ST. MEINRAD, Ind. - Automated Routing Inc. will delay construction on its new manufacturing plant in St. Meinrad, Indiana because of COVID-19, the company said.
 
The 50,000-square-foot add-on was originally planned for opening this spring. It has been delayed until August. The addition will bring the company's total square footage to around 250,000.
 
“We’re working every day to make sure our customers have the parts they need to build their products,” said company co-owner Barry Schaefer in a news release. “Meanwhile, we’re looking forward to adding to our capacity and diversifying our range of services.”
 
Automated Routing produces a broad range of routed, shaped, and cut-to-size component parts and assemblies for the woodworking and plastic industries. Most of its customers are furniture makers. The company employs around 135 workers and runs more than 35 CNC routers at the plant
 
 

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