1st Defense Industries

Focused On Results.  Devoted to Service.

An Industry Leader

We’ve partnered with Snell Scientifics, as well as Dr. Theodore A. Granovsky, Board Certified Entomologist.

Forward Thinking

With over 20 designs in development, we are constantly innovating.

Problem Solvers

We’ve identified some problems involved pest control, and we have no intention of stopping!

Customer Support

Our clients are out compnay.  We always want to work for our customers, to ensure a long-term relationship.

Our Story

1ST Defence Industries Ltd. designs, manufactures and distributes high quality, eco-friendly devices and equipment that are highly effective in the ongoing battle against bed bugs. The privately owned Canadian corporation is committed to providing safe and affordable solutions to the growing bed bug epidemic in North America.



Randall Sanford is an accomplished inventor and businessman with over 25 years of management experience in both the public and private sector. He is recognized for his unique product designs within the mining, forestry, recycling, and pest control industries, and is the creative mind behind the innovative products offered by 1st Defence Industries Ltd.


Chief Financial Officer

Douglas Heywood has helped all sizes of businesses chart their path to success. He brings three decades of experience as a Certified Public Accountant, consulting with such organizations as MNP, as well as over 20 years of partner-level leadership to the 1st Defence Industries management team.


Senior Technical Manager

Gerald Manson is a senior master technician with 25 years of experience in the pest control industry and the sole owner of 1st Defence Pest Control Services in Prince George, British Columbia. His expertise makes him a valued member of the management team.