Sonoco to Recognize West Chicago Employees for Outstanding Safety Achievement


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Sonoco to Recognize West Chicago Employees for Outstanding Safety Achievement

    Who:   Sonoco West Chicago employees, senior management including
           president and CEO Peter Browning; and other invited guests

    What:  Celebration of ONE MILLION INJURY-FREE WORK HOURS (Company
           executives will recognize employee team with plaque for outstanding
           safety achievement.  Plant tour, employee presentations, corporate
           recognition, etc.)

    Where: Sonoco West Chicago Plant
           1500 Powis Road
           West Chicago, IL 60185

    When:  Friday, January 21, 2000
           Time of CEO's presentation of the plaque

    For more information:Steve Lutes, plant manager
           Ph: 630/231-8100
           Em: steve.lutes@sonoco.com
           www.sonoco.com

The West Chicago plant started operations as Boise Cascade in 1975. In 1987 it was acquired by Sonoco. The employee team has worked more a million injury-free work hours (seven-and-a-half plus years). The plant manufacturers composite canisters used to package frozen concentrate, snacks, nuts, powdered food and beverages as well as other non-food stuffs.

Sonoco (NYSE: SON), founded in 1899, is a $2.6 billion manufacturer of industrial and consumer packaging products with approximately 270 operations in 32 countries serving customers in 85 nations.
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