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Environmental Stewardship

Last year, Sonoco recycled an equivalent of more than 60% (by weight) of the packaging materials we put into the marketplace - and our commitment to environmental stewardship continues to grow.

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Standing Strong for 70 Years

The industry standard, Sonotube concrete forms stand strong as the most economical way to create columns for buildings, entranceways, structural support, light posts and other commercial and residential structures.

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Optimizing direct-to-patient shipping

Sonoco ThermoSafe’s new Envoy® Direct Series reduces dimensional weight, lowering shipping costs in pharmacy environments. It’s the first optimized line for direct-to-patient distribution that balances total cost, operational needs and product protection.

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Award-winning merchandising solutions

Sonoco Display and Packaging recently won four awards at the Point of Purchase Advertising International(POPAI) 56th annual Outstanding Merchandising Achievement (OMA) Awards competition. Learn more about our innovative point-of-purchase display solutions.

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Fit to print

EcoTect® premium uncoated recycled board is the first URB certified by the Rochester Institute of Technology to meet HP Indigo print platform specifications. This offers more intricate, higher defined and less expensive customized printing on a 100% recycled paperboard for folding cartons.

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View your business from a new angle

We work with our customers to craft a packaging-neutral 360° Customized Solution™ tailored to their specific needs and target markets, offering the industry’s broadest range of packaging formats and services, a unique i6 Innovation Process™ and deep technical expertise.

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Sonoco to Present at Jefferies 2015 Industrials Conference

Sonoco will speak to the investment community Thursday, August 13, 2015, at the Jefferies 2015 Industrial Conference to be held at the Grand Hyatt, New York. Barry L. Saunders, senior vice president and chief financial officer, is scheduled to speak at 2:20 p.m. ET. The audio presentation will be webcast and can be accessed via the Internet at www.sonoco.com under the Investor Relations section.

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Sonoco Reports Preliminary Second Quarter 2015 Results

Company Details Ongoing Review of Mexico Contract Packaging Center and Correction to Prior Periods’ Earnings -- Sonoco has reported preliminary operating results for the second quarter and year-to-date periods ending June 28, 2015. The Company expects to release complete consolidated financial results with the filing of its Form 10-Q in August.

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Sonoco Board Declares Regular Quarterly Common Stock Dividend

The Board of Directors of Sonoco (NYSE:SON) today declared a $.35 per share quarterly common stock dividend. The dividend will be paid on September 10, 2015, to shareholders of record as of August 14, 2015. According to Jack Sanders, president and chief executive officer, this is the 361st consecutive quarter, dating back to 1925, that the Company has paid dividends to shareholders.

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Sonoco Recognizes Facilities for Zero Waste to Landfill

Sonoco has granted its gold-level Sonoco Sustainability Star Award to 3 plants across the U.S. for their successful efforts to achieve landfill-free status. The awards were granted to American Packaging Corporation, Flexographic Printing and Laminating Division in Story City, Iowa; MillerCoors in Milwaukee, Wis.; and Sonoco Global Plastics in Chatham, N.Y.

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Sonoco ThermoSafe Launches Reusable Container for Blood Transport and Storage

Sonoco ThermoSafe has launched a revolutionary new product for the transport and temporary storage of red blood cells and platelets. The result of years of end-user research, the innovative Via® Blood Transporter incorporates leading-edge technology in phase change and insulating material to ensure ultimate temperature protection, while its ergonomic features aid in the fast and efficient conveyance of blood when it matters most.

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Sonoco continues to lead S.C. companies in revenue

Continuing to grow and optimize its operations, Sonoco remains the largest corporation by revenue in South Carolina, and was included on Broadview Network’s map of the largest companies in America for the second year in a row. The map is created based on data from Hoover’s, a D&B Company.

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Sonoco ThermoSafe offers new reusable insulated container

Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco and a leading global provider of temperature assurance packaging, has launched a new reusable bulk insulated container featuring a 1,200 mm x 800 mm footprint and 440 liters of storage capacity for storing and distributing dry ice and perishable goods globally.

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Starbucks Roasting Plant and Distribution Center earns Gold Sustainability Star Award

Sonoco acknowledged Starbucks' Carson Valley Roasting Plant and Distribution Center with a Gold Sustainability Star Award. The Starbucks Carson Valley Roasting Plant and Distribution Center was recognized for its outstanding efforts in recycling, achieving zero waste to landfill. The plant was further credited for the procedures in place to reduce manufacturing waste beyond this – particularly noting the Waste to Energy program that ensures any remaining waste streams that cannot be recycled are repurposed for energy recovery. As of Jan. 1, 2015, the Starbucks Carson Valley Roasting Plant and Distribution Center is landfill free. Learn more about the Star Awards program.

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Garden Club of America Recognizes Sonoco

President and CEO Jack Sanders, on behalf of Sonoco, received a Civic Improvement Commendation from the Garden Club of America for "outstanding efforts which enhance, protect or restore the local environment and improve the community."

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Sonoco Announces New Consumer Growth Projects

Sonoco will increase production capabilities and support R&D innovation through several significant growth projects for its Consumer Packaging businesses, including a new flexible packaging laminator and press in Texas and Ohio, and a new research and development facility at its Hartsville headquarters.

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Sonoco Issues 2014 Annual Report to Shareholders

Sonoco's 2014 annual report, entitled Grow & Optimize: Changing for the Better, is now available on www.sonoco.com in the Investor Relations section. The company's annual meeting will be held April 15, 2015. Download the PDF at the link below.

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Sonoco Named a Top Company for Leaders by Aon Hewitt

Sonoco announced it has been named to the 2014 list of North American Top Companies for Leaders® by Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions company of Aon. Sonoco was No. 12 (out of 25) on the 2014 North America list and No. 21 (out of 25) on the Global Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders list. This is the fifth time that Sonoco has earned this prestigious recognition.

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