Sonoco Board Declares Regular Quarterly Common Stock Dividend

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HARTSVILLE, S.C. , Oct. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of Sonoco (SON) today declared a $.31 per share quarterly common stock dividend. The dividend will be paid on December 10, 2013 , to shareholders of record as of November 15, 2013 .

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According to Jack Sanders , president and chief executive officer, this is the 354th consecutive quarter, dating back to 1925, that the Company has paid dividends to shareholders.

About Sonoco
Founded in 1899, Sonoco is a global provider of a variety of consumer packaging, industrial products, protective packaging, and displays and packaging supply chain services. With annualized net sales of approximately $4.8 billion , the Company has more than 19,900 employees working in 347 operations in 34 countries, serving some of the world's best known brands in some 85 nations. Sonoco is a proud member of the 2013/2014 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. For more information on the Company, visit our website at www.sonoco.com.

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Roger Schrum, +843/339-6018, roger.schrum@sonoco.com

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