Robert C. Tiede officially takes over as Sonoco president and chief executive officer, replacing retiring Jack Sanders.
New SoftPeel membrane from Sonoco provides enhanced cut-finger protection and additional printable packaging space.
Iconic milk chocolates get a timely patriotic packaging upgrade.
Purchase to build on Sonoco’s ‘Perimeter of the Store’ growth strategy as it expands into the high-barrier flexible and forming films capability.
The $230-million deal adds the Peninsula brand of thermoformed packaging products to Sonoco Plastics’ portfolio.
New investment to better-support Duracell’s North American operations offering unique go-to-market packaging solutions: packaging materials, primary packaging, retail merchandising displays and fulfillment.
$280-million deal gives Amcor seven manufacturing facilities in Canada and the U.S.
John Florence to take on role of corporate vice-president, general counsel and secretary.
Move expands Sonoco’s presence in European temperature-controlled packaging market.
DuPont Packaging Award judges discuss global trends in third of six-part video series.
A clear plastic can from Sonoco offers alternative to traditional metal cans that could significantly change the supermarket landscape.
Can manufacturer acquires Sonoco’s metal end and closure facilities in Ohio.
Receives Worldstar 2015 Packaging Award for Whirlpool Water EveryDrop water filter package.
Cash deal for composite can manufacturer costs a cool $360 million.
Read a full article on Dare Foods in the September print issue of Canadian Packaging magazine.
$383-million cash deal nets Sonoco Europe’s leading provider of composite cans, drums and rigid plastic containers to create global leader in rigid paper packaging.
Upgrade is all part of a $100-million investment in sustainability.
Once completed, the transaction will create a N.A. leader in protective packaging.
Deal creates a larger paperboard container presence in Europe for Sonoco.
New pot plants seeds for green growth
Diversified global packaging manufacturer has strongest ever first quarter results in 2011.
Sustainability is steadily gaining in importance for consumers as they want ethically and ecologically impeccable products, packaged in a resource-conserving manner that nevertheless ensures their perfect condition when purchased. This is a major challenge to packaging producers, as the industry wants to save on materials without compromising the stability of the packaging in any way.
Leading consumer packaging products manufacturer Sonoco of Hartsville, S.C. says its inhouse-designed packaging sustainability software is enabling leading brand-owners achieve significant reductions in their landfill-bound waste through effective material substitution and elimination, downgauging of packaging structures, and the simplifying of package designs to improve their recyclability.
Sonoco, headquartered in Hartsville, SC and one of the largest global diversified packaging companies, has recently said it is voluntarily targeting a 15 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from its more than 300 global manufacturing plants by…
Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has announced that M. Jack Sanders (see photo) has been named executive vice-president, global consumer businesses, effective January 1, 2010, according to Harris E. DeLoach, Jr., chairman, president and chief executive…
Sonoco, based in Hartsville, South Carolina and one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has entered into an agreement to supply packaging services in North America for the LEGO Group. These services will be provided by Sonoco from a…
Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has announced its Sonoco True Blue program, a new umbrella brand for packaging solutions and recycling services that have met stringent sustainability requirements. To qualify for the program, a package must…
Clemson University located in South Carolina, recently dedicated its Harris A. Smith Building as home to the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics, where students and researchers will study how packaging is designed and manufactured but also how products…
Mississauga, Ont.-based labels and labeling equipment supplier Weber Marking Systems of Canada has appointed Yves Collet as the company’s labeling system specialist for western Canada, to be based in Calgary, Alta. Swiss-headquartered specialty chemicals group Clariant Masterbatches has appointed Grant…
Industrial automation devices and controls supplier Carlo Gavazzi (Canada) Inc. of Mississauga, Ont., has appointed Duncan Curd as vice-president of sales, and Scott Packford as sales representative for western Canada, responsible for sales throughout the provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and…
Great taste and less waste—that’s what U.S. coffee-shop chain PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans has achieved with a recent switch to the new, highly decorative form-fill-seal (F/F/S ) foil bags from Sonoco. Featuring vivid illustrations of New Orleans’ landmarks—brought to…