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Food Plant of the Future Archive Available Now!

We are actively getting ready for the next Food Plant of the Future webinar!  Mark your calendars for Thursday, November 7 at 2 p.m. Eastern and watch our blog for … Read more

Take Another Look at Bloomingdale’s Santa Monica

Summertime naturally has our thoughts turning to places with sun and sand, and for us at Hixson, it means taking another look at one of our favorite retail projects: Bloomingdale’s … Read more

Air Modeling is a BREEZE

Did you know?  Included in the extensive list of Hixson’s Environmental Engineering capabilities is state-of-the-art air modeling using the Trinity “BREEZE” software.  Using this software, which overlays the U.S. EPA-preferred … Read more

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