Rentokil Initial Acquires Microland Pte Ltd

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SEPTEMBER 2018 – Rentokil Initial has recently entered a business acquisition of Microland Pte Ltd, a Small Medium Enterprise that provides pest control services in Singapore. Founded since 2013, they offer pest management solutions for the residential, industrial and commercial sectors.

Embracing quality pest expertise particularly in high dependency sectors that requires zero-tolerance to pest and stringent control measures, the synergy between Microland and Rentokil will be optimal to deliver high standards in integrated pest management.

The increasing awareness and expectations in health and safety among businesses and public raised the standards and demands for quality pest control. Utilising innovations as such digitalisation, IOT (Internet of Things) and environmentally-friendly methods to control challenging pests such as rodents, mosquitoes and bed bugs has evolved the pest control industry.

“This synergy aims to strengthen our service commitment and care to our customers, enhance our innovations and business process, and optimise protection and safety for the public. Health and safety is always a top priority for both the public and as well as our team of specialists.” Mr. Joseph Ong, Managing Director (Rentokil Initial Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam)

About Rentokil Initial

Rentokil Initial: A Global Organisation

Rentokil Initial operates in all major continents in Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and Africa. The organization provides a wide range of solutions and services in over 70 countries, where the “Rentokil” and “Initial” brands represent innovation, expertise and quality service. Some of the solutions include textiles and washroom services, pest control, office plants and artwork, parcels delivery and facilities services.

Rentokil Initial employs over 36,000 people and is listed on London Stock Exchange. We offer the strengths and capabilities in a multi-national organization with more than 90 years of brand establishment. Localising the agility of the respective local divisions, we are focused on delivering service excellence to our customers.

Rentokil Initial Singapore

As the leading pest management specialist, Rentokil constantly invests in a suite of R&D and advanced technology to deliver service excellence and quality assurance to our partners from various commercial, industrial & residential homes. With more than 50 years of local brand establishment and global prominence in over 60 countries, Rentokil is dedicated to meeting customers’ pest control needs.

We also offer fumigation solution and vector control to government agencies under the brand name of Rentokil. The other business division, Initial, caters hygiene solutions in and out of washroom, including Air Care, Hand Care, Cubicle Hygiene and Floor Care. Initial also provides drainage solutions, under the Specialist Hygiene division.

Rentokil Initial Singapore is privileged to receive various awards and accolades as a testimony to achieving service, business, operational and quality excellence. We established high standards to health and safety competency and achieved some accolades including bizSAFE Star, ISO 9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001, Singapore Quality Class and Superbrands 2014 (Consumer and Business Choice).

A corporate social responsible driven organization, we initiate outreach and educational activities and collaborated with associations and government agencies to raise awareness on the importance of handwash and maintaining good washroom cleanliness standards. To illustrate our interest in cultivating environmentally-friendly habits, our Initial Hygiene’s range of Bio Sanitiser has been awarded the Green Label accolade by Singapore Environment Council.

We are proud to be conferred by the President of the Republic of Singapore, to award our Initial range, Signature the President Design Award, and by the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen in Essen Germany, the Red Dot Design Award, and an internationally recognized product quality seal for achieving product design excellence.

More recently, Rentokil Initial was ranked 25th in Britain’s Most Admired Companies 2016/2017. We are privileged to be part of the assessment amongst UK biggest businesses to achieve rank 25th out of 241 entries from a reputable massive leap from 158.

As the highest riser in 2016, entries are evaluated across 12 criteria, including management quality, financial soundness and service quality, talent development and retention, long term investment value, innovation, marketing capabilities, community and environmentally responsible, corporate assets utilisation, inspirational leadership, company competiveness and corporate governance. The accolade is a testament as the leader to innovate and staying ahead of competition, to Protecting People, Enhancing lives. Rentokil Initial was also ranked in FTSE 100 in April, another testament of business strength and stability.

Media Contact:

Spokesperson of Rentokil Singapore:
Mr Joseph Ong (Managing Director, Rentokil Initial Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam)

Contact Person (Marketing and Communications Liaison):
Ms. Junie Yeo (Marketing Director, Rentokil Initial Singapore)
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