Modern Pest Services acquires Advantage Pest Control


Based in Brunswick, Maine Modern pest control services announced its new partner in New England with the acquisition of Pest control benefitbased in South Portland, Maine.

Advantage Pest Control is a local family business that provides commercial, residential and industrial pest control throughout Maine. Founded in 1997 by Richard Varney, Advantage Pest Control has grown both commercially and residentially.

“Our mission was simple, to provide excellent service, be friendly to our customers and have highly trained technicians,” said Richard Varney, owner of Advantage Pest Control. “Looking at the future of the company, I thought aligning myself with a company like Modern was a great opportunity for my employees and my customers.”

David Lock, president of Modern Pest Services, said it was the company’s 12th acquisition and second acquisition in Maine.

“This acquisition nicely complements our current service territories and will help build density in each of our Maine branches,” Lock said. “This addition provides more technicians available to provide a faster response when our customers need us.”

About Modern Pest Control Services

Modern Pest Services, an Anticimex company, has been protecting the health and property of New England since 1945. Based in Brunswick, Maine, and with over 350 team members, Modern Pest Services provides pest control solutions from quality to more than 36,000 homes and businesses in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Vermont.

About Anticimex

Anticimex, a Swedish company, is the fourth largest pest control company in the world. Founded in 1934, Anticimex is present in 20 countries and has more than 7,000 employees worldwide.


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