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New man at the top at Pelsis New man at the top at Pelsis
Andrew Milner joined Pelsis as the company’s CEO on 4 March. This followed the sudden departure of previous CEO, Peter Mangion, a matter of days earlier.
 
Full house for rodent control session at Disinfestando Full house for rodent control session at Disinfestando
It was a very full house for the rodent control session held on Thursday 7 March, day two of Disinfestando 2019 in Milan. The high attendance level was proof, if it was needed, of the importance of rodent control and the desire among pest professionals across Europe for information on what can and can’t be done to combat infestations.
 
Distribution companies unite.... Distribution companies unite....
News of two sets of companies increasingly working together has recently been released. In the UK, Pest Trader is integrating with Sentomol and Mylva from Spain is investing in Econtrol from Mexico.
 
Pest management or control debated at SOFHT event Pest management or control debated at SOFHT event
It was a full house for the Society of Food Hygiene and Technology event at the Bristol Golf Club on Thursday 28 February. Around 75 speakers, delegates and exhibitors attended the BPCA-supported conference which took as its theme 'Control or management: the changing environment for pests.'
 
Taking the temperature of UK pest management Taking the temperature of UK pest management
How are you feeling? Is it time to reach for the skies or is the Brexit backdrop making your temperature dangerously high? This year’s National UK Pest Management Survey gets underway today. If you work at the sharp end of UK pest control look out for your invitation and please participate.
 
BASIS creates committee to represent members BASIS creates committee to represent members
BASIS has set up a new committee to provide its members with an opportunity to influence the organisation’s future membership strategy, with an aim to improve its service, while benefitting associated industries.
 
Rentokil releases sparkling 2018 financial results Rentokil releases sparkling 2018 financial results
On 28 February 2019 Rentokil Initial released their 2018 results which were in excess of their own medium term financial targets. Operating profit was 13.3% up. As a result their shares rose by 8%.
 


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