Orkin has bought pest control companies JERMAC Inc. of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Economy Pest Control of Sidney, Iowa, and Shilling’s Pest Control of Dallas.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

In the next six months, JERMAC’s customers will be serviced out of the North Broward Orkin branch in Pompano Beach, Fla. Ten JERMAC employees will join the Orkin.

Economy Pest Control owners Dennis and Linda Jordan will retire and the company will merge into the nearest Orkin branch in Omaha, Neb.

Shilling’s Pest Control owner Rich Shilling, will stay with Orkin as a service manager and the company will merge into the Prime Pest Management branch in Dallas.

Orkin is a unit of Atlanta-based Rollins Inc. (NYSE: ROL), which also owns and operates HomeTeam Pest Defense, Western Pest Services, PCO Services, The Industrial Fumigant Co., Waltham Services and Crane Pest Control.

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