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Four Key Takeaways from the 2018 Lab Design Conference

In the latest edition of Hixson’s R&D Perspectives newsletter, Brian MacKenzie and Roselia Harris share the top four takeaways from the 2018 Lab Design Conference.  Number one on the list:  … Read more

Details Come to Life with Revit

Hixson has been using Revit® software from Autodesk® since 2011 and has fully incorporated its use in conjunction with other design software tools. Check out this video to see how … Read more

Stepping Up Fall Protection for Fixed Ladder Systems

In late 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released final rules updating OSHA 29 CFR 1910.23 (Ladders), 29 CFR 1910.28 (Fall Protection), and 29 … Read more

A Culture of Continuous Improvement

A formal practitioner of Continuous Improvement (CI) since 1991, Hixson has developed a sophisticated CI management system focused on improving operational performance and establishing Hixson as a great place to … Read more

Using BIM for Operational Success

If you’ve been keeping up with Hixson’s blog, you know that Building Information Management (BIM) tools can reduce operating expenses and increase productivity. Want to learn more? Check out this … Read more

Top Blog Posts from July

The dog days of summer are upon us! It’s time to grab your favorite beverage, take a seat poolside, and check out Hixson’s top blog posts from the past month: … Read more

Electrical Devices in Hazardous Locations

Manufacturers working with flammable or combustible liquids, gases or dusts are required to install electrical systems that address the hazards posed by these materials. When ignitable concentrations of gas or … Read more

Seeing the Whole Picture with 360° Views

Over the past decade, Hixson has been on the forefront of using advanced technologies such as Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Virtual Reality (VR) on our projects. 360° cameras are … Read more

Design Lab 2018

Design LAB (Learn And Build) is a program of project-based education presented by the Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati (AFC).  The program partners volunteer design professionals with students in classrooms from … Read more

Open Offices: Not Right for All But May Be Right for You

For years, open offices have been promoted as a way to improve collaboration and productivity among the workforce. Yet a recently published report from Harvard researchers shows that the opposite … Read more