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.

Download Supplier Standards

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Sonoco Suppliers are:

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

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

    We value Suppliers who continually look for ways to help us lower our costs through savings in all areas.
  • Technology Savvy

    Our best Suppliers are those who take advantage of technology to give Sonoco and its customers a competitive edge.
  • Business Innovators

    We want to work with companies that are willing to work toward continuous improvement and more efficient products and services.

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.

Sonoco's Policies

Memorandum of Insurance


Conflict Minerals

Learn about our policy on conflict minerals.

Human Rights Policy

Learn more about Sonoco's commitment to respect human rights standards.

Information Security and Cyber Security

Learn more about our policy.

Download Policy Documents

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