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15 Oct, 2012, 09:50 ET Sonoco Board Declares 350th Consecutive Regular Quarterly Common Stock Dividend

The Board of Directors of Sonoco (NYSE: SON) today declared a $.30 per share quarterly common stock dividend. The dividend will be paid on Dec.10,...


11 Oct, 2012, 09:00 ET Sonoco Announces Leadership Changes in North American Paper Mill Operations

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced that Marty F. Pignone has been named vice...


26 Sep, 2012, 12:29 ET Sonoco Launches Family of New Insulated Pallet Shippers

 ThermoSafe Brands, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE: SON), has launched a family of new temperature-assured polyurethane-insulated pallet shippers for...


20 Sep, 2012, 08:30 ET Sonoco Recycling Invests in Onslow County Recycling

 Sonoco Recycling, LLC,  a unit of Sonoco (NYSE: SON) and one of the largest packaging recyclers in North America, has completed $2...


17 Sep, 2012, 11:10 ET Sonoco Selected Sector Leader in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON) today announced that it has been selected as sector leader in the U.S. Container & Packaging category of the Dow Jones...


10 Sep, 2012, 17:50 ET Sonoco Revises 2012 Third Quarter Base Earnings Estimates

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON) today announced revised base earnings guidance for the third quarter ending September 30, 2012. The Company expects...


28 Aug, 2012, 08:23 ET Sonoco to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Global Industrials & Materials Conference

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


03 Aug, 2012, 12:00 ET Sonoco to Present at Jefferies 2012 Global Industrial and A&D Conference

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, will speak to the investment community on Thursday, Aug. 9,...


25 Jul, 2012, 11:52 ET Sonoco Outlines Sustainability Progress in its 2011-2012 Corporate Responsibility Report

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today released its 2011-2012 Corporate Responsibility Report,...


19 Jul, 2012, 07:30 ET Sonoco Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today reported financial results for its 2012 second quarter,...


18 Jul, 2012, 11:45 ET Sonoco Board Declares Regular Quarterly Common Stock Dividend

The Board of Directors of Sonoco (NYSE: SON) today declared a $.30 per share quarterly common stock dividend. The dividend will be paid on...


28 Jun, 2012, 16:30 ET Sonoco to Host Second Quarter 2012 Investor Conference Call

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


18 Jun, 2012, 14:41 ET Sonoco Announces a Surcharge for Wood Reels

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...


08 Jun, 2012, 10:06 ET Sonoco to Present at the Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference

Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, will speak to the investment community on Wednesday, June 13,...


08 Jun, 2012, 08:30 ET Sonoco Introduces the UltraFreshSystem™ for Fresh-Cut Produce

Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies; Paper Pak Industries, a leading manufacturer of absorbent mediums...


07 Jun, 2012, 08:30 ET Sonoco's Patented Radial Crush Tester Now Commercially Available

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, announced today the commercial availability of its patented...


11 May, 2012, 09:41 ET Sonoco to Present at Oppenheimer 7th Annual Industrials Conference

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, will speak to the investment community on Tuesday, May 15, at...


10 May, 2012, 09:57 ET Sonoco CorrFlex's Rural Hall Plant Achieves 95 Percent Landfill Diversion

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


24 Apr, 2012, 09:35 ET Sonoco CorrFlex's Winston Salem 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 Sonoco...


19 Apr, 2012, 07:58 ET Sonoco Reports First Quarter 2012 Results

 Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today reported financial results for its 2012 first quarter,...