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2012-08-03 06:22:53

HARTSVILLE, S.C., Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, will speak to the investment community on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at the Jefferies 2012 Global Industrial and A&D Conference. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120403/CL80773LOGO) M. Jack Sanders, president and chief operating officer, and Barry L. Saunders, vice president and chief financial officer, are scheduled to speak at 11:30 a.m. ET. The...

2012-07-25 06:26:25

HARTSVILLE, S.C., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today released its 2011-2012 Corporate Responsibility Report, outlining the Company's continued progress in achieving its global sustainability targets. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120403/CL80773LOGO ) A key initiative for Sonoco is the development of a new $75 million biomass cogeneration system at its Hartsville, S.C., manufacturing complex. This...

2012-06-28 10:26:09

HARTSVILLE, S.C., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, will host its regular quarterly investor conference call on Thursday, July 19, 2012, at 11 a.m. ET, to review its financial results for the second quarter of 2012. Participants from Sonoco will include Harris DeLoach Jr., chairman and chief executive officer, Barry Saunders, vice president and chief financial officer, and Roger Schrum, vice president, investor...

2012-06-18 10:24:48

HARTSVILLE, S.C., June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON) will implement a surcharge of 8.6 percent for its nailed wood reels, effective July 1, 2012. The surcharge is necessary to offset the steady increase in lumber costs experienced over the past two years. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120403/CL80773LOGO ) "We have chosen to use a surcharge rather than changing our base price because we feel lumber costs should soften later this year," said Greg Powell,...

2012-06-08 06:26:35

HARTSVILLE, S.C., June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, will speak to the investment community on Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at the Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference, to be held at The Westin Chicago River North, 320 North Dearborn Street, in Chicago, Ill. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120403/CL80773LOGO ) M. Jack Sanders, president and chief operating officer, and...

2012-06-08 02:21:56

HARTSVILLE, S.C., June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies; Paper Pak Industries, a leading manufacturer of absorbent mediums for the food industry; and Bunzl Distribution, a global packaging and supplies distribution company, are pleased to introduce the UltraFreshSystem for packaging fresh-cut produce. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120403/CL80773LOGO ) The UltraFreshSystem features a custom-designed,...

2012-06-07 02:29:21

HARTSVILLE, S.C., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, announced today the commercial availability of its patented radial crush tester, which measures the radial strength of paper cores by simulating the pressures applied during the winding processes of rolled products such as plastic films and textiles. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120403/CL80773LOGO) According to David E. Rhodes, director of Global...

2012-05-11 06:25:34

HARTSVILLE, S.C., May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, will speak to the investment community on Tuesday, May 15, at the Oppenheimer 7th Annual Industrials Conference to be held at the InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel, 111 East 48th Street, in New York. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120403/CL80773LOGO ) M. Jack Sanders, president and chief operating officer, and Barry L. Saunders, vice president and...

2012-05-10 06:21:13

HARTSVILLE, S.C., May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoco Recycling, LLC, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE: SON) and one of the largest packaging recyclers in North America, today announced that Sonoco CorrFlex's Rural Hall, N.C., facility has successfully diverted over 95 percent of its waste to landfill. The plant is the second CorrFlex facility to receive a silver-tier Star Award. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120403/CL80773LOGO ) In September 2011, employees at Sonoco...

2012-04-24 06:21:29

HARTSVILLE, S.C., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoco Recycling, LLC, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE: SON) and one of the largest packaging recyclers in North America, today announced that Sonoco CorrFlex's Winston Salem, N.C., facility has received a silver-tier Sonoco Sustainability Star Award for diverting a minimum of 95 percent of its waste to landfill. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prn/20120403/CL80773LOGO) In 2008, employees at the North Carolina facility established Team Green,...