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Employee Spotlight: June 2021

Bryce Matthews, Machinist

Heritage Machining Division

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

I have my best friend’s mom’s name tattooed on me.  She bet me I wouldn’t do it so I had to!

What are your favorite hobbies?

I enjoy all types of hunting – especially competition coon hunting.  I also enjoy watching dirt track racing, boating, and spending time with my fiancée.

Where did you go to school or training?

Princeton Community High School
Vincennes University

What is your favorite thing about working at Nix Companies?

The camaraderie and atmosphere.  Most days are very laid back and my co-workers are more like friends.  The Heritage Machining Division group is very close since we are so small.

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

Scrapping metal in high school and college.

Are you married?

Not yet but will be Nov. 6th, 2021.

Do you have any children?

No.

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

The machine work on a large hoist we did for a customer.  There were lots of big components that I got to machine.  I also like doing the one-off parts that walk-in customers bring to us and need re-made.

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

My first day at Nix I was given a job of turning a very simple part on the lathe.  It had been three years since I had machined anything and I had forgotten which tool I needed to turn the part. I asked a co-worker for help and he questioned if I was actually a machinist or not.  He hasn’t let me live that day down.

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Nix Awarded ISO 9001:2015 Certification for Quality Management System

Nix Awarded ISO 9001:2015 Certification for Quality Management System

POSEYVILLE, IN (JUNE 15, 2021) – Nix, a metal fabricator and specialty trades contractor is proud to announce that it’s Custom Fabrication Division has earned ISO 9001:2015 certification for its quality management system.  

 

ISO 9001:2015 is a globally recognized quality management standard that was developed and published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).  The certification provides a model for companies of all sizes and industries to utilize in developing an effective quality management system.  The standard which is based on various quality management principles includes having a strong customer focus, the involvement of high-level company management, an outlined process-based approach, and ongoing continuous improvement.  

 

Matthew Nix, President, offered the following statement about the certification: “I am excited and optimistic about the opportunity and benefits that this accreditation brings to our core business and customers.  I am also proud of our team members for this achievement.  Their level of commitment shows our dedication to ensuring quality and providing the best possible service to our customers.”

 

Nix is a metal fabricator and specialty trades contractor, specializing in manufacturing, maintenance, and industrial products sales. We believe our competitive advantage is the caliber of our people, our corporate culture, and our mission to “Be Big, Act Small”. This means we are big enough to serve you, and small enough to know you. 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 stand on the foundation of our century old values, while Forging Ahead to find better solutions that help keep America’s Industries safe, efficient, and reliable.