Yearly Archives: 2013

Pest control leader Orkin, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rollins Inc. (NYSE: ROL), appointed Karie Keown-Kirchner national accounts director. Keown-Kirchner will report to the vice president of sales operations and has direct responsibility for client services, customer care and quality … Continue reading

Two healthcare organizations were named 2013 IPM Partner Awards winners by Orkin, The IPM Institute of North America and the Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE). Now in its 10th year, the IPM Partner Awards honor facilities for their dedication … Continue reading

Four food facilities were named 2013 IPM Partner Awards winners by Orkin, The IPM Institute of North America and global public health organization NSF International. Now in its 10th year, the IPM Partner Awards honor facilities for their dedication to … Continue reading

Atlanta-based pest control leader Orkin today announced its goal to hire 1,000 military veterans over the next five years. This commitment is part of the White House and First Lady’s Joining Forces initiative, which ensures veterans and military families have … Continue reading

Three out of five respondents said ants are the most difficult pests to manage, followed by flies, cockroaches and bed bugs – the same rundown from 2012. In fact, ants have been the top pest in each of the last … Continue reading

Just as temperatures are beginning to climb, pest control leader Orkin reports that customer calls about mosquitoes have increased. Last year had the highest number of West Nile Virus disease cases reported since 2003, according to the Centers for Disease … Continue reading

Atlanta-based pest control leader Orkin, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rollins Inc (NYSE: ROL), recently expanded its lawn care services in Southern Florida by acquiring Lawn & Ornamental Green Services, also known as Green Plus. Green Plus is headquartered in West … Continue reading

In a recent 2012 survey conducted by pest control leader Orkin, two-thirds (67 percent) of respondents across the U.S. began seeing bugs between April and June. With the climbing temperatures across the country, people are spending more time outdoors, and … Continue reading

Pest control leader expands to Guam Rollins Inc., a nationwide consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today that the company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Orkin, established a franchise in Guam. “We are proud to bring Orkin services to Guam,” said … Continue reading

Starwood Hotels and Resorts recently announced Orkin as one of the recipients of The Supplier Excellence Award, an honor given annually by the Starwood Supply Chain Leadership Team. Out of 8,000 suppliers, only 10 were selected to receive this prestigious … 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

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 company Orkin Commercial Services received the Readers’ Choice Award for … Continue reading

Orkin Commercial Services and NSF International release audit training video Atlanta-based pest-control company Orkin Commercial Services has partnered with NSF International, a public health and safety organization, to develop a free online training video that offers tips and helps prepare … Continue reading

Food and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Facilities Honored for Integrated Pest Management Excellence Five food and pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities were named winners of the 2014 IPM Partner Awards co-presented by Orkin, The IPM Institute of North America and global public health organization … Continue reading

Rollins, Inc. (NYSE: ROL), a premier North American consumer and commercial services company, today announced President and Chief Operating Officer John Wilson is going to be featured on CBS’s hit reality television series Undercover Boss, Friday, May 3 (8:00-9:00 PM, … Continue reading

Atlanta-based pest control leader Orkin, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rollins Inc (NYSE: ROL), announces Paul Hardy’s retirement after 52 years with the company. Effective March 31, 2013, the senior technical services director is retiring at age 70. Paul got his … Continue reading

Bed bug business up more than 32 percent nationwide Pest control leader Orkin today announced its top 50 bed bug cities for 2012. Last year, Orkin’s parent company, Rollins, which operates eight pest control brands nationwide, saw a nearly 33 … Continue reading

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