Food & Beverage

Viscous Fluid Impact on Centrifugal Pumping

In a follow-up to the October 2018 edition of From Experience, the January issue looks at another aspect of fluid viscosity: its impact on pump selection and sizing.  Read the …

An Update on Maple Leaf Foods Facility

Work is continuing on the creation of a new 640,000 square foot facility for Maple Leaf Foods. In November, Hixson announced that we were selected by Maple Leaf Foods to …

From Experience: A Condensed Primer on Condensation

Whether lurking in corners or lingering on pipes, moisture can be found within many processing facilities. Choosing a successful and cost-effective condensation control solution begins with an understanding of how …

Maple Leaf News Hits the Press

Did you see the news last week that Hixson is working with Maple Leaf Foods to design and engineer a new $600 million state-of-the-art facility in Canada? If not, check …

Top Three Blog Posts – November 2018

Tis’ the Season…for snow and cold! Stay out of the cold and catch up on posts you may have missed in the past month.  1.  Hixson to Create $660 Million …

From Experience – Maintaining Balance: The Importance of Pressurization and Air Flow

Air may be invisible, but it can noticeably affect the operations of a GMP facility. In particular, improper room pressurization and air flow can create a whole host of issues …

Hixson to Create $660 Million Poultry Facility for Maple Leaf Foods

Hixson and Ontario-based WalterFedy announced today that we are working together to create a new $660 million value-added fresh poultry facility in London, Ontario for Maple Leaf Foods. Hixson is serving …

Department Spotlight: Automation Engineering

In today’s post, we’re shining a light on Hixson’s Automation Engineering group, just one of Hixson’s 16 in-house technical disciplines. Featuring more than 75 years of combined experience among its …

Building Experience

Since original drawings for older buildings are often lost or discarded over time, many renovation project teams must spend significant time trying to determine whether a roof can sustain additional …

Food Plant of the Future Webinar: Now Available on Demand!

The latest Hixson Food Plant of the Future webinar, “From Design to Operation: Smoothing Out the Start Up,” took place last week and has received great reviews from our attendees! …