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Arrow Exterminators Acquires Tampa-Based Top Notch Pest Control

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Top Notch is a full service company, specializing in residential and commercial pest control, termite control, and lawn and ornamental services. This is Arrow’s 95th acquisition since 1988.

| August 16, 2010

ATLANTA, Ga. – Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators announces the acquisition of Top Notch Pest Control of Tampa, located on the Gulf Coast of Florida. 

Top Notch is a full service company, specializing in residential and commercial pest control, termite control, and lawn and ornamental services. This is Arrow’s 95th acquisition since 1988.

Company owners Michael and Mary Carli have over 35 years combined experience in the pest control industry.  The family values and similar culture were the main reason Top Notch owners were interested in a merger with Arrow Exterminators. 

“At Top Notch Pest Control, we are passionate about our customers and the service we provide them.  We are passionate about our employees.  We feel that with this merger with Arrow, we are in the right ‘home,’ ” said Michael Carli. “We know our employees and customers will be well taken care of and that was really important to us.”

“We are really quite pleased to add to our already strong business in the Tampa Bay area,” said Joe Thomas, chairman of the board of Arrow Exterminators. “Their large base of business in St. Pete and Clearwater clearly complements our business in Tampa.”

“Top Notch Pest Control is an extremely well regarded company in the Tampa Bay area. We are proud to have this seasoned team of professionals join the Arrow family.  We are continuously looking for acquisition partners who will complement our objectives and principles,” said Emily Thomas Kendrick, chief executive officer and president. 

Kendrick added, “Top Notch Pest Control aligns perfectly with our growth strategies and family values. Mary and Michael Carli and all the employees of Top Notch Pest Control will remain with the company.”
 

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