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In Memoriam: William L. Kirchner

In Memoriam: William L. Kirchner

April 17, 2017

William L. Kirchner, co-founder of Southern Mill Creek Products of Ohio, and the third-generation owner of Cleveland Chemical Pest Control, passed away Saturday at 83, at his home in Key Largo, Fla. Read More

Industry Mourns Loss of Norm Cooper

Industry Mourns Loss of Norm Cooper

April 10, 2017

Cooper, whose 63-year pest control career included time spent as a PCO, consultant, and NPMA President, passed away on April 5. Widely considered one of the pest control industry’s greatest ambassadors, Cooper created NPMA’s longtime “Guardians of the Environment” branding initiative during his presidency. Read More

Wil-Kil Announces New Leadership at Menomonee Falls Location

Wil-Kil Announces New Leadership at Menomonee Falls Location

April 4, 2017

Gary Checkai, most recently sales and service manager at Wil-Kil, will be replacing Randy Allen as regional manager. Allen has been promoted to director of strategic accounts for Copesan’s two operating companies — Wil-Kil Pest Control and Houston-based Holder’s Pest Solutions. Read More

Fiechter Earns IPM in Excellence Award for Bed Bug Advocacy

Fiechter Earns IPM in Excellence Award for Bed Bug Advocacy

March 27, 2017

René Fiechter, Nassau County's assistant district attorney (ADA) for community affairs, was recognized by Cornell University's New York State Integrated Pest Management Program for his efforts in addressing bed bug problems in the village of Hempstead, N.Y. Read More