Jeff Schuetz


Staff VP Global Technology Consumer Packaging

Prior to joining Sonoco, Jeff was employed for 14 years with Viskase Corporation, a manufacturer of specialty films and casings for the meat and dairy industry. Jeff joined Sonoco Products Company in 1996 as Technology Manager for the newly formed Flexible Packaging Division. He is currently responsible for the global technology efforts in Sonoco’s Consumer Packaging businesses including flexible, rigid paper and closures and rigid plastic packaging. In addition to Product and Process Development, Jeff’s responsibilities include Product Safety, Sustainable Packaging Design and IP management. He chairs Sonoco’s Corporate Technology Council and serves on the Customer Experience and Sustainability Councils. Jeff serves on the boards of the Sonoco Institute at Clemson University and ScienceSouth and holds over 40 U.S. patents related to packaging.