Secret Site Map
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Home News Orkin Acquires North Carolina Pest Control Company

Orkin Acquires North Carolina Pest Control Company

Employee Management

Orkin recently expanded its employee base and service area with the acquisition of Buck’s Pest Control in Fuquay-Varina, N.C., outside of Raleigh.

| August 25, 2010

ATLANTA – Orkin recently expanded its employee base and service area with the acquisition of Buck’s Pest Control in Fuquay-Varina, N.C., outside of Raleigh.
 
“Buck’s Pest Control has provided customers with quality pest control for 25 years,” said Bob Hines, director of acquisitions for Orkin. “We look forward to working with the company’s employees to continue to provide excellent service to businesses and residents in Fuquay-Varina.”
 
Before founding Buck’s Pest Control, owner Buck Jones worked for Orkin as a sales and district manager in North Carolina and South Carolina for 20 years. Orkin will continue to leverage Jones’ valuable leadership skills as he consults for the company during the transition.

Jones’ son, Mike, will bring his industry knowledge and experience to the Raleigh branch, where he will work as a service manager. Buck’s Pest Control employees also will join Orkin’s Raleigh branch, where they will serve both Raleigh and Fuquay-Varina customers.
 

Top news

In Memoriam: Vern Toblan

Toblan was the longtime executive director of Pi Chi Omega. He passed away on Saturday.

Climate Change Will Lead to Bug Increase, NWF Reports

A new report from the National Wildlife Federation titled “Ticked Off: America’s Outdoor Experience and Climate Change” reviews how climate change is bringing about stressful new changes to our outdoor world, including an increase in certain insects.

Purdue Announces Dates, Speakers for 79th Annual Conference

The Purdue Pest Control Conference will be held Jan. 12-14, at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.

Terminix-Triad Dog Teams Inspect Triad Furniture Bank

The company partnered with The Barnabas Network to make sure people forced out of Heritage House have clean, safe furniture as they settle into their new new homes, triadnc.twcnews.com reports.

Syngenta Announces 2014 Fall Savings Program

Syngenta recently announced its 2014 Fall Savings Program, which runs through Sept. 30, 2014. PMPs that qualify for the program are eligible to receive discounts on a variety of Syngenta products, such as Arilon insecticide, Demand CS insecticide and the company's new Zyrox fly granular bait.