Food & Beverage

Celebrating 25 Years of “From Experience!”

Hixson is excited to announce that our From Experience newsletter celebrates 25 years this month! To our readers, we hope that you have received value through this monthly publication, whether …

Join Hixson at PackExpo – For Free!

PackExpo is back in Chicago this year after four years, and Hixson will be there too! In fact, we invite you to join us at this exciting and worthwhile show …

Hixson Highlighted in Annual Food Engineering Plant Construction Survey

Hixson has once again participated in Food Engineering magazine’s annual Plant Construction Survey, which features projects of $1MM or more begun, completed, or worked on during 2021.  As part of …

How to Safely Cool Processing Tanks and Silos

Most food and beverage processing plants have atmospheric tanks and silos that need to be cleaned and sanitized on a regular basis. Processors understandably need to cool down this equipment …

Molson Coors Selects Hixson for Multi-Million Expansion Project

Last week, Molson Coors held a groundbreaking ceremony to kick-off the construction of a 200,000 SF variety packing warehouse adjacent to their brewery in Ft. Worth, Texas. In particular, the …

Hixson’s In-House Process Utilities Engineering Capabilities

Hixson’s Process Utilities group is yet another reason to choose Hixson for your process design and engineering needs! This department is responsible for the seamless integration of all vendor and …

Minimum Flow in Centrifugal Pumps: Flow Protection

The March 2022 issue of From Experience described some of the causes and consequences of operating a centrifugal pump below its Minimum Continuous Safe Flow (MCSF).  In the April issue, …

Manufacturing Engineering at Hixson

        Hixson’s Manufacturing Engineering team, part of our Process Engineering group, develops innovative design and engineering solutions for our clients’ most complex manufacturing needs, including packaging equipment, …

OSHA Reporting Rule Changes Announced

In a recent announcement, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced proposed rules designed to amend federal occupational injury/illness recordkeeping regulations (29 CFR 1904.41).  According to OSHA, “the current …

Do You Know the Minimum Flow in Centrifugal Pumps?

The Minimum Continuous Safe Flow (MCSF) is the flow at which a pump can operate continuously without excessive wear from hydraulic anomalies and temperature rise associated with low flow conditions. …