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Supplier Resources

Doing Business with Sonoco

Sonoco is committed to creating and maintaining a mutually beneficial partnership with all Suppliers. View our Supplier standards, policies and other resources.

Partnering 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.

Sonoco’s strategic mission statement is to be the global leader in providing customer-preferred packaging solutions to selected value-added segments, where we expect to be either number one or two in market share.

We expect our business partners to follow Sonoco's policies on business conduct as well as our Supplier standards linked below.

Sonoco Suppliers are:


We prefer partners who strive to achieve our customer service goals and objectives.

Committed to Excellence

Please provide us with examples of your firm's excellence, responsiveness and service through certifications, awards, etc.

Selling to Sonoco

Purchase Order Terms and Conditions

If the buyer is located in the United States, use Sonoco's U.S. Terms and Conditions (effective November 29, 2018).

If the buyer is located in Europe, use our European Terms and Conditions (English) (Deutsche) (updated January 28, 2016).

If the buyer is located in Canada, use our Canadian Terms and Conditions (effective July 7, 2010).

If the buyer is located in Malaysia, use our Malaysian Terms and Conditions (effective June 11, 2013).

Identify as Tax Exempt

Learn more about the process for identifying as tax exempt.

Supplier Standards

Sonoco requires that our Suppliers, and any of their contractors, meet the standards as detailed here.

Supplier Enablement

Find onboarding information for current suppliers and resources for all our suppliers.

Report a Concern

Confidential reporting of behavior not in keeping with Sonoco standards.

Sonoco's Policies

Download Policy Documents

Learn more about Sonoco's policies on business conduct and anti-corruption, as well as our approach to taxes.