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Three generations of excellence—and counting

Now in its third generation of family ownership, Batzner Pest Control has been protecting homes and businesses for more than 65 years.

Headquartered in New Berlin, Wisconsin, Batzner is the most trusted pest control firm in Wisconsin and Illinois. The Batzner exclusive B.A.N. System™  is a proven solution that achieves excellent results in a wide range of commercial environments and homes. 

Batzner Pest Control was founded by Ed Batzner in 1946. Though much has changed in the last 65 years, a few things remain the same. The Batzner family is still putting customers first with its Legendary Service promise, unique in the pest control industry. The family is still dedicated to quality, relentless about continuous improvement and focused on making the pest control experience easy, convenient and hassle-free.

The company’s original slogan "Bugs in the wall – Batzner gets them all!" speaks to our commitment to quality and service. But we don’t stop there. Batzner is a pest control partner in every sense of the word, offering helpful advice to families, along with sanitation consulting, educational sessions and in-house training programs to business and industry.

Batzner. The name to know for pest control. Since 1946.

The Batzner Timeline

  • 1940
  • 1970
  • 1985
  • 2000
  • 2010
  • 1946
    Ed Batzner

    Ed Batzner founded Batzner Pest Control with the slogan, "Bugs in the wall – Batzner gets them all!"

  • 1972
    Al and Gloria Batzner

    Al and Gloria Batzner, second generation owners, continue the family’s dedication to quality pest control services.

  • 1983
    Moves operations to Bluemound Road

    Thriving company moves operations to Bluemound Road.

  • 1990
    Jerry Batzner

    Batzner Pest Control transitions to third generation owner, Jerry Batzner.

  • 1993
    Batzner moves to Victor Road

    With sales growth and new team members, Batzner moves to Victor Road in New Berlin.

  • 2005
    Batzner moves to a larger space

    Batzner moves to a larger space on Victor Road and adds new training space for 100 team members.

  • 2006
    Better Business Bureau Torch Award

    Batzner is honored as a recipient of Better Business Bureau Torch Award, which is given to businesses that demonstrate excellence.

  • 2013
    100th team member is hired!

    100th team member is hired!

Excellence in pest control

QualityPro is the definitive mark of excellence in the pest control industry.

QualityPro companies are environmentally responsible and committed to providing consumers with the highest quality of service. Service agreements are clear and easy to understand, and you receive detailed information about services every step of the way.

Companies awarded the QualityPro designation maintain up-to-date insurance, adhere to truthful and ethical advertising practices, maintain a drug-free workplace and require employees to pass rigorous pre-employment screening that includes 15-year reference checks, driving history review and criminal background check. 

 As a QualityPro company, we are committed to providing our clients with the highest quality pest control services, resulting in the complete customer satisfaction for which we continuously strive!


The Batzner Guarantee

As a Batzner customer, you can depend on:

  • Legendary Service

    Delivered  by expertly-trained and certified field professionals and skilled office team members that make the experience of working with Batzner a pleasure.

  • Quality, compliant service

    Our superior service reflects the specific needs of your building and is designed to comply with all applicable government regulations and private inspection services including the American Sanitation Institute, the American Institute of Baking, USDA, FDA and more.

  • Rapid response times

    We pride ourselves on our ability to respond to your needs quickly; whether you call us in the morning or afternoon, we’ll be there when you need us. Emergency services are also available.

  • Accurate record keeping

    We maintain and file all records pertaining to the application and use of pesticides as required by national and state regulations.

Awards & Involvement

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Top Workplaces 2015
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Top Workplaces 2015

This award celebrates organizations that provide their employees with a great place to work. Batzner has earned the Top Workplaces award five times.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Top Choice Award
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Top Choice Award

Batzner was named the 2015 Top Choice Award winner for pest control companies by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel readers and community members.

BBB Torch Award for Business Ethics
BBB Torch Award for Business Ethics

We are honored to be named a winner for the Torch Award in 2011 and 2006 and a runner up in 2010 and 2004. The BBB gave Batzner an A+ rating for standing behind our services and promoting ethical business practices.

MMAC Future 50 Award
MMAC Future 50 Award

The Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC) named Batzner a Future 50 company, an honor that recognizes rising stars in southeastern Wisconsin. Receiving this award for three times, Batzner is a distinguished Master Mettle Winner. Batzner was awarded the Future 50 award due to significant revenue and employment growth.

PCT Magazine's Top 100
PCT Magazine's Top 100

Each year PCT Magazine, a pest control news and resource center, identifies the top 100 pest management companies  in North America. Batzner is proud to be named #60 in 2014 based on revenue.

Angie's List Super Service Award
Angie's List Super Service Award

The Angie's List Super Service Award honors excellence among service  providers who maintain superior service ratings and reviews on Angie's List. Only the top 5% of businesses in each category qualify for the award. Batzner has received the Super Service Award 13 times, most recently in 2014.

Additional Awards
Additional Awards

Read more about our previous awards and recognitions.