What Is Techletter.com and Who's Behind It?
Techletter.com is the website of Pinto & Associates, Inc., a Virginia corporation, now located in Maryland. We sell pest control related publications and consulting services. Our flagship publication is Techletter®, a biweekly training letter for professional pest control technicians. Techletter has been in continuous publication for over 25 years. This website also provides information on pests, pest control, and IPM for both professionals and nonprofessionals.
Pinto & Associates has been writing training manuals and other publications, and been providing consulting services since 1983. Our staff includes two full-time urban entomologists\1, Lawrence J. Pinto and Sandra K. Kraft, with over 50 years of combined experience in urban entomology. Both also have strong backgrounds in ecology, integrated pest management (IPM), and training. To see their credentials, click here-- Credentials.
1/ Urban entomologist-- a biologist who specializes on insects in and around homes, businesses, and institutions in urban settings. Urban entomologists involved in pest control, however, usually do not limit their work to insects. They also work with ticks, mites, spiders, and other arthropods, as well as rodents, pest birds, and urban wildlife.