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Sonoco Products Company manufactures and sells industrial and consumer packaging products in the United States, Europe, and Canada. The company operates in four segments: Consumer Packaging, Paper and Industrial Converted Products, Display and Packaging, and Protective Solutions. The Consumer Packaging segment offers round composite cans, shaped rigid paperboard containers, fiber caulk/adhesive tubes, aluminum, steel, and peel able membrane easy-open closures for composite and metal cans; plastic bottles, jars, jugs, cups, and trays; and printed flexible packaging, rotogravure cylinder engraving, and global brand management products. The Paper and Industrial Converted Products segment provides recycled paperboard, chipboard, tubeboard, lightweight corestock, boxboard, linerboard, corrugating medium, and specialty grades; and paperboard tubes and cores, molded plugs, and reels, as well as is engaged in the collection, processing, and recycling of old corrugated containers, paper, plastics, metal, glass, and other recyclable materials. The Display and Packaging segment offers point-of-purchase displays, custom packaging, fulfillment, primary package filling, supply chain management, and paperboard specialty products. The Protective Solutions segment provides engineered, custom-designed protective, temperature-assurance, and retail security packaging solutions. Sonoco Products Company was formerly known as Southern Novelty Company. The company was founded in 1899 and is based in Hartsville, South Carolina.

19,900 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/3/14
Founded in 1899

sonoco products co (SON) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $795.1K
Executive Chairman and Member of Executive Co...
Total Annual Compensation: $289.2K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $445.9K
Senior Vice President of Global Industrial Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $497.3K
Senior Vice President of Global Consumer Pack...
Total Annual Compensation: $489.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

sonoco products co (SON) Key Developments

Sonoco Transitions Dare Foods from Traditional Bag-In-Box to Flexible Stand-Up Bag

Sonoco Products Co. is helping Dare Foods unveil its new, premium Boulangerie Grissol Artisanal Baguettes products flexible bag to the U.S. market this Fall. Sonoco has already helped Dare launch its product in Canada this past June. Dare Foods relied heavily on Sonoco to launch its new product line, as they wanted to move from a traditional bag-in-box format to a flexible stand-up bag to gain shelf visibility and communicate the high-end quality of its product. Sonoco provided technical support in development and startup, expertise in materials and equipment runnability, brilliant graphics capability and speed to market. Sonoco's graphics team worked closely with Dare and their art house to set up the premium look, including the rich, premium black background and the beautiful shots of the product on the package.

Sonoco Products Co. - M&A Call

To review the Weidenhammer acquisition

Sonoco Appoints Wood as Vice President of Industrial Europe and Corporate Officer of its Board of Directors

Sonoco announced Adam Wood has been elected vice president of Industrial Europe and a Corporate Officer by the company's Board of Directors. The appointment is effective Aug. 1, 2014. Wood, 46, is responsible for the company's Sonoco-Alcore subsidiary, based in Brussels, Belgium, which operates 30 tube and core plants and five paperboard mills in Europe. Wood began his career with Sonoco in 2003 as European sales director. Over the next 10 years he progressed through various positions of increasing responsibility, including serving as regional sales manager for the Company's North America Industrial Products Division. Prior to this appointment, Wood was division vice president and general manger, Industrial Europe.


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