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Earlier this year, Truly Nolen International, Orlando, Fla., celebrated the opening of eight new service offices in 2018. “Coming off adding 12 service offices in 2017, the addition of 20 total offices the last two years continues to make this one of the most successful periods in our company’s history in terms of expansion and growth,” said Jose Lutz, CEO of Truly Nolen International. In 2018, Truly Nolen service offices opened in Pnomh Penh, Cambodia; Chiloe, Chile; Milano, Italy; Hamilton, New Zealand; Moscow, Russia; Khamise Mushayt, Saudi Arabia; Chernivitsi and Kiev, Ukraine.

Rollins has acquired Campbell, Calif.-based SOS Pest Control and Termite. The deal closed on July 15 and terms were not disclosed. SOS was owned and operated by Carol Williams. Williams’ late husband John worked for Orkin in the mid-1970s.

Student scholarship recipients from HACLA with Cindy Ziemke (middle).

American City Pest & Termite provided and presented $4,000 in scholarships to residents of Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA). “Many of these students are first in their family to attend college. The stories they told of the obstacles they overcame to get to this point was inspiring,” says Cindy Ziemke, American City president. Greg Bausch, operations manager, added, “It was an honor to be a part of the selection process and the presentation of the awards.”

American Pest, which services Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia, acquired Annapolis Pest Control, which was the company’s 10th acquisition. Annapolis Pest Control is headquartered in Anne Arundel County, Md., and has been in business for more than 30 years. The company was led by Jack and Jan Schroeder.


Massey Services announced that Tony Massey, the company’s president, was honored with the Father of the Year Award from the American Diabetes Association and Father’s Day Council. The recognition is bestowed on Orlando’s most successful businessmen for being great fathers who successfully balance their work and family lives and serve as good role models for their children and the community. “I am honored to be recognized as a Father of the Year. For me personally, it has been extremely rewarding to watch our sons grow into young adults and see all they have accomplished,” said Massey, who is president of Massey Services. “I am proud to accept this tribute and support the American Diabetes Association with their mission of improving lives of people with diabetes.” Massey is the father of four sons – Sean, Colin, Bryan and Aidan. He has been married to Jann for 25 years.

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