Expocida Iberia 2022 took place in Madrid, on the 7th and 8th April 2022, being one of the most important events in the sector. The fair previously brought together more than 2400 visitors and 450 professional participants, all involved in the sector of Pest Control. This year as well, the fair was a benchmark of the industry and targeted organizations, companies, media or administrations, and anyone involved in the Pest Control and Environmental Health sector.
The 2022 Fair took account of the high number of participants, and not only displayed their newest products in a great exhibition area, but also offered conference programs regarding the latest innovation, trends and best practices in the Pest Control sector. Leading figures, both national and international experts, participated in the Congress, discussing topics of general interest for manufacturing, service, and user companies.
The fair area displayed new products, equipment and outstanding solutions for Pest Control and Environmental Health, from leading manufacturers, such as Bayer, Basf, Killgerm and many more.
Such meetings between the most important companies and brands of the industry are highly important, as they are meant to share with the public and the rest of the participants, their knowledge about the newest innovations in this field, as well as to bring up relevant topics that are of great interest to all the participants. Asking questions, sharing knowledge and reaching solutions is the best way to enrich the industry and make sure the products developed henceforth will be the best brands can offer to their clients.
The Congress covered topics regarding issues such as:
– essential aspects in pest control;
– strategies against vectors and emerging;
– alternatives to current rodenticides;
– deratization measures applied in more sensitive environments.
Over 40 exhibitors participated at the fair, bringing forward their latest products and solutions for pest control issues, as well as environmental health ones.
BASF is a German chemical company with subsidiaries in over 80 countries in the world. It currently produces a wide range of chemicals such as solvents, amines, resins, glues or electronic-grade chemicals, but they also place great emphasis on the production of fertilizers and pesticides. This latter division produces fungicides, herbicides and insecticides. Investing in research and development of new products each year, BASF Urban and Rural Pest Control delivers smart solutions for pest management professionals.
Bayer AG is a German multinational, chemical, pharmaceutical and life sciences company. Being first known for the development of aspirin, Bayer has grown throughout the years and expanded its research in the industry of pest control as well. The Bayer CropScience part of the company has developed crop protection products such as pesticides, alongside other means of non-agricultural pest control, as it produces various fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, and some crop varieties.
Syngenta is a Swiss biotechnology company, focused on producing pesticides, seeds and flowers. It has five product lines for pesticides, more exactly herbicides, non-selective herbicides, fungicides, insecticides and seed care, and also three product lines that focus on the development of corn, soya and other field crops vegetables. They focus not only on farm pest control but also on residential and commercial one, developing a broad portfolio of products that match any need, in any situation.
Killgerm Chemicals is a UK based company known as the leading pest control product supplier and provider of training and technical support. They believe that the basis of good pest management is knowledge and they offer a wide variety of courses for different levels of experience and knowledge from basic principles of pest control, to specialist courses and RSPH qualifications.
Killgerm Group takes a very serious view of its responsibilities to the environment. They operate an industry-supported waste disposal scheme whereby redundant pesticides or used packaging are disposed of.
Pestnet Spain is a multi-brand distributor that provides biosecurity and integrated pest management solutions for specialized professionals (PCO) and livestock professionals. Pestnet was founded in 1998 under the name Ibysan Productos Sanitarios S.L. and today is part of the Pestnet Group, a European distribution network that represents the most qualified solution to distribute leading brands through a technical-commercial network throughout southern Europe.