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News from Plastdiversity - the BETA rodent station News from Plastdiversity - the BETA rodent station
Passing quality test after quality test, BETA rodent bait stations manufactured by the Portuguese company Plastdiversity have been popular with pest professionals for two decades.
 
News from Ekommerce – we want you... News from Ekommerce – we want you...
All the way from Italy, and exhibiting for the very first time at PestWorld was Ekommerce. In their booth, some of the company’s products were on display, but their prime objective was to seek out new distributors from across the globe – they want you.
 
Terminix is back as Rentokil divests big chunk of its Mitie acquisition Terminix is back as Rentokil divests big chunk of its Mitie acquisition
The Terminix brand is back in the UK as its parent company ServiceMaster has completed the purchase of Mitie Pest Control Limited’s (MPCL) national accounts. This was something that the UK’s Competitions & Market Authority (CMA) required Rentokil to divest before its acquisition of the rest of Mitie could go through.
 
News from Killgerm - Area Sales Manager wanted News from Killgerm - Area Sales Manager wanted
Killgerm is on the hunt for a hardworking, focussed individual to take on the role of Area Sales Manager for the North of England. Interested? Then get your skates on as the closing date is this Friday 20 September.
 
Acheta Consulting sold to Kiwa Ltd Acheta Consulting sold to Kiwa Ltd
On 3 September, the sale was announced of the independent pest control consultancy business, Acheta Consulting Ltd to Kiwa UK Ltd. The Kiwa organisation is owned by the Kiwa Group, an international Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) group headquartered in The Netherlands.
 
Rentokil given the green light on the Mitie acquisition Rentokil given the green light on the Mitie acquisition
In a post on its website dated 22 August the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced that it had accepted undertakings in lieu of reference for the completed acquisition by Rentokil Initial plc of MPCL Limited (formerly Mitie Pest Control Limited).
 
Sparkling interim results announced by Rentokil Initial Sparkling interim results announced by Rentokil Initial
31 July 2019 saw the announcement of Rentokil Initial’s 2019 interim results for the first half of the year. In short, they were as ever, excellent. Revenue, profit and cash were all in excess of their medium-term targets.
 


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