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Yearly Archives: 2023

Orkin Pledges to Double its Veteran Employment by 2026

ATLANTA (November 10, 2023) – In celebration of Veterans Day and to encourage employment within the military community, Orkin is making a hiring pledge to bring more Veterans into its workforce. In honor of its 125th anniversary, by 2026, Orkin plans to double its current number of Veteran employees to represent 10 percent of its overall workforce. Finding a job after serving the country affects nearly 200,000 veterans each year, and only one in four have a job lined up after leaving the armed forces. Continue reading→

Oh, Rats! Chicago Tops Orkin’s Rattiest Cities List for Ninth Consecutive Year

ATLANTA (Oct. 23, 2023) – Chicago continues its first-place run in the rat race, topping Orkin’s Top 50 Rattiest Cities List for the ninth year in a row. Los Angeles moved up to the #2 ranking while New York rounds out the top three spots. Jumping up 10 spots this year is Houston to #20, and Greensboro, N.C., moves up 17 spots to take #50. Continue reading→

Mosquitoes are Ready for Their Close-Up: Los Angeles Ranks #1 for Third Consecutive Year on Orkin’s Top Mosquito Cities List

ATLANTA (May 22, 2023) – For the third year in a row, Los Angeles edged out all other cities to land the #1 spot on Orkin’s Top 50 Mosquito Cities List. Holding strong for the second consecutive year at number two and three are Chicago and New York, respectively. Atlanta moved up two spots to secure the number four ranking while Dallas/Fort Worth jumped one spot to number five. Continue reading→

Mosquitoes Don’t Deserve a Drop: Orkin and the American Red Cross Partner to Boost Nation’s Blood Supply

ATLANTA (May 1, 2023) – For the fourth consecutive year, Orkin and the American Red Cross present the Mosquitoes Don’t Deserve a Drop campaign, an initiative aiming to bring awareness to the importance of maintaining the country’s blood supply and protecting people against the public health threats of mosquitoes. Beginning Wednesday, May 3, in Los Angeles, the Mosquitoes Don’t Deserve a Drop campaign will host five blood drives across the country: Continue reading→

Orkin Establishes Urban Entomology Professorship at the University of Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. (April 24, 2023) – Orkin, an industry leader in pest control services and protection, has created an endowment to establish the Orkin Professorship in Urban Entomology at the University of Georgia to help strengthen the entomology program in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES). Continue reading→

Orkin Launches Inaugural Bug Week with Prediction of 2023 Pest Season

ATLANTA (April 10, 2023) – Today, Orkin® Pest Control announced the inaugural Pest Season Prediction Day and released its prediction for the 2023 pest season from its headquarters in Atlanta. PhD entomologist and Director of Technical Services Dr. Ron Harrison delivered the 2023 Pest Season Prediction by region with the help of some termite friends. Continue reading→

Termites Find a Vacation Home in South Beach: Miami Moves into the #1 Spot on Orkin’s Top Termite Cities List

ATLANTA (March 13, 2023) – Miami ranks #1 on Orkin’s Top 50 Termite Cities List, overtaking Los Angeles which ranks #2 on the list this year. Tampa and Washington, D.C. rank third and fourth, respectively, with Raleigh rounding out the Top 5. Continue reading→

The Windy City Can't Blow Bed Bugs Away Chicago Ranks #1 for Third Consecutive Year on Orkin's Bed Bug Cities List

ATLANTA (January 9, 2023) – The Windy City is settling in as the #1 city on Orkin’s Top 50 Bed Bug Cities List for the third year in a row. ChicagoNew York and Philadelphia hold onto the top three spots, ranking first, second and third, respectively. Los Angeles saw the largest jump this year, moving up seven spots into the Top Five, with Cleveland (#4) and Raleigh (#20) each moving up the list by four spots. Continue reading→

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Washington, D.C. Surpasses Baltimore to Secure Top Spot on Orkin’s 2020 Bed Bug Cities List

Orkin Commercial Services Helps Hotels Spot Pests

2023’s Most Rat-Infested Cities in America

Industry Best-In-Class Customer Service Award presented to Orkin

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

Orkin's 2021 Top Termite Cities

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