This excerpt taken from the SON 10-K filed Feb 28, 2008.
As of December 31, 2007, the Company had long-term obligations to purchase electricity and steam, which it uses in its production processes. In addition, the Company had long-term purchase commitments for certain raw materials, principally steel. These purchase commitments require the Company to make total payments of approximately $289,600, as follows: $23,700 in 2008; $23,700 in 2009; $23,700 in 2010, $20,400 in 2011 and a total of $198,100 from 2012 through 2027.
14. Shareholders Equity and Earnings per Share