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Sonoco receives Sherwin-Williams Certified Supplier Award for fifth consecutive year

Diversified packaging provider Sonoco has received Sherwin-Williams' Certified Supplier Award for achieving the highest level of product quality and performance, and for outstanding customer service; it is the fifth year in a row that Sonoco has received this award.
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Sonoco's Waco, TX flexibles facility receives gold Sustainability Star Award

Sonoco, global provider of a variety of consumer packaging, industrial products, protective packaging, and displays and packaging supply chain services, has named its Waco, TX flexible facility a gold Sonoco Sustainability Star Award recipient for the plant's successful efforts to achieve landfill free status; Waco is the first flexibles facility to achieve this award.
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Sonoco Plastics named 2013-14 Supplier of the Year by Madico

Coating, laminating, and specialty films converter Madico has named Sonoco 2013-14 Supplier of the Year in the “Supplies and Services” category for its exceptional performance in quality, service, delivery and, innovation, and capability as a key supply partner.
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Sonoco named a Top Company for Leaders by Aon Hewitt

Sonoco has been named to the 2014 list of North American Top Companies for Leaders by Aon Hewitt: Sonoco was No. 12 (out of 25) on the 2014 North America list and No. 21 (out of 25) on the Global Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders list.
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Sonoco’s Newport Paper Mill receives Bronze Sustainability Star Award

Diversified packaging company Sonoco has named its Newport, TN, paper mill a bronze Sonoco Sustainability Star Award recipient for the facility’s efforts to significantly decrease wastes going to landfill.
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Sonoco acquires Weidenhammer Packaging Group

Sonoco, global provider of a variety of consumer packaging, industrial products, protective packaging, and displays, and packaging supply chain services, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Weidenhammer Packaging Group (WPG), one of Europe's leading providers of composite cans, composite drums, and rigid plastic containers, for approximately $360 million.
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Sonoco agrees to acquire Weidenhammer Packaging Group

With the goal of becoming a global leader in rigid paper packaging, Sonoco has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Weidenhammer Packaging Group, European provider of composite cans, composite drums, and rigid plastic containers, for approximately $383 million in cash.
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Sonoco completes acquisition of Tegrant Corporation

According to Harris E. DeLoach, Jr., Sonoco chairman and chief executive officer, the acquisition of Tegrant from Metalmark Capital for $550 million has created a North American leader in multi-material protective packaging with more than 40 years of industry.
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Sonoco Plastics unifies company's plastics operations

Sonoco has announced that it is centralizing its various plastics operations under a single corporate umbrella and brand, Sonoco Plastics. 
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Sonoco handling packing services for Henkel's adhesive Products

Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has agreed to handle European packaging requirements for Henkel's consumer adhesive products from Sonoco's service center in Wroclaw, Poland.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Greif Bros. Corp. (Delaware, OH) has signed an agreement to acquire KMI Continental Fibre Drum, Inc., Fibro Tambor, and Sonoco Plastic Drum, Inc., all wholly owned subsidiaries of Sonoco Products Co.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Sonoco Products Co. (Hartsville, SC) has expanded into Brazil by joining forces with For-Plas (Araras, Brazil), a supplier of peel-off metal ends and plastic components, to form Sonoco For-Plas.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Sonoco Products Co. (Hartsville, SC) completed the acquisition of Specialty Packaging Group Inc. (Wassau, WI).
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Crellin, Inc. (Chatham, NY) has changed its name to Sonoco Crellin; the company was purchased by Sonoco Products Co. in '93.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Sonoco Products Co.'s Industrial Container Div. (Marietta, GA) invested $5 million to expand its Chicago plant.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Sonoco Products Co. (Hartsville, SC) will diversify its consumer packaging offerings with the purchase of The Specialty Packaging Group, Inc. (Wausau, WI).
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Supplier news: International agreements

Sonoco Products Co. (Hartsville, SC) has teamed up with Biederman Enterprises Inc. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) to provide plastic grease cartridges to the North American market.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Sonoco Products Co.'s Industrial Container Div. (Hartsville, SC) is opening a new plastic drum manufacturing facility in Hazleton, PA.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Sonoco Products Co. (Hartsville, SC): Peter C. Browning, president and COO; Rodger D. Fuller, president of Sonoco Ltd.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Sonoco Products Co. (Hartsville, SC) is beginning operations in Indonesia to produce both consumer and industrial packaging products.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

The Morrill Press, the flexible packaging div. of Sonoco Products Co., has been renamed Sonoco Flexible Pkg. (Fulton, NY).
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Supplier news: International agreements

Sonoco Envases S.A. de C.V., the Mexico-based subsidiary of Sonoco Products Co. (Hartsville, SC) has purchased Sermart's (Mexico City, Mexico) composite canister business.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Sonoco Products Co. (Hartsville, SC) and Shanghai Hongwen Paper Mill Co., Ltd. (Shanghai, China) signed a formal joint venture agreement to form a new company called Sonoco Hongwen Paper Co., Ltd.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Sonoco Products Co. (Hartsville, SC) has purchased the Pontcharra manufacturing location of Sofratube, a subsidiary of the Rochette Group.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Sonoco Products Co. (Hartsville, SC) has announced plans to continue focusing on growth for its Engraph business unit.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Sonoco Products Co. (Hartsville, SC): Kathryn Copelin, strategic account mgr., Industrial Container Div.