Modern Pest Services, An Anticimex Company, Acquires Mastershield Pest Control Services

Modern begins 2019 with fifth acquisition in the state of Connecticut.

Brunswick, ME – February 19th, 2019 – Modern Pest Services is expanding again in Connecticut. Today, Modern announced the acquisition of Mastershield Pest Control Services of Oxford, Ct.

Founded in 2004, Mastershield is a highly regarded pest control provider to both residential and commercial clients in Fairfield, New Haven, Litchfield, and Hartford counties.  Mastershield’s service area aligned well with Modern’s current area of operations throughout Connecticut and was identified as a target of Modern because of their commitment to integrity and best in class customer service.

Dennis Dube, President of Modern commented about the announcement, “Mastershield is the latest in a growing list of partners we have found in the state of Connecticut. We are thrilled to welcome the Mastershield team to Modern, and we are excited about our growth throughout New England with this being our seventh acquisition in the last eighteen months.

Chuck Bogannam, Owner of Mastershield Pest Control commented on the acquisition, “The team at Mastershield is very excited about the new partnership with Modern. Modern’s expertise will allow us to provide an even wider range of specialized services to our customers, creating the ability to meet all customer pest control needs.”

Mastershield’s current operations will move to Modern’s local New Haven branch.

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 180 team members, Modern provides quality pest control solutions to over 26,000 homes and businesses in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, 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, and Killingsworth Environmental- Charlotte, NC.