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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%.
 
Cleankill expands with acquisition of Good Riddance Cleankill expands with acquisition of Good Riddance
Croydon-based Cleankill has expanded its reach along the M4 corridor with the acquisition of Bristol-based Good Riddance Pest Control. The purchase was completed on 30 November 2018.
 
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.
 


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