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Sonoco Products Company (SON) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.The profile contains critical company information including:- Business description - A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy - Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.- SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.- Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.- Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.- Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.- Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.- Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.- Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.- Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.HighlightsSonoco Products Company (Sonoco) is a diversified packaging company that manufactures industrial and consumer packaging products. It designs, manufactures, assembles, packages, and distributes temporary, semi-permanent, and permanent point-of-purchase displays. The company produces plastic bottles and jars; rigid containers and trays; metal and peelable membrane ends and closures; wooden, metal and composite wire and cable reels and spools; fiber-based construction tubes and forms; paperboard tubes and cores; custom-engineered paperboard-based and expanded foam protective packaging and components; and temperature-assurance packaging products. Sonoco serves food, consumer packed goods, home, personal care, construction, textiles, customers’ manufacturing and distribution facilities, municipal and residential, automotive, cosmetics, medical, hospitality, advertising, consumer electronics, pharmaceuticals, heating and air conditioning, office furnishings, and promotional and palletized distribution sectors across North America, Europe, and other regions. It has production facilities in North America and Europe. Sonoco is headquartered in Hartsville, South Carolina, the US.Sonoco Products Company Key Recent DevelopmentsJan 19, 2016: Sonoco ThermoSafe Launches Revolutionary Design for Temperature-Sensitive Bulk Air ShipmentsJun 24, 2015: Sonoco ThermoSafe launches reusable container for blood transport and storageMay 01, 2015: Sonoco ThermoSafe offers new reusable insulated containerKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company's business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company's core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 3List of Figures 4Section 1 - About the Company 5Sonoco Products Company - Key Facts 5Sonoco Products Company - Key Employees 6Sonoco Products Company - Key Employee Biographies 7Sonoco Products Company - Major Products and Services 8Sonoco Products Company - History 9Sonoco Products Company - Company Statement 16Sonoco Products Company - Locations And Subsidiaries 19Head Office 19Other Locations & Subsidiaries 19Section 2 - Company Analysis 22Sonoco Products Company - Business Description 22Sonoco Products Company - Corporate Strategy 23Sonoco Products Company - SWOT Analysis 24SWOT Analysis - Overview 24Sonoco Products Company - Strengths 24Sonoco Products Company - Weaknesses 25Sonoco Products Company - Opportunities 26Sonoco Products Company - Threats 27Sonoco Products Company - Key Competitors 28Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 29Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 29Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 30Performance Chart 32Financial Performance 32Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 33Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 34Sonoco Products Company, Recent Deals Summary 35Section 4 - Company’s Recent Developments 36Jan 19, 2016: Sonoco ThermoSafe Launches Revolutionary Design for Temperature-Sensitive Bulk Air Shipments 36Jun 24, 2015: Sonoco ThermoSafe launches reusable container for blood transport and storage 37Section 5 - Appendix 38Methodology 38Ratio Definitions 38About GlobalData 42Contact Us 42Disclaimer 42List of TablesSonoco Products Company, Key Facts 5Sonoco Products Company, Key Employees 6Sonoco Products Company, Key Employee Biographies 7Sonoco Products Company, Major Products and Services 8Sonoco Products Company, History 9Sonoco Products Company, Other Locations 19Sonoco Products Company, Subsidiaries 19Sonoco Products Company, Key Competitors 28Sonoco Products Company, Ratios based on current share price 29Sonoco Products Company, Annual Ratios 30Sonoco Products Company (Cont...1), Annual Ratios 31Sonoco Products Company, Interim Ratios 33Sonoco Products Company, Recent Deals Summary 35Currency Codes 38Capital Market Ratios 38Equity Ratios 39Profitability Ratios 39Cost Ratios 40Liquidity Ratios 40Leverage Ratios 40Efficiency Ratios 41List of FiguresSonoco Products Company, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 32Sonoco Products Company, Ratio Charts 34