Secret Site Map
Monday, September 01, 2014

Home News Sprague Pest Solutions Expands Portland Service Center

Sprague Pest Solutions Expands Portland Service Center

Business

The new service center features a training center, fumigation chamber and more.

| April 23, 2013

TACOMA, Wash. - Sprague Pest Solutions has expanded and moved its Portland, Ore. service center, the firm announced.

The new service center features a 40-seat training center, a 4,500 square foot warehouse, a 1,280 cubic foot heat treatment and fumigation chamber and a secured lot for onsite fumigation of equipment and trailers up to 53 feet in length.

"The additional space allows us to expand our heating and fumigation service capabilities and provide a valuable service to our clients, especially those involved in food processing, distribution and agriculture," says Brian Kalbfleisch, Sprague district manager for Oregon and Southwest Washington. "We can service small lot shipments, bins and equipment used in food processing, farm equipment as well as furniture that is infested with bed bugs."

Kalbfleisch says the Oregon agriculture market is a vibrant one and prized Oregon turfgrass seed and other agriculture products often need to be fumigated for pests such as mice before they are shipped across the country or around the globe.

The new service center is located at 9106 NE Marx Drive in Portland, allowing for easy access to both the Port of Portland and Port of Vancouver, Wash., where many of these valuable agriculture commodoties depart from and arrive, the firm said. 

Top news

In Memoriam: Vern Toblan

Toblan was the longtime executive director of Pi Chi Omega. He passed away on Saturday.

PCT Gift Shop Offers Insect-Themed Items for PCOs

PCT magazine, in partnership with the Philadelphia-based Insectarium, is offering a variety of insect-related items to pest control operators via www.pctgiftshop.com.

Reminder: PCT’s M&A Virtual Event 3.0 is Tomorrow

The half-day conference provides expert advice from some of the industry’s leading authorities on mergers and acquisitions and family business issues.

Massey Services Acquires Austin-Based Green Pest Services

The joining of the two companies further expands Massey Services’ residential pest prevention services footprint throughout Texas.

Bill That Would Impact Neonicotinoid Use in California on Governor's Desk

AB 1789, which would create a timeline for the Department of Pesticide Regulation to complete its current reevaluation of neonicotinoids, has passed the legislature and is now awaiting the governor's signature.