Press Releases

PPMA Encourages Industry Participation During National Pest Management Month

FAIRFAX, VA (March 27, 2017) – The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which serves as the public outreach arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), is working to raise public awareness about the importance of partnering with a licensed pest control professional during National Pest Management Month in April. This annual designation acknowledges the pest management industry’s ongoing commitment ...

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PPMA Calls for Industry Participation in Termite Awareness Week

PPMA aims to educate consumers on the importance of protecting against termites   FAIRFAX, VA (February 17, 2017) – With spring on the horizon, the industry is closely watching for signs of termite activity. After a rather unusual winter, swarms are expected to appear early and in force and companies are ready to respond. The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), ...

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NPMA Announces 2017-2018 Board of Directors Nominees

The NPMA Board of Directors has ratified the candidates recommended by the NPMA Nominating Committee for the national offices of the Board of Directors. The following is a list of nominees for 2017-2018 Board of Directors. SECRETARY The Secretary shall be responsible for the recording and distribution of all minutes of meetings of the Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and ...

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NPMA Executive Leadership Program Class of 2017 Announced

Ten candidates from across the country will receive skills development and training for association leadership FAIRFAX, Va., January 3, 2017 — The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) today announced selection of the association¹s Executive Leadership Program (ELP) inaugural class of participants, marking an important strategic step toward cultivating a representative pipeline of candidates for leadership opportunities within NPMA for years ...

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Extreme Summer Weather Will Affect Fall and Winter Pest Pressure Across U.S.

September 27, 2016 (Fairfax, VA) – The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) today released its bi-annual Bug Barometer, predicting anticipated pest pressure across the U.S. this fall and winter. With heavy flooding in parts of the southeast, yet drought-like conditions in some northwest regions, extreme summer weather will have an impact on fall and winter pest pressure from coast to ...

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NPMA PestVets “We Hire Heroes” Campaign Generates Over 750 Jobs for Veterans

August 30, 2016 (Fairfax, VA) – PestVets, the veterans group established by the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) in early 2015 to actively promote the recruitment of veterans to the pest management industry, has generated 753 employment opportunities across the country through its “We Hire Heroes” campaign. “The response that we’ve received to our ‘We Hire Heroes’ campaign, which focuses ...

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Steer Clear Of Stinging Insects This Summer

The National Pest Management Association advises protecting against summer stingers FAIRFAX, Va. (August 25, 2016) – People walking, dining and socializing outdoors aren’t the only ones currently abuzz. With fall around the corner and summer at its height, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) explains more stingers, like yellowjackets and wasps, are outside foraging for food. “Insect stings are painful, ...

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NPMA Urges Industry and Consumers to be on High Alert Amid Growing Zika Virus Concern

NPMA asks pest control companies and consumers to help control biting mosquito populations FAIRFAX, Va. (August 4, 2016) – With the news of more than a dozen cases of locally transmitted Zika virus in Florida by infected mosquitoes within the U.S., the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is urging proper mosquito control practices to help lessen the outbreak. The NPMA, ...

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PPMA Calls for Industry Participation in Annual Rodent Awareness Week

Aims to promote public vigilance through rodent-centric consumer campaigns In anticipation of rodent season, the Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which serves as the public outreach arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), is working to educate the public about the diseases and dangers associated with rats and mice during Rodent Awareness Week, October 23-29, 2016. Rodent Awareness Week ...

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PPMA Calls for Industry Participation in Annual Bed Bug Awareness Week

Aims to promote public vigilance about suppressing bed bug infestations through various campaigns FAIRFAX, VA (May 12, 2016) – As summer travel season approaches, the Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which serves as the public outreach arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), is working to spread public awareness about bed bugs during Bed Bug Awareness Week, June 5-11, ...

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