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Farewell Ficam W
Farewell Ficam W
On 11 December 2019, Bayer Environmental Science announced that Ficam W (80% bendiocarb WP) was to be withdrawn from the UK market. This follows the withdrawal earlier this year of Ficam W from Ireland.
The exhibition at PestWorld – the star attraction
The exhibition at PestWorld – the star attraction
There is no doubting the exhibition at any PestWorld is one, if not THE, key attraction. This is particularly the case for international commercial delegates. The same was true this year, and with over 230 stands to get round there was plenty to see – but was there?
High noon for the outdoor use of Ficam D
High noon for the outdoor use of Ficam D
25 July 2019 is the deadline date for the use of any stocks of Ficam D sporting the old labels. This therefore means the end of the road for outdoor uses of Ficam D.
Significant label changes for Ficam D
Significant label changes for Ficam D
Pest controllers will be somewhat surprised to discover that there are to be quite significant changes to the label covering both, the range of insects covered, and the method of use for the popular insecticide dust, Ficam D.
News from Bleu Line and Spray Team
News from Bleu Line and Spray Team
It was all go on the joint Bleu Line - BL Group and Spray Team stand during the three days of Parasitec. Customers were keen to review the new environmentally-friendly products on display.
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.


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