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Ecolab unveils flat-screen fly trap

St. Paul-based Ecolab is winning over customers with its new Stealth Fly Station, which looks like a flat-screen TV. The device impressed potential buyers at a recent trade show by discreetly attracting flies with its dark surface and an odor that flies love. The pests swarm to it like addicts needing a fix – and then drop dead.
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St. Paul-based Ecolab stunned audiences at the National Restaurant Show in May with a new device that can eradicate flies within minutes, the Star Tribune reports. The Stealth Fly Station is a high-tech, surreptitious tool to rid businesses like restaurants, grocers and hospitals of the bacteria-carrying pests.

The device won an award at the restaurant show.

Here's the press release with more info about the fly-killing invention, and a time-lapse video:

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