About Us

Who we are

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.

What we do

We help keep America’s industries running safe & efficient.


Manufacturing Services

Maintenance & Field Services

Industries Served

Our businesses service a wide range of industries. Our four primary categories are:

Facilities & Capabilities

Poseyville, IN facilities

Our custom fabrication shop, sales dept. and engineering offices are located at 129 W. Fletchall Ave. This facility is approximately 15,000 sq. ft., and sister companies Nix Coatings and Nix Equipment are both next door making the total Poseyville operations 36,000 sq. ft.

Rockport, IN facilities

Our structural fabrication division, Superior Fabrication, is located at 1654 S. County Road 200 W. Rockport, IN. Our structural facility is approximately 40,000 square ft. of production space with two CNC beam lines, making it one of the most efficient and competitive shops in the region. This facility also hosts 20 Tons of crane capacity with 30’ ceiling height. 

  • Our total combined facilities are over 100,000 sq. ft. under roof, sitting on 25 acres. Our shop crane capacity is 20 tons, with 30’ head room.
  • We commonly handle projects ranging in size from $100 to $1M, and we are capable of handling projects in excess of that.
  • Our insurance coverage allows us to work for some of the largest and most stringent corporate customers.
  • We are an AISC certified fabricator with extensive quality control, in house certified welding inspector (CWI), and NACE certified coatings inspectors.
  • We are committed to a safety conscious culture. We have a formal safety program, and host a very reputable safety record.

Midwest- Central Location- National reach

Our businesses are all located in Poseyville, IN and Rockport, IN. Both with great centralized access to Louisville & Lexington (east), St. Louis (west), Indianapolis (north), and Nashville (south).

With our close proximity to the steel mills, suppliers, and the lower cost of living (labor) in the midwest, we are commonly competitive on projects that are shipped as far as the west coast.

Corporate Strategy

At Nix Companies it is our intent to remain a closely held, family business. We feel this is the best way to ensure long term health, stability and the ultimate achievement of our Vision: “To create one of the best employment opportunities in the world within our industry”.

Our Mission is to “Be Big, Act Small”.  The three pillars supporting this are: exceeding our customer’s expectations, being growth oriented, and living our core values. ‘Be Big, Act Small’ drives everything we do. From our customer service and responsiveness, to our innovative and entrepreneurial spirit. In all of this, our #1 priority is our people. We believe that by having the best team members in the industry, and providing them with a culture and environment to thrive and be successful, they will take great care of our customers. Everything we do, every day, is a means toward that end….. Our Vision.  

We look to continue our growth through a threefold strategy: organic, strategic acquisitions, and new product/service developments. By focusing on each of these three areas, we are optimized to leverage our strengths, and continue our growth in a responsible and sustainable fashion for generations to come.

To learn more, read about our company's mission