Syska Hennessy Group (San Francisco) named Philip Curtis vice president.
Industry People Group (Urbandale, Iowa) hired Georgann Smith as vice president of marketing.
Aerotech P&K Inc. (Phoenix) opened a new laboratory in Kenner, La.
GroupXcel (Brentwood, Tenn.) acquired Total HVAC (Nashville, Tenn.).
Aire Serv (Waco, Texas) was named to Entrepreneur Magazine's "Franchise 500" list.
Aggreko Cooling Tower Services (Houston) opened its newly constructed headquarters in Chickasha, Okla.
Publication date: 03/20/2006