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2011-03-16 15:32:00

ATLANTA, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins Inc., a nationwide consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today that the company, through its wholly owned subsidiary Orkin, has established a new international franchise in Shanghai, China. This franchise is Orkin's first in China. "The commercial growth that China continues to experience both nationally and through the establishment of operations by numerous foreign companies provides us with a tremendous opportunity to...

2011-02-24 00:00:44

Richard Stevenson Jr., co-president of Maine-based Modern Pest Services, will head to Washington D.C. next month to meet with his fellow members of the National Pest Control Management Association's Blue Ribbon Bed Bug Task Force. Brunswick, ME (Vocus/PRWEB) February 23, 2011 Richard Stevenson Jr., co-president of Maine-based Modern Pest Services, will head to Washington D.C. next month to meet with his fellow members of the National Pest Control Management Association's Blue Ribbon Bed Bug...

2011-02-16 11:33:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta-based pest control leader Orkin recently added James Warneke as its Southeast Division technical services manager. Warneke will work directly with Orkin's Southeast division branches to provide professional technical expertise and training on customer service and pest treatment approaches. In addition to assisting branches with specific pest issues, Warneke also will oversee technical training and development initiatives. Warneke has worked...

2011-02-03 09:00:00

MONROE, N.C. and CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, Carolina Pest Management has been awarded the prestigious Angie's List Super Service Award. This prominent award is an honor bestowed annually on approximately 5 percent of all the companies rated on the nation's leading provider of consumer reviews on local service companies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110203/CL41515LOGO) "We are honored to receive the 2010 Super Service Award...

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2011-01-13 07:55:00

As many as twenty percent of all Americans have either had an experience with bedbugs or knows someone who has and most of them say the small blood-sucking parasites are a source of worry for them, according to a new survey. Seventy-eight percent of the 504 adults who responded to the online survey were most concerned about infested hotels, while others said they were afraid they may pick them up at work, the doctor's office, the movie theater or when using public transportation. Missy...

2009-01-20 15:30:00

ATLANTA and SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rollins, Inc. (NYSE: ROL), a premier North American consumer services company, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Crane Pest Control, Inc. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080723/CLW029LOGO ) Crane Pest Control, Inc. was established in 1930 in San Francisco, Calif. The Company, with annual revenues exceeding $10 million, is a leading provider of advanced pest management, serving...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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