Food & Beverage

July’s Top Three Blog Posts

There’s been a lot of cool things happening here at Hixson this summer!  Now’s your chance to take another look at the three most viewed blog posts we’ve had during …

The Importance of Instrument Calibration

Process systems are loaded with instrumentation performing critical measurements of pressures, temperatures, flows, weights, and many other data points.  Unfortunately, time, along with normal wear-and-tear and even electrical or mechanical …

Hixson Named Top 300 Firm by Architectural Record

Hixson is excited to announce that we are once again named as a Top 300 firm by Architectural Records magazine.  Hixson came in at #179 on this annual list featuring …

New Products Conference to Feature Hixson

This fall, join Hixson in Chicago at Prepared Foods magazine’s annual New Products Conference.  At the conference, Hixson’s Bryon Sutherly, Senior Project Architect and Leader of Workplace Strategies, and Senior Interior …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …