Author Archives: Robin Lamerson

Pest Management Foundation Board Names Three New Trustees

On October 21st, the Pest Management Foundation’s governing board voted unanimously to appoint J. Bryan Cooksey III, McCall Service, Stacy O’Reilly, Plunkett’s Pest Control, and Billy Tesh Pest Management Services, Inc., to serve three year terms on the Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees also voted to re-appoint Judy Dold of Rose Pest Solutions, and Alfie Treleven of Sprague ...

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Best Practices for Returning to the Office

Since pest management has been considered an essential service, and companies have shown incredible flexibility in adapting to new conditions, the industry has been surviving and thriving despite adversity. Nevertheless, as offices reopen and hiring processes begin again, practices need to be reviewed and changed. 2020 has changed most of the rules for how people can interact and how business ...

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How COVID-19 Has Changed Marketing Forever

2020 has certainly been a year no one was prepared for. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected each and every one of our daily lives and changed the way businesses operate, including how we market those businesses, and the pest control industry is no exception. As marketers, it is our job to navigate through uncertain times and adapt our messaging and ...

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Best Practices for Pest Control Fleet Managers

Your business does not have to be in long haul trucking to be open to fleet risk. If your pest control company has technicians operating vehicles for business, then you are open to accidents and the misfortune that follows them. With over 6 million accidents occurring on the road each year, commercial vehicles most commonly get into an accident when ...

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NPMA’S Efforts to Support Disinfection Services Offered by Member Companies

The Coronavirus pandemic impacted pest management companies in ways that very few could have predicted back at the beginning of 2020. But less than a year later, the industry has changed the services it provides and ways they are delivered. Disinfection services are the prime example of the spirit of ingenuity and entrepreneurship that is the cornerstone of the pest ...

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NJ Wildlife and Pest Control Earns Mark of Excellence in Public Health

NJ Wildlife and Pest Control in Randolph, NJ, has earned the QualityPro Public Health in Rodents Certification and had 2 team members earn the Public Health of Entomology (PHE) Certificate. QualityPro Public Health equips companies with the resources to build science-based, effective, and commercially viable services, ensuring their certified technicians have the knowledge to perform these services through training and testing. Father and son, Russell Sieb ...

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Introducing PestControlJobs.com, NPMA’s Highly Anticipated Workforce Development Website

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) launches new online resource as part of its workforce development initiative to promote careers in the professional pest control industry. The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has announced the launch of a new workforce website, PestControlJobs.com, as part of its national initiative to help highlight pest control as a viable and desirable industry with ...

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NPMA Presents Prestigious Industry Awards at PestWorld 2020

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) presented its annual industry awards today in a virtual award ceremony during PestWorld 2020. Each year, several key awards are presented to NPMA members to showcase their outstanding contributions and accomplishments to the pest management industry. “I’d like to thank this year’s award recipients for their commitment to moving our industry forward,” said Dominique ...

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Advocating for the Industry

A few months ago, when the world screeched to a halt in a matter of days due to the COVID-19 pandemic, NPMA’s Public Policy team stepped up to make sure businesses could continue working. “During any national emergency or public health crisis, we have to continue operating,” said Ashley Amidon, NPMA’s Vice President of Public Policy. “If you’re home and ...

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NPMA to Present Prestigious Industry Awards at PestWorld 2020

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) will present its annual industry awards program this Thursday, October 15 at 11:00 a.m. EST in a virtual award ceremony during PestWorld 2020. Each year, several key awards are presented to NPMA members to showcase their outstanding contributions and accomplishments to the pest management industry. “Our industry is passionate about making a difference in ...

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