FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PESHTIGO, Wis. – BPM Inc. – A Specialty Paper Mill located in Peshtigo, WI, has broken ground on a new Water Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF) located directly adjacent to the paper mill at 200 West Front Street. The operations of the new facility will be run by BPM employees and will be exclusively used to treat water used in the papermaking process.
Jim Koronkiewicz, general manager of BPM, states, “The $5,000,000 investment in treating our paper mill effluent is a business decision with several factors impacting it. It provides BPM control of our overall water treatment and reuse as we strive to become even more environmentally sustainable. It also shows the community our commitment to long-term manufacturing in Peshtigo.”
The General Contractor is CR Meyer, based in Oshkosh, WI, Excavating Contractor is MJB Industries based in Marinette, WI, and the Design Engineering Firm is ISG Inc., with offices in Sioux Falls, SD, Minneapolis, MN, and Green Bay, WI.
The target completion date for the new facility is October 1, 2021.