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Nix Family Scholarship 2021

Nix Family Scholarship 2021

We are excited to announce our 2021 Nix Family Scholarship recipients.

The Nix Family Scholarship was established to provide a $1,000 scholarship for a student from North Posey High School, Gibson Southern High School and Mater Dei High School. To receive the scholarship, the student must be furthering their education in the trades or advanced manufacturing (robotics, mechanical engineering, industrial supervision, industrial maintenance, drafting/CAD, or related field).

This year, we were fortunate to be able to attend North Posey’s Senior Honor Program.  Adam Nix, Vice President of Nix Companies, presented Tyler Thompson with his scholarship.  The two other scholarship award recipients were Ayden Elpers of Mater Dei High School and Owen Bryant of Gibson Southern High School.

Congrats to all the 2021 High School Graduates!

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Employee Spotlight: May 2021

Cole Eckert, Continuous Improvement & Quality Coordinator

NIX

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

I have a degree in Chemistry and used to work in a lab.

What are your favorite hobbies?

I enjoy watching sports. Anything Atlanta (Falcons, Hawks, Braves). In the summer, I like to go boating, wakeboard, and wakesurf. Video games.

Where did you go to school or training?

High School – North Posey
B.S. – University of Evansville
M.S. – University of Arkansas

What is your favorite thing about working at Nix Companies?

The people. It makes it easy coming to work everyday when you genuinely enjoy the people you work with.

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

I used to work in quality control for a food oil company. I ran different analytical tests on fats and oils to make sure they met the necessary specifications.

Are you married?

Yes, I got married on 11/7/20.

Do you have any children?

Yes, I have one daughter. She turned two May 7th.

What has been your favorite project you’ve worked on at Nix?

Getting Custom Fab ISO 9001: 2015 certified. A lot of different team members worked on it for months and it was great finally seeing it to completion.

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

There is a running joke with the guys at custom fab that I always end up at whatever location is getting a free lunch. They give me a hard time whenever I show up and say things like “Cole’s here, we must be getting a free lunch today.” Tracy probably does it the most.

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Rubber Lined Pipe

Rubber Lined Pipe is utilized across numerous industries and is a cost effective method to transport abrasive slurries, corrosive chemicals and many other liquids from one area to another. Whether it is a new build or a refurbishment project, we are able to remove & install on-site tank lining, ceramic lining and a rubber lining in pipe as small as 1.5” to 144” diameter over many different pipe substrates: carbon steel, aluminum, copper, brass, cast iron, stainless steel and fiberglass.

Industries Served

Power Generation, Oil & Gas, Mining, Water, Sewer

Grades of Pipe
  • A106, A53, API Carbon Steel
  • A312 Stainless
  • Spiral Weld
  • A36, A516/70, A240 Rolled Plate Pipe
Welding Processes
  • GMAW (Mig)
  • GTAW (Tig)
  • SMAW (Stick)
  • FCAW (Flux Core)
  • SAW (Sub-Arc)
Fabricated Per Asme Codes
  • B31.1
  • B31.3
  • B31.11
asme/ nb stamps
  • U, R, S, NB
ASME Non-Destructive Testing
  • Hydrostatic Testing
  • Pneumatic Testing
  • Dye Penetrant Testing
  • Hardness Testing
  • Magnetic Particle Testing (Third Party)
  • Radiography Testing (Third Party)
  • Ultrasonic Testing (Third Party)

READY TO START YOUR NEXT PROJECT?

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Corporate Support Team Sales Team

Jason Wilkins

Jason Wilkins

Outside Sales Specialist

Jason joined NIX in February of 2021. Jason graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor’s Degree and has 7 plus years in sales experience as well as experience in a leadership position. With Jason’s background and knowledge in industries we serve, he is sure to bring great support to the sales team.