Employee Spotlight News

Employee Spotlight: April 2019

Jon Carter, Material Processing Technician

Custom Fabrication Division


What is something your co-workers may not know about you?

My team in Iraq almost single-handedly caused an International incident.  I would prefer to leave it at that.

What are your favorite hobbies?

I am a part-time professional photographer.  Follow me on Facebook for booking information!

Where did you go to school or training?

I have a bachelor’s degree in History from Western Kentucky University.

Before working at Nix, what was the most unusual or interesting job you ever had?

I was a US Army Counterintelligence Agent.

Are you married?

Yes, my wife Kate and I have been married for almost 2 years.

Do you have any children?

Yes, 1 daughter, Blakely Kaye.

What is your favorite thing about working at Nix?

My co-workers and how we work together to accomplish our goals while still having fun.

Tell us a funny or embarrassing story while you were at work.

My second day on the job, I clogged up the sewer line…not a toilet…the whole sewer line!  We had to get the city in to fix it.  It was bad and the guys haven’t let me live it down since.


Midwest Trailer & Container Sales

Midwest Trailer & Container Sales

Representatives from Nix Companies Inc., a Poseyville, IN based company would like to announce the launch of its new divisional identity, redesigned logo, and website.

 Nix Companies, a diversified metals solutions provider, announced today the launch of its new divisional identify, redesigned logo, and website for Midwest Trailer & Container Sales, formerly known as Nix Equipment.  These changes come at a time when the company is evolving its service offerings and expanding its regional reach. 

Nix Equipment, located at 160 West Main Street, Poseyville, IN 47633, provides metal repair, fabrication, and machining services as well as trailer sales to the local market.  This new brand identity splits these into two separate brand identities: Nix Repairs & Machining Division and Midwest Trailer & Container Sales.  These new brand identities better reflect our market position and help customers better identify with the products and services that are being provided.  The Nix Repairs & Machining Division will continue to focus on their core service offerings.  The Midwest Trailer & Container Sales Division will be expanding its offerings to now include shipping container sales, rentals, and modifications. 

The newly-created Midwest Trailer & Container Sales website ( features easy-to-navigate and mobile friendly pages with expanded options.  These options include enhanced inventory pages, web-based financing forms, rental pages, a service appointment scheduler, as well as a catalog of each trailer manufacturer’s offerings. 


About Nix Companies, Inc.:

Nix is a diversified metals solutions provider of industrial products, manufacturing, and maintenance contracting. We combine the benefits of working with a trusted, responsive, and smaller firm, while providing a one-stop shop with big business capabilities. We are a Midwestern based company with a national reach. Founded in 1902, we are a fifth-generation, family business with multiple locations and operating divisions. We believe our competitive advantage is the caliber of our people, WE CARE, and our philosophy of “Be Big, Act Small”.  We stand on our foundation of honesty and integrity, while Forging Ahead to find better solutions that help keep Americas’ industries running safe and efficient.