Yearly Archives: 2014

Tis’ the season for fresh cut trees, garlands and pulling holiday decorations out of the attic. But pest control leader Orkin advises you to take precautions to avoid inviting pests inside as you get in the holiday spirit. We access … Continue reading

Pest control leader Orkin has a piece of advice for anyone traveling this holiday season: take action during your trip to avoid taking bed bugs home with you. “Every traveler should take precautions to prevent bed bugs, even in the … Continue reading

Pest control leader Orkin released its top 20 rattiest cities. The markets are ranked by the number of rodent treatments the company performed in 2013. Chicago Los Angeles Washington, D.C.-Hagerstown New York San Francisco-Oak-San Jose Seattle-Tacoma Detroit Cleveland-Akron-Canton Baltimore Miami-Ft. … Continue reading

Orkin survey reveals residents see flies more than any other pest, but fear bed bugs the most. A new survey of apartment residents reveals two key findings about the most common and most feared pests inside apartments: flies are the … Continue reading

Orkin experts say the two types of mosquitoes that can spread Chikungunya virus are common in the Southeastern U.S. Experts at Orkin are urging vigilance for Americans to help avoid Chikungunya virus after confirmed reports of the first locally transmitted … Continue reading

Scientific research shows that flies carry more disease-causing pathogens than cockroaches, but a new survey shows that restaurant patrons are more likely to eat food touched by flies. Restaurant patrons underestimate the health threats flies present, according to a new … Continue reading

Orkin and BOMA release statistics surrounding office properties and pests Pests are a common issue in offices and a source of anxiety for office managers, according to survey findings released today by pest control leader Orkin and the Building Owners … Continue reading

Rollins Inc., an international consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today that the company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Orkin, established three new international franchises in Sao Paulo, Brazil; Belo Horizonte, Brazil; and Asuncion, Paraguay. All three Orkin franchises will offer … Continue reading

ATLANTA, May 19, 2014 –Pest control leader Orkin released its top 20 mosquito cities. Nine of the cities on the list are in the southeast, including the top city, Atlanta. Six of the cities are in the Midwest region. The … Continue reading

Moffitt Cancer Center inducted into Hall of Fame for continued Integrated Pest Management excellence Moffitt Cancer Center, a not-for-profit National Cancer Institute-designated cancer hospital in Tampa, Fla., was named the 2015 IPM Partner Awards healthcare winner by Orkin, The IPM … Continue reading

Manufacturing and distribution facilities honored for Integrated Pest Management excellence Four food and pharmaceutical facilities were named winners of the 2015 IPM Partner Awards co-presented by Orkin, The IPM Institute of North America and global public health organization NSF International. … Continue reading

Rollins Inc., a leading consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today that the company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Orkin, established a franchise in Montevideo, Uruguay. Orkin Uruguay will offer commercial and residential pest control and termite services. “We are proud … Continue reading

Training magazine recognized Atlanta-based Orkin as a Top 125 company at its annual awards banquet Feb. 3 in San Diego. Orkin, a pest control leader for more than a century, ranked No. 55 in 2014, and is the only pest … Continue reading

Atlanta-based pest control leader Orkin, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rollins Inc (NYSE: ROL), recently expanded its employee and customer base in New York by acquiring Pugliese Pest Solutions on Feb. 3. Orkin acquired the family-owned company from Rick and Fran … Continue reading

Nearly half of cities show rise in bed bug treatments Chicago tops the 2013 Bed Bug Cities List, released today by pest control leader Orkin. The Windy City’s bed bug problem was serious enough that the City Council passed an … Continue reading