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PAPERBOARD Technologies

Innovative solutions customised for our customers.

Dedicated to innovation and quality

Developing new innovations to satisfy the unique needs of our customers.

Our in-house R&D center in Hockenheim has a team of dedicated employees who work continuously to develop innovative, custom-designed packaging, new materials and leading-edge machinery.

Some of our unique product offerings include:

  • EcoSeal™ paper bottom end
  • Recessed paper end solutions
  • EvoCan® (evolution can) container
  • Shaped cans (triangular, oval and rectangular options)
  • GREENCAN® solutions

Sonoco’s rigid paperboard cans are tailored to your individual needs. You can choose from the following formats:

  • Round, oval and rectangular footprints
  • Volumes ranging from 50 to 5,000 ml
  • Variable heights
  • Spiral, parallel or longitudinal winding methods with multiple layers for the can body
  • Individualised labelling for product presentation/sales promotion
  • Full range of innovative, high-quality materials, labelling and finishing techniques


To learn more about Sonoco’s quality management and certifications, click the button below.

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


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