Batesville, In. — Wood-Mizer has announced plans to expand their manufacturing facility in Batesville, Indiana. The expansion project scheduled to begin in March of 2019 will consist of 53,000 additional square feet dedicated to manufacturing the company’s world-leading range of sawmill and wood processing equipment.
Wood-Mizer, the employee-owned company headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, has held a strong manufacturing presence in the Southeast Indiana community for more than 35 years. The expansion project is a result of several initiatives by Wood-Mizer in recent years to continue growing their product range while streamlining their production facilities to become more efficient based on continuous improvement and lean manufacturing principles. In addition, the facility expansion will continue Wood-Mizer’s high standards of providing a comfortable working environment for employees that includes climate control and natural light.
“Wood-Mizer is dedicated to providing our customers with a wide range of equipment to satisfy their wood processing equipment needs,” shared Wood-Mizer North America President Darryl Floyd. “This facility expansion in Batesville will allow Wood-Mizer to continue to meet the global demand of our growing range of products that are built right here in Indiana.”
The facility in Batesville, Indiana will expand to the West and North of the Wood-Mizer property that is located on Enterprise Drive in the Batesville Commerce park near I-74. With a scheduled completion date of October 2019, the expanded facility will include a total of 132,000 square feet with 124,000 square feet dedicated to manufacturing Wood-Mizer’s wide range of wood processing equipment.