Orkin Acquires Houston Pest Control Company

Pest Control Leader Expands Service Area in Houston

Atlanta-based pest control leader, Orkin, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rollins Inc (NYSE: ROL), recently expanded its employee base and service area in Houston with the acquisition of Nettles Exterminating Company.

Don and Cynthia Nettles started Nettles Exterminating Company 40 years ago. The company will merge into Orkin’s South Houston branch. Cynthia will retire, and Don will stay with Orkin as a service manager and will assist in transitioning Nettles’ customers to Orkin.

“Don and Cynthia have worked very hard to develop excellent employees and grow their business,” said Bob Hines, director of acquisitions for Orkin. ”Their emphasis on training and customer service complements Orkin’s goal to provide the best pest control service to our customers.”

About Orkin, LLC

Founded in 1901, Atlanta-based Orkin is an industry leader in essential pest control services and protection against termite damage, rodents and insects in the United States, Canada, Europe, Central America, the Middle East, the Caribbean, Asia and the Mediterranean. With more than 400 locations, Orkin’s almost 8,000 employees serve approximately 1.7 million customers. The company serves homeowners and numerous industries, including food and beverage processing, foodservice, hospitality, healthcare, retail, warehousing, property/facilities management, schools and institutions. Orkin is proud to be recognized by the National Pest Management Association as a QualityPro and GreenPro-certified company, addressing not only our customer’s pest control needs, but also their concern for protecting the environment. Learn more about Orkin at http://orkin.com. Orkin is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rollins Inc. (NYSE: ROL).

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