Atlanta, Ga.-based Arrow Exterminators has acquired Econo Termite & Pest Control, Englewood, Fla. Terms were not disclosed. This transaction will provide Arrow the opportunity to strengthen its presence in Charlotte and Sarasota counties and will serve both residential and commercial customers along the Gulf Coast of Southwest Florida.
“We are thrilled to welcome the customers and team members of Econo Termite & Pest Control to the Arrow family,” said Emily Thomas Kendrick, president and CEO of Arrow Exterminators. “For over 35 years, owners Paul Bouvier and Joel Eisenberg and their team have been serving a large customer base from Boca Grande to Venice with great care and compassion, and we are honored to continue that commitment into the future. This new location will operate as Hughes Exterminators, an Arrow Exterminators brand, and gives us a total of 28 offices throughout the great state of Florida and 119 offices throughout the country.”
“We feel very fortunate to have connected with Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators,” Econo co-owner and President Paul Bouvier said. “We’ve talked to many companies over the years, and we know Arrow will take the best care of our employees due to their very strong family culture and, in addition, they will have greater opportunities for growth.”
Co-owner Joel Eisenberg added, “After meeting Emily and her team during the diligence phase, we knew we were selecting the right company and are excited we will be able to offer more services to our existing customers.”
“Econo Termite & Pest Control is a very established and well respected name in the state of Florida and we are really proud to have this strong team of professionals join the Arrow family,” said Tim Pollard, Arrow’s senior executive VP and COO. “Southwest Florida continues to be a great market for us and having a location in Englewood only strengthens our presence. We feel fortunate to have been selected by Paul and Joel, and are excited about our future in this market.”
Family-owned and -operated since 1964, Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators is the sixth-largest pest and termite control company in the United States, ranked by revenue. Arrow boasts a modern fleet of more than 2100 vehicles, 119 service centers and 2,300 team members with revenues exceeding $235 million. Featuring QualityPro accreditation by the National Pest Management Association, the company offers innovative and environmentally responsible services to protect homes and businesses of customers in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia under the brand names Arrow Exterminators, Hughes Exterminators, Stark Exterminators and Nader’s Pest Raiders.