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Hixson’s Thoughts on “The Road to Continuous Improvement”

Recently, Hixson’s Sean Fathman and Mitch Vanover talked with Joyce Fassl, Editor-in-Chief of ProFood World magazine. Sean and Mitch provided their thoughts on the evolution of Continuous Improvement within the … Read more

Current Open Positions

Hixson has a number of openings throughout our firm, including in five of our engineering disciplines (electrical, mechanical, piping, plumbing and fire protection, refrigeration, and structural) as well as positions … Read more

Retail Insights: Keys to a Successful Vendor Shop Design Experience

Vendor shops, or shop-in-shops, have grown to represent a significant percentage of a retailer’s main floor square footage. An allotment of nearly thirty percent is not uncommon and that area … Read more

Oil SPCC Plans for Non-Industrial Facilities Part 2: Types of Plans

If applicable, a facility must develop and implement one of three types of plans. Two of the plan types (Tier 1 and Tier 2 plans) can be self-certified by an … Read more

Seven Ways to Separate Process from Storm

Is your plant in compliance with storm water pollutant discharge limits? Are you sure none of your process drains connect to storm water outlets? Hixson frequently observes site conditions that … Read more

Are You Registered? Water Management Best Practices Coming Soon!

The next Food Plant of the Future webinar, “Water Management Best Practices,” takes place in just two weeks! Join Hixson’s Warren Green and Joe Weisgerber on Thursday, May 2nd, at … Read more

Oil SPCC Plans for Non-Industrial Facilities Part 1: Compliance

As an owner/operator of a non-industrial facility, it may be surprising that an oil pollution prevention rule (40 CFR 112) of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) may apply to … Read more

Two Years Later, Graydon Workplace Still Wows

When thinking about what a law firm office looks like, most probably think of spacious partner suites attired in rich tones and high-end finishes…smaller, yet still handsomely appointed private accommodations … Read more

Hixson Promotes Kevin Hansman and Dennis Spitznagel

Hixson is proud to announce the promotions of Kevin Hansman and Dennis Spitznagel! Kevin is now the Manager of Plumbing Systems and Fire Protection Engineering, while Dennis is the new … Read more

Key Learnings from ProFood Tech 2019

Nathan Arnold, Hixson Director of Client Development, attended the ProFood Tech tradeshow held at Chicago’s McCormick Place March 26-29, 2019.  The biennial event, which covers all segments of food and … Read more