Subsidy Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
WestRock
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol WRK)
Headquartered in: 
Virginia
Major Industry: 
paper and packaging
Specific Industry: 
packaging
Subsidy SummarySubsidy ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local$208,856,379263
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$57,200,6823
TOTAL$266,057,061266
Loan / Bailout SummaryTotal Face ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local loans, bond financing and venture capital$00
Federal loans, loan guarantees and bailout assistance (not including repayments)$1,170,0003
TOTAL$1,170,0003
Time Period for State and Local Awards: 

Earliest year of data: 1993. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this parent company are for the period since 2011.

Time Period for Federal Awards: 

FY2000 to the present

Notes: 

Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.

Associated Names: 

AG IND; JEFFERSON SMURFIT; KAPSTONE CHARLESTON KRAFT; KAPSTONE CONTAINER; KAPSTONE KRAFT PAPER; KAPSTONE PAPER AND PACKAGING; LONGVIEW FIBRE; MEAD; MEADWESTVACO; MW CUSTOM PAPERS; NIAGARA SHEETS; ROCK TENN SOLVAY MILL; ROCK TENN SVC; ROCKTENN; ROCKTENN IN STORE SOLUTIONS; RTS PACKAGING; SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT; SMURFIT; SMURFIT STONE CONTAINER ENTRPR; SOLVAY PAPERBOARD; SOUTHERN CONTAINER; STONE CONTAINER; WestRock; WESTROCK CP

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For a summary of this company's regulatory violations see its Violation Tracker summary page here.


Top 5 States for state/local awardsTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
New York$83,591,28652
Louisiana$55,984,65161
North Carolina$26,550,53639
Washington$17,444,60838
Virginia$9,127,62422
All other$16,157,67451

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Solvay Paperboard, LLC New York state 2008 $40,573,654 enterprise zone
MeadWestvaco Virginia Corporation United States federal 2014 $38,881,758 federal grant
WestRock CP LLC Louisiana local 2017 $24,637,500 property tax abatement
Simpson Tacoma Kraft Company, LLC United States federal 2012 $18,030,340 federal grant
Kapstone Corporation North Carolina state 2009 $13,408,235 tax credit/rebate
Solvay Paperboard, LLC New York state 2002 $8,557,000 enterprise zone
Mead Westvaco Corporation North Carolina state 2006 $6,910,000 grant
Solvay Paperboard (Mr. Steven Hill) New York local 2006 $5,901,128 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Solvay Paperboard, LLC New York state 2003 $4,784,709 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC New York state 2004 $3,933,251 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC New York state 2005 $3,905,172 enterprise zone
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES, INC. Missouri state 2011 $3,643,390 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC Missouri state 2011 $3,521,737 tax credit/rebate
Solvay Paperboard, LLC New York state 2001 $3,063,397 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC New York state 2010 $2,334,910 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard LLC New York state 2006 $2,274,935 enterprise zone
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTRPR Virginia local 2011 $2,242,200 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Virginia state 2008 $2,000,000 grant
Solvay Paperboard, LLC New York state 2009 $1,611,677 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC New York state 2007 $1,521,875 enterprise zone
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC Washington state 2013 $1,368,879 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC Washington state 2012 $1,250,704 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC Washington state 2011 $1,239,968 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation North Carolina state 2012 $1,214,408 tax credit/rebate
MW Custom Papers, LLC New York state 2001 $1,125,045 enterprise zone
RockTenn CP, LLC Missouri state 2011 $1,085,202 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC Washington state 2010 $1,083,117 tax credit/rebate
Smurfit-Stone Container Louisiana state 2009 $1,077,680 property tax abatement
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC Washington state 2014 $1,020,835 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Virginia state 2011 $1,000,000 grant
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC Washington state 2008 $990,513 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC Washington state 2015 $954,743 tax credit/rebate
Solvay Paperboard, LLC New York state 2012 $879,837 enterprise zone
WestRock CP LLC Louisiana local 2017 $862,706 property tax abatement
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC Washington state 2009 $861,792 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation North Carolina state 2015 $795,695 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2012 $730,153 property tax abatement
MeadWestvac o Corporation South Carolina LLC Louisiana state 2015 $726,962 property tax abatement
MEAD CORP MEAD CONTAINERS Georgia local 2013 $726,432 property tax abatement
Smurfit-Stone Container Louisiana state 2009 $722,893 property tax abatement
MeadWestvac o Corporation South Carolina LLC Louisiana state 2015 $693,934 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $693,000 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $693,000 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $693,000 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $693,000 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $693,000 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $692,944 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $687,812 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $685,799 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $684,480 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $681,807 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $681,059 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $680,686 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $679,942 property tax abatement
MeadWestvac o Corporation South Carolina, LLC Louisiana local 2014 $671,549 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC Louisiana state 2012 $668,416 property tax abatement
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES, INC. Missouri state 2006 $658,875 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $656,051 property tax abatement
MeadWestvac o Corporation South Carolina LLC Louisiana local 2014 $651,916 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $646,535 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $641,340 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $625,560 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $625,560 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC Louisiana state 2011 $609,810 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $609,397 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $603,479 property tax abatement
Solvay Paperboard, LLC New York state 2011 $602,619 enterprise zone
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $580,333 property tax abatement
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC Washington state 2013 $570,386 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Corporation (Retraining) Virginia state 2012 $567,621 training reimbursement
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC Washington state 2007 $562,459 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC Louisiana state 2010 $559,236 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $557,325 property tax abatement
Smurfit-Stone Container Louisiana state 2010 $556,429 property tax abatement
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC Washington state 2012 $541,905 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC Washington state 2011 $541,539 tax credit/rebate
WestRock CP, LLC Louisiana state 2016 $533,444 property tax abatement
WESTROCK CP LLC Washington state 2015 $533,066 tax credit/rebate
Smurfit Stone Container Enterprises North Carolina state 2008 $529,502 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $524,848 property tax abatement
Longview Fibre Paper& Packaging Washington state 2010 $524,263 training reimbursement
RockTenn CP, LLC and Rock-Tenn Services Inc. Indiana state 2006 $520,000 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC Washington state 2008 $519,735 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $514,153 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $509,863 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC Louisiana state 2009 $509,607 property tax abatement
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC Washington state 2010 $503,564 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $501,669 property tax abatement
MEAD CORP MEAD CONTAINERS Georgia local 2013 $484,288 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $471,301 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $464,456 property tax abatement
Rock-Tenn Converting Company North Carolina state 2012 $456,164 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE CO Washington state 2004 $445,960 tax credit/rebate
JEFFERSON SMURFIT CORPORATION Indiana local 2003 $440,930 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC Louisiana state 2016 $420,714 property tax abatement
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation North Carolina state 2013 $410,191 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC Washington state 2015 $406,942 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC Washington state 2009 $406,329 tax credit/rebate
WestRock CP LLC Louisiana local 2017 $393,189 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC Louisiana state 2012 $391,772 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC Louisiana state 2008 $377,151 property tax abatement
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