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Belmont mill closing will see 180 jobs lost

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PLAINFIELD (WKZO) -- Nearly 200 jobs are set to be lost in the Grand Rapids are this spring.

Kimberly-Clark Professional announced this week it will close its Belmont Mill in Plainfield Township in June, putting 180 people out of work.  The company makes work zone products like barricades, safety flags and barrels for construction projects.

Executives from the Georgia-based company there's not enough work to keep the facility open.

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