Feb. 13, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Sonoco (NYSE: SON) today declared a
per share quarterly common stock dividend. The dividend will be paid on
March 8, 2013
, to shareholders of record as of
February 27, 2013
Harris E. DeLoach Jr.
, chairman and chief executive officer, this is the 351
consecutive quarter, dating back to 1925, that the Company has paid dividends to shareholders.
Founded in 1899, Sonoco 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
, the Company has more than 19,000 employees working in over 340 operations in 34 countries, serving some of the world's best known brands in some 85 nations. Sonoco is a proud member of the 2012/2013 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. For more information on the Company, visit our website at