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About Us

We bring more to packaging than just the package.

Combining actionable insights, intellectual capital, purposeful innovation and our industry-leading packaging and services portfolio to create impactful solutions that build stronger brands.

One Company Providing Innovative Packaging Solutions

Sonoco is a multi-billion dollar global provider of consumer packaging, industrial products, protective solutions and display and packaging services.

From our headquarters in Hartsville, S.C., and more than 335 operations in 33 countries, we produce packaging for a variety of industries and many of the world’s most recognized brands, serving customers in 85 nations.

We're Sonoco.

Working with our customers to collaboratively develop and deliver Innovative Packaging Solutions (IPS) that enhance and optimize their business and brands.

Sonoco’s operations consist of our consumer packaging businesses – Global Rigid Paper and Closures, Global Flexibles and Global Plastics; our display and packaging division, which provides high-impact retail displays and packaging supply chain management; our industrial businesses, which manufacture tubes and cores, and reels and spools for the wire and cable industry; produce uncoated recycled paperboard globally for Sonoco’s fiber-based packaging divisions and external converters; and include Sonoco Recycling, one of the world’s largest recyclers, and our Protective Solutions division, which produces custom-designed protective, temperature-assurance and retail security packaging solutions and highly engineered components.

The only packaging company with the range of packaging materials, technical disciplines, material science and manufacturing capabilities, and packaging and display services, Sonoco takes a holistic approach to providing customized solutions that meet our customers’ unique needs.


Sonoco’s roots can be traced to the Southern Novelty Company, which was founded in Hartsville, South Carolina, on May 10, 1899.

Strategic Values

Sonoco intends to be the global leader in providing Innovative Packaging Solutions (IPS) that optimize our customers’ businesses and brands.

Sonoco Foundation

Sonoco views its philanthropic and business endeavors as investments to improve the quality of life in communities where the Company has operations.

Supplier Diversity

Sonoco believes that to achieve our goals relating to sustainability, it is critical that we establish a capable, qualified, competitive and diverse team of suppliers.

Doing Business With Sonoco

Whether you're purchasing consumer, protective, display or industrial packaging or packaging services from us, or selling your products or services to us, we're committed to creating and maintaining a mutually beneficial partnership.

Awards and Accolades

Sonoco's achievements confirm that our actions and performance are at the highest level with our peers and with the best companies in the world.

Directions to Corporate Headquarters

You may not get the exact directions when entering our street address into most GPS units.