Author: Christina Meyer

Biophilia in the Workplace: It’s a Natural Fit!

As we begin to transition back into the office, those that have been working remotely with access to natural light may be facing the prospect of returning to a windowless …

OSHA Training: Is Your Plant Compliant?

The hiring shortages in the manufacturing sector means that there is a constant in-flow of new employees within many plants today.  If your plant is experiencing a hiring surge, don’t …

Three Questions with…Carol Uth

This month, Carol Uth celebrates 24 years here with us at Hixson!  We asked Carol, a Coordinator in our Project Management department, to answer three questions: 1.  What’s one thing that …

May’s Top Three Blog Posts

It’s summer, and the nation is beginning to return to normal. Yay!  Yet just when we’re ready to get outside and have some fun, we’re dealing with the famed 17-year …

Don’t Be Passive About Passivation

A typical food contact surface finish for stainless steel is the so-called No. 4 Dairy or 32 Ra finish.  Although stainless steel is considered to be a non-reactive and non-rusting …

Hixson Named as a Top 30 Retail Design Firm

VSMD Magazine has published its list of Top Retail Design Firms. Hixson is proud that we’ve risen to #29 (up from #32 in 2020) on this list! This honor would …

Kamden & the Co-ops, Part 2

In January, we mentioned that former Hixson co-op Kamden Rottgen would be working at Hixson part-time while completing his degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from the University of Cincinnati. A …

Thinking About Changes to Your Lab? Start Here…

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many industries had to quickly adapt to new safety protocols. Well-designed labs, however, were likely already well-situated, with most having a basic safety-focused …

Pen Pals and Pizza Parties of the Past

    One of Hixson’s values is to creatively contribute to the communities where we live and work. For well over a decade, one way that we’ve met this commitment …

Discover Your “HVAC Options for a Post-Pandemic Plant”

The latest installment in Hixson’s long-running Food Plant of the Future series is here, and it’s a podcast!  Recently, Food Engineering magazine editor-in-chief Casey Laughman sat down with Hixson’s Dennis …