The Western Michigan University Paper Technology Foundation is a 501(c)(3) corporation founded by industry leaders in 1958. The mission of the corporation has been and continues to be to support the Department of Chemical and Paper Engineering at Western Michigan University. The Paper Technology Foundation's primary roles have been to recruit students for the paper and allied industries and support those students with competitive scholarships. In the last 10 years, the foundation has awarded more than $2 million in scholarships.

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WELcome message

Before touring our website, please learn more about our foundation by viewing our welcome message from the President Mike Farrell and Managing Director Tim Hagenbuch.

PTF Managing Director, Tim Hagenbuch, with 2019-2020 "Outstanding Senior Award" recipients!