The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) is proud to announce that it is the recipient of a generous $100,000 donation from Dayton Bag & Burlap located in Dayton, Ohio.
Mr. Bob Couch the nursery sales manager at Dayton Bag and Burlap and member of the HRI Executive Committee and Board of Trustees announced the creation of the Dayton Bag & Burlap Employees Fund at the Mid-Atlantic Trade Show on January 12, 2012.
Mr. Couch said, "Dayton Bag & Burlap celebrated our 100 year anniversary in 2010. We arrived there by the hard work and loyalty of our employees. Illustrating that loyalty is that, for instance, our president and owner has been there for fifty years, six of us, including myself, have been there over thirty years, and several more have been with us for 10-15 years. We wish to honor those folks with our donation. We believe in HRI and the great work they do. The health of the nursery business is vital to the health of Dayton Bag."
Dayton Bag & Burlap was established in 1910. Dayton Bag & Burlap has been a leader in the Nursery, Industrial, and Die Cutting Industries for more than 100 years. Headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, there are seven locations nationwide.
One of the nations largest converters of jute and burlap products, Dayton Bag & Burlap is proud to feature its own state of the art wire basket production facility at its headquarter location. Contact Dayton Bag & Burlap at 800-543-3400 or visit online at www.daybag.com.
HRI's mission is to direct, fund, promote and communicate horticultural research, which increases the quality and value of ornamental plants, improves the productivity and profitability of the nursery and landscape industry, and protects and enhances the environment. HRI is an IRS-recognized 501(c) (3) tax-exempt research and educational foundation. To learn more about HRI visit www.HRIResearch.org.