Since July 2016, Truly Nolen International opened franchises that are in Almaty, Kazakhstan; San Antonio, Chile; and Auckland, New Zealand. The three openings bring the company’s total to 209 offices in 62 countries.

Batzner Pest Control kicked off last holiday season with its annual food drive. All employees split into eight teams competing against each other to see who could donate the most food items. Batzner showcased its commitment to the areas it serves by collecting 1,334 food items for donation.

Sprague Pest Solutions, Tacoma, Wash., acquired TMC Pest Management of Bakersfield, Calif., expanding the fifth-generation company into California and giving it the ability to serve commercial clients from Washington state to Southern California. TMC will operate under the Sprague Pest Solutions brand immediately.

McDonough, Ga.-based Active Pest Control was the title sponsor for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Active Pest Control 200 on March 4, 2017, at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Active partnered with Wounded Warrior Project and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, hoping to bring awareness to these two organizations by choosing representatives from both organizations to act as the Active Pest Control 200 co-grand marshals. Marisa Appling, a partner of the Wounded Warrior Project, is a U.S. Navy veteran. The representative for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta was Jaxx Reasoner. The two co-grand marshals joined with Active Pest Control President Jeff Swaney in giving the command to start the Active Pest Control 200.