Secret Site Map
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Home News Orkin Establishes Franchise in Mexico City

Orkin Establishes Franchise in Mexico City

International News

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.  

 

Top news

Fastest Growing U.S. Cities in West And South, Census Bureau Reports

Most cities with populations above 100,000 in those regions grew significantly between 2000 and 2010, and 2010 and 2013, according to the bureau's report, which was released last week.

Terminix Announces Top Mosquito Cities Based on Twitter Complaints

According to research by Terminix, the worst whining about mosquitoes came from Goodland, a small town in the northwest corner of Kansas. Terminix searched through approximately 200 billion tweets posted in 2014 to determine which United States city is most pestered by mosquitoes.

White House Releases Pollinator Action Plan

The Strategy, released last week, and its accompanying science-based Pollinator Research Action Plan outline needs and priority actions to better understand pollinator losses and improve pollinator health. These actions will be supported by coordination of existing Federal research efforts and accompanied by a request to Congress for additional resources to respond to the pollinator losses that are being experienced.

Nicotinoid and Fungal Disease Team up to Break Down Termites' Tough Defenses

Purdue University research shows that a small amount of nicotinoid pesticide substantially weakens termites' ability to fight off fungal diseases, a finding that could lead to more effective methods of pest control.

NPMA Announces PesTech³

The new conference, scheduled for Jan. 5-7, 2016, in Silicon Valley (San Jose, Calif.), focuses on technology solutions for pest management professionals.

x