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Coordinating Complex Design Elements Using Revit

To create forward-thinking designs that meet our clients’ business needs, Hixson has used Revit® software from Autodesk® since 2011 and has fully incorporated its use in conjunction with other design … Read more

Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day

The 2018 International Women in Engineering Day (#INWED18) is tomorrow, June 23. Hixson is proud to show our support for this international awareness campaign, which is designed to raise the … Read more

Hixson Happenings: Skidmore

In this issue of our Hixson Happenings newsletter, we look at Hixson’s recent work with Skidmore Sales & Distributing, a leading distributor of ingredients for food processors and manufacturers. Skidmore, … Read more

Food Engineering 2018 Plant Construction Survey

“We are still seeing a lot of renovations taking place, as it becomes increasingly difficult for the oldest of plants not only to meet federal regulations, such as FSMA, but … Read more

Hixson is Hiring: Open Positions

Are you or someone you know looking for a more fulfilling and rewarding position? Hixson has several current openings that may be a great fit! One such opportunity is for … Read more

NeoCon Celebrates 50 Years of Bringing New Ideas into Focus

A blending between residential and commercial design, an increase in branding (even in freight elevators), innovative concepts for small huddles, group collaborations and individual focus…these are just a few of … Read more

2018 IIAR Conference and Expo: 10 Things You Should Know

Earlier this spring, Hixson’s Manager of Refrigeration Engineering Jim Adler, P.E., and Refrigeration Project Engineer Brad Cobb, P.E., attended the 2018 IIAR Industrial Refrigeration Conference and Expo in Colorado. Here … Read more

1948 – 2018: Celebrating Our 70th Year!

In 1948, former Navy Captain Lewis Hixson established an engineering firm with his friend Eugene Tartar in a small office in downtown Cincinnati. Today, that two-man structural engineering firm has … Read more

Top 3 Blog Posts in May

April showers bring May flowers, but the beginning of June means it is time to review the top three blog posts from the past month.   These three posts have sprouted … Read more

Dropping the Hammer: Controlling Water Hammer

The phenomenon of water hammer can impact any fluid system, whether it is a traditional potable water system, or other ingredient or product system pumped to your processes or fillers. … Read more