HARTSVILLE, S.C., Sept. 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has expanded its commercial offerings in adhesives, adding the SonoBond™ family of adhesives specialized for consumer and industrial packaging applications. Sonoco produces liquid, dry blend and hot melt adhesives for the packaging industry. It custom formulates these standard offerings to meet unique customer needs, enhancing performance and productivity. The Company has produced adhesives for its own packaging and assembly applications for more than 60 years, specializing in adhesives designed for point-of-purchase displays, paper tubes, boxes, paperboard containers, angleboard, and more. "We are in a unique position of not only being a manufacturer of adhesives but a user as well, so we understand the need for excellent service, quality and productivity for our customers," said Rick Turner, sales manager, Sonoco Adhesives. "We're committed to providing the expertise and reach of a 116-year-old global packaging company, paired with the service-oriented approach and customization options of a much smaller company." To learn more about Sonoco's adhesives offerings, visit www.sonoco.com/adhesives or call +843/383-7272. Consultations about customized adhesives will also be available at the upcoming Pack Expo 2015 tradeshow in Las Vegas, Sept. 28-30, at Booth S-5984. About Sonoco Founded in 1899, Sonoco is a global provider of a variety of consumer packaging, industrial products, protective packaging, and display and packaging services. With annualized net sales of approximately $5.0 billion, the Company has 20,800 employees working in more 330 facilities in 34 countries, serving many of the world's best known brands in some 85 nations. Sonoco is a proud member of the 2014/2015 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. For more information on the Company, visit our website at www.sonoco.com.