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Paperboard for Industrial Packaging

Sustainable and Reliable URB Manufacturer for Industrial Packaging

As a leader in uncoated recycled paperboard (URB), our customers depend on us to deliver consistent, quality paperboard supply to their edge protection and tube and core operations — that's made of 100% recycled fibers.

Industry Leading Paper Manufacturer

Paperboard for Tubes and Cores

We supply paperboard to leading manufacturers of tubes and cores, and they rely on our 120+ years of experience in the industry to provide engineered tube and core board made from 100% recycled fibers.

At Sonoco, we understand that you need a dependable manufacturing partner to keep your operations running as efficiently as possible.

Trust us for:

  • Performance Consistency and Runnability: We’ve formalized our manufacturing excellence and quality assurance programming to ensure consistent performance and quality.
  • Performance Testing: Our onsite lab offers a wide range of testing capabilities to test our materials to your specifications so that you get the answers you need when you need them.
  • Maximized Value: Our dedicated team of technical experts will work with you to maximize efficiency and value, offering you the product you need.
  • Compatibility: Our adhesives experts work with you to ensure compatibility of our paperboard to your adhesive, equipment and desired line speed
  • Flexibility: We offer both standard core board series and customized specifications, giving you the speed of an off-the-shelf solution and the precision of a customized option.

Coreboard Markets

Sonoco produces recycled paperboard for industrial and commercial cores, with applications for:

  • Textiles
  • Paper cores
  • Film
  • Metal foil
  • Commodity containers

Other Coreboard Applications

  • Laminating board
  • Edge protectors
  • Composite board
  • Composite cans
  • Dividers
  • Honeycomb board
  • Solid brown compact boxes
Consistency and Efficiency

Paperboard for Edge Protection

When it comes to the production of edge and corner protection, you need an industrial paperboard partner you can trust for strength, quality and efficiency. At Sonoco, we offer the technical service and quality control to give you a superior product at a competitive price.

Choose Sonoco for:

  • Reduced rewinding costs using our in-line slitting ability
  • Improved productivity, thanks to consistent quality
  • Higher yield due to our density advantage over other substrates

Meeting Global Demand for Paperboard Products

Our geographic footprint and commitment to superior customer service ensure that you’ll get the product you need when you need it. Sonoco operates paper mills in 13 different countries, providing recycled paperboard for industrial packaging to customers around the globe.

  • US and Canada
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Asia
  • Brantford

    33 Park Avenue East  
    Brantford, ON,  

    Tel: 519-752-6591  
    Fax: 519-756-2811  
    Map Directions

  • City of Industry

    166 N. Baldwin Park Blvd. 
    Industrial Carriers Division 
    City of Industry, CA, 91746 
    United States

    Tel: 626-369-6927 
    Fax: 626-369-1688 
    Map Directions

  • Holyoke

    200 South Water Street 
    Holyoke, MA, 01040 
    United States

    Tel: 413-536-4546 
    Fax: 413-536-0903 
    Map Directions

  • Newport

    766 Industrial Road 
    Newport, TN, 37821 
    United States

    Tel: 423-623-8611 
    Fax: 423-613-1291 
    Map Directions

  • Hartsville (Warehouse)

    420 Damascus Rd. 
    Hartsville, SC, 29550 
    United States

    Map Directions

  • Hartsville (Global Headquarters)

    1 North Second Street 
    Hartsville, SC, 29550 
    United States

    Tel: 843-383-7000 
    Map Directions

  • Richmond

    1850 Commerce Road 
    Richmond, VA, 
    United States

    Tel: 804-233-5411 
    Fax: 804-232-7061 
    Map Directions

  • Menasha

    69 Washington Street 
    Menasha, WI, 54952 
    United States

    Tel: 920-725-7115 
    Fax: 920-725-4869 
    Map Directions

  • DePere

    824 Fort Howard Avenue 
    DePere, WI, 54115 
    United States

    Tel: 920-336-4229 
    Fax: 920-336-6104 
    Map Directions

  • Wisconsin Rapids

    310 3rd Avenue North 
    Wisconsin Rapids, WI, 54495-2792 
    United States

    Tel: 715-422-7800 
    Map Directions

  • Sumner

    1802 Steele Avenue 
    Sumner, WA, 98390 
    United States

    Tel: 253-863-6366 
    Fax: 253-863-0223 
    Map Directions

US and Canada

In the US and Canada, Sonoco has 10 mills that offer a wide range of URB products, including edge protection, tube and core, tissue towel corestock, EcoTect® and FlatStack®.

Latin America

In Latin America, Sonoco operates four mills in three countries, supplying the region with recycled paperboard for tubes and cores, edge protection and other protective packaging.


Sonoco operates six paper mills in Europe, including locations under sub-brands Conitex Sonoco, PaperTech and Skjern. These mills supply the region with paperboard for tubes and cores, composite board, edge protection, paperboard sheets, greyboard, greyliner and blueliner.

  • Conitex Sonoco China

    Papertech Dezhou 
    Ltd.Wangfenglou Town 
    Dezhou Shi, Shandong Sheng, 253109 

    Tel: +86-534-7881888 
    Fax: +86-534-7881889 
    Map Directions

  • Conitex Sonoco Indonesia - Kec. Cipeundeuy Subang

    PT Papertech Indonesia JL. Raya 
    Cipeundeuy Km. 1 Desa Cipeundeuy, Kec. Cipeundeuy Subang 

    Tel: +62-260-710-645 
    Fax: +62-260-710-644 
    Map Directions

  • Conitex Sonoco Indonesia - Jawa Tengah

    PT Papertech Indonesia Jl. 
    Sanggrahan Gatak no. 23 Desa Mungkid 
    Blabak Magelang, Jawa Tengah, 56551 

    Tel: +62-293-782-702 
    Fax: +62-293-782-701 
    Map Directions


Sonoco operates three paper mills in Asia. Conitex Sonoco and PaperTech provide paperboard for tubes and cores, composite can board, edge protection and other protective packaging.

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Learn more about our paperboard for industrial packaging offerings. We’re eager to discuss how we can provide a customized solution to help you meet your customers' needs and your business goals.