological advances created quite a buzz at PestWorld,” said Chris Bowley, P+L Systems North America representative. “Substantial development and research costs have been committed to the new innovations and it is very encouraging to see the interest expressed by so many pest management professionals.”
The new models include five glueboard units (Aura, Halo 30, Halo 45, Edge and Nectar) and one electric grid unit (Allure). These products have been available in Europe and other parts of the world for the past two years and are now these products are available in versions that meet the specific requirements of the North American markets.
“The new products demonstrate P+L Systems’ commitment to four key principles – high efficacy, ease of service, attractive aesthetics and exceptional value,” Bowley said. “This unique combination has permitted P+L Systems to maintain its position as a market leader in Europe. Now PMPs in the North America can take advantage of these attributes to help them better serve their customers and enhance their profit potential.”
Full details of the new models, as well as the entire P+L Systems fly control portfolio, can be found at their new website, www.synergetic-flylights.com, which is dedicated to bringing the innovative Synergetic fly light brand to North America.
Cooper Pest Solutions donated four different bed bug treatments throughout the month of December. This donation is part of a national charitable event known as, Taking the Bite Out of the Holidays, which was developed by BedBug Central to provide free bed bug services to those in need. This is the third year for the charity.
Two non-profits and two families were selected to receive the charitable services from Cooper Pest Solutions in the tri-state area. Cooper Pest donated the materials, time and labor needed to help prevent future infestations.
Over 50 candidates applied for the donated services nationally. In total, eight pest management professionals and two bed bug product suppliers donated their time and supplies to 13 candidates across the United States.
FRESNO, Calif. — Dr. Gary Braness recently left Bayer CropScience to form his own consulting business — Yosemite Environmental Services. Braness will provide research and development, technical training and other services for the pest management industry.
“I'd like to draw on my years of experience in the pest management industry,” Braness said. “I've grown up in this industry, working for my father in his pest management business at a young age. I'm now in a position to give back to the industry that I love.”
Braness is a second generation pest management professional with extensive experience in research and product development as well as pest management. He holds a Ph.D. in urban and industrial entomology from Purdue University.
Braness has been with Bayer for 21 years. He most recently served as senior technical service representative for Bayer CropScience. “In this role, I coordinate trials and help with the launch of new products used in agriculture,” he said. “My territory includes the southern San Joaquin Valley — one of the richest and most diverse agricultural areas in the world.” The remainder of his years with Bayer were with Bayer Environmental Science, including roles as field research and development representative and also as a product development manager.
Braness is a member of the Entomological Society of America, Pi Chi Omega, National Pest Management Association and the Pest Control Operators of California (PCOC).
The business will be located in Fresno, Calif. A portion of the earnings from Yosemite Environmental Services will be donated to the Pi Chi Omega scholarship fund.
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