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Octavius Hunt is exhibiting at PestExtra 2021

We are really excited to let you know that, despite the current world pandemic, we are still participating in exhibitions and are able to meet with you virtually next week at PestExtra online. This virtual exhibition replaces the planned PestEx hosted by the British Pest Control Association (BPCA) which is usually held in London.
Please do visit our stand online which will be open during the following dates and times:

Tuesday 16 March 2021 8.30am – 12.30pm
Wednesday 17 March 20212pm – 8pm
Thursday 18 March 2021  10am – 3pm

You can register for the exhibition via this link so that, as well as meet with our team, you can take advantage of available industry talks and seminars: pestex.org/register

The Octavius Hunt team will be available to speak with you via video or chat from our virtual stand. We are looking forward to answering any questions you might have about our low-residue Smoke Generators / Fumigators – the most cost-effective and fast method of treating pests or diseases in any enclosed area – and help you determine which products are best suited and meet your customer needs.

If you are looking for a manufacturer that can help you grow the value of your brand, then come and visit Octavius Hunt’s team where you can find more details about private labelling and the development of your own pesticide, disinfectant or natural repellent smokes.

The power of disinfectant smoke Fumite™ OPP

In these uncertain times, Octavius Hunt has been working hard to keep up with demand for their disinfectant smoke generator, Fumite™ OPP. Along with our network of global distributors the company is successfully maintaining supply of the fumer into international markets to ensure the protection and safety of any enclosed environment.

We all have a responsibility to contribute where we can in this public health crisis and keeping viruses and bacteria away is crucial in the fight to control the spread of infections. Fumigation using Fumite™ OPP is an essential part of any disinfection program. Fumite™ OPP smoke generators are an effective aerial and surface disinfectant against 99.9% of well-known bacteria and viruses.

Fumite™ OPP smoke generators are safe and easy to use. Following label instructions users can successfully disinfect treatment areas with very limited operator exposure. The pre-dosed tins are left in a sealed environment and provide a uniform dispersion of smoke which carries the disinfectant to all surfaces and reaching inaccessible areas for a thorough treatment.

Fumite™ OPP is safe to use in production and storage areas, domestic, commercial and medical premises along with agricultural areas, particularly silos and animal housing. Generators are available in various tin sizes to cater for different treatment areas.

Find out more about OPP here and contact Octavius Hunt for more product information or if you are interested in becoming a distributor.

Celebrating 150 years of great value

We are very proud to celebrate our 150 year milestone and it gives us an opportunity to reflect on our history, the growth of the company, the development of strong customer relationships and the innovation of quality products. …READ MORE…>>>

Octavius Hunt celebrating 150 years

Octavius Hunt back at PestEx in London – Stand 54

After a successful debut at PestEx in 2017 the Octavius Hunt team are looking forward to returning to the exhibition in March 2019.

PestEx is one of the largest pest management shows in the pest control industry and is hosted by the British Pest Control Association (BPCA). Held every two years, the exhibition is targeted towards pest management business owners, pest control technicians and pest control distributors.

The Octavius Hunt team will be located at Stand 54 and will be on hand to discuss the specific products and services they offer.

They are also keen to embark on new product development projects so if their current range does not cover the application or pests you are targeting you can speak to the team about developing a smoke using a new active. Octavius Hunt’s unique blend of formulation skills and product expertise enables the development of tailored products to meet customer demands.

As a manufacturer, Octavius Hunt is able to offer private labelling and flexibility of product size.

Visit their stand at PestEx to learn more about how their current pesticide and disinfectant smokes can be customised to suit your business needs.

Key team members will be available for private meetings at the Octavius Hunt stand at PestEx so ensure you make contact to arrange a set time to meet.

Visit Octavius Hunt’s team at Parasitec Paris 2018 – Stand D192

Visit Octavius Hunt at Parasitec 2018

We are delighted to announce our participation at the Parasitec event to be held at the Paris Event Center, Porte de la Villette, France between 14th and 16th of November 2018 –Stand D192!

If you are looking to develop a new smoke product, Octavius Hunt can manufacture and offer full support in the production of new pesticidesdisinfectants and repellents by providing a unique blend of formulation skills and production expertise.

Or perhaps you’d like to speak to our team about using your own branding on one of the existing products in the Octavius Hunt range?

Octavius Hunt smoke generators benefits - Public Health, Animal Health, Crop Protection, Grain Storage

We will also be available for private meetings at our stand. 

Please ensure you contact us to arrange a meeting if you have any ideas or requirements for new products including different sizes for our current pesticide and disinfectant smoke products.

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Octavius Hunt are proud to announce the receipt of ISO 9001:2015 Certificate of Approval

Ocatvius Hunt ISO 9001 2015

We are proud to announce that Octavius Hunt has successfully transitioned to the revised ISO standard for Quality Management Systems, being awarded ISO 9001:2015 approval certificate from Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance Limited (LRQA).

The certification confirms that Octavius Hunt’s Quality Management Systems fully meet the requirements of the international standard.

Our commitment to maintain ISO 9001 approval emphasises our dedication to anticipate and meet the needs of our clients and stakeholders through an effective quality management system.

The scope of this approval applies to the design, development, manufacture and supply of specialist smoke generators and pellets.

To become ISO 9001:2015 accredited, Octavius Hunt underwent an independent evaluation and audit process, assuring their continual improvement in the on-going growth of the company.


Octavius Hunt is exhibiting at the PPC Live event!


Octavius Hunt is delighted to announce its participation at the PPC Live event to be held at Malvern, Worcestershire, UK on the 14th March 2018 – Stand 36.

Organised by the British Pest Control Association, PPC Live is one of the UK’s most popular single-day pest control event. It is designed for professional UK pest control technicians, managers and company owners, and brings the whole sector under one roof to share and learn from each other to make a stronger, safer pest control industry.

Come and visit Octavius Hunt to find out more about their effective and cost efficient pesticide and disinfectant smoke products developed to combat and prevent the numerous diseases, carried and spread by various pests and microorganisms.

Octavius Hunt’s specialist smoke generators require lower quantities of pesticide than other existing products on the market, offering fast effective ways to ensure a clean and safe world, protecting people from health problems, improving global food security while at the same time limiting the impact on the environment.

If you are looking to develop a new smoke product Octavius Hunt can manufacture and offer all the support in the production of new pesticides, disinfectants and repellents by providing a unique blend of formulation skills and production expertise.

Or perhaps you’d like to speak to our team about using your own branding on one of the products in the Octavius Hunt range? Their technical and marketing teams will be available on the stand to discuss all of these opportunities.

If you would like to arrange a meeting with the Octavius Hunt’s team at PPC Live, please contact us to arrange a suitable time.Octavius Hunt smoke products

We are pleased to announce our new Managing Director

Octavius Hunt Managing Director Director Nick Dale

Octavius Hunt has recently appointed Nick Dale as their new Managing Director.

Nick has been Technical Director for the company for over 10 years but with Octavius Hunt for 26 years. “When I relocated to Bristol I thought my position with Octavius Hunt would only be short term but 26 years later I’m still here!”

Nick started at Octavius Hunt as a projects technician and has moved up through the company to Technical Director and now Managing Director.

“It’s a great team to work with. We all have much-valued industry knowledge and experience along with a history of new product development. Combine this with our unique product which allows us to adapt to various pest control and disinfectant applications I feel really positive about the growth and future of the company.”

Based in Bristol, Octavius Hunt are developers and manufacturers of smoke generators and pellets which effectively treat pests and diseases in any enclosed area.


Don’t Miss Out…Make Sure You Visit Octavius Hunt At PestTech In Coventry, UK

Octavius Hunt will be exhibiting at PestTech for the first time.

Visit Octavius Hunt at PestTech2017 - Stand D

Octavius Hunt looks forward to meeting you at the largest one day pest control event in Europe – PestTech. The exhibition is held on the 15th of November, 2017, at Ricoh Arena, Coventry.

PestTech caters for every sector of the industry with exhibitors covering all facets connected with vertebrate and invertebrate management. This exhibition is essential for all those involved within the industry or on its periphery.

If you are visiting the exhibition please come and visit us at stand D, where we will display our range of ready-to-use smoke products, including insecticide smoke generators used for Public Health.

Make sure that you don’t miss out the opportunity to have a chat about your requirements and see what we can offer. We also look forward to seeing our existing customers who are visiting or exhibiting at the event.

If you would like to arrange a meeting with our team at PestTech, please contact us to arrange a suitable time.

Meet Octavius Hunt’s Team At Parasitec!

Octavius Hunt is attending Parasitec 2017


We are excited to announce that the Octavius Hunt team will be attending Parasitec this year.

Parasitec is the Pest Control and Public Health exhibition held at the WOW Convention Center in Istanbul on 28th and 29th of September.

Please ensure you contact us to arrange a meeting if you have any ideas or requirements for new products including different sizes for our current pesticide and disinfectant smoke products. Check out the product list for more details about our smoke products here: www.octaviushunt.co.uk/products

In the meantime, if you have further enquiries, please feel free to contact us at info@octavius-hunt.co.uk.

Meet Octavius Hunt's team at Parasitec

Future Events:

Octavius Hunt is attending PEST WORLD 2017 Octavius Hunt exhibiting at PestTech UK 2017. Visit us at stand B