Sonoco Products Overview

  • Hartsville, SC
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1899
  • Company - Public (SON)
  • Industrial Manufacturing
  • $5 to $10 billion (USD)

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Sonoco works with customers to collaboratively develop and deliver Innovative Packaging Solutions (IPS) that enhance and optimize their business and brands. Sonoco’s operations consist of global consumer packaging businesses –rigid paper and closures, flexibles and plastics; ...
Mission: Sonoco is a $5.4 billion global provider of consumer packaging, industrial products, protective solutions and display and packaging services. From its headquarters in Hartsville, S.C., and more than 330 operations in 30+ countries, the company produces packaging for a variety of ...

Sonoco Products Reviews

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"Great Company"

Apr 16, 2021 - Packer in Winchester, KY
Positive Outlook
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Great benefits when you get full time, great pay, great people to work with


Sometimes it will get hot in the summer but they provide stuff to keep you hydrated.
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Sonoco Products Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online31%
Campus Recruiting21%

  1. Featured Interview

    Crew Leader Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Hartselle, AL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    I applied online. I interviewed at Sonoco Products (Hartselle, AL) in Sep 2020


    Interview questions were very in depth. Panel first, 4 people. Follow up 40 minute phone interview. Another face to face with 2 managers. Last, phone interview with regional HR manager.

    Situational questions about confrontations with operators.

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Company Updates

September 30, 2020
We are proud to be named again to the "Best for Vets" employers list by Military Times! “Our Veterans are some of our brightest and hardworking associates,” said Howard Coker, president and CEO. “They bring specific attributes that align with our mantra of ‘People Build Businesses by Doing the Right Thing,’ including loyalty, teamwork and determination. We are proud to be included on such a distinguished list.”
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Sonoco Again Named a "Best for Vets" Company | Sonoco
February 17, 2020
“We are honored to again be included as one of America’s most sustainable companies alongside some of the world’s best known brands,” said Howard Coker, president and CEO. “At Sonoco, we believe that better packaging leads to a better life, and sustainability plays a huge role in our efforts daily.”
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Sonoco Again Ranked in Barron's 100 Most Sustainable Companies in the U.S. Listing

Sonoco Products Awards & Accolades

  • America's Most Responsible Companies 2020Newsweek2020
  • Barron's 100 Most Sustainable CompaniesBarron's2020

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • First Job Programs

    Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

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