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Jul 17, 2013, 13:37 ET
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Harry A. Cockrell Elected to Sonoco Board of Directors

Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced that Harry A. Cockrell has been elected to its...

Jul 17, 2013, 11:15 ET
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Sonoco Board Declares Regular Quarterly Common Stock Dividend

The Board of Directors of Sonoco (NYSE: SON) today declared a $.31 per share quarterly common stock dividend. The dividend will be paid on Sept....

Jun 28, 2013, 09:04 ET
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Sonoco Announces Potential Closure of Carrickmacross Facility in County Monaghan, Ireland

Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced its intention to enter into consultation with the...

Jun 28, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Sonoco to Host Second Quarter 2013 Investor Conference Call

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, will host its regular quarterly investor conference call on...

Jun 27, 2013, 09:17 ET
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Sonoco Announces Price Increase for All Paperboard Tubes and Cores

Sonoco (NYSE: SON) today announced that it will raise the price for all paperboard tubes and cores by 5 percent, effective with shipments in the...

Jun 26, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Sonoco Names Thompson Vice President, Marketing and Innovation

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today...

Jun 21, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Sonoco Announces Price Increase for All Uncoated Recycled Paperboard Products

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON) today announced that it will raise the price for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) products by $40 per ton,...

Jun 13, 2013, 08:30 ET
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Sonoco Alloyd Unveils New Aergo® 6E 100 Percent Electric Heat Sealing Machine at EastPack 2013

 Sonoco Alloyd, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE: SON), is pleased to introduce the industry's first 100 percent electric ergonomic heat...

Jun 05, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Sonoco to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Industrials & Basic Materials Conference

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, will speak to the investment community on Wednesday, June 12,...

May 21, 2013, 15:15 ET
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Sonoco to Present at Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference 2013

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, will speak to the investment community on Wednesday, May 22,...

May 09, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Sonoco's Hanover Plant Named a Sonoco Sustainability Star Award Winner

 Sonoco Recycling, LLC, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE: SON) and one of the largest packaging recyclers in North America, today announced that...

May 08, 2013, 14:00 ET
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Sonoco Announces New Supplier Sustainability Award Program and First-year Recipients

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging and services companies, today unveiled its Sonoco Supplier Sustainability...

May 02, 2013, 10:07 ET
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Sonoco Receives Outstanding Marketing at Retail Achievement Awards

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging and services companies, today announced that its retail point-of-purchase...

Apr 18, 2013, 07:30 ET
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Sonoco Reports First Quarter 2013 Results

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today reported financial results for its first quarter that...

Apr 17, 2013, 12:05 ET
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Sonoco Board Declares Increase in Common Stock Dividend

 The Board of Directors of Sonoco (NYSE: SON) today declared a $.31 per share quarterly common stock dividend, an increase from the previous...

Apr 17, 2013, 12:00 ET
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Energizer® Streamlines Operations, Improves Efficiencies and Drives Savings

Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced that it has been awarded the primary packaging,...

Apr 03, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Sonoco to Host First Quarter 2013 Investor Conference Call

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, will host its regular quarterly investor conference call on...

Apr 01, 2013, 07:30 ET
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Sanders Takes Over as Sonoco's Chief Executive Officer

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON) announced today that M. Jack Sanders has taken over as president and chief executive officer following his election by the...

Mar 18, 2013, 07:30 ET
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Sonoco Releases 2012 Annual Report to Shareholders

 Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced that its 2012 Annual Report to Shareholders is...

Mar 15, 2013, 10:00 ET
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Sonoco Protective Solutions abrirá nueva planta de espuma moldeada en la zona central de México

Sonoco Protective Solutions, el mayor fabricante de América del Norte de componentes y soluciones de empaquetado de espuma moldeada y una...