Yearly Archives: 2011

Despite fear of pests, the majority of Americans are not checking for bed bugs As travel peaks this Thanksgiving, holiday travelers have one more thing to worry about catching besides flights—bed bugs. Atlanta-based pest control leader Orkin conducted a recent … Continue reading

As Halloween nears, kids dressed up as vampires, ghosts and goblins aren’t the only creepy creatures people can expect to lurk around their homes. Atlanta-based pest control leader Orkin notes that cooler temperatures mean cockroaches, spiders, centipedes and rodents might … Continue reading

Leavitt promoted to assistant to president, Cipriano named assistant vice President of Human Resources and Baumann named director of Technical Services Atlanta-based Orkin recently promoted Steve Leavitt to assistant to the president of Orkin USA, where he will be responsible … Continue reading

(ARA) – The cold temperatures are settling in for the winter months, and if you’re not careful, rodents can also settle into your home. Your house – especially your kitchen – offers everything rats and mice are looking for: food, … Continue reading

Four food facilities have been named 2011 Gold Medal™ IPM Partner Award winners by Orkin, The IPM Institute of North America and NSF International for their outstanding commitment to Integrated Pest Management (IPM) partnerships. IPM is an environmentally friendly pest … Continue reading

Two health care organizations have been named 2011 Gold Medal™ IPM Partner Award winners by Orkin, The IPM Institute of North America and the Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE) for their outstanding commitment to Integrated Pest Management (IPM) partnerships. … Continue reading

Pest Control Leader Expands Service Area in Salina, Kan. Atlanta-based pest control leader, Orkin, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rollins Inc (NYSE: ROL), recently expanded its service area in central Kansas with the acquisition of Pawnee Pest Control in Larned, Kan. … Continue reading

Orkin was recently named winner of the 2010 Integrated Pest Management Team Award. Orkin was recognized for dramatically reducing insecticides as part of its ant management strategy. The Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America (PBESA) sponsors the annual … Continue reading

Atlanta-based pest control leader, Orkin, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rollins Inc (NYSE: ROL), recently acquired Professional Killers Pest Control Inc. in St. Thomas, making it the first Orkin acquisition in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The new acquisition will service … Continue reading

Rollins, Inc., a nationwide consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today that the company, through its wholly owned subsidiary Orkin, has established its first two international franchises in Africa. The franchises are in the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja, Nigeria, … Continue reading

Rabies symptoms and prevention focus of company-wide training session Orkin, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rollins Inc (NYSE: ROL), today hosted Dr. Charles E. Rupprecht, chief scientist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) rabies program. Dr. Rupprecht led … Continue reading

Ants, Flies, Flying and Stinging Pests and Mosquitoes Are All the “Buzz” This Summer As Americans gear up for the final days of summer with last-minute vacations and Labor Day barbeques, one tradition remains as constant as back-to-school sales – … Continue reading

Atlanta-based Orkin, Inc. was recognized by Training magazine as part of its prestigious Top 125 list, which was announced at Training’s annual awards banquet on Sunday night. Orkin ranked No. 113. This is the fifth straight year the company has … Continue reading

Atlanta-based pest control leader, Orkin, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rollins Inc. (NYSE: ROL), announced that it has established a new franchise in Boise, Idaho by combining its local market operations with those of Sawyer Inc., a Boise-based pest control … Continue reading

Pest control leader opens first Chinese franchise Rollins Inc., a nationwide consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today that the company, through its wholly owned subsidiary Orkin, has established a new international franchise in Shanghai, China. This franchise is Orkin’s … Continue reading

Pest Control Leader Expands Service Area in Houston Atlanta-based pest control leader, Orkin, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rollins Inc (NYSE: ROL), recently expanded its employee base and service area in Houston with the acquisition of Nettles Exterminating Company. Don and … Continue reading

Pest Control Leader Expands Service Area in Ft. Lauderdale, Omaha and Dallas Atlanta-based pest control leader, Orkin, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rollins Inc (NYSE: ROL), recently expanded its employee base and service area with the acquisition of JERMAC Inc. in … Continue reading

Rollins Inc. Collaborates with the University of Kentucky on Fundamental Bed Bug Research Study Rollins Inc., a nationwide consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), today announced a major partnership with the University of Kentucky to conduct extensive bed bug research. Through … Continue reading

Orkin ranks top bed bug cities based on treatments Orkin, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rollins Inc. (NYSE: ROL), is now treating bed bugs in all 50 states. The following cities are ranked in order of the number of bed … Continue reading

Orkin, AH&LA, BOMA and NAA open the dialogue to put bed bugs to rest Atlanta-based pest control company Orkin has partnered with the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AH&LA), the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA International) and the National … Continue reading

Orkin, AH&LA, BOMA and NAA discuss HR, litigation and insurance issues What’s Your Bed Bug Business Plan?, a recent cross-industry webinar event hosted by Atlanta-based pest control company Orkin and featuring a panel of industry and subject matter experts discussing … Continue reading

(ARA) – Many people look forward to the start of summer because it brings the chance to host barbecues and enjoy time outdoors. Unfortunately, people aren’t the only ones looking forward to the season. Warmer weather also means that flying … Continue reading

The Rollins Inc. (NYSE: ROL) board of directors named John Wilson, Gene Iarocci and Bob Wanzer as officers and vice presidents. Additionally, Wanzer was promoted to chief operating officer for Rollins brands HomeTeam Pest Defense, Orkin PCO Services, Western Pest … Continue reading

Atlanta-based pest control leader Orkin recently added James Warneke as its Southeast Division technical services manager. Warneke will work directly with Orkin’s Southeast division branches to provide professional technical expertise and training on customer service and pest treatment approaches. In … Continue reading

Atlanta-based pest control leader Orkin announced today the promotion of Matthew Peterson to director of government and environmental affairs. Peterson will be responsible for maintaining partnerships with state and environmental regulatory agencies to develop relationships and promote environmental stewardship. Peterson … Continue reading

Atlanta-based pest control leader, Orkin, announced today the promotion of Freeman Elliott to president of Orkin’s Atlantic Division. Orkin is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rollins, Inc. (NYSE: ROL). “Freeman has risen through the Orkin ranks, working in both commercial and … Continue reading

Rollins Inc., a nationwide consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today the promotion of Rob Crigler to vice president of global digital strategy and integrated marketing. Crigler manages Orkin’s paid and organic search, Internet yellow pages, online media, social media … Continue reading

Training magazine recognized Atlanta-based Orkin as a Top 125 company at its annual awards banquet on Feb. 7. Orkin, a pest control leader for more than a century, ranked No. 68 in 2011. This is the ninth consecutive year the … Continue reading

NAAEI and Orkin to Offer Integrated Pest Management Training Knowledge to help multifamily managers keep pests out with less chemicals, earn continuing education credit Atlanta-based pest control company Orkin and the National Apartment Association Education Institute (NAAEI) have teamed up … Continue reading

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