Flick Anticimex strengthen its position in the city of Mackay through the acquisition of Harris Pest Control (“Harris”)

Flick Anticimex completing its second acquisition in Queensland for the year. The acquisition of Harris strengthens the local operations in Mackay especially within the termite, general pest and residential services.

Harris was established by Roy Harris in 1955 and Gary after working for several years with Roy purchased the business in 1986. Sandy and Gary have grown Harris to a sizeable presence in Mackay and will support a geographical expansion of the Flick services as they have been servicing the city of Mackay and surrounds.

Sandy Weldon, Managing Director of Harris commented:

We would like to firstly thank our fantastic team and customers for being part of our business for the past 35 years. Our success and achievements are because of our passion to deliver. Joining Flick Anticimex represents for us a great opportunity. Being part of Flick Anticimex, leveraging from their international experience as part of Anticimex Group, will allow us to further improve the quality level of our services by developing alternative and preventive SMART pest control solutions and offering FLICK HOME PROTECTION. Also, I am pleased to offer to our employees new possibilities offered to us being part of this growing global organization. I am very proud of the success that our family-owned company has achieved, thanks to our team and to our customers.

Dallas Hall, Regional General Manager – West Region, Flick Anticimex commented:

“I am very happy and enthusiastic about this merger as Harris is a renowned and well-run business in Mackay. We are all looking forward to working together with the Harris team, as their culture of excellence toward employees and clients align naturally with the way we do things at Flick. Combining our decades of experience with the latest technological innovations will result in an even better customer service experience.”

For more information, please contact:

Sandy Weldon, Managing Director, Harris Pest Control

Phone +61 07 4957 3837, Email Admin@harrispestmackay.com.au

Dallas Hall, Regional General Manager – West Region, Flick Anticimex

Phone +61 428 118 056, Email Dallas.Hall@flick.com.au

About Flick Anticimex
Flick is a strong established brand within the pest control industry in the Australian marketplace. Commencing operations in 1918 and we now have over 780 technicians servicing over 300,000 customer sites annually.  We protect over 55,000 commercial sites and 180,000 residential customers from pests every year. We also keep our commercial customer’s premises hygienically clean by servicing over 54,000 washrooms sites. Flick Anticimex is regarded as Australia’s No. 1 Leading Pest Control and Hygiene company and one of New Zealand’s Leading Pest Control companies.

Anticimex Group is the modern pest control company. Through prevention, new technology and sustainable solutions, we meet the new demands for healthy environments, for both individuals and businesses. Anticimex employs around 7 400 people, serving more than 3 million customers in 20 markets worldwide. Total revenue in 2020 amounted to approximately AUD 1.5 billion.

Read more at flick.com.au & anticimex.com

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