|EX-99 - NEWS RELEASE - SONOCO PRODUCTS CO||d450294dex99.htm|
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 7, 2012
SONOCO PRODUCTS COMPANY
Commission File No. 0-516
|Incorporated under the laws||I.R.S. Employer Identification|
|of South Carolina||No. 57-0248420|
1 N. Second St.
Hartsville, South Carolina 29550
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Section 7 Regulation FD
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On December 7, 2012, Sonoco Products Company (the Company) hosted its annual investor conference in New York City in which it provided an update on its 2012 financial performance, outlined strategic initiatives and established its financial outlook for 2013. On December 7, 2012, the Company issued a news release communicating the material highlights of the New York presentation. A copy of that release is attached as an exhibit hereto.
Section 9 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|(d)||Exhibit 99 Registrants news release providing an update on the Companys 2012 financial performance, outlining strategic initiatives and establishing its financial outlook for 2013.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|SONOCO PRODUCTS COMPANY|
|Date: December 7, 2012||By:|
|Barry L. Saunders|
|Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|
|99||Registrants news release providing an update on the Companys 2012 financial performance, outlining strategic initiatives and establishing its financial outlook for 2013.|