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Rollins wins workplace award

March 6, 2019 By
Rollins Inc. was named a top workplace in Atlanta, Ga., by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. This is the third consecutive year Rollins received the Top Workplaces Award. The company ranked 16th in the large business category. The Top Workplaces list recognizes... Read more»
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Orkin releases Top 50 Termite Cities list

March 5, 2019 By
Orkin released its first-ever Top 50 Termite Cities list. Miami, Fla., tops the list, followed by Los Angeles, Calif., in second place. Tampa, Fla.; New York, N.Y.; and New Orleans, La., round out the Top 5, respectively. The list is... Read more»
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Texas A&M’s IPM Experience House

December 7, 2018 By
In April 2017, the Dallas-based Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service unveiled the newly constructed Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Experience House, designed to be a working classroom where pest management professionals (PMPs) can gain experience in settings similar to where they... Read more»
John Cambridge, owner of the Philadelphia Insectarium & Butterfly Pavilion, left, receives the check from Orkin Region Sales Manager David McDeavitt. PHOTO: ORKIN

Orkin helps Insectarium after robbery

November 5, 2018 By
In August, the Philadelphia Insectarium & Butterfly Pavilion was robbed of 7,000 of its insects — and Orkin Pest Control stepped up in support. To help get the bugs back, the Atlanta, Ga.-based pest management company implemented a match campaign... Read more»
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Orkin acquires YPPC

August 22, 2018 By
Atlanta, Ga.-based Orkin Pest Control has acquired Your Pest Control Co. (YPPC), Fort Worth, Texas. The Potomac Co. represented YPCC in the deal; terms were not disclosed. Founded in 1997 by David and Dorene Norris, YPPC is one of the... Read more»
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Hiring, training veterans for a career in pest control

August 20, 2018 By
Sterling Barbour wants YOU to recruit ex-military, and is providing resources and guidance to accomplish this goal. Read more»
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Rollins celebrates 50 years on NYSE

August 15, 2018 By
Atlanta, Ga.-based Rollins Inc. is celebrating its 50th anniversary of trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). To celebrate, R. Randall Rollins, Chairman of the Board, and Henry Tippie, lead director, participated in the closing bell ceremony Aug. 10. They... Read more»
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Orkin studies brain’s reaction to pests

July 25, 2018 By
To determine how the human brain reacts to seeing insects and other pests, Atlanta, Ga.-based Orkin Pest Control partnered with the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) on a scientific research study. Georgia Tech researchers discovered that pests seen in a home elicited... Read more»
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Orkin adds 6 international franchises

July 18, 2017 By
Atlanta-based Rollins Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary Orkin, has expanded its presence in Central America, South America and Southeast Asia by adding six new franchises. The franchises are located in Nicaragua; Lima, Peru; Sao Paulo, Espirito Santo and Rio... Read more»
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Orkin techs are highway heroes

June 29, 2017 By
On June 10, Saul Rodriguez and Ed Werner, technicians from Orkin Pest Control’s Baltimore branch, were on their normal morning highway route when they heard a loud pop outside of their truck. At first, they thought something might have fallen... Read more»
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