Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators has acquired Valley Pest Control of Huntsville.
According to a news release, the merger establishes Arrow’s presence “in the high-tech and manufacturing region of North Alabama and allows Arrow to reach more residential and commercial customers with a full line of services.”
“We are delighted to welcome the customers and team members of Valley Pest Control to the Arrow family,” said Emily Thomas Kendrick, CEO of Arrow Exterminators. “Valley’s service pledge to their clients and desire for providing an outstanding customer experience makes this not only a perfect fit, but a strategic one as well.”
“When we started thinking about finding a home for our employees and customers a few years ago, we knew we were looking for a company that treated people just like we have since I founded the company. We knew that flawless customer service and a passion for how employees are treated was critical,” said owner Gary Phillips. “We found that in Arrow Exterminators and are very proud to now be part of the family. An opportunity for growth was also a critical piece of our decision-making progress and we knew there would be many opportunities for our employees in addition to being able to offer an expanded range of services to offer our customers.
“All of my employees, along with my wife and myself will continue working with Arrow Exterminators.”
Arrow Exterminators is the sixth-largest pest and termite control company in the United States.
“Valley Pest is extremely well regarded in the North Alabama, especially in the real estate community and we feel honored to have this well-trained, knowledgeable team of professionals join the Arrow family,” said Tim Pollard, Arrow’s president and chief operating officer. “Establishing a strong presence in Madison, Morgan and Limestone counties is strategic to our objectives. We are continuously looking to merge with high quality companies who share our goals, principles and culture and we found the ideal fit with Valley Pest Control.”
Valley Pest Control will complement the other 13 Arrow Exterminators offices in the state of Alabama and will ultimately operate as Arrow Exterminators.