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.
We value Suppliers who continually look for ways to help us lower our costs through savings in all areas.
Our best Suppliers are those who take advantage of technology to give Sonoco and its customers a competitive edge.
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 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
Sonoco requires that our Suppliers, and any of their contractors, meet the standards as detailed here.
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.