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Yearly Archives: 2007

Orkin Bids Farewell to Ned, The Orkin Pro

Best Wishes Wayne Thomas YorkeATLANTA, October 17, 2007 – Orkin, Inc., the 106-year-old pest control company, bids a bittersweet goodbye to its Orkin Pro character Ned, performed by Wayne Thomas Yorke. After the successful four-year partnership w… Continue reading →

North America’s Finest Receive 2007 Gold Medal IPM Partner Awards

U.S. and Canadian Winners Obtain Recognition for Integrated Pest Management ExcellenceATLANTA, September 28, 2007 – Eight companies showing extraordinary commitment to Integrated Pest Management (IPM) partnerships were named 2007 Gold Medal IPM P… Continue reading →

Bed Bug Worries Making Americans More Selective About Hotels

Hotels Playing Good Defense with Bed Bug Action PlansTwo independent polls of hotel consumers and hotel managers released today by pest control company Orkin, Inc. show that the bed bug resurgence is making a majority of Americans more selective when c… Continue reading →

Poll Reveals Consumers’ Greatest Concerns When Dining Out

Food Safety Issues Top List of Worries; Diners Expect High Health Inspection ScoresATLANTA, September 6, 2007 – An independent poll released today by pest control company Orkin, Inc. found that food preparation and employee hygiene cause diners t… Continue reading →

Common Environmental Health Hazards: Tips and Advice from Orkin

ATLANTA, June 21, 2007 – A new national survey reveals that homeowners and renters are aware of common environmental threats such as lead, mold, radon, and pest-related diseases, but do not take simple actions to protect themselves and their fami… Continue reading →

NSF Cook & Thurber Joins Gold Medal IPM Partner Awards

Fourth Annual Awards Honor U.S. Finalists ATLANTA, June 20, 2007 – Orkin Commercial Services today announced that NSF Cook & Thurber has joined the Gold Medal IPM Partner Awards as a co-presenter. Sponsored by Orkin, The IPM Institute … Continue reading →

Orkin Inc. Acquires Four Pest Control Companies In Texas And New York

Companies Will Expand Customer Service Areas and Add Tenured Employees ATLANTA, June 6, 2007 – Orkin Inc., the 106-year-old pest control company, has increased its customer base and market share with the acquisition of four pest control companies… Continue reading →

More Hospitals Using Integrated Pest Management to Reduce Pesticides

Poll reveals less than half follow specific protocols for chemical usePest control company Orkin, Inc. and Hospitals for a Healthy Environment (H2E) today announced that an increasing number of hospitals implement Integrated Pest Management (IPM) progr… Continue reading →

Orkin, Inc. Termite Pros Named to Industry All-Star Team

Three Pros Honored for Exemplary Service, Knowledge and TeamworkATLANTA, May 15, 2007 – BASF Professional Pest Control named three Orkin Inc. termite Pros to its 16-member 2007 Termidor® termiticide-insecticide All-Star Technici… Continue reading →

Orkin Commercial Services Helps Hotels Spot Pests

Educational Tool Identifies “8 Places to Check Out Before Pests Check In”ATLANTA, May 3, 2007 – Today Orkin Commercial Services published “8 Places to Check Out Before Pests Check In,” a free educational checklist designed to help… Continue reading →

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Spring Weather Brings Spring Pest

Tips from Orkin Help Homeowners Guard against Springtime PestsATLANTA – March 20, 2007 – Despite the February chill still gripping many parts of the country, March 21st marks the official first day of spring – the season when pests ty… Continue reading →

Termites: The Silent Destroyer

Termites will feast on anything made of cellulose, including plants and cotton, and swarm around sources of water and wood. Eliminating brush and standing water around your home will help reduce your risk of infestation. While you… Continue reading →

Avoid Pests When You Get the Spring Cleaning Bug

Pests such as bees and wasps will spring into action in the warm spring months. You can prevent them from buzzing into your home while spring cleaning. As you thaw out from winter and nature springs back to life with warm sunlight and bl… Continue reading →

Orkin Wins Food Processing Readers’ Choice Award 2007

Orkin, Inc. received a 2007 Readers’ Choice Award from Food Processing magazine, the leading trade publication for food and beverage processors. Orkin was named the “Silver Supplier” in the pest management category in a survey … Continue reading →

Orkin Acquires General Pest Control Company In Colorado.

Southwest U.S. Expansion a Priority for Orkin ATLANTA, Feb. 1, 2007 – Orkin Inc., the 106-year-old pest control company, has acquired the assets of General Pest Control Company, Inc., headquartered in Durango, Colo. The purchase was finalized on J… Continue reading →

Poll Reveals Consumers’ Perceptions of Pests in Grocery Stores

Shoppers Most Likely to Complain to Manager if Spotting a Pest; Sighting May Impact Feelings about the Rest of the Chain ATLANTA, Jan. 31, 2007 – It creeps; it crawls…unless it’s a lobster, not in my grocery store! According t… Continue reading →

Orkin Acquires Three New Pest Control Companies Across U.S.

Orkin, Inc. Expands in California, New Jersey and LouisianaATLANTA, Jan. 10, 2007 – Orkin Inc., the 106-year-old pest control company, has acquired the assets of three companies: Jim Batchelor Termite and Pest Control Inc. in San Luis Obispo, Cal… Continue reading →

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