Hartsville, South Carolina, USA, 24 June 2008 -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, will host its regular quarterly investor conference call on 17 July 2008, at 11 a.m. Eastern time, to review its financial results for the second quarter of 2008. Participants from Sonoco will include Harris E. DeLoach, Jr., chairman, president and chief executive officer, Charles J. Hupfer, senior vice president and chief financial officer, and Roger P. Schrum, staff vice president, investor relations and corporate affairs. Sonoco intends to issue a news release reporting its second quarter 2008 financial results at 8 a.m. Eastern time on 17 July 2008.
The live investor conference call webcast can be accessed via the Internet at http://www.sonoco.com, under the Latest News section. Those wishing to participate should plan to connect to the live webcast at least 10 minutes before the start. Those interested in participating in the live interactive call should contact Sonoco Corporate Communications at +843-383-3226 to register. A telephonic replay of the call will be available starting at 2 p.m. Eastern time to U.S. callers at 877-660-6853 and international callers at +201-612-7415. The replay passcodes for both U.S. and international calls are account number 286 and conference ID number 289398. The archived call will be available through 27 July 2008. The webcast also will be archived on the Investor Information section of Sonoco's Web site through 18 October 2008.
Founded in 1899, Sonoco is a USD 4.0 billion global manufacturer of industrial and consumer products and provider of packaging services, with 334 operations in 35 countries, serving customers in some 85 nations. For more information on the vompany, visit http://www.sonoco.com