Sprague expands further into Nevada with 2 acquisitions


May 27, 2021

LOGO: SPRAGUETacoma, Wash.-based Sprague Pest Solutions has acquired two Nevada-based companies: ProChem ProActive, based in Las Vegas, and Sharp Pest Control, based in Reno. Terms were not disclosed.

According to a news release, ProChem ProActive owner Rob Suckoll and Sharp owner Charles Sharp have joined the Sprague team, and will continue to service clients in their respective markets. Suckoll worked for Sprague in the late 1990s before moving to Las Vegas to open his own company. ProChem ProActive also features a dedicated bed bug service team specifically for hotel, apartment and condominium complexes.

“Nevada features a wealth of world-class hospitality properties, as well as many well-established food processing and warehousing facilities,” Ross Treleven, president of Sprague Pest Solutions, said in the news release. “We look forward to introducing Sprague’s innovative integrated pest management programs to assist them in protecting guests, employees and food products from potentially harmful and disease-carrying pests.”


Sprague services nine states, including Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, Colorado, Nevada, Wyoming, Montana and California. Founded in 1926, it counts many leading food processing and distribution, agriculture, commercial property, education, healthcare, and hospitality facilities as customers. It is in its fourth generation of leadership; third-generation Larry Treleven is a member of the Pest Management Professional Hall of Fame (Class of 2016) and recently celebrated 50 years with the company.

In addition to disinfection services  for commercial clients, Sprague offers risk assessments and audit preparation, commodity fumigations and fumigation alternatives, a full suite of organic programs, large-scale bird exclusion and management, bed bug management services, and employee and food safety training.


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Heather Gooch

Heather Gooch is the editor-in-chief for PMP magazine. She can be reached at hgooch@northcoastmedia.net or 330-321-9754.

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