In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, California Pest Management used pink B&G sprayers in October. Swapping out the top and bottom covers seems like an easy task, but it shows the company’s awareness and optimism for Breast Cancer Victims and Survivors, said CPM President Jim Harmon.

Ace Exterminating, Cincinnati, Ohio, was named a 2019 Torch Award Winner. Torch is a BBB Center for Ethics program designed to encourage and celebrate outstandingly ethical organizational practices.

L to R: Kevin Atwell, board chair, BBB Center for Ethics; Jocile Ehrlich, president/CEO, BBB; Rick Steinau, Ace Exterminating; and Corrie McGlothlin/vice president BBB Center for Ethics.

Go-Forth Pest Control recently increased its customer base in North Carolina by acquiring Intersect Pest Control, located in China Grove, N.C. This will increase the number of homes and businesses serviced by the company’s Charlotte branch.

The U.S. Pest Protection-created Tennessee Honey Festival was held Sept. 7. The festival was created by U.S. Pest President Erica Brister to raise awareness about honeybees.

Baltimore Magazine recognized Brody Brothers Pest Control, Owings Mills, Md., as one of the city’s best places to work in its February 2019 edition. Brody Brothers Pest Control is a family-owned and -operated firm that provides services to the Greater Baltimore area.

Black Diamond Pest Control announced the addition of a new franchise located in Pinellas County, Fla. The franchise owners are Nick Vonella and Ashley Naumann.

Franchise owners Nick Vonella and Ashley Naumann stand in front of their new company vehicle at Black Diamond Pest Control in Pinellas County, Fla.

Ardent Pest Control, which ranked #98 on this year’s PCT 100 list, and #848 on Inc. 5000’s list, announced the opening of three new locations. These new locations are in Nashville Tenn., Oklahoma City, Okla., and Tulsa, Okla. This brings Ardent’s total locations to six with the other locations being in Las Vegas, Nev.; Dallas, Texas; and Houston, Texas.