Sonoco To Host Annual Investor Conference On Dec. 2, 2016

HARTSVILLE, S.C., Nov. 17, 2016 (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. 2, 2016, 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, will provide a strategic overview of the Company, including a financial update and outlook. This will be followed by a Fireside Chat question-and-answer session with:
  • R. Howard Coker, group vice president for Global Rigid Paper and Closures and Industrial Europe/Asia/Australia/New Zealand
  • Rodger Fuller, group vice president for Industrial Americas
  • Barry Saunders, senior vice president and chief financial officer
  • Rob Tiede, senior vice president for Global Consumer Packaging and Services, Protective Solutions and Reels.

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 (844) 229-9562 or internationally at (574) 990-0804. The conference ID is 84184827. 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. 2 and continue through midnight ET on Dec. 12. The replay number is (855) 859-2056. The conference ID is 84184827. The event webcast will be archived for 90 days on Sonoco's Investor Relations website under Webcasts & Presentations.

About SonocoFounded 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 billion, the Company has 20,000 employees working in more than 300 operations in 35 countries, serving some of the world's best known brands in some 85 nations. For more information on the Company, visit our website at www.sonoco.com.
Roger Schrum+843/339-6018roger.schrum@sonoco.com

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