Modern Pest Services, An Anticimex Company, Acquires EHS Pest Services

Modern Pest Services adds new territory in Massachusetts and Rhode Island in addition to new service center with latest acquisition.

Brunswick, ME –June 3rd, 2019 – Modern Pest Services announced its newest partner in New England with the acquisition of Environmental Health Services Inc (EHS Pest) of Norwood, Ma.

EHS was founded in 1985 and is one of the most well-respected pest control providers in Boston, metro-west, along Massachusetts’ south shore, and into Rhode Island. EHS has always been focused on providing best in class consumer experience, and their dedication to integrated pest management has always been part of their core values.

John Stellberger, President of EHS, commented about the acquisition, “Our partnership with Modern Pest Services and The Anticimex Group will further grow our vision for environmentally-responsible, humane, cutting edge, and preventive pest control. I am excited to continue our efforts with such a strong commitment from Modern and the resources of Anticimex, a global pest control leader.”

Dennis Dube, President of Modern commented, “I’m thrilled to announce that the newest addition to the Modern family is EHS. From day one of our discussions, I could not have more impressed with their organization, their leadership team, and the total focus on client service”. Dube further added, “For the clients of Modern Pest services, this latest addition means more great news. Today we also announce a new branch located on the south shore of Massachusetts. This means more dedicated team members and faster routing in and around the Boston area. This will only enhance our best in class service.”

Modern’s operations in Massachusetts will be divided between the new Norwood branch, and the current Woburn branch. This is Modern’s eighth acquisition since 2017.

For additional information, please contact: William Haynes, Vice President of Marketing, 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 200 team members, Modern provides quality pest control solutions to over 32,000 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 16 countries and has over 5,000 employees worldwide. In the United States Anticimex operates through its five platform companies, Modern Pest Services – Brunswick ME, American Pest Management – Fulton MD, Viking Pest Control – Bridgewater NJ, Turner Pest Control- Jacksonville, FL, Killingsworth Environmental- Charlotte, NC, and JP McHale-Buchanan, NY.