Food & Beverage

Accidents Happen: Is Your First-Aid Kit Up to the Challenge?

When it comes to first aid, workplaces vary widely in their type and degree of potential hazards, the number of staff trained in first-aid techniques, and the availability of professional …

From Experience: Installing Centrifugal Pumps

Many factors must be considered when selecting a centrifugal pump for an application, and even more when the pump is being added to an existing process. In the latest issue …

ICYMI: Dairy Facility Comes to Life with BIM

In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): Take a look at a dairy facility Hixson created using Building Information Modeling (BIM) software! Using these tools, Hixson helps our clients “see” their …

Department Spotlight: Environmental, Health & Safety

Hixson’s Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) department helps our clients achieve their goals of operating a safe, environmentally sound, and economically sustainable facility. The group provides solutions for wastewater, air …

Molson-Coors Project Progresses!

Hixson previously announced that we are the architects and engineers for a new warehouse project for Molson Coors. The 210,000 SF expansion is expected to be completed soon. In the …

Key Messages from the 2023 IDFA Dairy Forum

Recently, Hixson Director of Client Development Nathan Arnold, P.E., attended Dairy Forum 2023, sponsored by the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA). This year’s event featured several days of inspiring speakers and collaborative …

Fired Up: Basic Elements of Exterior Fire Protection

Smoke alarms and sprinklers are often the most recognizable components of a fire suppression system for commercial and industrial facilities. However, these items, located in a facility’s interior, must be …

Protecting VFDs and Motors

Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) are the industry standard for speed control of motors. Because of the importance of VFDs and the motor circuits, many businesses look for ways to protect …

Visualizing the Possibilities: Hixson and Project Visualization and Coordination

As an experienced user of Building Information Modeling (BIM) software, Hixson uses these tools to help our clients visualize the project and facilitate decision-making throughout design and construction. Our in-house …

Hixson’s In-House Process Layout Capabilities

At Hixson, the team members of our Process Layout group play a critical coordination role in the overall development of equipment layouts and take ownership of the 3D equipment model …