Debugged: insect-repellent work wear

April 1, 2012

In 2002, shortly after establishing Insect Shield® LLC, Greensboro, N.C., to produce a method of bonding a proprietary insect repellent to consumer apparel, company leaders proposed a pilot test. Cases of Lyme disease, a serious tick-borne illness, kept increasing every year at West Point Military Academy, so Insect Shield used its new process on cadet …