Rollins, Inc. Completes Acquisition Of Marietta-based Northwest Exterminating

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Rollins, Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of Northwest Exterminating Co., Inc.'s pest control business. Northwest will continue to operate as a separate business, and one of Rollins' Specialty Brands, along with HomeTeam, Western Pest Services and Waltham.

Based in Marietta, Ga., Northwest was established in 1951 and services approximately 120,000 customers in Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, and North Carolina. Pest control industry trade publication PCT Magazine listed Northwest as the 17th largest pest control operator in the country in its most recent 2017 list, making it the largest Rollins acquisition since it acquired HomeTeam Pest Defense in 2008.

"Northwest's goal has always been to provide extraordinary customer service, which aligns with Rollins' mission—to be the best service company in the world," said John Wilson, President and Chief Operating Officer of Rollins Inc. "We are eager for them to join us, and we look forward to sharing best practices and working together to grow our business."

Steve Phillips, now General Manager of Northwest added, "Our Northwest family is excited to join Rollins, and we anticipate the tremendous growth opportunities for both our business and our employees. Most importantly, we look forward to continuing to take care of our team and our customers."