In the merger of Arrow Exterminators and Florida Pest Management are (from left) Tommy Giardino, Shay Runion and Tim Pollard of Arrow; Morri Sims and John Sims of Florida Pest Management; and Kevin Burns and Martin Hood of Arrow.

Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators announced the merger and acquisition of Jacksonville-based Florida Pest Management, founded in 1983 by John Sims. The transaction further strengthens Arrow’s presence in Northeast Florida and expands its reach to more residential and commercial customers west of the St. Johns River. Florida Pest Management will join the other Arrow Exterminators office in the greater Jacksonville area and will ultimately operate as Nader’s Pest Raiders, an Arrow Exterminators company.

Clean-Environ Pest Management of Singapore was acquired by Anticimex of Sweden. Founded in 1991, Clean-Environ Pest Management provides commercial and residential pest control services. Founded in 1934 in Sweden, Anticimex operates in 17 countries with about 4,000 people. Total revenues in 2015 amounted to about $450 million. Paul Giannamore of The Potomac Company acted as the sole and exclusive valuation and M&A adviser to Clean-Environ Pest Management. In 2014 Potomac entered the Asia Pacific region and currently provides valuation, strategy and M&A advice to pest control companies in Japan, China, Singapore, South Korea and Australia. Potomac, based in Philadelphia, covers Asia and the Middle East, among other areas, through its operations in Switzerland.

Greensboro-based Terminix of the Triad in North Carolina donated to the Greensboro Science Center to help fund its new project WunderWord: Denizens of the Dark. It is an experience that aims to entertain and educate visitors on the intriguing and misunderstood creatures and life beneath the Earth’s surface. Within WunderWorld is “Tomb of the Gaboon,” a gallery that explores the complex life of creepy crawlers such as bugs, bats, scorpions and snakes.

Reynolds Pest Management is celebrating its 25th anniversary with new services, location areas and financing programs. Over the years, many changes occurred in the company and still are ongoing. Brian and Chris Reynolds, the father and son team, have committed themselves to promoting effective pest control services and exceeding customer expectations. Since 1991, the family-operated pest control company has grown deliberately, scaling its growth to maintain the highest level of service, the firm says. Reynolds is acknowledged as Top in State through Angie’s List, and has an A+ business reputation on the BBB.

Sarah McElwee, director of business development for Austin, Texas-based Pest Management, is the first in Texas to earn the National Institute of Decontamination Specialists (NIDS) environmental disinfection certification, enabling Pest Management to perform large-scale environmental clean-up and disinfection in areas of disease concern, outbreaks, animal waste and other public health hazards. The company says it is the exclusive holder of the NIDS environmental disinfection certification in Texas and is currently the only company to hold this certification in Louisiana and Mississippi.

West Palm Beach-based Hulett Environmental Services acquired Collier Pest Control of Naples, Fla. The 20-employee, family-owned and -operated Collier was owned and operated by Phil Hadley since its opening in 1990.

In honor of Veterans Day, Sun Prairie, Wis.-based Wil-Kil Pest Control had a month-long recognition campaign to honor its armed forces employees who fought for our country. Wil-Kil recognized these men and women and thanked them for their support. The company also sponsored the Green Bay Gamblers junior ice hockey team’s 5th Annual Military Appreciation Night in November. The event raises funds for the local chapter of Disabled American Veterans.