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Stock Report: Sonoco Products Company (SON) Report Updated: May 23, 2016 | Print This Page

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Company Profile

Sonoco Products Company manufactures and sells industrial and consumer packaging products in North and South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company operates through four segments: Consumer Packaging, Paper and Industrial Converted Products, Display and Packaging, and Protective Solutions. The Consumer Packaging segment offers round composite cans; shaped rigid paperboard containers; fiber caulk/adhesive tubes; aluminum, steel, and peel able membrane easy-open closures for composite and metal cans; plastic bottles, jars, jugs, cups, and trays; and printed flexible packaging, rotogravure cylinder engraving, and global brand management services. The Paper and Industrial Converted Products segment provides recycled paperboard, chipboard, tubeboard, lightweight corestock, boxboard, linerboard, corrugating medium, and specialty grades; and paperboard tubes and cores, molded plugs, and reels. This segment is also involved in the collection, processing, and recycling of old corrugated containers, paper, plastics, metal, glass, and other recyclable materials. The Display and Packaging segment offers point-of-purchase displays; custom packaging products; fulfillment services; primary package filling; supply chain management; paperboard specialties; and retail packaging products, including printed backer cards, thermoformed blisters, and heat sealing equipment. The Protective Solutions segment provides custom-engineered, paperboard-based, and expanded foam protective packaging and components; and temperature-assured packaging products. The company sells its products in various markets, which include paper, textile, film, food, chemical, packaging, construction, and wire and cable. Sonoco Products Company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Hartsville, South Carolina.