Orkin Acquires Three Pest Control Companies
Pest Control Leader Expands Service Area in Ft. Lauderdale, Omaha and Dallas
Atlanta-based pest control leader, Orkin, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rollins Inc (NYSE: ROL), recently expanded its employee base and service area with the acquisition of JERMAC Inc. in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Economy Pest Control in Sidney, Iowa; and Shilling’s Pest Control in Dallas.
In the next six months, JERMAC’s customers will be serviced out of the North Broward Orkin branch in Pompano Beach, Fla. Ten JERMAC employees will join the Orkin team. The company was founded in 1983.
Owners of Economy Pest Control, Dennis and Linda Jordan, will be retiring after 37 years in business. The company will merge into the nearest Orkin branch in Omaha, Neb.
Current owner of Shilling’s Pest Control, Rich Shilling, will stay with Orkin as a service manager and the company will merge into the Orkin Dallas branches. Shilling’s has been in business since 1999.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).