Press Releases

NPMA Releases 2018 Annual Report

FAIRFAX, VA, July 8, 2019 – The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has released Making an Impact: 2018 Annual Report. The report reflects the actions the association has taken to support the membership and the impact our industry has made on the communities we serve. “Over the last year, NPMA has been collaborating with and listening to members in our ...

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PPMA Encourages Industry Participation During Annual Bed Bug Awareness Week

The majority of pest professionals agree that bed bugs are the number one most difficult pest to control FAIRFAX, VA (May 1, 2019) – The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which serves as the public outreach arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), is working on its annual campaign to educate consumers about the prevalence of bed bugs during ...

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NPMA Announces Results of the 2019-2020 Board of Directors Election

NPMA is pleased to announce the results of its annual Board of Directors election. Your Executive Committee will consist of the following Board members: Chris Gorecki (Rollins, Atlanta, GA) will serve as President. Scott Steckel (Plunkett’s Pest Control, Columbus, OH) will serve as President-Elect. Justin McCauley (McCauley Service, Benton, AR) will serve as Treasurer. Marillian Missiti (Buono Pest Control Co., Inc., Belmont, ...

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QualityPro Now Accepting Applications for Public Health Service Certifications

QualityPro, is now accepting applications from accredited companies looking to certify their mosquito and rodent services through the new QualityPro Public Health certification program. QualityPro Public Health is designed to equip pest management companies with the resources they need to build science-based, effective and commercially-viable services that control pests of public health significance and a marketable brand to help advertise ...

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National Pest Management Month Recognizes the Professional Pest Control Industry’s Work to Protect Against the Diseases and Dangers of Pests

The National Pest Management Association celebrates industry professionals for their role in protecting public health, food and property National Pest Management Month, an annual observance recognized by Chase’s Calendar of Events each April, highlights the professional pest control industry’s commitment to the protection of public health, property and food from the diseases and dangers posed by pests. And this year, ...

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Pest Management Industry Participates in International Women’s Day 2019

On March 8, people around the globe celebrated women leaders during International Women’s Day, and the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is proud to have seen the pest management industry participate in this year’s initiative. While there are women represented in all job roles across pest management businesses, they are an anomaly in our mostly male-dominated industry. NPMA strongly believes ...

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The Professional Pest Management Alliance Unveils New Mainframe Website

PPMAMainframe.org undergoes extensive redesign to improve its user experience The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA) today announced new  design upgrades to its exclusive subscription website, PPMAMainframe.org. Mainframe is a digital marketing service available to pest management companies actively investing in consumer education programs and initiatives powered by PPMA. It gives companies access to ready-made, professionally designed social media and digital ...

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Howard Kurtz Joins NPMA Legislative Day Lineup

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is excited to announce that Howard Kurtz of Fox News will be joining attendees at Legislative Day 2019 for the breakfast and keynote presentation sponsored by Control Solutions Inc. (CSI) on Tuesday, February 26 at 8:00 a.m. Mr. Kurtz replaces KT McFarland who had to withdraw from the program due to personal family matters ...

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National Pest Management Association Releases Winter Vector Sectors™ List

Identifies top 10 U.S. cities with heightened vector pest pressure this winter The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) today released its bi-annual Vector Sectors™ list of the top 10 U.S. cities with the greatest risk for increased pest pressure from vector pests, including rodents and cockroaches, for the remainder of winter. As vectors of disease, these pests are able to ...

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Spray Foam Industry & Pest Management Association Work Together on Home Protection

SFC, SPFA and NPMA Align Efforts to Prevent Subterranean Termite Infestations The American Chemistry Council’s Spray Foam Coalition (SFC), the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) and the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) today announced a cooperative effort aimed at developing innovative solutions to help prevent subterranean termites from entering homes. Together, the three organizations will foster ideas that marry both the benefits of spray foam ...

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