Food & Beverage

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! …

The Hidden Value of Hixson Construction Administration

As mentioned in our September post, Hixson’s Construction Administration (CA) group is focused on delivering Insight, Advocacy, and Intelligent Project Execution in every interaction. While not the only value delivered …

Go With the Flow for Successful Viscous Fluid Design

“Fluid viscosity changes due to flow rate are a second consideration for many food products that are mixed or pumped. The original concept of viscosity developed by Sir Isaac Newton …

Coming Soon: The Next Food Plant of the Future Webinar

The next Food Plant of the Future Webinar will take place on Thursday, 11/8 at 2 p.m. Eastern. Join Hixson Project Manager Jim Schreyer and Hixson Construction Administrator Ron Weber …