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Designed to Appeal: Sonoco at the FachPack 2019

Safe, convenient and sustainable: the demands on modern consumer packaging are diverse and can vary greatly from product to product. But no matter which product it is, one thing is certain: the packaging plays a key role in consumers’ purchasing decisions.

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Plastic Packaging by Sonoco: Simply Sustainable

The sustainability and recyclability of their solutions is a key issue for the packaging experts at Sonoco Consumer Products Europe. Advanced In-Mould-Labelling (IML) technology and a focus on mono-material enable them to produce plastic packaging solutions that are almost completely recyclable. The cyclos-HTP institute for recycling and product responsibility recently tested Sonoco’s polypropylene (PP) packagings that are currently being used on the market by several clients.

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Keeping mymuesli crispy and crunchy

The German company mymuesli provides health-aware and sustainability-oriented consumers with muesli mixes that they can compose themselves. With Sonoco Europe, mymuesli found the ideal supplier for their iconic packaging. As of July, Sonoco produces all rigid paperboard containers for mymuesli.

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Stylish and Sustainable: Sonoco at the FachPack

Outstanding and sustainable packaging solutions will be at the heart of Sonoco Europe’s booth at this year’s FachPack trade show from 25 to 27 September in Nuremberg, Germany. The design of booth 5-247, hall 5, mimics a life-like environment consisting of a kitchen area and a supermarket corner.

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Instant Fun: Sonoco provides playful packaging for kids’ drink Jumbotonic

Colourful and convenient packaging for kids’ products catches the consumer’s eye on the shelf, and adds an element of fun to everyday use. Launched in Jumbo Toy stores just before Christmas 2016, Jumbotonic Kid Instant Choco is a chocolate drink powder that combines the high quality of other Gialousis products with playful and attractive packaging that might appeal to children and parents.

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The best of two worlds: Sonoco presents innovative WindowCan

The innovative packaging solution WindowCan from Sonoco Europe gives customers a clear view of food products like muesli and confectionery – while combining the advantages of rigid paperboard containers with those of plastic packaging. First presented as a prototype at Interpack 2017, Sonoco produces the cylindrical plastic cans using in-mould labelling (IML) technology.

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Packaging in its natural environment: Sonoco at the Interpack 2017

High-quality packaging really starts to shine when consumers use it in their everyday lives. At this year’s instalment of the leading packaging trade show Interpack (Düsseldorf, 4th – 10th May 2017), Sonoco Europe will present its packaging solutions in real-world consumption situations. This brand-new, interactive concept will turn the booth in hall 9, C34.D31 into an apartment-like living space.

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Sonoco Consumer Products Europe plants receive top marks in BRC certification

Hygiene is a top priority in the food industry. Accordingly, production plants operated by Sonoco Consumer Products Europe strictly follow the provisions of the British Retail Consortium, the BRC Global Standard. This is one of the world's leading programs for product safety and quality certifications. In the first half of the year, Sonoco plants in Germany were recertified in accordance with the BRC Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials.

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all4pack 2016: Sonoco Presents Broad Range of Rigid Paperboard Containers

If you’re looking for environment-friendly, convenient and safe food packaging solutions, Sonoco’s rigid paperboard containers are the product of choice. The robust all-rounders are ideal not only for a broad variety of filling goods, but also offer numerous advantages with regard to recyclability, functionality and product protection. From 14 to 17 November, visitors to this year’s all4pack (formerly Emballage) exhibition in Paris can see for themselves the advantages of rigid paperboard containers.

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Amica introduces Rigid Paper Drum in successful Promotion Campaign

The Italian food market has an entirely new packaging solution: Amica, Italy’s second-largest snack producer with an annual revenue of approximately 85 million Euros, packages its traditionally manufactured “Eldorada” potato chips in rigid paper drums. The large rigid paper containers, produced by Sonoco Consumer Products Europe, are ideal to share the delicious snacks with a group of friends, for instance at a barbecue or during a sports event.

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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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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.


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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