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Rentokil Initial receives The Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation 2018


Rentokil Initial Plc has the honour of receiving the prestigious The Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation in 2018. The Queen’s Award celebrates enterprise and business excellence and is the UK’s highest accolade for business success. A five-year Grant of Appointment is awarded to recipient companies.

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise for Innovation 2018

Her Majesty The Queen recognised Rentokil Initial plc for its leadership position in product and digital innovation in commercial pest control. The prestigious award was given to our PestConnect range of digital pest control products, which consists of:

  • RADAR Connect for mice
  • AutoGate Connect for rats
  • Cage Connect for wild mammals

This year’s award builds upon earlier success in 2017 when the Company was awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade.

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The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise for International Trade 2017

In 2017, Rentokil Initial plc received The Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade in recognition of the business’ outstanding achievements in global trade. Rentokil Initial expanded its pest control operations across North, Central and Latin America, the Middle East and the Pacific regions in the 3 years prior to receiving the award. Innovation and development of differentiated products such as PestConnect digital pest control solutions as well as Lumnia our commercial fly control solution have been pivotal to this global success.

Innovating pest control through digital and IoT technologies

As Chief Executive Officer, Andy Ransom aptly summarises: “Innovation is a core part of Rentokil Initial’s DNA and underlines our credentials as the global leader in commercial pest control. We lead the industry in digital pest control and work with best-in-class partners, such as Google, to set increasingly high standards of service for our customers.”

Operating with cloud computing technology, Connect consists of an ecosystem of connected devices that has a range of sensors that send pest control data to the cloud. The PestConnect range operates with the Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, which enables business customers to enjoy the following features and benefits:

  • Proactive pest monitoring
  • Real-time alerts
  • Rapid response
  • Online reporting and analysis
  • Optimisation through smart data

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Sudakshina Bhattacharjee

Sudakshina (Kina) Bhattacharjee is a Content and Communications Author at Rentokil Initial, creating content across the organisation's online channels with a focus on commercial pest control and hygiene topics.For the past 18 years, she has acquired a wealth of experience in writing and editing commercial content for both print and digital media, catering to audiences from finance, oil and gas, further education and digital marketing industries.Sudakshina holds a degree in New Media Journalism, is a certified lecturer and a published author.


  1. Avatar Swaroop Bowry Reply to Swaroop

    Pest connect gives us a huge advantage over the competitors a great innovation in pest control technology!!

  2. Avatar Raj Sharma Reply to Raj

    hey! keeping cleanliness is very important. No matter if it’s our house or apartment. It must be clean and pest free. From few days I am in a total mess as my kitchen is full of cockroaches and ants. I was looking for pest control and here I totally got the satisfaction of what I need to do. This five-step cyclical process is really awesome. I am totally impressed. Thanks for sharing this post and if Possible do help me with knowing more about this process and pest control.

  3. Avatar Professional Services Reply to Professional

    Thankfully impressed reading your post

  4. Avatar Alan Deutsch Reply to Alan

    Excellent outline of Rentokil Initial’s complete cover of the Pest Control Business.

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