WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY  |   DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICAL AND PAPER ENGINEERING

WMU Paper Technology Foundation, Inc.

The Paper Technology Foundation (PTF) is a 501c3 Corporation founded by industry leaders in 1958. The mission of the corporation has been and continues to be to support the Chemical and Paper Engineering department at Western Michigan University.


2012 paper engineering students at the first Ts’ai Lun
student organization meeting of the 2012-13 school year

PTF’s primary roles have been to recruit students for the Paper and Allied industries and support those students with competitive scholarships. In the last ten years, the Foundation has awarded over $1.5 million in scholarships.

Welcome Message

Before touring our website, please learn more about our foundation by viewing our welcome message from the President, Patrick T. Gibney, and Managing Director, John F. Bergin.