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Sonoco to Acquire Clear Lam Packaging, Inc.

Sonoco has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of the stock of Clear Lam Packaging, Inc., a technology leader in the development, production and conversion of high barrier flexible and forming films used to package a variety of products in the fast-growing perimeter of grocery and retail food stores.

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Best of Show

Sonoco's IML plastic packaging for Tartex vegan spread has been recognized with Best of Show and Best IML Package (Gold) awards at the 11th annual IMDA awards.

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Promote your product. Protect your brand.

Sonoco's PromoPeel™ Integrated Label Technology protects and enhances your brand identity and message while saving you in production time and costs. PromoPeel can be used for coupons, recipes, peel/reveal games, trivia, contests, cross-promotions and much more.

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A World's Most Admired Company

Sonoco is proud to once again be featured on Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies list, ranking second in the packaging sector and first in financial soundness and long-term investment value.

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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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We believe that sometimes where you think inspires what you think. That’s why we're re-imagining a place and a process for innovation to help our customers keep pace with the changing demands of the marketplace and of consumers.

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Sonoco Names Philippe Guillemot to Board of Directors

Sonoco has announced that Philippe Guillemot has been named to its Board of Directors. “With approximately 20 percent of Sonoco’s sales emanating from our consumer and industrial packaging businesses in Europe, we are extremely pleased to add an experienced senior executive to our board who understands the changing European and global markets,” said Harris DeLoach, Sonoco’s executive chairman.

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Dole GO Berries!™ with Sonoco containers awarded Best New Packaging

Dole GO Berries!™, which utilizes Sonoco’s packaging, was awarded Best New Packaging as part of the Produce Innovation Awards at United Fresh 2017, an expo dedicated to innovation in produce and fresh foods. The berries are packaged in 3-packs of fun, snack-sized containers that offer snap, rinse and go convenience. The ventilated packaging promotes increased airflow around the berries, aiding cooling and improves freshness, while also making rinsing easy for consumers.

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Sonoco to Acquire Clear Lam Packaging, Inc.

Sonoco has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100 percent of the stock of Clear Lam Packaging, Inc., a family-held developer and manufacturer of flexible and forming plastic packaging films for approximately $170 million in cash. The transaction is subject to normal regulatory review and is expected to close in the third quarter of 2017.

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Sonoco IML design wins IMDA Best of Show

Sonoco has been awarded the Best Injection (IML) Package, Gold Award and the Best of Show Award at the eleventh annual IMDA Awards for its Tartex vegan pate containers. The IMDA Awards recognize the industry’s best in-mold labeled (IML) packaging, in-mold decorated (IMD) durable products and labels in multiple categories.

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Sonoco Launches PromoPeel™ Integrated Label Technology

Sonoco now offers PromoPeel™ Integrated Label Technology for flexible packaging, which allows brand owners to create an instant redeemable coupon or label as a part of the product packaging - guaranteeing a consistent label position while saving production time and costs. The label lays flat, removes cleanly and eliminates scanning issues at the register.

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Sonoco Issues 2016 Annual Report to Shareholders

Sonoco has released its 2016 Annual Report to Shareholders, which is now available on the Company's website in the Investor Relations section. The report reviews Sonoco's 2016 financial performance and examines the Company's strategy to provide innovative packaging solutions to customers and long-term value creation to shareholders. The Company's Annual Meeting will be held April 19, 2017.

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Sonoco Acquires Peninsula Packaging

Sonoco has completed the acquisition of Peninsula Packaging Company, a leading manufacturer of plastic packaging for fresh fruit and vegetables found in the fast-growing perimeter of retail supermarkets. Peninsula’s customer base includes most of the leading household names for fresh fruits and vegetables.

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Sonoco Acquires Plastic Packaging Inc.

Sonoco has acquired Plastic Packaging Inc. (PPI), a privately held Hickory, N.C.-based flexible packaging company. Founded in 1957, PPI specializes in short-run, customized flexible packaging for consumer brands.

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Sonoco Invests in New Equipment to Enhance High Performance Film Core Production

Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest global diversified packaging companies, has made a significant investment in its high performance film core production equipment. The investment will enable Sonoco to provide enhanced quality cores for film markets where constantly increasing quality standards are so incredibly vital to the integrity of the film.

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Sonoco ThermoSafe Acquires Laminar Medica Group

Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE: SON) and a leading global provider of temperature-assurance packaging, has acquired the assets and operations of Laminar Medica in the United Kingdom and Czech Republic, from Clinimed (Holdings) Limited, a privately held specialty medical products company based in the U.K.

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Sonoco Honored With FPA Gold Award for Daisy Sour Cream Pouch

The Flexibles division of Sonoco has been recognized with a Gold Achievement Award from the Flexible Packaging Association for its high-performance film laminate contributions to the Daisy Sour Cream squeezable pouch, which was developed in collaboration with Daisy Brand, Aptar (dispensing closure & fitment) and Continuum (innovation design).

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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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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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