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20 12, 2018

Tech Talk: Managing Pests in Apartment Buildings

By Shane McCoy, ACE If there is one thing we can all agree on in the pest management industry, it’s that managing pest problems in apartment buildings is not easy. Pests thrive in apartment buildings because of easy access to food, water, shelter and the added bonus of adjoining walls and shared utilities. If resources [...]

24 07, 2017

Reduce Pest Attractiveness with Lighting Scheme Modifications

By Bennett Jordan,Ph.D., BCE, excerpt from 2017 PRSM Best Practices CHALLENGE Retail stores need lighting schemes that make potential customers feel safe and welcome. The problem is that shoppers aren’t the only ones brought in by a sharp display; night-flying insects are highly attracted to most types of lighting commonly used in and around stores. [...]

1 03, 2017

Tech Talk – Documenting Conducive Conditions

By David Moore, BCE The bar for the pest management industry is constantly being pushed higher and higher, and documentation is one of those areas where there is little room for error. The conditions we report to our clients are scrutinized and hold both us and them accountable for what we document. This is especially [...]

18 07, 2016

Copesan Advises Retailers on Mall Pest Management In 2016 PRSM Best Practices

Menomonee Falls, WI – July 18, 2016 – Copesan Services, Inc., is pleased to share the inclusion of an article, “Collaboration Key to Effective IPM in Mall Stores,”  authored by Dr. Jim Sargent, Copesan’s recently retired Director of Technical Support and Regulatory Compliance, in the 2016 Best Practices book published by the Professional Retail Store [...]

4 06, 2016

Collaboration Key To Effective IPM In Mall Stores

COLLABORATION KEY TO EFFECTIVE IPM IN MALL STORES by James E. Sargent, Ph.D., Director of Technical Support and Regulatory Compliance Copesan - Specialists in Pest Solutions EXCERPT FROM: 2016 PRSM Best Practices, published by Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM) CHALLENGE Pest management in a mall store – one unit of a large building or shopping mall [...]

25 10, 2015

[Tech Talk] Optimizing Bait Formulations

Throughout the summer of 2015, PCT magazine delivered outstanding content on using bait formulations for a variety of pests. In the May issue, there was a section dedicated to the 20 year anniversary of Sentricon and a “State of the Ant Market” report sponsored by Syngenta. In the June issue, several articles and advertisements discussed [...]

31 08, 2012

Where Do Pests Come From?

By Matt Frye To view this article as it appeared in PCT magazine, please click here. Pest management in the 21st century is based on the premise that unwanted organisms can be excluded or eliminated from our living and working spaces. Pests, like all living organisms, require food, water and shelter to survive. Remove those conditions, [...]