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Are You a Company to Watch?

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Up-and-coming firms to be featured in PCT magazine.

| February 1, 2011

CLEVELAND, OHIO – Last year, PCT featured a number of fast-rising pest control firms in a feature story titled, “Companies to Watch” that appeared in the January issue of the magazine. Did we miss a company that’s on the fast-track to success? Do you know of a firm that has developed an innovative marketing program; enviable community service record; or differentiated itself in the marketplace in some other way? If so, we would love to hear about them. Let us know! E-mail jdorsch@giemedia.com with the subject line “Company to Watch” and we’ll take some time to learn more about the firm and possibly include them in a future issue of PCT magazine.

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