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Personality, performance and protection, whilst supporting your sustainability goals.

Truly sustainable packaging

A more versatile packaging solution for our customers.

At Sonoco, we believe in responsible packaging which means delivering sustainable solutions to our customers and end-users.

“Adding GREENCAN®’s innovation center, intellectual property and proprietary manufacturing capabilities will allow Sonoco to leverage and enhance our strong material science and engineering capabilities to develop more recyclable, mono-material paper packaging solutions that will have a wide range of food barrier properties for our customers in Europe. We also see using GREENCAN®’s unique, low-cost machine technology to expand our consumer products offering into growth markets.”

Seàn Cairns

Division Vice President and General Manager Europe

GREENCAN® Studio by Sonoco

GREENCAN®’s recyclable paperboard package made of 92-98% paperboard, with a wide range of barrier properties. Available in various shapes and sizes – round, square, rectangular, oval, oblong or triangular.

  • Capability to design not only can lines, but closing machines, should yield a distinct differentiation from others.
  • The experts in all-paper-can not only for low barrier, but also for snack chips.
  • Adds a more recyclable, mono-material packaging solution, with barrier properties, to the portfolio.
  • Adds advanced innovation and design capabilities through acquired intellectual property and a new research and development centre in France.
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Reach out to learn more about how we can help deliver environmental packaging to meet your sustainability goals, whilst protecting your product.

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Paper Can Recyclability

Find out more about how Sonoco Europe is developing inovative, sustainable packaging that works for our clients and the environment.


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