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Shaped Rigid Paper Containers

Break Out.

Making virtually any shape rigid paper container, in a wide range of diameters and heights, for food, beverage and nonfood products.

You want to be unique and different. So do we.

Using recycled paper, advanced engineering and package design, we can make virtually any shape rigid paper container, in a wide range of diameters and heights for food, beverage and nonfood products.

Linearpak® Paperboard Containers

For decades , cereal boxes had corners. Linearpak rigid paper containers broke the mold, creating a corner-free package with seamless billboarding that makes product photography and graphics irresistible.

Complete with a peelable membrane and plastic overcap, this breakthrough package stacks neatly on pallets, in boxes, point-of-purchase displays and on the shelf, always presenting your brand in the best possible light.

  • Consumer-preferred recloseable paperboard can
  • Available in 4" and 5" diameters and heights ranging from 3" to 8"
  • Low,  medium and high-barrier liners
  • Safe-Top™ peelable membrane top
  • Plastic overcaps in multiple colors with or without embossing
  • Rotogravure, flexographic or litho printed convolute labels
  • Easy to stack and store


Shaped Specialty Packaging

In high-end specialty markets, unique shaped packaging made from rigid paperboard communicates a premium image, creates an impressive alternative to tins and boxes and commands a premium price. Sonoco can work with your brand managers and designers to create oval, rectangular, round or square specialty packaging with sophisticated imagery and promotional messaging that accommodate the shape of your product or promotional add-ons. High quality lithographic printing, special effects and labels that wrap entirely around the package add to the distinctive look. You can also choose opening features such as slipcovers, plug lids and even screw-on-tops.

From small quantities to large runs, there’s no limit to what we can do to create a package that’s unique, memorable and most all, effective in generating sales.

Sustainable Alternatives to Metal Cans

Companies that make everything from coffee to powdered infant formula are discovering the advantages of converting from metal cans to rigid paper containers. Paper offers a wide range of advantages throughout a container's lifecycle, from conserving raw material and saving transportation costs to decreasing energy inputs and greenhouse gas emissions. Sonoco is committed to helping our customers find sustainable packaging alternatives and to be good stewards of environmental resources.