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Sonoco leads the Packaging sector on Fortune’s 2018 list of Most Admired Companies, ranking first in the industry for several key attributes like Global Competitiveness, Financial Soundness and Social Responsibility.

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At Sonoco, we believe People Build Businesses by Doing the Right Thing. Learn more about our commitments to our stakeholders, our community and our environment.

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Introducing ChillTech from Sonoco ThermoSafe

ChillTech® is a pre-qualified range of 2°C to 8°C PCM systems providing temperature control from 2 days up to 6 days for payloads from 4L to 40L. Utilizing Sonoco ThermoSafe’s patented Zero Bench-Time® technology, systems can be packed-out straight from the freezer, saving customers space, time and money.

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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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Sonoco Issues 2017 Annual Report to Shareholders

Sonoco's 2017 Annual Report to Shareholders is now available on the Company's website at investor.sonoco.com. The report, entitled A New Vision Leads to Fresh Thinking, reviews Sonoco's 2017 financial performance and details Sonoco’s entry into new “fresh and natural” markets along the perimeter of the store. Sonoco has mailed the 2017 Annual Report, Form 10-K and proxy statement to its shareholders in advance of its annual meeting, which will be held on Wednesday, April 18.

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Sonoco Leads Fortune’s Most Admired Companies, Packaging Sector

Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest global diversified packaging companies, has been selected for Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies in the packaging sector, and named first in its industry. Among industry peers, Sonoco ranked first in nearly every category – including Innovation, Use of Corporate Assets, Social Responsibility, Financial Soundness, Long-term Investment Value, Quality of Products/Services and Global Competitiveness.

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Sonoco announces 5-year, $2.725 million fresh packaging initiative

Sonoco, one of the largest global diversified packaging companies, has announced a new research partnership with Clemson University: the Sonoco FRESH (Food Research Excellence for Safety and Health) initiative will develop new technologies and new forms of packaging to optimize the fresh food lifecycle.

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McCall Farms named finalist for Gama Innovation Award

Glory Farms vegetables, a McCall Farms brand, has been named a packaging finalist for the 2017 Gama Innovation Awards. The Glory Farms brand of canned premium vegetables changed their packaging earlier this year into a "see-thru" can, a style of packaging unprecedented in the canned food industry. The clear plastic can was developed in partnership with Sonoco Products, a global packaging leader.

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Sonoco develops revolutionary rain-resistant adhesive and sealant cartridge

Sonoco has leveraged its world-class RainGuard® technology, previously applied to its Sonotube® forms, to develop a new fiber cartridge for adhesives, caulks and sealants designed to withstand inclement weather on construction sites. The cartridge can be used for traditional adhesives and sealants packaged in fiber cartridges, and is now available for the entire adhesives and sealants market.

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Sonoco provides playful packaging for kids’ drink Jumbotonic

Colourful and convenient packaging for kids’ products catches the consumer’s eye on the shelf, and adds an element of fun to everyday use. Launched in Jumbo Toy stores just before Christmas 2016, Jumbotonic Kid Instant Choco is a chocolate drink powder that combines the high quality of other Gialousis products with playful and attractive packaging that might appeal to children and parents. For the collaboration for the Greek market, Gialousis, a major manufacturer of powdered beverage products, and Jumbo S.A., a leading Hellenic toy retailer, chose rigid paperboard containers from Sonoco Europe.

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Case Study: Marchoc Gourmet Hot Chocolate

Sonoco's Greek customer Gialousis wanted to diversify its customer base in 2015 by launching a new, more premium line of gourmet, aromatic chocolate powdered drinks geared toward retail consumers. Ultimately, Sonoco developed a premium package that won awards for style.

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Sonoco honored for Cubox packaging

Sonoco's Mexico City facility was recently awarded Stellar Container by the Mexican Packaging Association. It was selected as ergonomic, easy to open, innovatively portion-controlled and multi-packed, attractive, high-quality and sustainable. To read more about our rigid paper offerings, click below.

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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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