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    Sonoco Products Co. (SON)

    41.44 Up 0.31(0.75%) Oct 9, 4:06PM EDT
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    Sonoco Products Co.
    1 North Second Street
    Hartsville, SC 29550
    United States - Map
    Phone: 843-383-7000
    Website: http://www.sonoco.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Consumer Goods
    Industry:Packaging & Containers
    Full Time Employees:20,800

    Business Summary 

    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.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Sonoco Products Co.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Oct 1, 2015 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 2.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Harris E. DeLoach Jr., 70
    Exec. Chairman and Member of Exec. Committee
    Mr. M. Jack Sanders , 61
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Director and Member of Exec. Committee
    Mr. Barry L. Saunders , 56
    Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Sr. VP
    Mr. John M. Colyer Jr., 54
    Sr. VP of Global Industrial Products and Protective Solutions
    Mr. Robert C. Tiede , 56
    Sr. VP of Global Consumer Packaging & Services
    Mr. Robert Howard Coker , 52
    VP of Global Rigid Paper & Closures
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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