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News from Hockley at PPC Live News from Hockley at PPC Live
Hockley International were delighted to announce at PPC Live that they are adding four new products to their environmental health range, along with a key label amendment to the granular cyromazine product they supply – giving approval for its use in waste management sites. The four new products include a microencapsulation, two ready-to-use products and a microemulsion.
 
Strong seminar programme at PPC Live 2018 Strong seminar programme at PPC Live 2018
It might only be its third outing but, as we’ve come to expect, PPC Live again had a strong seminar programme. We didn’t get to all the sessions but here’s a run-down of the ones we got chance to listen to.
 
News from the Bleu Line - B.L. Group – spraying with drones News from the Bleu Line - B.L. Group – spraying with drones
The use of drones has quickly become an accepted part of the pest controllers’ armoury – but mainly for surveying activities. Ever inventive, Italian manufacturer, Bleu Line, has taken this one step further forward – for the commercial application of public health products, notably for mosquito control.
 
News from Octavius Hunt – fourth exhibition in a year News from Octavius Hunt – fourth exhibition in a year
The team at Bristol-based Octavius Hunt can’t believe that it's only been a year since they exhibited at one of the professional trade shows for the first time.
 
First new class of insecticide for malaria prevention for 30 years First new class of insecticide for malaria prevention for 30 years
Chlofenapyr from BASF has become the first new class of public health insecticide for malaria prevention to be introduced in more than 30 years.
 
News from BL Group - eight products for the UK News from BL Group - eight products for the UK
One of the first big changes brought about by the strategic alliance between Bleu Line - B.L. Group of Italy and UK-based Hockley International is the introduction of eight Bleu Line - B.L. Group products into the UK market. The eight products in question comprise two permethrin and tetramethrin adulticides, two pyrethrin-based insecticides and four natural pest management products.
 
Seminars to suit everyone at PestEx Seminars to suit everyone at PestEx
PestEx 2017 staged a wide-ranging programme of seminars split between two separate areas, one dedicated to technical topics, the other to business matters. Over the two days there was something for everyone.
 


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