Food & Beverage

“Beyond COVID-19: The Future of Dairy Plants” Takes Place TOMORROW!

COVID-19 continues to disrupt our world, but the dairy industry is experiencing massive change due to other factors as well, including shifting consumer demands, technology advancements, revolutionary food products, global …

Condensation: A Condensed Primer

Whether lurking in corners or lingering on pipes, moisture can be found within many processing facilities. Choosing a successful and cost-effective condensation control solution begins with an understanding of how …

Department Spotlight: Refrigeration Engineering

Keep it cold, keep it dry: These are key sanitary design principles that we here at Hixson adhere to in our work for food and beverage manufacturing facilities. “Keeping it …

ProFood World – Site Selection

Does refurbishing a brownfield property make sense? What are the physical and topographical issues of concern when selecting a property? Find out answers to these questions and more from Hixson’s Chris …

Hixson Named as a Top 20 Giant in Industrial Sector

Last month, we told you that Hixson had been named as a top engineering and architecture firm as part of Building Design and Magazine’s annual Giants 300 list. But there’s …

The Top Six Types of Stainless Steel Corrosion

Stainless Steel (300 Series) is typically specified in the food and beverage industry because of its excellent corrosion resistance. This resistance is due to the material’s ability to form a …

12 Ways To Make Your Plant Ready for Cold Weather

Winter is nearly here! With the drop in temperatures (and the snow and/or ice), comes a list full of maintenance checks and possible fixes you will want to do to …

Did You See It? “Beyond COVID-19: The Future of Food Plants” Now on Archive!

Hixson’s Food Plant of the Future webinar “Beyond COVID-19: The Future of Food Plants” took place last Thursday and it was truly not to be missed!  Hixson associates Angel Landeros, …

“Beyond COVID-19: The Future of Food Plants” Takes Place Tomorrow!

It’s your last chance to register and join us live for the next Hixson Food Plant of the Future webinar!  “Beyond COVID-19: The Future of Food Plants” happens TOMORROW at …

Down in the Valley: Valley Angles and Material Flow

All bins or chutes designed for dry ingredients contain a potential fatal flaw known as a “Valley Angle.” Formed where two adjacent slopes meet, valley angles are shallower than the …