August 27, 2014

Weekly business briefing (Aug. 28)


W. Alan Hanson has opened Wichita Masonry Group Estimating and Consulting, which provides construction estimating and consulting. The phone number is 316-371-8728.

Brad and Rebecca Barry have opened VentSafe Wichita, a franchise that provides dryer vent inspection, cleaning, installation and repair. The phone number is 316-448-8006. The website is

New partnership

CritiTech, a Lawrence-based drug delivery and development company, has named Mechanical Systems Inc. of Wichita as its official and exclusive supplier of fine-particle drug manufacturing equipment.


All Things BBQ, Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, Select Homes, iSi Environmental Services and InfoSync Services were included in Inc. magazine’s 2014 Inc. 5000 list of the country’s fastest-growing, privately held companies.

A YouTube video spot for Friends University has been named a bronze winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards.

Verizon Wireless received the top award for overall network performance in Kansas in RootMetrics U.S. State RootScore Reports.

Have a new business, name change, new location or award to share? Send announcements to Jerry Siebenmark at Include a contact name and phone number. For business openings, please also include a street address, phone number and operating hours and days.

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