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Session sponsored by Syngenta

Join us at PestWorld 2019 and hear from Robert Richman during our Thursday morning general session, 'Built for Growth: The Values Based Company'. Richman will share inspiring stories about how companies shifted their industries, techniques for shaking up jobs and careers in a way that enlivens people and reinvigorates their passion, and many more take-aways from this engaging keynote. You won't want to miss it!

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The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which serves as the public outreach arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), is working to educate consumers about the dangers and threats associated with rodents during Rodent Awareness Week, this October 20-26, 2019. A recent online research study conducted between January 2018 and July 2019 by Advanced Symbolics Inc. using a representative sample of 274,500 Americans revealed that rats are America’s biggest pest concern for health and home issues, and that rodents are spotted almost twice as often in bathrooms than in any other area in the home.

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The National Pest Management Association has developed a free online training course designed to provide instruction on completing the revised NPMA-33 Wood Destroying Insect (WDI) Inspection Report. This 30-minute course will review when and why to use the NPMA-33 report, recent revisions to the form, and how to properly complete this document.

Access this free training in 5 easy steps:

  1. Visit:
  2. Click “Purchase New Content”
  3. Log in using your NPMA User ID, or create a new account
  4. Click “Select Courses”
  5. Click “Add” next to the Completing the NPMA-33 WDI Inspection Report
Crawlspace Depot
Crawl space safety
Crawl space work poses special safety issues. The right equipment and PPE are critical. Proper lighting and eye protection are just a few precautions you should use. We offer LED lights, hinged knee pads, premium safety glasses and other tools to minimize risks when closing a crawl space.
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Join the Professional Women in Pest Management (PWIPM) Council in their mission to support women in the industry by wearing PWIPM gear on Thursday, October 17th. If you don’t have something to wear from a past event or state PWIPM network, you can order PWIPM gear here:

Pest Pic of the Week


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 As a membership benefit, NPMA has developed a gallery of 
pest images at for use by NPMA members.

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New Members

Ace Services - Bossier City of Bossier City, LA
Arrest A Pest LLC of Pennsauken, NJ
Bug Blasters, Inc. of Trenton, NJ
Commander Pest Control of Vernon, NJ
D & R Pest Control of Union City, NJ
Earthkind of Westminster, CO
Fumigaciones Rava of Mexico
Green Dog Inspections, Inc. of Gig Harbor, WA
Jesse James Critter Getters of Midland, VA
Killian Pest Control, Inc. of Bakersfield, CA
LTA Manufacturing, LLC of Ottawa, KS
Mosquito Joe of Mid-Coast NJ of Bayville, NJ
Pest Free Solutions, LLC of Marlton, NJ
Weststar Group, LLC of Austin, TX

Member Benefit Highlight

NPMA has designed a new informational termite brochure that can effectively market the dangers of termites to your clients. This trifold brochure details what homeowners should look for regarding termites, damage caused by termites, and why every home should be protected by a pest control company. This brochure is fully customizable, allowing you to add your company logo and contact information on the back page. Click here to start your customized order.

Amvac Chemical Corp.
AMVAC’s NUVAN product line offers professional applicators convenience and economy for a wide range of pest control needs. The products – NUVAN Prostrips, NUVAN Prostrips+, NUVAN Directed Spray Aerosol, NUVAN Fog 5%, NUVAN Fog 4EC and NUVAN Fog 2EC – feature the active ingredient dichlorvos (DDVP), a non-residual insecticide that acts quickly on labeled pests including ants, bed bugs, carpet beetles, clothes moths, cockroaches, earwigs, flies, mosquitoes, silverfish, spiders and wasps.
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NPMA Education and Events

Join us at the 2019 Technology Summit, December 4-6 in Atlanta, Georgia. Showcasing a mix of business management sessions and interactive breakout groups featuring up-and-coming information and digital technologies for the pest management industry. The conference will feature technology thought leaders and provide a forum for attendees to learn from each other about their technology experiences as well as the current technologies used to enhance daily practices within their pest management businesses.

View the program and register today!

Members Make Headlines
The Aust Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of their client, Desert Pacific Exterminators to ServiceMaster’s subsidiary, Terminix International.
As the REST Initiative spreads across the nation, Colorado Pest Control Association joined the driving force that’s bringing comfort and relief for those who are orphaned, abused, and at-risk.
The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry is hosting a 2-day class at USM in Portland, Oct 29-30th, on recognition, prevention and control of rats and mice.
Weekly Headlines
A radical solution may be at hand: the city plans to entice the creatures with bait before drowning them in a bucket of alcohol.
NBC San Diego
Local scientists warn San Diegans should get out their mosquito repellent.
Penn Live
A new study estimates that as many as 95 percent of the stink bugs that did not find indoor shelter were killed in January's subzero temperatures.
The New York Times
The Antarctic midge spends more than half its life frozen. A better understanding of how it does so could have implications for human health.
Lytx, Inc
For your Business
Eblin Group
There is often more than one right answer and your answer is one among many possibilities. Instead of seeking to prove you’re right, focus on being effective.
You may think you know your tight-knit team like the back of your hand, but they're not cut from the same cloth.
Fast Company
Self-promotion might not come naturally for some, but less outgoing people can use their natural strengths to create an authentic online presence.
This is an article about culture and leadership -- and about clichés that turn out to be true.
In this online-consumer age, it can make or break growth and survival.
UPG Unified Purchasing Group
Trending Articles
Fox News
A family claims that they unknowingly ate food that was covered in bugs at Disney World. According to their lawsuit, the family became ill after eating the food and made several trips to the emergency room.
Association for Talent Development
If we just begin practicing and embracing inquiry-based leadership, then we can build more robust leadership styles. In the process, we will become cognizant about the ways we frame questions.
The Travel
Are you looking to move to a new location? If so, you might want to consider whether or not the city you're looking at has issues with pests such as roaches.
Calendar of Events
  Date Event Location
  October 15-18 PestWorld 2019 San Diego, CA
  December 4-6 2019 Technology Summit Atlanta, GA

View our master calendar for a full list of industry events.




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