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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
The exhibition at PestWorld – what was spotted?
The exhibition at PestWorld – what was spotted?
The exhibition at PestWorld is a real international market place. Visitors come from near and far to see what’s new. What have the manufacturers been working on? The US is, after all, the largest single market so is likely to lead the way in new developments.
News from Plastdiversity – no flies here
News from Plastdiversity – no flies here
Portuguese company, Plastdiversity, had on its stand at PestWorld the latest addition to its product range – the professional fruit fly monitoring trap and lure.
Impressive new factory for family firm
Impressive new factory for family firm
The Portuguese plastics company, Plastdiversity, has recently completed a major investment developing new modern premises in its home town of Marinha das Ondas, about 20 minutes drive from the popular resort of Figueira da Foz on Portugal’s Atlantic coast.
NPTA takes to the road... or was it sleigh
NPTA takes to the road... or was it sleigh
On what must have been the coldest and snowiest day this year, a valiant band of professional pest controllers made it to the NPTA ‘On the road day’ just outside Nottingham. Once there, they were not disappointed.
Moving on at PestTech
Moving on at PestTech
The first seminar of the day at PestTech 2018 was billed as 'The industry moves on', so it was quite appropriate that Simon Forrester, who is himself moving on to new pastures in the New Year, opened the session.


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