Secret Site Map
Friday, October 24, 2014

Home News HomeTeam Pest Defense Acquires Collin Services

HomeTeam Pest Defense Acquires Collin Services

News Coverage

HomeTeam says the acquisition is a “good fit” with its builder channel.

| January 5, 2011

DALLAS — HomeTeam Pest Defense announced this week it had acquired Collin Services. in the Dallas area.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“We were attracted to Collin Services because of their long-tenured customer base and builder channel business,” said Bob Wanzer, CEO and president of HomeTeam Pest Defense.

“We continue to seek small, well run companies that fit into our corporate culture. Acquisitions, such as this one, allow us to expand in geographic locations where we want to increase our market penetration. Dallas/Fort Worth is one of those areas,” Wanzer added.

HomeTeam Pest Defense offers pest and termite control services with traditional treatment methods and with advanced products such as the innovative Taexx built-in pest control system. The company has more than 50 branch locations throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Mid-Central, Southwest and Western states. HomeTeam is a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlanta-based Rollins Inc.

Find out more about HomeTeam at www.pestdefense.com or Rollins Inc. at www.rollins.com.

Top news

ScottsMiracle-Gro Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Action Pest Control

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company announced that its subsidiary EG Systems, Inc., doing business as Scotts LawnService, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Action Pest Control, Evansville Ind., which ranked 56th on the 2014 PCT Top 100 list, with annual revenues of $11.6 million. The transaction, which is expected to close by January 2015, would mark Scotts’ first acquisition of a structural pest control business.

WCBB Raising Funds to Help Injured Industry Professional

Trade group Wildlife Control Business Builders (WCBB) is raising funds to help ECO Wildlife Solutions' Susan Sims, who suffered serious injuries as a result of a ladder fall.

Study Examines Disease Potential of NYC's Rats

Columbia University researchers spent a year collecting 133 rats in Manhattan. They found that the specimens were carrying food-borne illnesses like salmonella, as well as fever-inducing illnesses.

NPMA Looks to the Future During PestWorld Opening Ceremony

More than 3,000 industry professionals from 80-plus countries have traveled to Orlando, Fla., for PestWorld ’14. The Opening Ceremony, sponsored by Bayer, featured musical act Rhythm Extreme.

NPMA Pinnacle Award Presented to Tom Fortson

Fortson, longtime president of Terminix Service, Columbia, S.C., was announced as recipient of the NPMA Pinnacle Award, NPMA’s highest honor.

x