NPMA Launches New Online Community Network


Fairfax, VA -The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has launched a new online community network - - to allow its members easy opportunities to network with each other, participate in discussions, share resources, and access tools and resources.

" is designed to serve two distinct purposes," stated NPMA CEO Bob Rosenberg. "Not only is it intended to be NPMA's own social network, it is also intended to provide our members with access to a library of tools and resources that will provide solutions for our members' businesses."

Sponsored by BASF, offers NPMA members the following business solutions:

"The new MyNPMA site will highlight a collaboration between the NPMA and BASF that is solely focused on making the Pest Management Professional more aware, more informed and more successful in the long term," said Dan Carrothers, Marketing Manager for BASF Specialty Products Division. "BASF has supported the NPMA in various ways - sponsorships, memberships, training - over the past several years, and we're proud to be part of this next endeavor."

"Communities have currently been created for all NPMA committees," continued Rosenberg. "However, one of the best features of this site is that any NPMA member can create a community based on a topic of interest and invite other like-minded members to participate. Through these interactions, NPMA will have better insight into the topics and issues that are important to our members, allowing us to better serve our membership's needs."

About NPMA
The National Pest Management Association, a nonprofit organization with more than 7,000 members, was established in 1933 to support the pest management industry's commitment to the protection of public health, food and property, reflected both in the continuing education of the pest control professional and the dissemination of timely information to homeowners and businesses. For more information, contact Janay Rickwalder at, call 703-352-6762 or visit our professional and member Web site at

About BASF's Crop Protection division
With sales of more than $5.2 billion in 2013, BASF's Crop Protection division provides innovative solutions in crop protection, seed treatment and biological control as well as solutions to manage water, nutrients and plant stress. Its portfolio also includes products for turf and ornamental plants, pest control and public health. BASF's Crop Protection division is a leading innovator that supports growers to optimize agricultural production, improve their business efficiency and enhance the quality of life for a growing world population. Further information can be found on the web at or through our social media channels.

BASF - The Chemical Company
BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has nearly 17,000 employees in North America, and had sales of $19.3 billion in 2013. For more information about BASF's North American operations, visit BASF's portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF had sales of about $74 billion in 2013 and over 112,000 employees as of the end of the year. Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at