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WMU Pilot Plants
The WMU Pilot Plants provide workforce and facility solutions for research, product development and education. We serve both the public and educational communities within the paper, printing, and allied industries. Through our public partnerships, we provide a valued workforce supplement as well as open access to pilot plant facilities and personnel.
Western Michigan University Approves Product for Repulpability
US-based LBP Manufacturing and Henkel adhesive have joined forces to manufacture a new hot-cup sleeve for the Starbucks Coffee Company. Read more!
Repulpable and Recycling Certification now available at Western Michigan University
Should your fiber-based product be given a second life instead of going to a land fill? We are a certified lab and recycling pilot plant which can certifiy you and provide official documentation.
WMU's Recycling Pilot Plant has taken a leading role in the recycling of fast food containers. Read more!
For more information, please contact Joel Kendrick at (269) 276-3533 or by email.
- Pilot Plants highlighted in Helioscope newsletter
WMU takes leading role in recycling of fast food containers
- Starbucks' Cup Summit
- Recycling Paper Food Packaging
- Metered Size Press Pigmentation for Fiber Reduction
- Metered Size Press Coating Formulation Design for Fiber Reduction
- Pond Size Press Pigmentation with Platy Kaolin
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