HARTSVILLE, S.C., Nov. 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest global diversified packaging companies, will host its annual breakfast meeting for the financial community in New York City on Friday, Dec. 4, 2015, in the Villard Ballroom of the New York Palace Hotel, 455 Madison Ave.

Breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. ET, and the presentation will start at 7:50 a.m. Jack Sanders, president and chief executive officer, and Barry Saunders, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will provide a strategic overview of the Company, including a financial update and outlook. Several members of Sonoco's executive leadership will attend and will be available for discussion.

Those interested in attending the breakfast meeting should email their name, company and if they will be attending in person to robin.hayter@sonoco.com or call +843-383-3450. Those who cannot attend in person can join the meeting via telephone conference call or by webcast. Interested investors can access the toll-free conference call at 855-319-2207 or internationally at +330-863-3295. The conference ID is 62454034. The webcast and presentations will be available online by visiting the Investor Relations tab of www.sonoco.com.

A replay of the event will begin at 11:20 a.m. ET on Dec. 4 and continue through midnight ET on Dec. 14. The replay number is 855-859-2056. The conference ID is 62454034. The event webcast will be archived for 90 days on Sonoco's Investor Relations website under Webcasts & Presentations.

About Sonoco

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 $5.0 billion, the Company has 20,800 employees working in more than 330 operations in 34 countries, serving some of the world's best known brands in some 85 nations. Sonoco is a proud member of the 2015/2016 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. For more information on the Company, visit our website at www.sonoco.com.

Contact:     Roger Schrum+843/339-6018roger.schrum@sonoco.com

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