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:

Benefits

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

Benefits

Safety & Efficiency

Safety

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

Efficiency

  • Stackability
  • Lower cube
  • Shipping efficiency

Operational Compatibility

  • Runs on existing assets

Sustainability

  • 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

  • Closeup on steaming coffee beans

    Coffee

    Get eye-catching coffee packages that offer product protection, extended shelf life, improved sustainability and consumer convenience.
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  • Couple standing in front of the grocery store freezer

    Frozen Foods

    Our frozen foods packaging ranges from bags for flash-frozen produce to frozen dinner trays designed for the freezer, microwave and oven.
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  • image of ice cream being consumed

    Dairy

    We produce flexible plastic, rigid plastic and rigid paper packaging for ice cream, sour cream and more.
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  • Dried bananas, raisins, nuts, and other snacks mixed together

    Snacks & Confections

    Whether you’re packing chips or nuts, cookies or candy, trail mix or cereal, our packaging can be tailored to fit your product and process.
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  • kids in hammock drinking

    Powdered Beverages

    Sonoco's packaging excels at marketing your brand, while providing physical protection – maintaining freshness before and after opening.
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See what Sonoco can do for your business.

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