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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.
 
News from Plastdiversity - Apollo launched News from Plastdiversity - Apollo launched
Portuguese company, Plastdiversity, launched its new affordable and reliable Apollo bait station at PestWorld this October.
 
Going digital Going digital
Electronic gizmos attached to, or built into, rodent traps that send a message to your SmartPhone, computer or tablet to alert you to a trap going off have been a feature at exhibitions for the past few years, as have management software systems tailored to pest control servicing company needs. At PestWorld 2017 however it was very evident that the race to use technology in all aspects of pest management has stepped up several gears.
 
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 Bábolna Bio – a shooting Sensation at PestEx News from Bábolna Bio – a shooting Sensation at PestEx
Visitors to PestEx were invited to take aim, hit the target and win a great discount on their first purchase of the new Protect Sensation rodenticide from Bábolna Bio. The shooting game was clearly enjoyed by all visitors who found hitting the 10% discount target wasn’t quite as easy as it looked! The 5% discount however proved a little easier to achieve.
 
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.
 
News from Bayer  – a new rodenticide at PestEx News from Bayer – a new rodenticide at PestEx
Bayer is launching a new first generation rodenticide on their stand at PestEx. Pest controllers will get the first opportunity to see this latest rodenticide innovation when this product will be unveiled.
 


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