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News Releases

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April 19, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco Reports Strong First Quarter 2018 Results Printer Friendly Version

Top-line and Bottom-line Results Achieve Double-Digit Improvement Company Raises Full-Year Guidance HARTSVILLE, S.C. , April 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today reported financial results for its first quarter, ending

April 18, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco Increases Common Stock Dividend by 5.1 Percent Printer Friendly Version

HARTSVILLE, S.C. , April 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Sonoco (NYSE:SON) today declared a $.41 per share quarterly common stock dividend, a 5.1 percent increase from the previous quarterly dividend of $.39 per share. The dividend will be paid on June 8, 2018 , to

April 12, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco Completes Acquisition of Highland Packaging Solutions Printer Friendly Version

Expands Packaging Portfolio in Fresh Produce and Dairy For Rapidly Growing Perimeter of the Store HARTSVILLE, S.C. , April 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Highland

April 10, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco ThermoSafe and Cathay Pacific Cargo Launch Global Partnership to Lease PharmaPort 360 Temperature Controlled Bulk Shippers Printer Friendly Version

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., April 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE:SON) and a leading global provider of temperature assurance packaging, and Cathay Pacific Cargo, one of the world’s largest air cargo carriers,  announced a global partnership agreement for the

April 02, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco Welcomes Robert C. Tiede as President and CEO Printer Friendly Version

HARTSVILLE, S.C. , April 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, announced today the start of Robert C. Tiede’s tenure as the new President and CEO of Sonoco. Tiede replaces the retiring Jack Sanders , who served as President and

March 22, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco to Acquire Highland Packaging Solutions Printer Friendly Version Expands Fresh Food Packaging Depth Serving the Growing Perimeter of the Store HARTSVILLE, S.C. , March 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Highland Packaging
March 19, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco Issues 2017 Annual Report to Shareholders Printer Friendly Version Company's Annual Meeting to be held April 18, 2018 HARTSVILLE, S.C. , March 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, announced today that its 2017 Annual Report to Shareholders is now available on the Company's website at
March 14, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco Recognized for Packaging Excellence, Innovation at FPA Awards Printer Friendly Version PrimaPak®, PromoPeel™ technology win Gold, Silver awards HARTSVILLE, S.C. , March 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has been awarded several Gold- and Silver-level Achievement Awards at the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA)
February 15, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2017 Results Printer Friendly Version HARTSVILLE, S.C. , Feb. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full year, ending December 31, 2017 . Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Highlights Fourth-quarter 2017 GAAP
February 14, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco Declares Regular Quarterly Common Stock Dividend Printer Friendly Version HARTSVILLE, S.C. , Feb. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Sonoco (NYSE:SON) today declared a $.39 per share quarterly common stock dividend. The dividend will be paid on March 9, 2018 , to shareholders of record as of February 28, 2018 .
February 01, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco Implementing Price Increases for Paperboard Tubes and Cores Printer Friendly Version HARTSVILLE, S.C. , Feb. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON) today announced it is implementing a price increase, the minimum of which will be 8 percent, for all paperboard tubes and cores sold in the United States and Canada , effective with shipments beginning March 1, 2018 .
January 23, 2018
Summary ToggleTree Top apple sauce now available in Sonoco’s new see-through ClearGuard® flexible pouch Printer Friendly Version HARTSVILLE, S.C. , Jan. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, is helping apple sauce maker Tree Top, of Yakima, Wash. , innovate the apple sauce industry by packaging the fruit product in clear packaging – promoting safety, trust
January 22, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco Leads Fortune’s Most Admired Companies, Packaging Sector Printer Friendly Version HARTSVILLE, S.C. , Jan. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest global diversified packaging companies, has been selected for Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies in the packaging sector, and named first in its industry.
January 17, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco Implementing Price Increase for All Uncoated Recycled Paperboard Products Printer Friendly Version HARTSVILLE, S.C. , Jan. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a release issued under the same headline earlier today by  Sonoco (NYSE:SON), please note in the first paragraph the effective date of the price increase should be " February 19, 2018 " rather than " February 19, 2017 " as originally issued. 
January 08, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco Announces Quarterly Conference Calls and Webcasts for 2018 Printer Friendly Version HARTSVILLE, S.C. , Jan. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, will host its regular quarterly investor conference calls on the below dates and times. Any updates to these reporting dates or times will be communicated in subsequent
January 03, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco introduces SoftPeel™ membrane for enhanced cut-finger protection, additional printable packaging space Printer Friendly Version HARTSVILLE, S.C., Jan. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has introduced its SoftPeel™ membrane, a new closure option for cans that delivers improved cut-finger protection, printable billboarding space, and a more natural look