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News from Plastdiversity – no flies here News from Plastdiversity – no flies here
Portuguese company, Plastdiversity, had on its stand at PestWorld the latest addition to its product range – the professional fruit fly monitoring trap and lure.
 
International highlights from PestWorld International highlights from PestWorld
Although a key event in the American professional pest control calendar, PestWorld is also the pre-eminent meeting place for the global pest control industry. Business, hunting out new products, networking and a fair amount of socialising is the order of the day.
 
The PestWorld experience – a return to Orlando, Florida The PestWorld experience – a return to Orlando, Florida
PestWorld this year was held between 23-26 October at the Swan & Dolphin hotel and convention halls in Orlando, Florida. The very same venue as some four years ago. So in those four years has much changed?
 
Safeguarding Public Health event draws them in Safeguarding Public Health event draws them in
On Tuesday 16 October London’s South Bank was a magnet for a diverse audience of Environmental Health Officers (EHOs), senior managers from both the manufacturing and retail sides of the food and drink sector, consultants, port authorities and pest management professionals.
 
Updated - Sale of Mitie Pest Control to Rentokil Updated - Sale of Mitie Pest Control to Rentokil
On 9 October it was announced by the Competitions and Markets Authority that an initial enforcement order had been served under section 72(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002 on Rentokil Initial plc, in relation to the completed acquisition by Rentokil Initial plc of MPCL Limited (formerly known as Mitie Pest Control Limited).
 
Photo report from the FAOPMA-Pest Summit in China Photo report from the FAOPMA-Pest Summit in China
Hosted by the China Pest Control Association, the FAOPMA-Pest Summit was held in Shenzhen, China. Pest was lucky to benefit from reports from two delegates – here we show some more of their photos which capture the spirit of the meeting.
 
Sale of Mitie Pest Control to Rentokil Initial Sale of Mitie Pest Control to Rentokil Initial
It was announced today (1 October 2018) that the Mitie Group plc is to sell the entire issued share capital of Mitie Pest Control Limited to Rentokil Initial plc for a consideration of £40 million in cash on a debt free, cash free basis.
 


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