Griffin Pest Solutions is thriving, but hiring challenges are hindering the Kalamazoo, Mich.-based company’s expansion plans, The Kalamazoo Gazette reports.
KALAMAZOO — For Kalamazoo-based Griffin Pest Solutions, the pest control market is ripe for expansion.
But owner Linden Griffin Jr. says he can’t find the workers he needs to work as service technicians.
“We just want the average guy or girl out there,” Griffin told the Kalamazoo Gazette.
The company has about 100 employees spread out across Michigan and northern Indiana, working out of 13 locations. It wants to add more in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio. But Griffin said his company has been looking for quite a while, despite the tough economy.
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