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Sonoco invests in Zwenkau plants to create higher production capacity for advanced injection molded rigid plastic packaging

Hockenheim, Germany, September 8, 2016 -- (NYSE:SON). Packaging specialist Sonoco Europe has expanded its production sites for injection molded rigid plastic packaging in Zwenkau, Germany. By investing approximately 8 million Euros and adding 25 new employees, the Hockenheim-based company aims to increase production capacity and to improve the location’s energy efficiency.

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FachPack 2016: Sonoco presents newly developed SquareCan

It’s convenient, catches the eye and provides an even larger decoration area: At the FachPack trade show in Nuremberg Sonoco Consumer Products Europe will unveil its Square-Can, a rigid paper container in a nearly square format. Particularly in combination with another recent innovation from the packaging specialist – plastic lids decorated using in-mould labelling technology (IML) – the new package opens up a whole new range of design possibilities.

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Sonoco produces specialty paperboard containers for premium Beckscocoa

To preserve and underline their drinking chocolates’ exclusive taste experience, beckscocoa relies on rigid paper containers from Sonoco. The new single origin cocoas no. 5 and no. 7 expand the Munich-based cocoa manufacturer’s Especial series and are introduced to the market in a rigid paper container with a snap lid. The package label with hot gold foil embossing attracts attention and perfectly reflects the high quality of its content.

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Completely sustainable and 100% recyclable: Paperboard containers with compostable Vegetop®

Rigid paperboard containers from Sonoco Europe are highly sustainable convenience packaging solutions manufactured exclusively from recyclable materials. Sonoco Consumer Products Europe has now teamed up with Vegeplast, a specialist for injection-moulded and biodegradable plastics, to take this sustainability concept one step further. The containers introduced by Sonoco in 2015 are designed with a paperboard base and Vegetop®, a special shaker top made of organic, compostable plastic. This extremely eco-friendly packaging solution is ideal for foodstuffs and dietary supplements. Many customers have already adopted this solution and demand continues to grow.

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Sonoco provides composite cans to package "Fit for Fun" biscuits by Hans Freitag

Superfood meets snack: Hans Freitag cookie and waffle bakery, located in Verde, Germany, relies on carefully selected ingredients for its latest biscuit creation. It was developed in collaboration with "Fit for Fun" wellness magazine and has been introduced to the market in Sonoco's enclosable 150 gram composite can. Thanks to the handy reclosing lid, the healthy snack retains its freshness for a particularly long time and provides maximum convenience.

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And the Emmi goes to… Sonoco

Swiss yoghurt is becoming a top seller in Asia and the Middle East, whether it is pineapple yoghurt in Asia or strawberry flavour in the United Arab Emirates. The Emmi Group headquartered in Lucerne, Switzerland relies on Sonoco’s in-mould labelling (IML) solutions to pack its about 50 different yoghurt varieties and flavours. These high-quality packages are produced using thin-walled injection techniques and replace the previous deep-drawn cups with self-adhesive labels.

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A tenth state-of-the-art electrical injection molding machine was installed at the Berkel en Rodenrijs facility in August of 2014. This machine will produce and pack optical parts - 24 hours per day / 7 days per week.

Closures

Make your product stand out on the shelf by selecting an end or closure from Sonoco’s comprehensive selection of EZOs.

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Sonoco Europe: About Us

From our more than 15 European operations in seven countries, we produce packaging for a variety of industries and many of the world's most recognised brands, serving customers in 85 nations.

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Learn about the services we offer in Europe and how we can help your business, from design all the way to the distribution centre.

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