Modern Pest Services, An Anticimex Company, Acquires EcoChoice


Modern Pest Services continues growth in Connecticut.

Brunswick, ME –January 25th, 2023 – Modern Pest Services announced its newest partner in New England with the acquisition of EcoChoice Termite and Pest Control in Manchester, CT.

Since 2010, this family-owned and operated pest control company has worked hard to keep pests out of residential and commercial properties in Manchester and the surrounding area. With over 60 years of combined experience, EcoChoice’s technicians consistently deliver the best service possible

Emilio Polce, owner of EcoChoice, commented about the acquisition, “Our mission was simple, provide excellent service, be friendly to our clients, and have highly trained technicians. As I looked at the future of the business, I felt aligning with a company like Modern was an excellent opportunity for both my employees and clients to benefit from.”

David Lock, President of Modern, commented, “We are thrilled to announce the acquisition and integration of EcoChoice Termite and Pest Control, a highly reputable Connecticut area pest control company, into our team. This acquisition further strengthens our position as New England’s largest pest control provider and allows us to better serve our valued clients. We look forward to bringing EcoChoice’s expertise and commitment to excellence into our operations.”

This is Modern’s 13th acquisition in New England since joining Anticimex in 2017.

The Aust Group represented EcoChoice Termite & Pest Control as the exclusive financial advisor on the transaction.

For additional information, please contact: David Lock, Modern Pest Services, 1-800-323-7378,

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

About Anticimex: The Swedish firm Anticimex is the fourth largest pest control company globally. Founded in 1934, Anticimex operates in 20 countries and has over 7,000 employees worldwide.