Howard Coker Named President and Chief Executive Officer
“I’m honored by the confidence the Board has shown in me and embrace this opportunity,” Coker said. “I grew up in this company, so I am deeply connected to Sonoco, its culture and all the people who have helped build it into what it is today. I look forward to working with our strong leadership team, alongside our 23,000 associates globally, to build Sonoco into an even greater company to the benefit of our shareholders, our people and our communities.”
360° Customized Solutions
When your only tool is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail. That’s not the case at Sonoco.
With one of the broadest packaging portfolios in the industry, combined with an equally wide range of technical and material science expertise, we’re able to take a packaging-neutral approach to solving our customers' challenges by offering a 360° Customized Solution focused on their specific needs.
i6 Innovation Process
Innovation is the catalyst for growth for most companies today. And while intellectual capital and creativity are important, bringing to life ideas that work in the real world requires a process to guide and nurture these ideas to fruition.
Our unique i6 Innovation Process® allows us to harness the power of ideas in the service of innovation through a repeatable, scalable approach. We’re able to take customers from insights to opportunities in a packaging-neutral environment that ensures the best solution based on their unique requirements.
Connecting Insights to Opportunities
Understanding consumer perceptions and the factors that drive purchasing behavior are critical to companies bringing new products to market, or reintroducing and reimagining existing ones. Recognizing the importance of actionable market research and the ultimate connection with package design, we created The Hive Design Services℠.
Using focus groups, online panels and various other survey tools, The Hive Design Services helps provide direction in the early stages of product and package design. In addition to consumer research, we offer industrial and graphic design services, as well as prototyping, various lab testing services and much more.
Sonoco Selected to FORTUNE Magazine's World’s Most Admired Companies List
For the third consecutive year, we’re proud to have been selected to FORTUNE magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies list. Sonoco was also ranked first in the Packaging/Container industry.
Packaging with tomorrow in mind™
EnviroSense™ is more than just a portfolio of packaging products; it’s a responsible way of thinking and the sensible philosophy we use to inform the development of innovative, more sustainable packaging for our future.
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