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

Job Shop Services

Field Services

Industries Served

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


Facilities & Capabilities

Poseyville shop operations

  • Our Poseyville coatings operation, located at 129. W. Fletchall, is  just under 12,000 sq. ft.
  • Our sandblasting and painting operations can handle parts as large as 15’ wide X 14’ tall X 53’ long, weighing upwards of 20,000 lbs.
  • Our powder coating operations can handle parts 10’ W X 10’ T X 20’ L. Our state of the art overhead rail system can handle up to 4,000 lbs, and can also accommodate very large volumes of small parts.

Field Services

  • Geography: Our Field services crew is based out of Poseyville Indiana with great central access to the midwest region. We commonly do work in Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois, but are able to competitively travel outside the region when required.
  • Safety: Our crews are all trained through our in house safety training program, and our foreman and superintendent leadership are all OSHA trained. We have a tremendous safety record and commonly work for some of the most stringent safety conscious corporations.
  • Quality: We have two NACE certified managers on staff, as well as an in house quality control program. Being a 5th generation, family owned business, our name is on everything we do. We take great pride in the quality of our work, and we always stand behind it.

Central Location

  • Our business is located in Poseyville, IN with great centralized access to Louisville & Lexington (east), St. Louis (west), Indianapolis (north) and Nashville (south). We commonly work for clients throughout this region.

Corporate Strategy

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 this end….. our VISION: “To create one of the best employment opportunities in the world within our industry”.

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