Welcome to the WMU Pilot Plants

Operations suspended—March 23 through April 25, 2020

Western Michigan University has suspended all non-essential operations on campus as precautionary measures. If you need to contact us during this timeframe, please call +1 (269) 276-3533, email lon.pschigoda@wmich.edu use our contact us form. Thank you for your understanding during these unprecedented times.


The WMU Pilot Plants provide workforce and facility solutions for research, product development, and education. We serve Western Michigan University, 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.

WMU Fiber Recycling Course