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

Modern Pest Services’ latest acquisition expands territory in Connecticut.


Brunswick, ME – August 30th, 2018 – Modern Pest Services is expanding again in Connecticut. Today, Modern announced the acquisition of Urban Pest Control of Hamden, CT.

Urban Pest Control was founded over 50 years ago and is a well-known provider of commercial pest control services in Connecticut.  This is the latest strategic acquisition by Modern Pest Services to expand commercial services in the state of Connecticut.

Scott Stevenson, President of Modern, commented about the announcement, Urban Pest Control presented an excellent opportunity for us to grow our commercial services in a critical market.”   Stevenson added, “We are thrilled to be expanding in the state of Connecticut, and we hope to continue that growth in both residential and commercial services before the end of 2018.” Urban Pest Control operations will be moved to Modern’s 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.