Sonoco Announces Quarterly Conference Call and Annual Meeting Information for 2014

HARTSVILLE, S.C., Jan. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, will host its regular quarterly investor conference calls and Annual Meeting on the below dates and times. Any updates to these dates or times will be communicated in subsequent news releases. Participants from Sonoco will include M. Jack Sanders, president and chief executive officer; Barry L. Saunders, vice president and chief financial officer; and Roger P. Schrum, vice president, investor relations and corporate affairs.

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News Release (1)

Conference Call (2)

Fourth Quarter 2013 Results

Feb. 13, 2014

Feb. 13, 2014

11 a.m. ET

First Quarter 2014 Results

April 17, 2014

April 17, 2014

11 a.m. ET

Second Quarter 2014 Results

July 17, 2014

July 17, 2014

11 a.m. ET

Third Quarter 2014 Results

Oct. 16, 2014

Oct. 16, 2014

11 a.m. ET

(1) News releases will be issued on the dates noted before the opening of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

(2) Times shown are in the Eastern U.S. time zone. The live investor conference call webcast can be accessed via the Internet at www.sonoco.com, from the Investor Relations tab at the top. Those planning to participate should plan to connect to the live webcast at least 10 minutes prior to the start. The presentation used during the webcast can also be found in the Investor Relations section. Those interested in participating in the live interactive call should contact Sonoco Corporate Communications at +843-383-3450 to register. A telephonic replay of the call will be available on the Investor Relations website. The archived call will be available for 10 days from the date of the call.

Live Audiovisual Webcast of Annual Shareholders' Meeting
Sonoco will conduct a live audiovisual webcast of its Annual Shareholders' Meeting on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, The live webcast will be available in a listen-only mode on the Internet beginning at 10:55 a.m. ET, with the meeting beginning at 11 a.m. The live webcast of the annual meeting can be accessed at http://www.sonoco.com/. The webcast will be archived on the Investor Information section of Sonoco's website for 12 months.

About Sonoco
Founded in 1899, Sonoco is a global provider of a variety of consumer packaging, industrial products, protective packaging and packaging supply chain services. With annualized net sales of approximately $4.8 billion, the Company has more than 19,900 employees working in 347 operations in 34 countries, serving many of the world's best-known brands in some 85 nations. Sonoco is a proud member of the 2013/2014 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. For more information on the Company, visit our website at www.sonoco.com.

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For further information:

Roger Schrum, +843-339-6018, roger.schrum@sonoco.com

http://www.sonoco.com

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