Sonoco Products Company (
Q3 2011 Earnings Conference Call
October 19, 2011 11:00 AM ET
Roger Schrum – VP, IR and Corporate Affairs
Harris DeLoach – Chairman and CEO
Jack Sanders – President and COO
Barry Saunders – VP and CFO
George Staphos – Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
Bill Gresh – JP Morgan
Ghansham Panjabi – Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.
Chip Dillon – Vertical Research Partners
Philip Ng – Jefferies & Company
Alex Ovshey – Goldman Sachs
Chris Manuel – Wells Fargo
William Selesky – Argus Research
Good day, and welcome to the third quarter 2011 Sonoco Products Corporation earnings teleconference. My name is Caddis, and I'll be your coordinator for today. At this time all participants are in listen-only mode. After management’s remarks, we will conduct a Q&A session. (Operator instructions)
I'd now like to turn the presentation over to you host for today’s conference, Vice President of Investor Relations, Mr. Roger Schrum. You may proceed sir.
Thank you, Caddis. Good morning and welcome to Sonoco's third quarter investor call. This call is being conducted on October 19, 2011. Joining me today are Harris DeLoach, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Jack Sanders, President and Chief Operating Officer; and Barry Saunders, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
The news release discussing the company’s third-quarter financial results was released after the market closed on Tuesday, October 18, and is available on our investor relations section of our website at sonoco.com.