Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators is pleased to announce the
acquisition of General Pest Control of Alabama, a full-service
company, specializing in residential and commercial pest and
termite control located in Birmingham, Alabama.
"We are so pleased to welcome the customers and employees of
General Pest Control to the Arrow family," said Emily Thomas
Kendrick, Chief Executive Officer and President of Arrow
Exterminators. "General's commitment to their customers, and
passion for customer service as well as their full service
offerings is not only a perfect fit, but a strategic fit."
Kendrick went on to say, "with this acquisition we will now have
service centers in ten states. In Alabama we will operate as Stark
Exterminators, part of the Arrow Exterminators family of
"When looking for a home for our business, we were looking for a
company that provides exemplary customer service and was passionate
about how customers and employees are treated. We found that
in Arrow Exterminators and are proud to be part of the family,"
said owner Terry Freeman. "We wanted to give our employees an
opportunity to be with a company where we knew there would be
growth opportunities as well as an expanded range of services to
offer our customers. All 16 employees will continue their careers
with Arrow Exterminators."
"General Pest Control is well regarded in the state of Alabama
and we are proud to have this seasoned team of professionals join
the Arrow family. A prime location in Alabama was strategic
to our objectives as we continue to grow to "$200 Million and
Beyond". We are continuously looking to merge with high quality
companies who share our goals, principles and culture," stated Tim
Pollard, Chief Operating Officer.