ConAgra Closing Kentwood Facility

Posted at 6:17 PM, Jan 28, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-28 18:17:29-05

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KENTWOOD, Mich. — ConAgra Foods announced Tuesday that it would be closing its plant in Kentwood.

The closing means that 260 employees will be laid off, according to a company release.

Production at the plant will stop in May, and the plant will officially close in July.

However, research and development is scheduled to continue through February 2015.