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

A Fond Farewell to Wick Ach

This week, Hixson marks the retirement of longtime President & CEO, J. Wickliffe “Wick” Ach. Wick joined Hixson in 1977 and has been leading our firm since 1983. Under Wick’s … Read more

Pen Pals and Traveling Bears: Helping Kids Learn at St. Francis De Sales

Last week, Hixson associates headed back to our partner in education school St. Francis De Sales to wrap up two of the programs in which we are involved: Pen Pals … Read more

VSMD Names Hixson as a “Top Retail Design Firm”

Hixson has been named as one of the top 50 global firms in the 2018 VSMD magazine Top Retail Design Firms report released this month.  Hixson, which works with top … Read more

Hixson Happenings: Seed Strategy

The latest issue of our Hixson Happenings newsletter showcases the work Hixson is doing with growth acceleration firm Seed Strategy.   For this company, the concept of a “treehouse” has … Read more

Department Spotlight: EH&S

Hixson’s Environmental Health & Safety department helps our clients achieve their goals of operating a safe, environmentally sound, and economically sustainable facility. The group provides solutions for wastewater, air pollution, … Read more

Huey Awards

Having provided organized, in-house learning since 1990, Hixson created the Hixson University structure in 2001 to better serve associates’ training needs. Divided into five “colleges,” Hixson University, which has been … Read more