More mills in more places.
We operate 23 mills globally with a total annual capacity of 1.8 million tons. With this infrastructure and capacity, we're able to act swiftly almost anywhere in the world.
In an industry where the margin for error in production and product performance is extremely tight, we understand you can’t afford to sacrifice quality, reliability, flexibility or efficiency. Combined, they lead to success for your business and your products. At Sonoco, delivering these benefits to our customers has been our mission since we began operating more than 115 years ago.
Sonoco manufactures grades of corrugated medium and linerboard. These grades are designed to industry standard mullen and ring crush specifications. Learn more.
Sonoco's uncoated recycled board (URB) is made from 100% recycled material and is 100% recyclable. Our paper is manufactured for a variety of applications, including:
- Coreboard (tissue/towel; tube & core; giftwrap; film & foil; and more)
- Air filter frames
- Folding carton (EcoTect®)
- Tier sheets (FlatStack®)
- Other specialty grades, such as floor liner and ticket stock
Sonoco Paper serves markets including:
- Food & beverage (such as juice, frozen foods, coffee and dough)
- Hotel, restaurant & entertainment (such as food service products)
- Household (such as paper products, HVAC, tools and hardware)
- Personal care and cosmetics
- Office supplies
- Pet care
We manufacture highly engineered tubes and cores, specialized paper structures and high performance adhesives using the toughest quality and performance testing in the industry. Our product portfolio includes 100% recycled and 100% recyclable solutions: lightweight tissue and towel core-stock, core-board, separator sheets for pallet pack-out, folding cartons, can-board, floor liner, drum liner, engineered grades used for protective packaging and many other custom solutions.
If one of our standard products does not meet your unique needs, we have a seasoned team of paper scientists and product development engineers with a combined 300 years of industry experience, who can design and commercialize a customized solution just for you.
The fact that we are integrated and have produced paper for our internal converting operations for more than a century means we know both the paper manufacturing side and the converting side of the business. This extra knowledge translates into a greater understanding of the performance and operational challenges our customers face in real-world production environments.
Sonoco has achieved chain-of-custody certification to the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®), the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) and the Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification™ (PEFC™) standards. These certifications cover a number of Sonoco recycled paperboard mills and recycled rigid paper container plants in the United States and Canada.