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BRUNSWICK, Maine — Modern Pest Services welcomes Paramount Pest Control of Boston, Mass. as the newest member of the Modern family.
Paramount was founded in 1993 and is well known as a premier providers of commercial pest control services in the Boston metro region.
“With the acquisition of Paramount we strengthen our market position and increase our presence in and around Boston,” said Modern Pest Services President Scott Stevenson. “This is an important step in our strategy to expand in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island.”
Any employee donations made to the American Cancer Society during the month of October will be matched by the company.
HOLMDEL, N.J. — IFS, a global enterprise applications company, announced it has signed an agreement to purchase WorkWave.
WorkWave is a leading provider of highly scalable, cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for the field service and last mile delivery and logistics industries, including pest control industry.
Commenting on the acquisition, Fredrik vom Hofe, group senior vice president for business development at IFS, said, “This acquisition is further evidence of how IFS is investing to extend its global leadership in Service Management. WorkWave, with its very strong SaaS offering and deep knowledge of how to serve SMB service businesses, complements IFS’s already leading service management offering that is used by many larger service-centric companies. We can now offer the most complete, connected Service Management solutions across the full-spectrum of service organizations and service-intensive industries, globally! In addition, we have significantly strengthened our presence in North America, the world’s largest software market, meaning that the Americas is now the largest region in the IFS Group.” He continued: “We are very pleased to have WorkWave’s CEO, Chris Sullens, and the talented WorkWave team join IFS to continue our growth in Service Management.”
Chris Sullens, CEO of WorkWave, stated “We are very excited to join the IFS team and looking forward to mutually accelerating our growth in the field service, last mile delivery and logistics industries - and beyond. Being part of IFS will greatly benefit our clients, partners, and employees.” He added, “We now have the opportunity to leverage the resources of a leading global service management software organization, while continuing to invest in and deliver exceptional products and services to our core clients in pest control and other field service verticals. Our combination of offerings will help service businesses of all sizes solve their operational and growth challenges through our market-leading software solutions.”
ATLANTA - Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators announced the merger and acquisition of BugMaster Exterminators, a full-service company specializing in residential and commercial pest and termite control with locations in Mobile and Daphne, Ala. This transaction further strengthens Arrow ‘s presence in the Gulf Coast region of Lower Alabama and allows Arrow to expand and reach more residential and commercial customers with a full line of services.
“We are delighted to welcome the customers and team members of BugMaster Exterminators to the Arrow family,” said Emily Thomas Kendrick, President and Chief Executive Officer of Arrow Exterminators. “BugMaster’s service pledge to their clients and desire for providing an outstanding customer experience makes this not only a perfect fit, but a strategic one as well.”
“When we started thinking about finding a home for our employees and customers a few years ago, we knew exactly what we were looking for – a company that treated people just like we have done for the past 42 years. We knew that flawless customer service and a passion for how employees are treated was critical. We found that in Arrow Exterminators and are proud to be part of the family,” said owner Frank Alardo. “An opportunity for growth was also a critical piece of our decision-making progress and we knew there would be growth opportunities for our employees as well as an expanded range of services to offer our customers. All of my employees will continue their careers with Arrow Exterminators.”
“Established in 1975, BugMaster Exterminators is extremely well regarded in the state of Alabama and we feel honored to have this solid, knowledgeable team of professionals join the Arrow family. Having multiple locations in both Baldwin and Mobile counties is strategic to our objectives as we continue to grow to $300 Million and Beyond. We are continuously looking to merge with high quality companies who share our goals, principles and culture and we believe we found the ideal fit with BugMaster,” stated Tim Pollard, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
BugMaster Exterminators will complement the other Arrow Exterminators offices along the Gulf Coast and will ultimately operate as Arrow Exterminators.