New Paper Technology Pilot Plant at Western Michigan University's BTR Park

Published 9-11-2001

Western Michigan University is building a 50,000-sf Paper Technology Pilot Plant at its new Business-Technology-Research Park. Scheduled for completion in December 2001,  it will be the first in a series of new buildings that will comprise the new College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Complex. Architect for the pilot plant is HarleyEllis, with design consultant Rosetti Architects of Birmingham, Mich. The high technology campus will also include a new two-story, 350,000-sf College of Engineering Building containing research labs, classrooms, faculty offices, and support functions for the College. HarleyEllis' project team includes landscape architect O'Boyle, Cowell, Blalock and Associates of Kalamazoo, Mich., and paper process engineers OMNNI Associates of Appleton, Wis.