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Packaging in its natural environment: Sonoco at interpack 2017

How does packaging win consumers over in everyday life? How does it immediately stand out on retail shelves? With a brand-new booth concept, Sonoco Consumer Products Europe provided answers to these questions at this year’s Interpack. From May 4 to 10, Sonoco showcased the latest developments, like the WindowCan, in a living- space environment.

At its centrally located booth in hall 9, Sonoco served Bircher muesli from in-mould labelling (IML) plastic packaging in the kitchen area ... Read more ...

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The best of two worlds: The new WindowCan

Sonoco Consumer Products Europe is currently expanding its production sites for injection molded rigid plastics packaging in Zwenkau, Germany. By investing approximately 8 million euros and adding 25 new employees, the company is significantly boosting the sites’ production capacity and improving their energy efficiency. Sonoco manufactures injection molded rigid plastic packaging and plastic lids utilizing in-mold labelling (IML) technology in Zwenkau.

The sites Zwenkau I and II are already two of the most modern and efficient plants in the industry. With the current investment, Sonoco will further ... Read more ...

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A successful expansion into consumer goods

Establishing your products on a completely new market can be difficult. Gialousis relies on Sonoco packaging for its powdered beverage products sold to the food service industry. When the Greek brand started looking for a packaging solution to bring their product Marchoc onto the consumer goods market, Sonoco was their first choice as well. The result of their cooperation: An appealing premium composite can that stands out both at the point of sale (POS) and on the kitchen shelf.

Gialousis, a leading Greek manufacturer of powdered beverage products, had traditionally sold its products ... Read more ...

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Convenient and crunchy: Vico’s Hula Hoops come in Sonoco’s rigid paperboard containers

The ideal packaging matters: for the ring-shaped Hula Hoops snack, the French brand Vico chose composite cans from Sonoco Europe. With their trendy design, the handy containers stand out at the point of sale (POS). An aluminum inner lining and the reclosable snap lid satisfy consumers’ demand for convenience and freshness.

Snack fans can purchase Vico’s latest creation in all major French supermarkets in a 115-gram composite can. Hula Hoops ... Read more ...

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Sonoco’s IML design for Tartex wins IMDA Best of Show

For Tartex’ vegan pâté “Brotzeit”, Sonoco combines in-mould labelling (IML) and PermaSafe technologies in a premium packaging solution (read more about the Tartex project here). Now, the innovative packaging solution has received two awards at the eleventh annual In-Mold Decorating Association (IMDA) Awards.

The IMDA Awards recognise the industry’s best IML packaging, in-mould decorated (IMD) durable products... Read more ...

Newsletter 2017 Q3

Newsletter 2017 Q3

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