Hixson at 70: Celebrating Family and Friendship

Where can you find a rock climbing wall, Cincinnati Zoo animals, a live band, a whiffle ball, food trucks, and so much more? At the annual Hixson Summer Picnic, of … Read more

Creating the Better Workplace Under Real-World Conditions

Created by Delos, the WELL Building Standard (WELL), combines the knowledge of medical science with that of building science.  Now in Version 2.0, WELL is aimed at being more flexible … Read more

Stepping Up Fall Protection for Fixed Ladder Systems

In late 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released final rules updating OSHA 29 CFR 1910.23 (Ladders), 29 CFR 1910.28 (Fall Protection), and 29 … Read more

A Culture of Continuous Improvement

A formal practitioner of Continuous Improvement (CI) since 1991, Hixson has developed a sophisticated CI management system focused on improving operational performance and establishing Hixson as a great place to … Read more

Electrical Devices in Hazardous Locations

Manufacturers working with flammable or combustible liquids, gases or dusts are required to install electrical systems that address the hazards posed by these materials. When ignitable concentrations of gas or … Read more

Open Offices: Not Right for All But May Be Right for You

For years, open offices have been promoted as a way to improve collaboration and productivity among the workforce. Yet a recently published report from Harvard researchers shows that the opposite … Read more

Hixson at 70: Our Leaders Past and Present

In June, Hixson announced that Greg Hammond has become Hixson’s newest CEO and President, having assumed that role upon the retirement of Wick Ach. Did you know that in addition … Read more

Five Factors Influencing Underground Detention

Recently, a Hixson client wanted to expand their building over an existing parking lot, and then to convert an existing detention pond into a parking lot to re-gain those lost … Read more

Start-Up on the Right Note

The June issue of Hixson’s From Experience newsletter explores why the successful start-up of utility systems and verification of performance is vital to ensure that critical systems function as designed … Read more

Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day

The 2018 International Women in Engineering Day (#INWED18) is tomorrow, June 23. Hixson is proud to show our support for this international awareness campaign, which is designed to raise the … Read more