Orkin adds Beijing franchise


June 19, 2015

Orkin logoThrough its wholly owned subsidiary Orkin, Rollins Inc. has expanded its presence in China with the addition of a new franchise located in Beijing.

“We are excited to expand our presence in Beijing, and believe this capital city with an estimated population of 21.5 million provides a great opportunity for us as we continue to grow our Orkin brand internationally,” says Tom Luczynski, Orkin group vice president of global development and franchising. “We are also pleased to continue to expand our presence in China, given its vast consumer market and accelerating economy.”

This new location represents the company’s fourth franchise in China and the latest step in Rollins’ international franchise growth strategy. The franchise will offer commercial and residential pest control and termite services.

The franchisees recently completed their initial training at the company’s award-winning training center in Atlanta, and will receive follow-up training in their country.

Founded in 1901, Atlanta-based Orkin operates more than 400 locations with almost 8,000 employees worldwide. Using a proprietary, three-step approach, Orkin provides customized services to approximately 1.7 million homeowners and businesses in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Central America, South America, the Middle East, the Caribbean, Asia, the Mediterranean and Africa. Orkin is committed to studying pest biology and applying scientifically proven methods.  The company collaborates with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and eight major universities to conduct research and help educate consumers and businesses on pest-related health threats.

Through its wholly owned subsidiaries (Orkin LLC, HomeTeam Pest Defense, Orkin Canada, Western Pest Services, Critter Control, The Industrial Fumigant Co., TruTech LLC, Rollins Australia, Waltham Services LLC, PermaTreat and Crane Pest Control), Rollins Inc. provides essential pest control services and protection against termite damage, rodents and insects to more than two million customers in the United States, Canada, Central America, South America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Asia, the Mediterranean, Europe, Africa, Mexico, and Australia from more than 500 locations.


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