Sonoco News Releases https://investor.sonoco.com/ Sonoco News Releases en Sonoco Contributing $200 Million to U.S. Defined Pension Plans https://investor.sonoco.com/news-releases/news-release-details/sonoco-contributing-200-million-us-defined-pension-plans HARTSVILLE, S.C. , May 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced it is making voluntary contributions of approximately $200 million to its U.S. Defined Benefit Pension Plans. Tue, 21 May 2019 06:45:00 -0400 Sonoco News Releases 41866 Sonoco to Acquire Corenso Holdings America https://investor.sonoco.com/news-releases/news-release-details/sonoco-acquire-corenso-holdings-america Expands Company’s Sustainable Paperboard and Core Converting Operations HARTSVILLE, S.C. , May 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the most sustainable, diversified global packaging companies, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Corenso Holdings Mon, 20 May 2019 07:30:00 -0400 Sonoco News Releases 41861 Sonoco Celebrates 120th Anniversary by Ringing Closing Bell at New York Stock Exchange https://investor.sonoco.com/news-releases/news-release-details/sonoco-celebrates-120th-anniversary-ringing-closing-bell-new HARTSVILLE, S.C. , May 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest global diversified packaging companies, is celebrating its 120 th anniversary today. The Company was founded as the Southern Novelty Company on May 10, 1899 . In honor of the occasion and in recognition of Fri, 10 May 2019 06:45:00 -0400 Sonoco News Releases 41851 Sonoco Reports First Quarter 2019 Results https://investor.sonoco.com/news-releases/news-release-details/sonoco-reports-first-quarter-2019-results Solid Performance Drives Full-year Base Earnings Guidance Raise HARTSVILLE, S.C. , April 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today reported financial results for its first quarter ending March 31, 2019 . Thu, 18 Apr 2019 06:45:00 -0400 Sonoco News Releases 41761 Sonoco Named One of America’s Best Large Employers 2019 https://investor.sonoco.com/news-releases/news-release-details/sonoco-named-one-americas-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 Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:13:00 -0400 Sonoco News Releases 41741 Sonoco Increases Common Stock Dividend by 5 Percent https://investor.sonoco.com/news-releases/news-release-details/sonoco-increases-common-stock-dividend-5-percent HARTSVILLE, S.C. , April 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Sonoco (NYSE: SON) today declared a $.43 per share quarterly common stock dividend, an approximately 5 percent increase from the previous quarterly dividend of $.41 per share. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:53:00 -0400 Sonoco News Releases 41736 Grissett Named Division Vice President, General Manager of Global Flexibles at Sonoco https://investor.sonoco.com/news-releases/news-release-details/grissett-named-division-vice-president-general-manager-global HARTSVILLE, S.C., April 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, announced today that Russell Grissett has assumed the duties of Division Vice President and General Manager of Global Flexibles, effective April 1, 2019 . Tue, 02 Apr 2019 06:45:00 -0400 Sonoco News Releases 41661 Sonoco Joins More Than 550 CEOs in Commitment to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace https://investor.sonoco.com/news-releases/news-release-details/sonoco-joins-more-550-ceos-commitment-advance-diversity-and HARTSVILLE, S.C. , March 27, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON) joins a growing coalition pledging to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. One of more than 550 CEOs who have come together for CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, Sonoco President and CEO Rob Tiede signed the Wed, 27 Mar 2019 11:57:00 -0400 Sonoco News Releases 41656 Sonoco Announces New Chief Information Officer https://investor.sonoco.com/news-releases/news-release-details/sonoco-announces-new-chief-information-officer HARTSVILLE, S.C. , March 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, announced today that Richard (Rick) Johnson has joined the Company as Chief Information Officer, reporting to President and CEO Rob Tiede , effective today. Tue, 26 Mar 2019 06:45:00 -0400 Sonoco News Releases 41651 Sonoco Issues 2018 Annual Report Annual Shareholders Meeting to be held April 17 https://investor.sonoco.com/news-releases/news-release-details/sonoco-issues-2018-annual-report-annual-shareholders-meeting-be HARTSVILLE, S.C. , March 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has issued its 2018 Annual Report to Shareholders at investor.sonoco.com. The report, entitled 120 Years of Sonoco Strong: Building for the Next 120 Years , details Mon, 18 Mar 2019 08:55:00 -0400 Sonoco News Releases 41626