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Versacor wins Texas employer award

January 22, 2018 By
Southlake, Texas-based pest management provider Versacor Enterprises has been named as one of the 2018 Best Companies to Work for in Texas. The awards program was created in 2006 and is a project of Texas Monthly, the Texas Association of... Read more»
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Angie's List 2018

Angie’s List announces award winners

January 19, 2018 By
For more than two decades, Indianapolis, Ind.-based Angie’s List has been a trusted name for connecting consumers to top-rated service professionals in their local markets. The 2017 Angie’s List Super Service Award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service... Read more»
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Arrow ES acquires A1 Superior Pest

January 17, 2018 By
Arrow Environmental Services, based in Tampa, Fla., has acquired Port Charlotte, Fla.-based A1 Superior Pest Control. Terms were not disclosed, but the deal expands Arrow’s presence in the southwest Florida market and adds $1.25 million in annual revenue. “Arrow is... Read more»
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Jerry Benitez

Truly Nolen promotes Benitez

January 17, 2018 By
Truly Nolen Pest Control has promoted Jerry Benitez to manager of its Green Valley, Ariz., service office. Benitez joined the company in October 2016 and was most recently a manager-in-training. Prior to joining Truly Nolen, Benitez was a store manager... Read more»
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Arrow acquires SC firm

January 17, 2018 By
Atlanta, Ga.-based Arrow Exterminators has acquired Moore’s Premium Termite and Pest Control LLC, based in Georgetown, S.C. Terms were not disclosed. This transaction represents Arrow’s third South Carolina service center, and the second in the Lowcountry specifically. “We are very... Read more»
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Tracy Harris

CLS promotes Harris to VP

January 16, 2018 By
Central Life Sciences (CLS), based in Schaumburg, Ill., has promoted Tracy L. Harris III to vice president of sales for its professional brands. In his expanded role, Harris will oversee the sales leadership responsibilities for the professional pest management, vector,... Read more»
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Harvey and Carol Massey

Masseys donate $3M for performing arts center

January 12, 2018 By
With his wife, Carol, PMP Hall of Famer Harvey Massey has given a $3 million gift toward the construction of the second phase of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Orlando, Fla. The gift is the couple’s... Read more»
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Safer Home Services opens new center

January 9, 2018 By
Clearwater, Fla.-based Safer Home Services has opened a service center in Lakewood Ranch, Fla., to service the Manatee County market. President & CEO Jim Swayne says Safer’s re-introduction of the Once-A-Year Pest Protection concept has created tremendous demand, and opening... Read more»
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Pi Chi Omega

Help grow Pi Chi Omega scholarships

January 5, 2018 By
In October, the membership of industry fraternity Pi Chi Omega voted to make the scholarship named in honor of Dr. Austin Frishman, a longtime Pi Chi Omega member, PMP columnist and Hall of Famer (Class of 2002), perpetual. The scholarship is currently set... Read more»
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Modern Pest Anticimex

Modern acquires PestRx

January 4, 2018 By
Brunswick, Maine-based Modern Pest Services, an Anticimex company, has acquired PestRx. Terms were not disclosed, but PestRx will continue to operate from its service center in Northford, Conn. PestRx was founded in 2004 and is an award-winning provider of residential... Read more»
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