Secret Site Map
Thursday, September 18, 2014

Home News Arrow Exterminators Acquires Tampa-Based Top Notch Pest Control

Arrow Exterminators Acquires Tampa-Based Top Notch Pest Control

Business

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.”
 

Top news

Patented Portable Heat Injector System Introduced

The new heating system was created with significant input from pest control companies.

Terminix-Triad Adopts New Approach to Employee Recruitment

The company is using social media to attract potential employees and working with community colleges to raise awareness of pest control as a possible career path for students.

Climate, Genetics Can Affect How Long Virus-Carrying Mosquitoes Live

The longer a mosquito lives, the better its odds of transmitting disease to humans or animals, according to new research from the University of Florida.

Stoy Hedges Establishes Consulting Firm

After 25 years at Terminix, Hedges said it was time for a change in his career.

Bug Doctor Announces Addition of Daniel Aust

Aust is a recent graduate of Taylor University graduate who has been working in his family's pest control business since age 13.