Spragins, founder and CEO of Rockwell Labs Ltd, discusses a variety of issues including InTice Perimeter Bait and changes to pyrethroid labels.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — You may have thought widgets were limited to those imaginary production items bought and sold in your later years of high school economics class. Not anymore. Hulett has brought the widget to life, to social media life, on bugs.com, their company website. Hulett’s widget allows bugs.com users to view the latest postings to all of Hulett’s social media venues in one convenient viewer window. Simply click on a story and it will take you to that social media site. Whether it’s Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Google + or their corporate blog, the widget allows viewers to see the latest social media posts scrolling on bugs.com in real time.
Randy Hulett, marketing manager for Hulett said, “This kind of cutting edge web technology helps the company stay at the forefront of customer relations activity well into the future. Social media has become how the consumer discusses products and services with each other prior to purchasing. We want to make sure that we are front and center for those conversations; Our social media widget will help us do just that.”
The Tulane baseball team jumped out to a 5-0 lead Friday night over UAB but will have to wait a day to finish the game thanks to a power outage caused by fire ants overrunning one of the electrical units at Young Memorial Field in Birmingham. You read that correctly: Fire ants are officially the reason for a baseball game being suspended.
CBS 42′s B.J. Millican, took up-close video footage of the ants causing the damage:
PHILADELPHIA – FMC Professional Solutions recently honored Market Specialist Arnold Ramsey with the Sales Excellence Award. The company recognized him for his outstanding achievements in customer intimacy and going “above and beyond” to serve pest management professionals (PMPs) in his region.
Based in Columbus, Ohio, Ramsey handles marketing and sales in a eleven-state region including key midwestern states such as Ohio, Wisconsin, Indiana, Illinois and Michigan. He has been with FMC for 20 years, starting as a formulations chemistry technician, and working as a technical service representative in the company’s Philadelphia headquarters.
“Arnold is the consummate sales professional who is always looking for ways to go the extra mile for his customers,” said Dave Torska, FMC commercial development manager for the professional pest segment. “He has a good pulse for development and solutions in our marketplace. He is a great resource and mentor to his customers and colleagues alike.”
After receiving a degree in chemistry from San Diego State University, Ramsey began his career with FMC at the Princeton, N.J., Research and Development Center. He moved to Ohio in 2003 to become the Midwest sales representative. Ramsey previously received the Sales Excellence Award in 2003 and 2005. According to Torska, the award is only given in years when a deserving recipient is identified.
“I’m extremely honored to receive this award,” said Ramsey. “The pest management professionals in my region are wonderful to work with - we help each other keep this industry vibrant.”
Visit www.fmcprosolutions.com for more information about FMC, its products and solutions.
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J.— Batzner Bed Bug Services of Wisconsin and Illinois, is the most recent company approved for bedbugFREE membership. Batzner Bed Bug Services Inc. joins an expanding national network of pest management firms committed to the guidelines and practices of BedBug Central.
Batzner Bed Bug Services Inc. and its sister company Batzner Pest Management has over 65 years of experience serving Wisconsin and Illinois businesses and homes. Batzner’s bed bug services offer specialized commercial and residential services designed to meet the needs of their clients.
“Batzner Bed Bug Services Inc. decided to become bedbugFREE because we wanted to provide our clients with the peace of mind in knowing that we provide quality and accurate bed bug elimination services,” said Jerry Batzner of Batzner Bed Bug Services Inc.
bedbugFREE is a network of “like-minded companies sharing the philosophies of BedBug Central”. All companies undergo a rigorous screening process overseen by research entomologists Rick Cooper and Jeffrey White. Approved companies are then listed as bedbugFREE on BedBug Central’s website and in turn, receive referrals as part of the bedbugFREE network.
BedBug Central was created in response to inaccurate information available to pest management professionals treating bed bugs and consumers faced with bed bug issues. Their website serves as an information resource for professionals and consumers regarding bed bug products, research, prevention and treatment methodology.
As a bedbugFREE approved company, Batzner Bed Bug Services Inc. becomes a part of the growing network of pest management firms committed to BedBug Central treatment methods.
“By becoming bedbugFREE, Batzner’s bed bug services are now part of a large community of respected and reputable bed bug professionals,” said Batzner.
Companies seeking to accelerate the bedbugFREE approval process may attend BedBug University. BedBug University is a four-day course designed to shorten the learning curve of companies that want to increase bed bug revenues and enhance their bed bug business model.