Skip to main content

In-Mold Labeled Containers

Offering design, prototyping, mold-making, production and assembly services to provide plastic tubs to leading CPG brands.

In-Mold Labeled Containers

In-mold labeled (IML) plastic packaging incorporates the decorative elements of your packaging as a structural component of the package itself – protecting the label from wear and tear, and improving efficiency and sustainability outcomes by minimizing the materials used and the production time.

We support your sales goals through:


Visual Appeal

Premium appearance

  • Premium graphics 
  • Metallic inks
  • Embossing 

Product visibility 

  • Clear or windowed packaging 

Brand differentiation 

  • Variety of shapes that stand out on the shelf 

Safety & Efficiency


  • Tamper evidence
  • No need for membranes, shrink bands or small, detachable parts


  • Stackability
  • Lower cube
  • Shipping efficiency

Operational Compatibility

  • Runs on existing assets


  • 100% recyclable polypropylene

Serving global customers in a global world.

We offer injection molded tub design, prototyping, mold-making, production and assembly in the U.S., Mexico, the Netherlands and Germany. No one is more committed than we are to meeting our customers’ needs around the world.

More than 50 years ago, Sonoco was one of the first to venture into the brand new technology of injection molding. Today, we maintain a focus on innovation, making 95% of our products with custom injection molds.

Markets We Serve


Get eye-catching coffee packages that offer product protection, extended shelf life, improved sustainability and consumer convenience.

Read More

Frozen Foods

Our frozen foods packaging ranges from bags for flash-frozen produce to frozen dinner trays designed for the freezer, microwave and oven.

Read More

See what Sonoco can do for your business.