Sonoco to Present at Deutsche Bank's 5th Annual Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference

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HARTSVILLE, S.C., June 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, will speak to the investment community Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at the Deutsche Bank 5th Annual Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference to be held at the Westin Chicago River North Hotel, 320 North Dearborn Street, Chicago.

M. Jack Sanders, president and CEO, and Barry L. Saunders, vice president and chief financial officer, are scheduled to speak at 9:20 a.m. CDT. The audio presentation will be webcast and can be accessed via the Internet at under the Investor Relations section.

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 $4.9 billion, the Company has more than 19,900 employees working in 335 operations in 33 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 Sonoco, visit our website at

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