General Mills: to close one of two Joplin facilities

Minneapolis / MN. (gm) General Mills Inc. announced plans to close one of its two facilities in Joplin, Missouri. General Mills said it will close its manufacturing facility on Junge Boulevard by end of calendar 2015. The company said its facility on Stephens Boulevard will remain open and will continue operating. The decision impacts approximately 120 positions at the Junge Boulevard facility. The Junge Boulevard location manufactures snack products, and has been operated by General Mills since 2014 (Imgage Source: General Mills).