Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
paper and packaging
Subsidy Total: 
$2,333,645,091
Number of Awards: 
2,566
Time Period: 

Earliest year of data: 1992. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this industry are for the period since 2012.

Notes: 

The dollar total above adjusts for the fact that there is an overlap between the amounts in one or more Megadeal entries and those of one or more of the other entries. The total includes only those entries matched to a parent company. The industry designation is the primary one for the parent's operations overall. Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.


Top 10 Parent CompaniesTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
International Paper$400,433,889394
Stora Enso$277,344,9775
WestRock$272,432,939281
Domtar$213,250,20876
Cascades Inc.$196,834,305123
Packaging Corporation of America$138,004,246140
Ball Corp.$116,072,806195
Berry Global$91,064,94493
Graphic Packaging$84,611,990118
Verso Corporation$82,316,73428


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Company Parentsort icon Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2016 $310,601 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2016 $420,714 property tax abatement
WestRock CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2016 $533,444 property tax abatement
Rock-Tenn Company WestRock North Carolina state 2016 $19,002 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Company WestRock North Carolina state 2015 $23,610 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn In-Store Solutions, Inc. WestRock North Carolina state 2015 $44,369 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2016 $53,467 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2015 $66,604 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2015 $96,425 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2016 $107,787 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn In-Store Solutions, Inc. WestRock North Carolina state 2015 $118,889 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2015 $176,833 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2016 $198,541 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2015 $795,695 tax credit/rebate
Rock Tenn Solvay Mill WestRock New York local 2015 $14,144 tax credit/rebate
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2015 $97,409 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock Maryland state 2015 $2,281 tax credit/rebate
Longview Fibre Company WestRock New York state 2004 $13,022 enterprise zone
Longview Fibre Company WestRock New York state 2001 $32,500 enterprise zone
Longview Fibre Company WestRock New York state 2002 $66,250 enterprise zone
Longview Fibre Company WestRock New York state 2003 $97,157 enterprise zone
MW Custom Papers, LLC WestRock New York state 2004 $142,294 enterprise zone
MW Custom Papers, LLC WestRock New York state 2005 $30,654 enterprise zone
MW Custom Papers, LLC WestRock New York state 2001 $1,125,045 enterprise zone
MW Custom Papers, LLC WestRock New York state 2002 $258,388 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2004 $3,933,251 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2005 $3,905,172 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2008 $40,573,654 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2009 $1,611,677 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2010 $2,334,910 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2001 $3,063,397 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2002 $8,557,000 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2003 $4,784,709 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2011 $602,619 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2012 $879,837 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2013 $278,373 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2014 $365,519 enterprise zone
WestRock CP, LLC WestRock Virginia state 2016 $31,152 enterprise zone
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTRPR WestRock Virginia local 2011 $2,242,200 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER AND PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2016 $304,451 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP LLC WestRock Washington state 2016 $242,671 tax credit/rebate
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2016 $97,986 tax credit/rebate
Rock Tenn Solvay Mill WestRock New York local 2016 $15,331 tax credit/rebate
KapStone Container Corporation WestRock Illinois state 2015 $180,240 tax credit/rebate
KapStone Container Corporation WestRock Illinois state 2016 $235,299 tax credit/rebate
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $83,254 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $103,688 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $280,900 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $393,189 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $862,706 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $24,637,500 property tax abatement
WestRock WestRock Mississippi state 2018 $50,000 training reimbursement
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2017 $84,892 tax credit/rebate
Rock Tenn Solvay Mill WestRock New York local 2017 $13,571 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2017 $284,172 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER AND PACKAGING, INC. WestRock Washington state 2017 $279,738 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER AND PACKAGING, INC. WestRock Washington state 2017 $1,104,400 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER AND PACKAGING, INC. WestRock Washington state 2016 $987,080 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER AND PACKAGING, INC. WestRock Washington state 2015 $954,743 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2016 $509,197 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2017 $500,237 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2015 $436,464 tax credit/rebate
KAPSTONE KRAFT PAPER CORPORATION WestRock Washington state 2016 $4,148 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CONVERTING, LLC WestRock Arkansas state $12,236 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP LLC WestRock Arkansas state $665,000 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CONVERTING, LLC WestRock Arkansas state $490,000 tax credit/rebate
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