Food & Beverage

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 …

New Products Conference: Did You See It?

Yesterday, Hixson’s Bryon Sutherly, Senior Project Architect and Leader of Workplace Strategies, and Senior Interior Designer Roselia Harris led a session at the 2019 New Products Conference, sponsored by Prepared Foods Magazine.  …

“Complying with FSMA for Pet Food Manufacturing”

“Because most architects, engineers, system integrators (SIs) and machine/equipment builders have had a lot of experience in designing buildings, equipment and process instrumentation to comply with FSMA for human food, …

Can’t Make the 2019 New Products Conference? Listen Live or On Demand!

Hixson announced on a prior post that our own Bryon Sutherly and Roselia Harris are presenting “Where We Work: How a Building Design Literally Facilitates Collaboration, Innovation” on October 1 …

The Science Behind Pipe Hanger Spacing Distance

Many decisions must be made when designing and installing a piping system, including pipe size, material of construction, and the route the piping will follow.  In the August edition of …

Just a Few Weeks Until the New Product Conference…Have You Registered Yet?

Earlier we told you that Hixson’s Bryon Sutherly and Roselia Harris are speaking at Prepared Foods magazine’s annual New Products Conference.   At the conference, which will be held September 30 …

Want to Have a Successful Automation Project? Start by Reading This…

“Whether or not to automate is not just a black and white question.  Instead, a whole host of factors must be examined—factors which are unique to your facility and operation.” Hixson’s …

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 …