To prevent the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) from entering New Zealand, the Ministry for Primary Industries has tightened the import rules: Tighter import rules to stop stink bug . The measures will start on September the 1st, this is when the BMSB-season begins.
The rules concern imported vehicles, machinery and equipment. The approved methods for treating cargo against the BMSB are fumigation and heat treatment. EWS is certified as an offshore treatment provider and offers both fumigation and heat treatment against the BMSB!
For more information about our fumigation method, click here. If you want to learn more about heat treatment against the BMSB, click here.