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Pest Control in the US: Market Research Report

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Pest Control Market Research Report | NAICS 56171 | Dec 2013

Under control: Bed bugs will wreak havoc on consumers but benefit the industry

IBISWorld’s Pest Control market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$11bn
Annual Growth 08-13
1.9%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
112,858
Businesses
22,533
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The infestation of pests like bed bugs and stinkbugs will continue to harm businesses and consumers, but the Pest Control industry will benefit. Additionally, the recovering housing market will create a need for pretreatment termite services and regular inspections. As discretionary incomes rebound, consumers will spend on hotels and restaurants again, driving demand for industry services from this market... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Pest Control industry has medium barriers to entry, mainly because of the licensing and regulatory requirements in existence for starting a company. The industry is in the growing stage of its life cycle, which means companies are still entering the industry, due to demand from residential and commercial customers that value pest-free environments and strong food and safety regulations for restaurants. The level of competition is high and increasing within the industry because of the significant number of pest control operators. Most of these firms are small companies with only a few employees.

Start-up costs vary depending on the scale of operations. New businesses need to secure warehouses or operational facilities and specialized equipment and vehicles... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Pest Control Industry?

This industry includes companies that provide bird control and exterminate mosquitoes, rodents, termites and other insects and pests for residential and commercial clients. Operators also provide fumigation services. This industry does not include extermination services for crop and forestry production.

Industry Products
Ant controlTermite exterminationCockroach controlRodent controlMosquito eradicationBird-proofing servicesOther servicesBed bug extermination
 
Industry Activities
Bird proofing servicesExterminating services Fumigating servicesMosquito eradication servicesPest control (except agricultural and forestry) servicesTermite control services


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