Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has been named one of 82 “Best for Vets” companies by Military Times. According to the announcement, Sonoco, a certified Palmetto Military Employer, recognizes the valuable skills US military veterans bring to its team, including a strong work ethic, loyalty and unwavering determination to be the best.
The annual Military Times Best for Vets rankings are the result of a meticulous, months-long process. Military Times evaluates survey data and includes only the best companies in its published rankings.
Jack Sanders, Sonoco President and Chief Executive Officer, commented:
“Over the decades, Sonoco associates have answered the call to serve. We couldn’t be more proud of the fact that we have so many associates who have served (or are serving) this country.”
Earlier Sonoco decreased EBIT margin to 7.7% in 1Q2017.
The company 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 USD 5.0 billion, it has 20,800 employees working in more than 300 facilities in 35 countries. Sonoco is one of the largest producers of uncoated recycled paperboard in the United States and Canada, producing more than 1 million tons annually from 11 mills.