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News from Bábolna Bio - registration sensation News from Bábolna Bio - registration sensation
It was no surprise that the Bábolna Bio stand at Parasitec in Budapest, 9-10 May, was among the busiest in the exhibition hall. This is home territory for this successful Hungary-based company and there was plenty to celebrate. In particular it was only at the end of March this year that one of Bábolna Bio’s most innovative rodenticides, Protect Sensation, received authorisation in its home territory.
 
News from ICB Pharma - exciting technology News from ICB Pharma - exciting technology
On the ICB Pharma stand at Parasitec in Budapest 9-10 May 2019, Provecta, an ingenious product that controls flying and crawling insects through physical action, attracted plenty of interest. It can be used as a stand-alone product simply diluted with water or, in the jargon, as an ‘insecticide efficacy enhancer’.
 
New ownership for Exosex SP & CL Moth Control Systems New ownership for Exosex SP & CL Moth Control Systems
The pheromone-based moth mating disruption products, Exosex SP tab and Exosex CL tab have a new owner. International Pheromone Systems, better known as IPS, has acquired outright the Exosex Technology from Exosect Ltd for an undisclosed sum.
 
News from Bleu Line - BL Group – a bright future News from Bleu Line - BL Group – a bright future
Italy continues to have a strong manufacturing base of home-grown public health pest control specialists. With a major presence at the Italian flagship event Bleu Line - B.L. group is one such company. Whilst traditional insecticides and rodenticides continue to be important, innovative and greener products are opening up new opportunities. Key among these, as Giovanni Bazzocchi, co-owner and export sales director explains, is the novel mosquito product, Aquatain AMF
 
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.
 
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.
 
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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