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2014-04-03 16:21:20

ATLANTA, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins Inc., a leading consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today that the company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Orkin, established a franchise in Montevideo, Uruguay. Orkin Uruguay will offer commercial and residential pest control and termite services. "We are proud to expand Orkin's services to Uruguay," said Tom Luczynski, Orkin group vice president of global development and franchising. "This is a great opportunity for...

2014-03-19 16:21:35

ATLANTA, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins Inc., a nationwide consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today that the company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Orkin, established its third franchise in China in the city of Chengdu. Orkin Chengdu will offer commercial and residential pest control and termite services. "We are proud to expand Orkin's services in China," said Tom Luczynski, Orkin group vice president of global development and franchising. "This is a...

2014-01-16 12:31:33

Nearly half of cities show rise in bed bug treatments ATLANTA, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago tops the 2013 Bed Bug Cities List, released today by pest control leader Orkin. The Windy City's bed bug problem was serious enough that the City Council passed an ordinance in July 2013 requiring condo associations to have a formal management plan in place for the detection, inspection and treatment of these pests. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140116/CL47858) In the South, two...

2013-09-09 08:22:13

Orkin poll reveals parents' favorite options, including limiting outdoor time altogether ATLANTA, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 80 percent of parents take precautions to safeguard their children against mosquito activity, according to a new poll commissioned by Atlanta-based pest control leader Orkin. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130909/CL75615) The poll revealed that 84 percent of parents use insect repellent to protect their children, while 44 percent use citronella...

2013-08-26 12:21:51

ATLANTA, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins Inc., a nationwide consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today that the company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Orkin, has established two international franchises: one in Erbil, Iraq and one in Trinidad and Tobago. Both Orkin Erbil and Orkin Trinidad and Tobago will offer commercial and residential pest control and termite control services. "Orkin continues to expand internationally," said Tom Luczynski, group vice...

2013-08-08 16:23:07

ATLANTA, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta-based pest control leader Orkin today announced its goal to hire 1,000 military veterans over the next five years. This commitment is part of the White House and First Lady's Joining Forces initiative, which ensures veterans and military families have the opportunities, resources and recognition they have earned through serving the country. Orkin has a similar culture of discipline, professionalism, dedication and family as the military....

2013-05-07 16:23:24

Pest control leader expands to Guam ATLANTA, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins Inc., a nationwide consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today that the company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Orkin, established a franchise in Guam. "We are proud to bring Orkin services to Guam," said Tom Luczynski, Orkin vice president of U.S. and international development and franchising. "The island's tropical climate creates unique pest problems throughout the year, so customers...

2013-03-28 16:21:06

ATLANTA, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta-based pest control leader Orkin has declared April "National Pest Month." The company is kicking off the month with a Top 10 List of U.S. cities based on the number of pest treatments Orkin performed in 2012: (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130328/CL85382-INFO ) 1. Chicago 6. New York 2. Los Angeles 7. Detroit 3. Atlanta 8. Houston 4....

2013-03-07 16:21:31

ATLANTA, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to pest control leader Orkin, this is the season for termite swarms in the southeast U.S. When temperatures are consistently above freezing, termites often swarm inside homes before moving outdoors to search for food and water. The Orkin experts have developed answers to consumers' top five questions. "All termites require four things to survive--food, moisture, shelter and optimal temperature," said Matt Peterson, Orkin's Southeast Division...

2013-01-15 07:14:32

ATLANTA, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pest control leader Orkin today announced its top 50 bed bug cities for 2012. Last year, Orkin's parent company, Rollins, which operates eight pest control brands nationwide, saw a nearly 33 percent increase in bed bug business compared to 2011. The following cities are ranked in order of the number of bed bug treatments Orkin performed from January to December 2012 along with their shift, if any, in ranking compared to January to December 2011. (Photo:...