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Yearly Archives: 2010

United States’ Best Earn 2010 Gold Medal IPM Partner Award

Winners Achieve Excellence in Integrated Pest Management Four companies were named 2010 Gold Medal IPMTMPartner Award winners by Orkin, The IPM Institute of North America and NSF International for their outstanding commitment to Integrated Pest Management (IPM) partnerships. IPM, an … Continue reading →

Orkin Named USGBC Education Provider

LEED pest control training available online for building property managers Atlanta-based pest control company Orkin is a U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Education Provider, committed to enhancing the ongoing professional development of the building industry and LEED professionals through high-quality … Continue reading →

Orkin and NSF International Launch

New automated web tool counts down days to next audit,dispenses pest control and food safety tips, reminders, action listsAtlanta-based pest control company Orkin has partnered with NSF International, an independent, third-party public health organiza… Continue reading →

A Wake-Up Call: Bed Bugs Migrate Into the Workplace

Orkin’s Bed Bug Treatments in Commercial Properties on the RiseAtlanta-based pest control leader Orkin identified that bed bugs are making the move among commercial properties. New analysis of its commercial bed bug treatments over the past 10 years … Continue reading →

Orkin Hosts Conference for Middle Eastern Franchise Owners

Abdel Naser Rahhal Named International Franchisee of the YearOrkin, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rollins, Inc., recently hosted a conference for its Middle Eastern franchise owners to provide sales and marketing updates as well as training and business… Continue reading →

Orkin Acquires Local Pest Control Company

Pest Control Leader Expands Service Area in Southern Texas. Orkin, the Atlanta-based pest control leader, recently expanded its employee base and service area with the acquisition of Redi-National Pest Eliminators near Tyler, Texas.“We look… Continue reading →

Orkin Expands to Turkey

Pest Control Leader Increases European Presence.Rollins, Inc., a nationwide consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today that the company, through its wholly owned subsidiary Orkin, will begin providing pest control service in Turkey in the s… Continue reading →

Orkin Shares Tips to Reduce Pests’ Summer Sting

For many families, summer means pool parties and backyard barbeques. But where there is fun for kids, there are safety concerns for parents — like how to prevent sunburn, poolside accidents or insect bites and stings. According to Atlanta-b… Continue reading →

Memorial Day Weekend Pest Report and Tips

Whether your Memorial Day weekend plans include a picnic in the park, a backyard barbeque, or lakeside leisure, pests are sure to attend. According to Atlanta-based pest control leader Orkin, effective pest control starts with understanding pest behavi… Continue reading →

White Paper and Tip Sheet Provide Bed Bug Solutions

NAAEI and Orkin offer perspective and tips for property managersAtlanta-based pest control company Orkin and the National Apartment Association Education Institute (NAAEI) have released a new white paper about the challenging issue of bed bugs in multi… Continue reading →

The Buzz on Mosquito Season

A Wet Winter and Warming Temperatures Have Mosquitoes Landing Early The 2009–2010 winter, which dropped record amounts of snow and rain on many parts of the country, is one of the wettest winters on record. Now, unseasonably warm April weat… Continue reading →

Experts Agree Spring Cleaning Can Help Control Pests

Orkin Shares Tips to Protect Homes From Spiders, Cockroaches and Carpenter BeesThe first day of spring has come and gone, but what about the dust and grime that built up over the winter? A thorough spring cleaning inside and outside homes is more tha… Continue reading →

Termite Activity in Southeast Marks Brink of Spring

Break in Cold Front Triggers Termite Swarms in Southeastern Cities, Including Atlanta and Orlando Despite the wintry mix recently blanketing parts of the country, the Southeast is seeing the first signs of spring: slightly warmer weather and termi… Continue reading →

Orkin Establishes First Franchise in Ireland

Pest Control Leader Expands European PresenceRollins, 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 Ireland. This … Continue reading →

Orkin Establishes New Branch in Loudon County

Atlanta-based pest control leader Orkin has opened a new branch in Ashburn, Va. This branch will serve primarily Loudon County, Va., including the cities of Sterling, Purcellville, Middleburg and Leesburg. The service area will also include the surroun… Continue reading →

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

Training magazine recognized Atlanta-based Orkin as a Top 125 company at its annual awards banquet on Feb. 1. Orkin, a pest control leader for more than a century, ranked No. 59 in 2010, up from No. 83 in 2009. This is the eighth consecutive year the p… Continue reading →

Orkin Pro Named Residential Pro of the Year

PCT Magazine Honors Greenville Resident for Exemplary Service and KnowledgeRandy Miller was named Residential Pro of the Year by Pest Control Technology (PCT) magazine in the publication’s January edition. Miller, an Orkin pest control tec… Continue reading →

Avoid Sharing Your Spring Break with Bed Bugs

Cheaper Hotel Rates Likely to Spur Increased Spring TravelSunscreen? Check. Bathing suit? Check. Bed Bugs? Uh-oh.Cheaper, economy-driven domestic hotel fares may lead spring breakers back to sunny destinations, but vacationers need to watch out for be… Continue reading →

New Videos Offer Free Training on Bed Bug Prevention in Health Care

Atlanta-based pest-control company Orkin Commercial Services, has posted a series of free, online videos that help health care providers identify and prevent a bed bug infestation – an increasing problem in health care facilities. Atlanta-based pest… Continue reading →

On Demand Audit Preparation

Orkin Commercial Services and NSF International Release Audit Training VideoAtlanta-based pest-control company Orkin Commercial Services has partnered with NSF International, a public health and safety organization, to develop a free online training vi… Continue reading →

Orkin Wins Food Processing Readers Choice Award

Atlanta-based pest-control company Orkin Commercial Services received the Readers’ Choice Award for pest management from Food Processing magazine, a leading trade publication within the food and beverage industry. Atlanta-based pest-control co… Continue reading →

Orkin Still Hiring Despite High Unemployment

Pest Control Leader Recognized for Training and Mentoring ProgramsDespite the record-high unemployment rate, Orkin, a respected pest control leader for more than a century, has announced more than 100 job openings throughout the U.S. Orkin has continue… Continue reading →

Orkin and ASHES Partner to Promote Healthier Pest Control

Orkin and ASHES Partner to Promote Healthier Pest ControlIn response to a growing movement in health care toward hazardous-chemical reduction, Atlanta-based pest control company Orkin, Inc. and the American Society for Healthcare Environmental Services… Continue reading →

Orkin Establishes First Franchise in Jamaica

Pest Control Leader Expands Caribbean Presence 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 Jamaica… Continue reading →

Rollins, Inc. Announces Executive Promotions

Rollins, Inc., a nationwide consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today the promotion of Gene Iarocci to vice president of Corporate Administration. Additionally, the Company announced the promotion of Freeman Elliott to vice president… Continue reading →

Orkin Establishes First Branch in Puerto Rico

Atlanta-based pest control leader Orkin today announced the opening of a new branch in San Juan, Puerto Rico. With more than 400 locations throughout North and Central America, this branch marks the first Orkin location in Puerto Rico.Orkin establishe… Continue reading →

Orkin, Inc. Establishes First Franchise in Lebanon

Pest Control Leader Expands International PresenceOrkin, Inc., the Atlanta-based pest control leader, has established a new international franchise in Lebanon. This franchise is Orkin’s sixth in the Middle East and the company’s 13th intern… Continue reading →

Orkin, Inc. Promotes Wilson to President of Orkin USA

Atlanta-based pest control leader Orkin, Inc. recently promoted John Wilson to president of Orkin USA, a newly established position. Wilson will oversee Orkin’s five division presidents and the vice president of sales operations.Wilson joi… Continue reading →

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