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2017

New Orleans and Cincinnati make big moves into top 25 ATLANTA, Oct. 16, 2017 – Fall temperatures are on the way and so are the rodents. Orkin released its Top 50 Rattiest Cities list today. For the third consecutive ranking, Chicago … Continue reading

Food manufacturing and distribution facilities honored for pest management excellence ATLANTA, Oct. 3, 2017 – Five food processing and pharmaceutical facilities were named winners of the 2017 IPM Partner Awards co-presented by Orkin, The IPM Institute of North America and … Continue reading

Study shows each incident can cost as much as $23,560 ATLANTA (August 08, 2017) – A new study from pest control leader Orkin finds that eight of 10 hotels have dealt with bed bugs in the past year, and 40 … Continue reading

ATLANTA, July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/–Rollins, Inc., a global services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today that the company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Orkin, has expanded its presence in Central America, South America and Southeast Asia by adding six new franchises. The … Continue reading

ATLANTA (June 5, 2017) – Pest control leader Orkin is sponsoring tomorrow’s inaugural World Pest Day in Beijing, sending representatives to join other professionals from around the world to the event, initiated and hosted by the Chinese Pest Control Association … Continue reading

Atlanta, Southeast region hold top spot in annual ranking  ATLANTA (May 1, 2017) – The Atlanta area tops pest control leader Orkin’s list of Top 50 Mosquito Cities for the fourth year in a row. Atlanta is followed on the … Continue reading

Leading experts meet to strategize about managing Zika and other mosquito-borne illnesses ATLANTA (Feb. 27, 2017) – Experts from across the country and around the world are gathering for a two-day event co-hosted by the Centers for Disease Control and … Continue reading

  Baltimore Holds Top Spot on Bed Bugs Cities List  ATLANTA (January 3, 2017) – Baltimore tops this year’s Top 50 Bed Bug Cities list, released today by pest control leader Orkin. In the six years Orkin has released the … Continue reading

2016

Food manufacturing and distribution honored for pest management excellence ATLANTA, Nov. 16, 2016 – Six food and pharmaceutical facilities were named winners of the 2016 IPM Partner Awards co-presented by Orkin Commercial, The IPM Institute of North America and global … Continue reading

ATLANTA, Oct. 17, 2016 – As fall rolls in, pest control leader Orkin reminds homeowners to take precautions to help keep rodents out. Orkin released its Top 50 Rattiest Cities list today. Chicago topped the list again, after previously ranking … Continue reading

With Memorial Day, the unofficial start to summer, right around the corner, pest control leader Orkin urges people to protect themselves when spending time outdoors. As temperatures continue to increase, so will the threat of mosquito-borne illnesses like Zika virus, … Continue reading

The Atlanta area tops pest control leader Orkin’s list of Top Mosquito Cities for the third year in a row. Atlanta is followed on the list by Chicago and Washington, D.C. Eight cities in the Southeast are included in the … Continue reading

Experts from pest control leader Orkin urge travelers to South and Central America, the Caribbean and other areas affected by Zika virus to get informed and be vigilant to help prevent mosquito bites after the World Health Organization (WHO) warned … Continue reading

ATLANTA (January 13, 2016) Chicago tops pest control leader Orkin’s list of Top 50 Bed Bug Cities for the fourth year in a row. The list ranks cities by the number of bed bug treatments Orkin serviced from January through … Continue reading

2015

The El Niño weather system could bring more than heavy rain in the coming months. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Southern United States from California to the Carolinas and up parts of the East Coast … Continue reading

Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL), a premier global consumer and commercial services company announced today that the company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Orkin, has expanded its presence in Central America with the addition of a new franchise located in El Salvador. “We … Continue reading

New survey also shows that most homeowners do not treat or prevent pest problems properly Cockroaches are at the top of pest control leader Orkin’s list of problem pests in two of Florida’s largest cities – Tampa and Orlando. The … Continue reading

Atlanta Tops Mosquito Cities List Atlanta tops pest control leader Orkin’s list of Top Mosquito Cities for the second year in a row. The list ranks cities by the number of mosquito customers serviced in 2014. Nine cities in the … Continue reading

ATLANTA, May 18, 2015 –Atlanta tops pest control leader Orkin’s list of Top Mosquito Cities for the second year in a row. The list ranks cities by the number of mosquito customers serviced in 2014. Nine cities in the Southeast … Continue reading

Plane tickets booked. Check. Hotel room reserved. Check. Suitcase packed. Check. The one part of your summer vacation plans you’re probably not prepared for: the possibility of pests threatening you, your family or the home you left behind. Each summer, … Continue reading

By Dr. Ron Harrison, entomologist and Orkin technical services director Dryer sheets for mosquitoes? Orange peels for roaches? Grits to kill fire ants? During the summer, it may seem impossible to keep bugs away from the home, so people will … Continue reading

Bed bug business increased 18 percent last year with nearly half of cities showing a rise in bed bug treatments Chicago tops the 2014 Bed Bug Cities List for the third year in a row. The list, released by pest … Continue reading

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