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Orkin Acquires Central Kansas Pest Control Company

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Orkin recently expanded its service area in central Kansas with the acquisition of Pawnee Pest Control in Larned, Kan.

| November 9, 2011

ATLANTA  – Orkin recently expanded its service area in central Kansas with the acquisition of Pawnee Pest Control in Larned, Kan.

Owner of Pawnee Pest Control, Jamie Walker, started the company in 1998, and will join Orkin as an account manager. Pawnee Pest Control will join the nearest Orkin branch in Salina, Kansas.

“Pawnee has provided customers with quality pest control for thirteen years,” said Bob Hines, director of acquisitions for Orkin. “We look forward to continuing to provide Pawnee’s customers with high quality residential and commercial pest control as well as expanding Orkin’s customer base in Kansas.”
 

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