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About Us

We bring more to packaging than just the package.

Combining actionable insights, intellectual capital, purposeful innovation and our industry-leading packaging and services portfolio to create impactful solutions that build stronger brands.

Providing Innovative Packaging Solutions

Sonoco is a $5 billion global provider of consumer packaging, industrial products and packaging supply chain services. When collaborating with our customers, we leverage our deep knowledge of material science, our i6 Innovation Process™, and our industry-leading packaging and services portfolio to create impactful customized solutions that build stronger brands.

We produce packaging for many of the world’s most recognized brands, in markets such as applicances and electronics, automotive, beverages, confection, construction, converted paperboard, fresh and natural food, frozen and refrigerated food, shaving, home, lawn and garden, medical/pharmaceutical, pet care, powdered beverages, recycling and snacks.

Sonoco’s operations consist of our global consumer packaging businesses (rigid paper and closures, flexibles and plastics); our display and packaging division (high-impact retail displays and packaging supply chain management); our industrial businesses (tubes and cores, reels and spools, uncoated recycled paperboard and Sonoco Recycling, one of the world’s largest recyclers); and our Protective Solutions division (custom-designed protective, temperature-assurance and retail security packaging solutions and highly engineered components).

From our headquarters in Hartsville, S.C., and more than 300 operations in 33 countries, we serve customers in 85 nations.

History

Sonoco’s roots can be traced to the Southern Novelty Company, which was founded in Hartsville, South Carolina, on May 10, 1899.

Strategic Values

Sonoco intends to be the global leader in providing Innovative Packaging Solutions (IPS) that optimize our customers’ businesses and brands.

Sonoco Foundation

Sonoco views its philanthropic and business endeavors as investments to improve the quality of life in communities where the Company has operations.

Supplier Diversity

Sonoco believes that to achieve our goals relating to sustainability, it is critical that we establish a capable, qualified, competitive and diverse team of suppliers.

Doing Business 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.

Awards and Accolades

Sonoco's achievements confirm that our actions and performance are at the highest level with our peers and with the best companies in the world.

Directions to Corporate Headquarters

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