MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Terminix, the country’s leading provider of termite and pest control services, acquired nine pest management companies across seven states during the first three months of 2009.
The acquisitions were highlighted by Source Pest Control, which has multiple locations in the Dallas area, and the addition of Frontline Pest Control’s operations in Tucson and Phoenix, Ariz. Frontline has additional locations in Nashville, Tenn., Baltimore, Md., Fairfax, Va. and Richmond, Va.
Additional companies to join Terminix in the first quarter included Detex Pest Control, with locations in Riverside, Calif., and Ontario, Calif.; San Francisco-based Ensure Pest Control; Guarantee Pest Control in Downey, Calif.; Jackson Pest Control, which has locations in Macon, Ga., and Forest Park, Ga.; Indianapolis-based Mooresville Pest Control, Servello & Sons, Inc. in Daytona, Fla.; and WORX Pest Control in Las Vegas.
“We are off to a great start in 2009, and we expect this to be another strong year for our organization,” said Steve Good, senior vice president of business development. “In the last 12 months, we’ve been able to initiate strategic growth opportunities that have allowed us to continue to expand our footprint while creating a win-win situation for the pest control operators that are joining our team.”