Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Sonoco Products Company



Marker ID: SCHM 16-29
Location: Home Avenue at Third St., Hartsville
County: Darlington
Coordinates: N 34° 22.746    W 080° 04.041
  34.3791    -80.06735
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

This enterprise was chartered as Southern Novelty Company in 1899; first directors were: Maj. J. L. Coker, J. L. Coker Jr., D. R. Coker, J. J. Lawton, and W. F. Smith. The name was changed to Sonoco Products Company in 1923. Today Sonoco is a leading global manufacturer of packaging products for major industries and employs approximately 16,000 people in 22 countries.

Erected by Hartsville Centennial Commission - 1993


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