openPR Logo
Press release

Dura-Pack’s Creates Academic Scholarship Award

01-14-2020 04:04 PM CET | Business, Economy, Finances, Banking & Insurance

Press release from: Dura-Pack

TAYLOR, MI – JANUARY 14, 2020 – Dura-Pack, the industry-leading manufacturer of flexible packaging bags and equipment, has created a $3,000 essay-based academic scholarship for students that are either entering or are already enrolled in an accredited college or university. Essay topics focus on sustainability and environmental issues and how they relate to packaging waste.

“As a leading manufacturer of flexible packaging bags and equipment, we are consistently striving to adopt and implement environmentally friendly manufacturing practices and have tailored our essay topics to reflect our “Green” initiatives,” said Phillip Harrison, Vice President of Dura-Pack. “We have thoughtfully designed our essay topics to focus on environment and sustainability issues that are extremely prevalent today. We are strong believers that we are all stewards of the environment and that it is imperative that corporations adopt socially and environmentally responsible practices and ideologies”.

Scholarship applicants are free to choose from the following essay topics:
• Going Green – Why should more companies adopt environmentally friendly packaging?
• Do packaging recycling programs really work?
• The future of sustainable packaging.
• How do we reduce packaging waste in the world’s oceans?

Essays will be judged on the following criteria:
• Creativity (40%)
• Structure (20%)
• Grammar (10%)
• Length (10%)
• Adherence to Topic (10%)
• Wow Factor – Does the essay “wow” the reader for one reason or another (10%)

The scholarship award winner will be required to provide proof of successful acceptance to an accredited college or university. Payment will be made directly to the applicant’s college or university. For more information on the Dura-Pack Academic Scholarship, please visit

7641 Holland Road
Taylor, MI 48180

Founded in 1971 as Metro Scale Company, Dura-Pack is a third-generation family company specializing in packaging equipment and flexible packaging solutions. Housed in a 35,000 sq. ft. facility in Taylor, Michigan, Dura-Pack is a fully integrated company with in-house engineering, fabrication, electrical design, graphic design, and software development. Going beyond a simple tag line, ‘Driven by Cost, Defined by Quality’ reflects our commitment to valuing our customers’ investment without sacrificing quality. Rather than compromising service and outsourcing to lower costs, we marry elegant solutions with optimized in-house manufacturing processes. For more information, please visit

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release Dura-Pack’s Creates Academic Scholarship Award here

News-ID: 1896118 • Views: 188

More Releases for Essay

Get Essay Writing Help from Professional Experts of UK
UK, March 1, 2018: Are you in search of reliable and professional essay writing help in UK? Stressed out because of your tough academic schedule? Well, we are glad to announce that My Essay Help will fulfill all your wishes. Here you get reliable academic writers, who will do all your jobs and reduce your workload. Essay writing is a job which involves huge patience and skill. Most of the Experts Offer Essay Help In Wellington, New Zealand
Wellington, June 16, 2017: Essays are an integral part of a student’s curriculum. Whether it’s a student of 5th grade or it's an MBA applicant, everyone requires certain essay writing skills as they will be asked to write an essay throughout their academic career. While the teachers and professors expect the students to submit well-drafted essays, there are a good number of students who struggle and make some stylistic mistakes Hires More Essay Writers to Meet the Increased Demands
US, 28th March, 2017: has appointed a team of highly qualified essay writers for fulfilling academic needs of students across the world. The increasing demands for academic assistance with essay writing have encouraged us to invite more professionals to join our venture. Hence, we expanded the team of essay writers from 1050 to 1200. We appointed essay writers( from various fields such as accounting, marketing, law, maths, geography, chemistry,
National Pawn Essay Contest Winners Announced
All Triangle area elementary students were eligible. Two Orange County elementary school students were selected given to each prizes valued at $3,500. Durham, NC, May 17, 2011 -- Neo Best, a kindergarten student at Pathways Elementary School in Hillsborough, and Horacio A. Rios, a fifth grader at Central Elementary School, also in Hillsborough, submitted the winning essays in a contest sponsored by National Pawn. With the two students tied for
Essay Writing Contest From Researchwritingcenter.Com
SHEFFIELD, UNITED KINGDOM, Feb. 8, 2011 – There are a lot of talented people among us, and the problem for a lot of them is that there aren't that many opportunities for all of them to demonstrate their skills. That's why the decided to organize this essay writing contest – to reveal those talented people, who are able to create literary masterpieces, but haven't had a chance. “We wanted
The Open University Business School MBA Essay Competition
The Open University Business School, one of Europe's leading business schools and the major provider of MBA programmes delivered by supported distance learning, is pleased to announce its first MBA Essay Competition. The competition is open to existing Open University students (of all disciplines), yet to embark on the MBA programme, as well as prospective students. Interested applicants must also make sure they meet the entry requirements for Stage One of