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August 07, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco Sets New Commitments for Sustainable Packaging and Recycling Printer Friendly Version

Company Supporting Food Industry’s Efforts to Reduce Global Food Waste HARTSVILLE, S.C. , Aug. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, announced the expansion of its environmental and social stewardship initiatives to include

July 24, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco ThermoSafe and United Cargo Launch Global Partnership to Lease PharmaPort 360 Temperature Controlled Bulk Shippers Printer Friendly Version ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., U.S. - Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE:SON) and a leading global provider of temperature assurance packaging, announced a global partnership agreement with United Cargo for the leasing of the PharmaPort 360 temperature controlled bulk shipping container.
July 19, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco Reports Strong Second Quarter 2018 Results Printer Friendly Version

Double-Digit Improvement to Top-line and Bottom-line Drives Record Quarter Results Company Increases 2018 Full-Year Guidance HARTSVILLE, S.C. , July 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today reported financial results for its

July 18, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco Declares Regular Quarterly Common Stock Dividend Printer Friendly Version

HARTSVILLE, S.C. , July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Sonoco (NYSE:SON) today declared a $.41 per share quarterly common stock dividend. The dividend will be paid on September 10, 2018 , to shareholders of record as of August 10, 2018 .

July 09, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco Implementing Price Increase for All Rigid Paper Containers Printer Friendly Version

HARTSVILLE, S.C. , July 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON) today announced it is implementing a 4 percent price increase for all composite cans and corresponding metal ends in the United States and Canada , effective with shipments beginning August 1 , 2018.   “Sonoco’s global sourcing

June 19, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco PAW Patrol-themed snack trays for Crunch Pak featured at United Fresh Printer Friendly Version

HARTSVILLE, S.C., June 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Snack trays produced by Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, for snack giant Crunch Pak® have been recognized as 2018 United Fresh Innovation Award Finalists at the United Fresh tradeshow, which will take

June 14, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco Implementing Price Increases for Paperboard Tubes and Cores Printer Friendly Version

HARTSVILLE, S.C. , June 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON) today announced it will increase prices for its paper-based tubes and cores by a minimum of 6 percent in the United States and Canada , effective with shipments beginning July 16 , 2018.   “The price increase is necessary due to

June 13, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco joins Amazon APASS supplier network Printer Friendly Version

HARTSVILLE, S.C. , June 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, is now an official participant in the Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier Network (APASS).  The APASS program was designed by Amazon to help support vendors, sellers

May 30, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco Implementing Price Increase for All Uncoated Recycled Paperboard Products Printer Friendly Version

HARTSVILLE, S.C. , May 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON) today announced it is implementing a $50 per ton price increase for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) in the United States and Canada , effective with shipments beginning July 2 , 2018.   Sonoco cited continuing

May 29, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco to Acquire Conitex Sonoco Joint Venture Printer Friendly Version

Establishes Leadership in Global Paper-based Engineered Textile Carriers HARTSVILLE, S.C. , May 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the remaining 70 percent

May 14, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco’s New Digital Printing for Displays Offers Brands Quality, Agility Printer Friendly Version

HARTSVILLE, S.C. , May 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has invested in a state-of-the-art, direct-to-sheet digital printing press for the production of point-of-purchase displays and other promotional packaging.

May 10, 2018
Summary ToggleSonoco Announces Partnership with Agricultural Company Harvest CROO Robotics Printer Friendly Version

Sonoco to develop packaging system for autonomous vehicle HARTSVILLE, S.C. , May 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has announced its position as a joint development partner and investor in the Plant City, Fla.

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.