), a major consumer and commercial services company, recently
announced the opening of an international franchise in Erbil,
Iraq and one in Trinidad and Tobago through its wholly-owned
subsidiary Orkin, LLC. The establishment of the franchises in
existing markets has enabled Orkin to strengthen its footprint in
the Middle East and the Caribbean.
Atlanta-based Orkin is a leading pest-control services
provider, protecting humans from termites, insects and rodents.
Apart from the U.S. operations, Orkin's services extend overseas
to Canada, Asia, Europe and Mexico. Moreover, Orkin has
collaborated with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC) and eight major universities to conduct research and spread
awareness about health hazards related to pests.
Both the newly established international franchises of Rollins
are expected to offer quality commercial and residential pest
control as well as termite control services to local customers.
Orkin will provide initial training to the franchise owners from
its headquarters in Atlanta.
A few months back, Orkin had also set up a franchise in Guam,
a territory in the U.S. The franchise is owned by Dewan
Worldwide, Inc., and provides services to both homeowners and
Rollins is based in North America and operates through its
wholly-owned subsidiaries such as Orkin Canada, HomeTeam Pest
Defense, Western Pest Services and The Industrial Fumigant
Rollins currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Other
well-positioned stocks in the Business Services sector include
Barrett Business Services Inc.
Cap Gemini S.A
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation
). All of these have a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).
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