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Maybe It's Time Your Brand Got A Little More Exposure

Introducing the clear, retortable plastic can from Sonoco. The TruVue™ Can delivers full-surface visual transparency, communicating a fresh brand image and signaling the purchasing cues of better taste, freshness, authenticity and premium quality.

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Sustainability leaders, 7 years running

Sonoco has been listed on the 2015 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the 7th consecutive year – the longest consecutive streak of any packaging company currently listed on the index.

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Divvy things up

Sonoco’s new DivvyPack blister packaging allows easy dispensing of product and convenient storage of unused portions. The patent-pending packaging design is the first of its kind to combine thermoformed technology with a sliding lid.

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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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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 Reports Fourth Quarter, Full-Year 2015 Results

Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today reported consolidated financial results for its fourth quarter and full-year 2015. The Company's Board has approved a new $100 Million common stock repurchase program.

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Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee Recognizes Sonoco as Supplier of the Year

The Flexibles division of Sonoco has been recognized as the 2015 Supplier of the Year by Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee. Sonoco and Mother Parkers have been working closely together for more than 25 years, a longstanding relationship focusing on bringing new products to the coffee and tea market in innovative packaging.

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Sonoco Recognizes Iowa City Facility for Sustainability Progress

Sonoco one of the largest diversified packaging companies, has granted a silver-level Sonoco Sustainability Star Award to its Display & Packaging facility in Iowa City, Iowa, for successful and exemplary efforts to reduce its waste to landfill and implement sustainability-oriented processes.

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Sonoco ThermoSafe Launches Revolutionary Design for Temperature-Sensitive Bulk Air Shipments

Sonoco ThermoSafe has launched one of its most innovative bulk temperature-controlled solutions to optimize air shipments of temperature-sensitive biologics and pharmaceutical products for durations exceeding five days. The new Quarter PMC pallet shipper platform maximizes the space on an LD7 PMC air pallet used in wide-body aircrafts. The platform includes solutions for 2-8°C, 15-25°C and frozen temperature ranges. Each solution has a universal pack-out design to be used in both hot and cold seasons while also accommodating the demands of cross-hemispheric shipments.

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Sonoco Officially Opens Innovative Packaging Solutions Studio

Sonoco has officially opened its iPS Studio, a leading-edge research, development and innovation center that connects consumer and market insights to the invention of new packaging solutions, all under one roof. Sonoco invested $12 million to build the new Innovative Packaging Solutions research and development studio at its Hartsville, S.C. headquarters.

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Clear Plastic Can From Sonoco Offers Alternative to Traditional Metal Cans

Sonoco has introduced its new TruVue™ Can as an innovative alternative to the traditional metal can that has been a mainstay packaging option for more than 200 years. The clear, retortable plastic can has the potential to revolutionize not just the canned food aisle in supermarkets, but an entire food category that has not seen significant innovation in decades and is challenged to meet the demands of a new generation of shoppers.

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Sonoco Listed on Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Seventh Consecutive Year

Sonoco has been listed on the 2015 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI), marking the seventh consecutive year it has received the prestigious recognition – the longest consecutive streak of any packaging company currently listed on the index. Sonoco is one of only three global packaging companies to make the DJSI World Index and one of only 60 U.S. companies selected.

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Sonoco Alloyd Develops New Dispensable Packaging System

Sonoco Alloyd, part of Sonoco Display and Packaging, a unit of global packaging company Sonoco (NYSE:SON), has developed an innovative new package that allows easy dispensing of product and convenient storage of unused portions. The patent-pending packaging design is the first of its kind to combine thermoformed technology with a sliding lid.

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Changing for the better

Five years ago, we established goals to change our economic, environmental and social performance in aspects that were material to Sonoco and its stakeholders. Our 2014-2015 Corporate Responsibility Report reflects the significant progress we have made to not just meet, but exceed, these challenging sustainability goals.

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Sonoco Achieves 5-Year Sustainability Targets

Sonoco has released its Corporate Responsibility Report for 2014-2015 and reported that it achieved its five-year global sustainability targets, including significant reduction in global greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), water usage and development of landfill-free operations.

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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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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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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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