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Orkin Establishes Franchise in Mexico City

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Orkin Mexico City is the company’s 19th international franchise worldwide.

| April 25, 2012





ATLANTA – Rollins Inc., a nationwide consumer services company, announced today that the company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Orkin, has established an international franchise in Mexico City. This marks the company’s 19th international franchise worldwide.

“We are proud to bring Orkin services to one of the largest cities in the world—Mexico City,” said Tom Luczynski, Orkin vice president of U.S. and international development and franchising and technical support. “We are pleased to increase our growing international presence and meet the pest control needs of customers in Mexico.”
 
Orkin Mexico City will offer both residential and commercial pest control, focusing mainly on hotels, office buildings, food processing facilities, restaurants, hospitals and apartments. Guillermo Roca, a chemical engineer, and Juan Pesqueira, owner and manager of a logistics company, are the franchise owners.

Franchise employees will travel to Atlanta, Orkin’s U.S. headquarters, in May for initial training at the company’s award-winning training center before returning to Mexico to complete their training.  

 

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