Sonoco Products Co.

Sonoco Products Co.

Sonoco Products Co.

Date Founded



1 North Second Street, Hartsville, SC, 29550, USA

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Private Equity & Venture Capital
Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing
Other Business & Consulting Services
Plastics & Synthetics
Paper Products

Company Description

Sonoco Products Co. engages in the manufacture of industrial and consumer packaging products and provides packaging services. It operates through the following segments: Consumer Packaging, Paper and Industrial Converted Products, Display and Packaging, and Protective Solutions. The Consumer Packaging segment includes the following products and services: round composite cans, shaped rigid paperboard containers, fiber caulk or adhesive tubes, aluminum, steel and peelable membrane easy-open closures for composite and metal cans; plastic bottles, jars, jugs, cups and trays; printed flexible packaging, rotogravure cylinder engraving, and global brand management. The Paper and Industrial Converted Products segment consists of the following products and services: recycled paperboard, chipboard, tubeboard, lightweight corestock, boxboard, linerboard, corrugating medium, specialty grades; paperboard tubes and cores, molded plugs, reels; collection, and processing and recycling of old corrugated containers, paper, plastics, metal, glass, and other recyclable materials. The Display Packaging segment offers the following products and services: point-of-purchase displays; custom packaging; and retail packaging, including printed backer cards, thermoformed blisters and heat sealing equipment; fulfillment; primary package filling; supply chain management; and paperboard specialties. The Protective Solutions segments comprises of the following products and services: custom-engineered, paperboard-based and expanded foam protective packaging and components; and temperature-assured packaging. The company was founded by James Lide Coker on May 10, 1899 and is headquartered at Hartsville, SC.

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Chief Executive Officer

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Secretary, Corporate Vice President & General Counsel

Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

Principal Accounting Officer

Head, Display & Packaging Business

Corporate Vice President, Treasurer & Assistant Chief Financial Officer

Senior Vice President, Corporate Planning

Senior Vice President, Rigid Paper Containers & Paper/Engineered Carriers International

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Director at Duke Energy Florida LLC

Future Chief Executive Officer at Sonoco Products Co. (Effective 04/2018)

President President's Office at Queens University of Charlotte

Co-Founder at Falfurrias Capital Partners

Senior Lecturer, Business Administration at Harvard University - Harvard Business School

Former Senior Advisor at Azalea Capital LLC

Chief Executive Officer at Gosiger, Inc.

Former Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Lowe's Companies, Inc.

Managing Director & Director at Pacific Tiger Group Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer at Elior Group SA

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Old Republic International Corp. employs a conservative long-term investment approach. They focus on investing in a diversified portfolio of fixed income and equity securities. Approximately 80% of the firm's investment portfolio is allocated to fixed income securities, 9% to equity securities and 1% to cash equivalents and miscellaneous other investments. Old Republic invests primarily in marketable, non-callable corporate securities of various investment grade issuers, with maturities of 1 to 10 years. Their consolidated fixed income portfolio was well diversified, with over 750 different issuers of corporate, municipal, agency-related, and U.S. and Canadian government securities. Investment grade issues represented approximately 99% of the portfolio. Old Republic’s fixed income portfolio is protected to a significant degree from interest rate volatility. They avoid investment structures and products that are inherently risky such as CDOs, MBS, ABS, guaranteed investment contracts, structured investment vehicles, auction rate variable short-term securities, hybrid securities and credit default and interest rate swaps.Old Republic's actively managed equity portfolio focuses on buying higher yielding blue chip and utility common stocks,

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Sonoco Products Co., Sonoco Flexible Packaging Co., Inc. purchase Clear Lam Packaging, Inc.

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Sonoco Products Co. purchases Peninsula Packaging LLC from Odyssey Investment Partners LLC

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Amcor Ltd. purchases Sonoco Products Co. /Plastics Blow Molding Operations from Sonoco Products Co.

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Abbott Laboratories engages in the discovery, development, manufacture and sale of a broad and diversified line of health care products. It operates through the following segments: Established Pharmaceutical Products, Nutritional Products, Diagnostic Products, and Vascular Products. The Established Pharmaceutical Products segment refers to the international sales of a line of branded generic pharmaceutical products. The Nutritional Products segment caters to the worldwide sales of adult and pediatric nutritional products. The Diagnostic Products segment markets diagnostic systems and tests for blood banks, hospitals, commercial laboratories and alternate-care testing sites. The Vascular Products segment trades coronary, endovascular, structural heart, vessel closure and other medical device products. The company was founded by Wallace Calvin Abbott in 1888 and is headquartered in Abbott Park, IL.

Procter & Gamble Co. engages in the provision of branded consumer packaged goods. It operates through the following segments: Beauty, Grooming, Health Care, Fabric and Home Care, and Baby, Feminine and Family Care. The Beauty segment offers hair, skin, and personal care. The Grooming segment comprises of shave care like female and male blades and razors, pre and post shave products, and appliances. The Health Care segment includes oral care products like toothbrushes, toothpaste, and personal health care such as gastrointestinal, rapid diagnostics, respiratory, and vitamins, minerals, and supplements. The Fabric and Home Care segment consist of fabric enhancers, laundry additives and detergents, and air, dish, and surface care. The Baby, Feminine and Family Care segment sells baby wipes, diapers, and pants, adult incontinence, feminine care, paper towels, tissues, and toilet paper. The company was founded by William Procter and James Gamble in 1837 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH.

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