Innovation

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A Spirit of Innovation

Over 3,800 Global Patents

Generations of big dreams and dedication have spread Sonoco's iconic spirit and products to every corner. We've come a long way, and with our growing achievements and international ventures, it's clear: we've still got it.

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IPS Studio

Connecting Insights to Opportunity

At our Global Headquarters in Hartsville, SC we created a state-of-the-art Innovative Packaging Solutions (iPS) Studio dedicated to connecting insights to opportunity for our customers, and bringing inspired ideas to life.

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Key Sonoco Innovations

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    Snap-together and twist-lock spools

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    Linearpak™ rigid paper containers

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    High-performance injection molded cores

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    High-strength hermetic composite cans

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    Durox-135 stronger paperboard development

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    Ultraseal™ ends for easy opening of cans

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    Cores for high-speed textile winding

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    Optimizing flat crush for paper cores

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    Composite can toner cartridges for industrial printers

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    Precision scoring – Smartseal™ and Sealtab™ closures

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    Functional overcaps to enhanced out composite cans

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    HQ cores for improved performance in paper mills

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    Ultra-smooth cores for high-performance film