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Yearly Archives: 2008

CDC Experts Train Orkin Specialists on Pest-Related Health Risks

Orkin and CDC Expand Invaluable Educational InitiativeATLANTA, November 4, 2008 – Specialists from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) educated hundreds of Orkin residential and commercial pest control Pros across the coun… Continue reading →

Pest Management Still “Bugging” Healthcare Providers

Survey shows industry moving in right direction, but still too reliant on reactive approaches

The results of a self-assessment survey at show the healthcare industry is making strides in pest management but still has room for… Continue reading →

Orkin and NSF International Prep Food Processors for Audits

Orkin Commercial Services has partnered with NSF International to provide free educational resources to the food processing industry. Each online tool equips business owners and operators in the fight against pests, while preparing them for audits. A… Continue reading →

Environmentally Friendly Pest Control an Option for Property Managers

Orkin and BOMA International Publish Free Green Pest Control Checklist Online ATLANTA, September 29, 2008 – Orkin Commercial Services and Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International have published a free online five-step c… Continue reading →

North America’s Best Receive 2008 Gold Medal IPM Partner Awards

U.S. and Canadian Winners Honored for Integrated Pest Management ExcellenceSeven North American companies were named 2008 Gold Medal IPM Partner Award winners by Orkin, Inc., The IPM Institute of North America, and NSF Cook & Thurber for their outs… Continue reading →

Hotels Taking Online Guest Reviews Seriously

Hoteliers take note – and action – in response to guests’ concerns ATLANTA, September 29, 2008 – As travelers pack in those last minute summer trips, a poll released today by Atlanta-based pest control company Orkin, Inc. reveals that… Continue reading →

Orkin Commercial Pest Control & NSF Partnership

ATLANTA, September 30, 2008 – Orkin Commercial Services has partnered with NSF International to provide free educational resources to the foodservice industry. Each online tool equips business owners and operators in the fight against pests, whi… Continue reading →

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

Three Orkin Pros Honored by BASF for Expertise, Service and LeadershipATLANTA, Sept. 10, 2008 – For the second year in a row, BASF Professional Pest Control named three Orkin, Inc. termite Pros to its 16-member 2008 Termidor® te… Continue reading →

Rollins Marketing and IT Promotions

ATLANTA, August 14, 2008 – Atlanta-based Orkin, Inc. recently added Robert McFarland to its executive team as the vice president of marketing. Allen Janusz also joined the company as the director of e-commerce.“To further enhance Orkin&rsq… Continue reading →

Glen Rollins Named to “Top 25 Atlantans to Watch”

ATLANTA, August 14, 2008 – Atlanta Business magazine recently named Glen Rollins, president of Orkin, Inc. and vice president of parent company Rollins, Inc., as one of its “Top 25 Atlantans to Watch.” Rollins and executives from othe… Continue reading →

Nine Companies Recognized for Outstanding IPM Partnerships

2008 Gold Medal IPM Partner Award Finalists Announced ATLANTA, June 25, 2008 – Nine companies demonstrating exceptional commitment to Integrated Pest Management (IPM) partnerships were recognized today as finalists of the 2008 Gold Medal IP… Continue reading →

Junior Pest Investigators™ Takes the “Eek” Out of Teaching Bug Basics

Free Lessons Help Schools Meet Learning Objectives and Reduce Pesticide UseATLANTA, June 17, 2008 – Atlanta-based pest control company Orkin, Inc. and several national advocates for environmentally responsible pest control in schools are introduc… Continue reading →

Orkin Launches New Service for Foodservice Industry

“SafeShield” Combines Comprehensive Pest Management and Food-Safety Training ATLANTA, May 17, 2008 – Orkin Commercial Services, the largest provider of commercial pest management services in North America, launched a new service at the Nati… Continue reading →

Orkin Acquires Five Pest Control Companies Across the U.S.

Orkin, Inc. Expands in Florida, Mississippi, Ohio, New Hampshire and TexasATLANTA, May 12, 2008 – Pest control leader Orkin, Inc. has increased its customer base and market share with the acquisition of five pest control companies: PESCO Pest and… Continue reading →

Orkin & ASHES Promote Healthier Pest Management Practices

ATLANTA, April 15, 2008 – Healthcare professionals looking to bring their facilities’ pest management programs in line with industry best practices have a new resource at their fingertips. Orkin Commercial Services and the American Society … Continue reading →

Orkin Commercial Services Offers Free Newsletter Content

Articles Help Property Managers Share Pest Management Tips With Residents and TenantsATLANTA, April 15, 2008 – Orkin Commercial Services today announced that property managers can download free newsletter content for their resident or tenant news… Continue reading →

Experts Warn Termites Still Thrive In Dry Weather

Decrease in Termite Swarms Has Homeowners Mistakenly Dropping Their GuardATLANTA, April 11, 2008 – The arrival of warmer spring weather typically announces the return of swarming termites in and around homes in the United States. However, accordi… Continue reading →

Orkin’s Fight the Bite Campaign Wages War on Mosquitoes

To save lives in Africa and help American homeowners reclaim their yards, Orkin, Inc. has launched a new campaign to Fight the Bite of the mosquito and wage war on this disease-carrying pest. As part of Orkin’s Fight the Bite, parent company Roll… Continue reading →

Orkin’s New Ad Campaign Keeps Pests “In Their Place”

ATLANTA, March 25, 2008 – Pest control leader Orkin, Inc. will debut a new consumer advertising campaign March 24 to highlight the century-old company’s role as a home protection expert. Designed by The Richards Group, Orkin’s adverti… Continue reading →

Educational Web Site Helps Homeowners Keep Termites Away Explains Termite Identification, Prevention, Treatment and ControlATLANTA, Feb. 27, 2008 – United States homeowners now have a new tool to help them learn how to protect their homes from termites — The inter… Continue reading →

Orkin Named to Training Magazine’s Top 125 for Sixth Straight Year

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 Monday evening, Feb. 4. Orkin ranked No. 92. This is the sixth consecutive year the co… Continue reading →

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