Turner Pest Control, an Anticimex company providing comprehensive pest control services to residential and commercial clients in Florida and South Georgia, has acquired PestShield Termite & Pest Services. PestShield is headquartered in Sarasota, Florida, serving customers from Tampa to Naples.
Turner Pest Control is one of the fastest-growing companies in Florida, and this acquisition is the second in the company’s planned strategy for growth in Florida. Turner continues to rise on the list of the largest 100 companies in the highly competitive pest control industry based on its prior years’ revenues.
“Our two organizations both began as family-owned businesses,” says Turner Pest Control CEO Mark Slater. “Even with the remarkable growth that Turner and PestShield have achieved, we’ve both maintained strong company values and cultures throughout the years, which should serve us and our customers well as we transition to becoming one company.”
PestShield Termite & Pest Services was founded by co-owners Carm and Teri DiBella, who have more than 40 years of combined experience in the industry and a long tradition of community service. The company provides customized services to residential, commercial, and condominium properties along Florida’s Southwest coast. According to Carm DiBella, “Our customers can expect to receive the highest-quality service from our new, combined team, while gaining access to the innovations that the Anticimex family of companies is known for. Teri and I are excited about this new partnership and look forward to delivering new benefits to our valued customers.”
About Turner Pest Control: Turner Pest Control was founded in 1971 and serves customers throughout Florida. The Anticimex company is a member of the National Pest Management Association and is Quality Pro-Certified, which is the highest mark of excellence recognized in the industry. Ranked among the top 100 pest control companies in the U.S., Turner provides pest control, termite prevention, lawn services, and bed bug elimination services, as well as its exclusive SMART TurnerGuard all-in-one pest and termite prevention solution.
About Anticimex: The Swedish firm Anticimex is the fourth largest pest control company globally. Founded in 1934, Anticimex operates in 18 countries and has over 5,600 employees worldwide.Total revenue in 2018 amounted to approximately 670M USD. In the United States Anticimex operates through its six platform companies, Modern Pest Services – Brunswick ME, American Pest Management – Fulton MD, Viking Pest Control – Bridgewater NJ, Turner Pest Control- Jacksonville, FL, Killingsworth Environmental- Charlotte, NC, and JP McHale-Buchanan, NY.