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Western presents Halloween film PESTival

October 19, 2017 By
Move aside witches, ghouls, and ghosts, this Halloween is all about things that crawl, fly, and sting! Los Angeles-based Western Exterminator announces its first-ever Halloween Film Pestival, taking place on Oct. 21, 2017 at the Los Feliz (Calif.) 3 Cinemas.... Read more»
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Vintage industry marketing: What can we learn?

November 29, 2016 By
Retired pest management professional (PMP) Phil Allegretti generously shared with us several photos of his collection of antique pesticide cans and equipment. What he provided was fascinating — and you can see even more of his collection at the Chemical Heritage Museum.... Read more»
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Hartzer joins Rollins Technical Services team

October 12, 2016 By
Michelle “Chelle” Hartzer, BCE, has joined Atlanta-based Rollins Inc., responsible for providing technical support to all of its pest control brands, including Orkin, HomeTeam Pest Defense, Western Pest Services, Critter Control, Industrial Fumigant Co. (IFC), Truth Wildlife Service and Allpest,... Read more»
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Rollins announces operational leadership changes

July 28, 2016 By
Rollins Inc. has announced leadership changes at its Atlanta headquarters: Gene Iarocci, president of Orkin North America, will retire at the end of September, after 12 years with Rollins and an illustrious 48-year business career. Iarocci began as a region... Read more»
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Rentokil debuts public health campaign

July 21, 2016 By
Rentokil Steritech, Ehrlich, Presto-X and Western Exterminator, launched a new campaign, “Join Our World of Mosquito and Tick Prevention,” focused on helping consumers understand the increasing risks of mosquito and tick activity around their homes. There are more than 3,000 species of mosquitoes,... Read more»
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Rentokil NA rebrands as Rentokil Steritech

May 24, 2016 By
On May 24, Rentokil North America announced that following the acquisition of The Steritech Group Inc. in October 2015, it is rebranding its North American pest control operations as Rentokil Steritech. The merger positions Rentokil Steritech as the third-largest pest... Read more»
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Rollins promotes Northen, Smith to VPs

January 27, 2016 By
Rollins Inc.’s Board of Directors has elevated Eddie Northen, the Atlanta-based company’s chief financial officer and treasurer, to the additional position of VP of Rollins Inc. Northen was elected CFO and treasurer May 1, 2015. In addition, Andy Smith was... Read more»

Western Exterminator hits the silver screen

October 17, 2013 By
ANAHEIM, CALIF.—Western Exterminator’s iconic Mr. Little has long-been recognized by Southern California consumers to represent the final word in pest management services for their home or business. But now Mr. Little has taken on a different role: that of the... Read more»
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Rentokil to acquire Western Exterminator

September 26, 2012 By
By Marty Whitford, Publisher & Editorial Director LONDON/ANNAHEIM, Calif. — Rentokil Initial Plc has agreed to pay $114.6 million for the assets of Western Exterminator Co. The deal, pending regulatory approval expected later this year, includes $99.6 million paid upfront and another... Read more»
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