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Sonoco to Host Fourth Quarter, Full Year 2012 Investor Conference Call

HARTSVILLE, S.C., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, will host its regular quarterly investor conference call on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at 1 p.m. Eastern time, to review its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2012. Participants from Sonoco will include Harris E. DeLoach, Jr., chairman and chief executive officer, M. Jack Sanders, president, chief operating officer and CEO-elect, Barry L. Saunders, vice president and chief financial officer, and Roger P. Schrum, vice president, investor relations and corporate affairs. Sonoco intends to issue a news release reporting its fourth quarter and full year 2012 financial results at 7:30 a.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013.

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The live investor conference call webcast can be accessed via the Internet at http://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. A financial presentation also will be posted on the Company's website prior to the call.  Those interested in participating in the live interactive call should contact Sonoco Corporate Communications at +843-339-6748 to register. A telephonic replay of the call will be available starting at 2 p.m. Eastern time to U.S. callers at 888-286-8010 and international callers at +617-801-6888. The replay passcode for both U.S. and international calls is 68437257. The archived call will be available through Feb. 23, 2013.

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 $4.5 billion, the Company has more than 19,000 employees working in 340 operations in 34 countries, serving some of the world's best known brands in some 85 nations. Sonoco is a proud member of the 2012/2013 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. For more information on the Company, visit our website at www.sonoco.com.

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