Sonoco Products Co.
Sonoco Products Co. manufactures industrial and consumer packaging products and provides packaging services. The company operates through four segments: Consumer Packaging, Paper and Industrial Converted Products, Packaging Services and Protective Packaging. The Consumer Packaging segment includes the following products and services: round and shaped rigid containers and trays blow-molded plastic bottles and jars; extruded and injection-molded plastic products; printed flexible packaging; metal and peelable membrane ends and closures; and global brand artwork management. The Paper and Industrial Converted Products segment includes the following products: high-performance paper and composite paperboard tubes and cores; fiber-based construction tubes and forms; wooden, metal and composite wire and cable reels and spools; and recycled paperboard, linerboard, corrugating medium, recovered paper and other recycled materials. The Packaging Services segment includes the following products and services: designing, manufacturing, assembling, packing and distributing temporary, semipermanent and permanent point-of-purchase displays; supply chain management services, including contract packing, fulfillment and scalable service centers; and paper amenities, such as coasters and glass covers. The Protective Packaging segment includes the following products: custom-designed paperboard-based and expanded foam protective packaging; temperature-assurance packaging; and retail security packaging. The company was founded by James Lide Coker on May 10, 1899 and is headquartered at Hartsville, SC.