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Fachpack 2016

FachPack 2016: Sonoco presents newly developed SquareCan and IML lids for rigid paper containers

At the FachPack trade show 2016, September 27 – 29 in Nurem­berg, Germany, Sonoco Consumer Products Europe once again proves its innovativeness. The SquareCan is the first rigid paper­board container with a nearly square format. Together with the new plastic lids decorated using in-mould labelling technology (IML), the SquareCan opens up a whole new range of design possibilities. The co-exhibitors Sonoco Alcore and Sonoco Plastics will also present their portfolio at the booth 345 in hall 5.

The new square can measures 104 to 94 millimetres and adds an attractive variant ... Read more ...

Plant Zwenkau

Sonoco invests in Zwenkau plants to create higher production capacity for advanced injection molded rigid paper containers

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 ...

BRC Certification

Sonoco Consumer Products Europe plants receive top marks in BRC certification

Given the essential role of hygiene for food packaging, pro­duction at Sonoco Consumer Products Europe plants strictly adheres to the provisions of the world’s leading program for product safety and quality certifications, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) Global Standard. All of the packaging specia­list’s European plants were promptly awarded the recently introduced AA grade of excellence in the current certification process; the only exception is the plant in Inofita, Greece, where the audit is still pending.

The AA certification under the BRC Global Standard confirms that Sonoco continues to meet the highest ... Read more ...

beckscocoa packaging

Chocolate delights in a golden shell: Sonoco provides elegant packaging for beckscocoa’s drinking chocolates

Cocoa manufacturer beckscocoa leaves nothing to chance when it comes to packaging its new drinking chocolates. To visually convey the premium quality and exquisite taste of its two new products at the point of sale, the company relies on Sonoco’s 250-gram rigid paper containers with special decorative elements.

The packaging of the new single-origin cocoas Especial no. 5 Tanzania and Especial no. 7 Peru is a real ... Read more ...

Amica products

Amica introduces Rigid Paper Drum in successful Promotion Campaign

Amica brings the rigid paper drum to the Italian food market. Italy’s second largest snack producer packages its traditionally manufactured “Eldorada” potato chips in Sonoco’s modern classic packaging solution. The company introduced the new rigid paper drum during a highly successful promotion campaign, taking advantage of its additional value to branding and marketing.

Amica is the first company to use a rigid paper drum in the Italian food market. The snack producer owned by founder Alfredo Moratti opted for Sonoco’s solution ... Read more ...

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