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Department Spotlight: Structural Engineering

Did you know that Hixson was founded by a structural engineer? In 1948, Lewis Hixson branched out on his own, lending his name to what has grown over time into … Read more

A Look Inside: Hixson Ink

In 1991, a small group of Hixson associates met to put together the inaugural issue of the firm’s internal newsletter. The publication, aptly called Hixson Ink, a play on our … Read more

Keys to Successful Food Plant Renovations and Expansions

Completing a successful food and beverage plant renovation or expansion is filled with challenges.  Scope creep, code compliance, compressed schedules, and a whole host of other issues can easily derail … Read more

May We Help?

Hixson is proud to be a corporate sponsor for the Million Dreams Gala.  This benefit, which will be held August 24, supports the work of May We Help, a non-profit … Read more

Ignite Your Career at Hixson!

It can be difficult to get excited about work on a Monday morning after a holiday weekend of fireworks and fun, but it’s so much worse when your career has … Read more

The Top Three Blog Posts from June

Ah June.  It’s a month filled with graduation parties, weddings, and other fun things that eat up a good portion of free time you usually have.  Get caught up on … Read more

Local Exhaust Ventilation – From Experience, June 2019

To effectively collect dust and vapors within a food plant, the capture (or face) velocity at the collection hood is very important. Controlling these emissions is accomplished by first minimizing … Read more

Workplace Insights: Discovering What’s Next in Workplace Solutions

Recently, members of Hixson’s Workplace team took a trip to Michigan to visit office product manufacturer Steelcase at their Learning & Innovation Center.  In the latest issue of our Workplace … Read more

Defining Rooftop Fall Protection

Did you happen to read the spring issue of Hixson’s EH&S From Experience newsletter?  In it, we reviewed OSHA’s Walking and Working Surfaces Standard and the updated rules and regulations … Read more

Annual Food Engineering Plant Construction Survey Revealed

The 2019 Food Engineering Plant Construction Survey is now available!  In it, you can find the long(!) list of Hixson projects submitted to this annual collection. Per list guidelines, all … Read more