Based in Columbia, SC, Modern Exterminating Company, Inc. has been a leader in pest control servicing for 60 years this month. Founded on October 03, 1955 by George and Katherine Matthews, the company has remained under the ownership of the Matthews family for three generations. A 2003 University of South Carolina graduate, Glenn Matthews III continues his grandparent’s legacy as President and CEO by providing his customers with the same level of service as when the doors opened. “My grandparents always stressed to me the importance of quality customer service” says Glenn Matthews. “Customers are the lifeline to our success, and we want to do everything we can to ensure they are in good hands.”

Serving a 40 mile radius from downtown Columbia, Modern Exterminating has grown an ever expanding loyal customer base of over 11,000. With 39 full time employees, Modern Exterminating has over 700 years of combined experience in the pest control field. As the oldest independently owned pest control company in Columbia, South Carolina, the company stands to be an industry leader after 60 years of dedicated service to the Midlands. “Pest control is a perpetually evolving and exciting industry,” says Glenn Matthews. “I look forward to continuing my grandparent’s vision for the company by providing the latest in pest control technology to our customers for many years to come.”