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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...

2011-03-07 07:30:00

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CleanBrands, a trusted leader in mattress, box spring and pillow protection, has teamed up with national pest control leader Orkin to take bed bug protection for homeowners to the next level. CleanBrands uses CleanRest covers featuring MicronOne fabric to protect millions of homeowners and consumers from allergens, dust mites, mold spores and bed bugs while they sleep. Beginning in spring 2011 at select retailers, every consumer purchase...

2011-02-28 15:30:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta-based pest control leader, Orkin, announced today the promotion of Freeman Elliott to president of Orkin's Atlantic Division. Orkin is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rollins, Inc. (NYSE: ROL). "Freeman has risen through the Orkin ranks, working in both commercial and residential sales and operations for the company," said John Wilson, president, Orkin USA. "His leadership will allow us to continue to execute our business plans and continue to...

2011-02-22 10:20:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins Inc., a nationwide consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today the promotion of Rob Crigler to vice president of global digital strategy and integrated marketing. Crigler manages Orkin's paid and organic search, Internet yellow pages, online media, social media and web development as well as traditional print yellow page programs. Crigler also oversees Orkin's international franchises' digital marketing and infrastructure and...

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...

2011-02-01 10:06:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta-based pest control leader, Orkin, today announced the launch of its new, free iPhone application, Bug Battle. The game allows users to swat flies, pinch termites and squish cockroaches or ants. The game also includes a feature that allows you to upload photos of people you know, so that they become a pest for you to swat. Orkin will donate $10,000 to its Fight The Bite campaign if the app reaches 50,000 downloads by Feb. 28. Fight The Bite is...

2010-09-07 15:29:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Rollins, Inc. (NYSE: ROL) (the "Company"), acting through its independent directors, acted today to terminate the employment, effective immediately, of Glen W. Rollins as Executive Vice President of the Company and as President of the subsidiaries of the Company including Orkin, LLC. The Company also disclosed that Glen Rollins and his siblings recently filed a lawsuit naming as defendants Gary W. Rollins, R. Randall...

2010-08-19 10:22:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta-based pest control leader Orkin identified that bed bugs are making the move among commercial properties. New analysis of its commercial bed bug treatments over the past 10 years reveals that bed bugs, initially confined to the hospitality industry, have steadily increased their presence in multifamily and, more recently, commercial real estate properties. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100309/CL67479 ) (Photo:...

2010-06-29 15:36:00

ATLANTA, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rollins, Inc., a nationwide consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today that the company, through its wholly owned subsidiary Orkin, will begin providing pest control service in Turkey in the second half of 2010. Turkey marks the sixteenth international country Orkin services. "Turkey encounters many of the same pests we encounter in the U.S., like cockroaches, ants, house flies and rodents," said Tom Luczynski, Orkin vice president of...

2010-06-14 08:37:00

ATLANTA, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- For many families, summer means pool parties and backyard barbeques. But where there is fun for kids, there are safety concerns for parents - like how to prevent sunburn, poolside accidents or insect bites and stings. According to Atlanta-based pest control leader Orkin, while most summer bugs like June beetles are just nuisances, summer bees, wasps and mosquitoes - and their stings or bites - can cause serious health issues. In fact, while most insect...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.