Food & Beverage

The Forgotten Asset

Did you know? One of your company’s assets is: Used by every employee every workday. Significantly larger in square footage than the area required for production. A critical component in …

Cool Facts About Air-Conditioning Equipment Performance Ratings

The December 2019 issue of Hixson’s From Experience newsletter takes a look at the differences between SEER, IEER, and EER performance ratings and why they matter.  (Hint: Energy efficiency and …

Now On Demand: Hixson’s Food Plant of the Future Webinar

Hixson’s most recent Food Plant of the Future webinar: “Navigating The Complexities Of Hazardous Materials Storage And Use” took place November 7.  If you missed the webinar, which provided the …

Three Tips for Sensor Care

Whether measuring pH, opacity, brix, turbidity, or Oxidation-Reduction Potential (ORP), sensors serve as the front line of data for many key business decisions.  Without good data from sensors, you can’t …

The Physics of Greeley’s

The October issue of Hixson’s From Experience newsletter looked at the use of Greeley’s Formula for estimating pipe leak losses.  As you read the issue, you may recognize the similarities …

Want to Decrease Wastewater Surcharges? Think Sensors!

What if you knew within a few minutes that more-than-average amounts of valuable product or raw materials were in the wastewater system? Could you identify processes to change or reinforce …

Hixson Webinar Helps Attendees Navigate the Complexities of Hazardous Materials Storage and Use

“Navigating the Complexities of Hazardous Materials Storage & Use,” the 21st Food Plant of the Future from Hixson took place last week.  The session, a 2019 update to an earlier …

Get a Grip on Leaks with Greeley’s

In the October issue of Hixson’s From Experience, we look at Greeley’s Formula.  Based on an established formula for calculating valve flow, Greeley’s is a method from the American Water …

Register Now for the Hixson Hazardous Materials Storage & Use Compliance Webinar

Regulations for the storage and use of hazardous materials in food processing facilities are often overlooked and/or misunderstood. Not only can this result in serious safety risks for plant personnel …

Best Practices for HVAC Unit and Duct Locations

The September issue of Hixson’s From Experience newsletter provides insights and best practices for the location of Air Handling Units (AHUs) and ductwork to create effective process-area HVAC systems.  Read …