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


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parentsort icon Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
SMURFIT STONE CONTAINER CORP. WestRock California state 2008 $3,030 training reimbursement
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER CORPORATION WestRock California state 2009 $25,359 training reimbursement
Mead Westvaco WestRock Georgia state 2002 $250,000 grant
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2005 $350,000 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2006 $43,013 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2007 $43,013 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2008 $43,013 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2005 $350,000 grant
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2008 $377,151 property tax abatement
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Louisiana state 2008 $97,323 property tax abatement
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Louisiana state 2009 $1,077,680 property tax abatement
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Louisiana state 2009 $722,893 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2009 $509,607 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2010 $559,236 property tax abatement
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Louisiana state 2010 $556,429 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2010 $289,173 property tax abatement
RTS PACKAGING LLC WestRock Maine state 2010 $6,672 property tax abatement
MEAD CORPORATION WestRock Michigan local 1993 undisclosed property tax abatement
MEAD CORPORATION WestRock Michigan local 1995 undisclosed property tax abatement
STONE CONTAINER CORPORATION WestRock Michigan local 1996 undisclosed property tax abatement
MEAD CORPORATION WestRock Michigan local 1997 undisclosed property tax abatement
ROCK-TENN COMPANY WestRock Michigan local 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
Rock Tenn Company WestRock Minnesota local 2006 $250,000 tax credit/rebate and grant
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES, INC. WestRock Missouri state 2006 $658,875 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2009 $13,408,235 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2009 $326,978 tax credit/rebate
Smurfit Stone Container Enterprises WestRock North Carolina state 2009 $324,933 tax credit/rebate
Smurfit Stone Container Enterprises WestRock North Carolina state 2010 $2,582 tax credit/rebate
Mead Westvaco Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2006 $6,910,000 grant
Smurfit Stone Container Enterprises WestRock North Carolina state 2008 $529,502 tax credit/rebate
AG Industries, Inc. WestRock North Carolina state 2009 $155,297 tax credit/rebate
Solvay Paperboard LLC WestRock New York state 2006 $2,274,935 enterprise zone
MW Custom Papers LLC WestRock New York state 2006 $28,700 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2007 $1,521,875 enterprise zone
MW Custom Papers, LLC WestRock New York state 2007 $70,573 enterprise zone
Southern Container WestRock New York local 2003 $24,490 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Southern Container WestRock New York local 2004 $6,045 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Solvay Paperboard (Mr. Steven Hill) WestRock New York local 2005 $207,507 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Southern Container (Mr. Steven Hill) WestRock New York local 2005 $22,376 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Southern Container WestRock New York local 2005 $4,352 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Solvay Paperboard (Mr. Steven Hill) WestRock New York local 2006 $5,901,128 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Southern Container (Mr. Steven Hill) WestRock New York local 2006 $32,462 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Southern Container WestRock New York local 2006 $2,298 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Solvay Paperboard (Mr. Steven Hill) WestRock New York local 2007 $74,673 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Southern Container (Mr. Steven Hill) WestRock New York local 2007 $14,109 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2009 $16,640 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Solvay Paperboard WestRock New York local 2009 $6,565 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Solvay Paperboard WestRock New York local 2009 $6,565 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Solvay Paperboard WestRock New York local 2009 $6,565 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Southern Container WestRock New York local 2009 $5,314 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Southern Container WestRock New York local 2009 $5,314 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation WestRock Pennsylvania state $112,500 training reimbursement
MeadWestvaco Corporation WestRock Pennsylvania state $25,000 tax credit/rebate
Smurfit-Stone Container Enterprises, Inc. WestRock Pennsylvania state $300,000 grant
MeadWestvaco Corporation WestRock Pennsylvania state $100,000 grant
Meadwestvaco Corporation WestRock Pennsylvania state $75,000 grant
MeadWestvaco WestRock Virginia state 2008 $2,000,000 grant
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Virginia state 2010 $300,000 grant
Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation WestRock Virginia state 2010 $300,000 grant
MeadWestvaco WestRock Virginia state 2011 $1,000,000 grant
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2006 $188,914 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2007 $562,459 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2007 $256,405 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2008 $990,513 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2008 $519,735 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2009 $861,792 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2009 $406,329 tax credit/rebate
RTS PACKAGING LLC WestRock Maine state 2009 $17,292 property tax abatement
ROCK TENN CONVERTING CO WestRock Arkansas state 2010 $19,832 tax credit/rebate
ROCKTENN CP LLC WestRock Arkansas state 2010 $259,200 tax credit/rebate
Meadwestvaco - Louisa WestRock Virginia state 2009 $21,700 training reimbursement
Mead Westvaco (HQ) WestRock Virginia state 2009 $18,082 training reimbursement
MeadWestvaco-Covington WestRock Virginia state 2009 $350,700 training reimbursement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Missouri state 2011 $3,521,737 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Missouri state 2011 $1,085,202 tax credit/rebate
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES, INC. WestRock Missouri state 2011 $3,643,390 tax credit/rebate
Longview Fibre Paper& Packaging WestRock Washington state 2010 $524,263 training reimbursement
RockTenn Company of Texas WestRock Texas state 2010 $12,348 training reimbursement
Rock Tenn Company WestRock Iowa state 2003 $130,000 training reimbursement
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock Iowa state 2004 $336,000 training reimbursement
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock Iowa state 2009 $267,475 training reimbursement
Smurfit Stone Enterprises, Inc WestRock Florida state 2010 $50,000 training reimbursement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Florida state 2012 $50,000 training reimbursement
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2010 $65,480 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2011 $22,511 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2011 $35,570 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2011 $122,679 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2011 $609,810 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2011 $60,736 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Tennessee state 2012 $44,400 training reimbursement
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2010 $1,083,117 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2010 $503,564 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn WestRock Virginia state 2011 $300,000 grant
MeadWestvaco Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2011 $129,340 tax credit/rebate
Southern Container WestRock Massachusetts state 2000 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
RTS PACKAGING LLC WestRock Maine state 2012 $11,748 property tax abatement
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2008 $107,186 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Southern Container WestRock New York local 2008 $12,486 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2011 $64,738 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2012 $391,772 property tax abatement
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