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Craig Thomas Pest Control Wins Small Business Award

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New York company recognized by The Dutchess County Economic Development Corporation.

| November 18, 2010

Hyde Park, N.Y. — Craig Thomas Pest Control announced the firm has been awarded a Business Excellence Award from The Dutchess County Economic Development Corporation for Small Business of the year. On Nov. 4, DCEDC recognized the achievements of local employers in agricultural, small business, manufacturing, entrepreneur, innovation, nonprofit and tourism categories.
 
Craig Thomas Pest Control's diversification strategy in a down economy grasped the attention of The Dutchess County Economic Development Corporation. Agency President John MacEnroe said, "In a down economy, they saw the opportunity to expand and launched a whole new line of business. Branching out into new areas of business is brilliant." Craig Thomas, owner of Craig Thomas Pest Control believes his company's mission is to help customers solve environmental issues while protecting their health and property. Thomas credits new services as the forceful factor behind the companies 30 percent growth in 2009. "Increase growth allowed us to better serve our customers needs and the opportunity to increase employment throughout the Hudson Valley. I am proud of my staff and the forty plus families I am able to provide for,” Thomas said.
 
New services included gutter protection, home repair, nuisance wildlife and T.A.P. Insulation. 
 
For more information regarding Craig Thomas Pest Control, visit http://callcraig.com/.
 

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