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Sonoco Named One of America’s Best Large Employers 2019

HARTSVILLE, S.C., April 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest global diversified packaging companies, has been named one of America’s Best Large Employers of 2019 by Forbes, ranking in the top 50 percent, and as the top ranked company in the packaging sector.  

“We are honored to be included as one of America’s best employers,” said Rob Tiede, Sonoco president and CEO. “As we celebrate our 120th year in business, it is the principle of Better Packaging. Better Life. that guides our work, and it is our people who make it happen. At Sonoco, we work to create a collaborative culture and family-centered work environment.”
In collaboration with analytics firm Statista, Forbes selected America’s Best Large Employers based on an independent survey from a vast sample of more than 50,000 U.S. employees working for companies employing at least 1,000 people in their U.S. operations. Learn more at

About Sonoco
Founded in 1899, Sonoco (NYSE: SON) 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 $5.4 billion, the Company has 23,000 employees working in approximately 300 operations in 36 countries, serving some of the world’s best known brands in some 85 nations. Sonoco is committed to creating sustainable products, services and programs for our customers, employees and communities that support our corporate purpose of Better Packaging. Better Life. The Company ranked first in the Packaging sector on Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies for 2019 as well as Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies. For more information, visit          

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