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News from Bábolna Bio News from Bábolna Bio
The Bábolna Bio stand was full to capacity during the three days of Parasitec in Paris. It was a case of the full range of products on display, a full range of staff and a continual number of visitors to make the stand full.
 
Pelsis and Curtis Gilmour to merge Pelsis and Curtis Gilmour to merge
The Directors of Pelsis Holdings (UK) Ltd and Curtis Gilmour Inc. are pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached to bring together the brand portfolios and operations of the two companies with immediate effect. The activities of the two companies are highly complementary to one another and together give access to a broader range of customers and geographies, for the consolidated product range.
 
News from Bell - new 25ppm product on its way News from Bell - new 25ppm product on its way
There has been much industry discussion and, frankly, a good deal of disagreement about the reclassification of rodenticides by the EU as ‘Toxic to reproduction’. USA-based Bell Laboratories, one of the world’s leaders in rodent technology, says it has taken a balanced approach to meet the ongoing needs of the professional pest control market.
 
Impressive new factory for family firm Impressive new factory for family firm
The Portuguese plastics company, Plastdiversity, has recently completed a major investment developing new modern premises in its home town of Marinha das Ondas, about 20 minutes drive from the popular resort of Figueira da Foz on Portugal’s Atlantic coast.
 
NPTA chairman sells business to Rollins NPTA chairman sells business to Rollins
US-based Rollins Inc, best known by its subsidiary pest control brand of Orkin, has made another major UK acquisition purchasing The Guardian Group; the business built by the National Pest Technicians Association’s (NPTA) chairman, Adam Hawley.
 
Two pest companies honoured in Queen’s Awards 2018 Two pest companies honoured in Queen’s Awards 2018
Being awarded a Queen’s Award is a feather in the cap for any business. So it is good news that two companies operating within the professional pest control sector both achieved this accolade this year – Rentokil Initial and Russell IPM.
 
AMES and Kestrel sold to US-based Rollins Inc AMES and Kestrel sold to US-based Rollins Inc
Announced on the US-based Rollins Inc website today (28 February 2018) is the purchase of the stock of Birmingham-based AMES Group Ltd and Hampshire-based Kestrel Pest Control Ltd.
 


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