Food & Beverage

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 …

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 …