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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.
 
News from Competitive Pest Services - job opportunity News from Competitive Pest Services - job opportunity
An Australian company, Competitive Pest Services, is currently recruiting two technicians to assist during their peak summer season (October 2019 - April 2020).
 
News from Syngenta – handy new App News from Syngenta – handy new App
A new Syngenta Professional Pest Management App now provides pest controllers with all the information, advice and record keeping to get the best out of products, and offer a fully professional service to their customers.
 
The plot thickens on the Rentokil-Mitie acquisition. Terminix to return to the UK The plot thickens on the Rentokil-Mitie acquisition. Terminix to return to the UK
An announcement was posted today (11 July) on the Competitions and Markets Authority website that takes the sale of Mitie Pest Control Ltd to Rentokil one step closer to completion. ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc has been named as the upfront buyer of the divested business.
 
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.
 


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