John Sansone | President

Industry Leadership

Industry Leadership

Cardinal Professional Products is committed to our customers and our industry. We are passionate about our work and the work we do together in keeping our crops, food, and structures free of pest problems. The regulations we deal with are stringent, for good cause, as we all care about the health and safety of people. We are active participants and leaders in different associations and we put a premium on ongoing education – ours and yours. Here are the different ways we support pest management.

// Guest Speaking Appearances

// Published Literature

// Certifications

The Future of Fumigation

Podcast: Degesch America

“In the final episode of the season we talk with Ed Hosoda, Vice President of Cardinal Professional Products about the future of fumigation.”

Guest Speaking Appearances

Ed Hosoda Presentation | VP - Cardinal Pro Products
Ed Hosoda | VP – Cardinal Pro Products
  • Entomological Society of America Annual Convention
  • International Working Conference on Stored Product Protection, Thailand
  • Annual Purdue Pest Management Conference
  • National Pest Management Annual Convention
  • USDA Fumigation Workshop
  • Almond Hullers and Processors Annual Convention
  • Texas Gulf Coast Grain Handlers Conference
  • Methyl Bromide Alternatives Conference
  • Western Ag Processors Association Annual Conference
  • Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Workshop
  • Dried Fruit and Tree Nut Annual Seminars
  • American Council for Food Safety and Quality Annual Meeting
  • Central Valley Chemical Safety Day
  • Minnesota Pest Management Conference
  • Oklahoma State Stored Product Integrated Pest Management Training Conference
  • California Bean Shippers Association Annual Meeting
  • McCloud Pest Invasion
  • Degesch America Annual Re-certification Seminar
  • Pesticide Applicators Professional Association Meetings
  • California Agricultural Professional Consultants Association Meetings
  • Congress Internacional De Fumigaciones, Argentina
  • Peanut Shellers Association Meeting

Our Published Literature:

Our Licenses:

  • California Structural Pest Control Operators Licenses, Branch 1 and 2
  • Pest Control Advisors Licenses
  • Qualified Applicators Licenses
  • Licensed in most states as Applicators and Dealers

Team Certifications:

  • Associate Certified Entomologists (ACE)
  • A Certified Bird Control Specialist
  • A Safe Quality Food (SQF) Certification

Our Association Memberships:


The Southern California Fumigators Group – A Residential & Commercial fumigation industry advocacy group was started by our own John Sansone over 30 years ago. This group has been at the forefront of every important regulatory and business issue from unethical alternative treatments to fall protection programs to bringing CAP training to its members.

  • National Pest Management Association
  • Pest Control Operators of California
  • Almond Hullers and Processors Association
  • Western Ag Processors Association
  • Dried Fruit and Tree Nut Association
  • California Warehouse Association
  • Entomological Society of America
  • Peanut Shellers Association
  • Midwest Food Processing Association
  • GEAPS (Grain Elevator and Processing Society)
  • Illinois Pest Control Association
  • American Pistachio Growers Association
Our Association Service:
  • NPMA Fumigation Committee
  • PCOC Fumigation Committee

We work to represent and protect all of our interests in the state and national trade associations.

We have developed beneficial working relationships with county and state regulatory agencies such as, in California, the Structural Pest Control Board, The County Ag Commissioners (CAC) of several counties and the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR), which has allowed Cardinal to have a positive effect on regulatory decisions and rulemaking.