Viking acquires RID Pest Management – Pest Administration Skilled


IMAGE: VIKING PEST CONTROLBasking Ridge, N.J.-based Viking Pest Control, an Anticimex firm, has acquired RID Pest Control of Egg Harbor Township, N.J. Based in 1979, RID Pest Management gives primarily residential providers to Cape Might and Atlantic counties. Phrases weren’t disclosed.

“Buying RID is a vital step in growing our progress and increasing our buyer footprint within the Southern a part of our service territory,” Viking President Paul Bergmann stated in a information launch.

Paul Utts, president of RID Pest Management, stated within the launch that he appeared ahead to “combining our skilled groups and the alternatives forward.” Utts joined RID in 1984, and holds a bachelor of science diploma in environmental well being from Rutgers College.

In August, Viking acquired ChemTec Pest Control, Saddle Brook, N.J. Mother or father firm Anticimex has additionally made current acquisitions within the Western U.S., together with EnviroPest, Windsor, Colo., and Northwest Exterminating, Tucson, Ariz.


Viking Pest Management, an Anticimex firm, was based in 1980 by Pest Management Professional Hall of Famer Ed Bradbury (Class of 2014). With greater than 250 staff members, it serves residential and industrial properties in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and the Jap Shore of Maryland.


Primarily based in Stockholm, Sweden, Anticimex employs roughly 7,100 folks, serving greater than three million prospects in 18 markets worldwide. In the USA, Anticimex operates by its seven platform corporations: Trendy Pest, Brunswick, Maine; American Pest Administration, Fulton, Md.; Viking Pest Management, Basking Ridge, N.J.; Turner Pest Management, Jacksonville, Fla.; Killingsworth Environmental, Charlotte, N.C.; JP McHale Pest Administration, Buchanan, N.Y.; and Wayne’s, Birmingham, Ala.