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
WESTROCK CP LLC WestRock Arkansas state $665,000 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CONVERTING, LLC WestRock Arkansas state $490,000 tax credit/rebate
Wickliffe Paper Company LLC Verso Corporation Kentucky state 2008 $25,000 training reimbursement
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2010 $4,825,455 property tax abatement
Verso Paper Verso Corporation Michigan state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
Verso Paper Verso Corporation Michigan state 2010 $211,000 tax credit/rebate
Verso Paper Verso Corporation Michigan state 2010 $2,525,000 property tax abatement
Verso Paper Verso Corporation Michigan state 2010 $1,104,000 tax credit/rebate
Verso Paper Verso Corporation Michigan state 2010 $2,262,000 tax credit/rebate
Verso Paper Verso Corporation Michigan state 2010 $1,849,000 tax credit/rebate
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2009 $5,533,062 property tax abatement
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2011 $4,302,379 property tax abatement
NewPage Corporation Verso Corporation Maryland state 2011 $92,000 grant/loan hybrid program
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2012 $4,062,513 property tax abatement
NEWPAGE CORPORATION Verso Corporation Ohio state 2009 $150,000 grant
NEWPAGE CORPORATION Verso Corporation Ohio state 2010 $50,000 grant
NEWPAGE CORPORATION Verso Corporation Ohio state 2013 $59,093 grant
NewPage Corporation Verso Corporation Ohio state 2008 $3,943,485 tax credit/rebate
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2013 $3,833,961 property tax abatement
NEWPAGE CORPORATION Verso Corporation Ohio state 2013 $59,093 training reimbursement
VERSO PAPER CORP. Verso Corporation United States federal 2010 $9,356,177 federal grant
Verso Quinnesec LLC Verso Corporation United States federal 2012 $14,675,562 federal grant
Verso Bucksport LLC Verso Corporation United States federal 2013 $13,653,021 federal grant
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2014 $3,212,244 property tax abatement
New Page Holdings Inc. Verso Corporation Wisconsin state 2014 $76,720 cost reimbursement
VERSO BUCKSPORT POWER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2015 $228,966 property tax abatement
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2015 $2,464,498 property tax abatement
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2016 $1,612,353 property tax abatement
NEWPAGE WISCONSIN SYSTEM INC. Verso Corporation United States federal 2017 $1,077,899 federal grant
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2017 $1,047,253 property tax abatement
UPM-RAFLATAC INC UPM Illinois state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UPM-RAFLATAC INC UPM Illinois state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UPM-RAFLATAC INC UPM Illinois state 2007 $21,639 grant
UPM-Raflatac, Inc. UPM North Carolina state 2003 $50,000 grant
Virdia (formerly HCL Cleantech) Stora Enso Mississippi state 2012 $230,000,000 MEGADEAL
STORA ENSO NORTH AMERICA CORP Stora Enso United States federal 2010 $38,309,209 federal grant
STORA ENSO NORTH AMERICA CORP Stora Enso United States federal 2008 $1,654,791 federal grant
STORA ENSO NORTH AMERICA CORP Stora Enso United States federal 2008 $1,654,791 federal grant
VIRDIA, INC. Stora Enso United States federal 2017 $5,726,186 federal grant
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Kentucky state 2003 $170,000 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Kentucky state 1997 $750,000 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Louisiana state 2009 $21,000 property tax abatement
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Louisiana state 2009 $9,524 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2010 $15,698 property tax abatement
SONOCO PLASTICS (FORMERLY MATRIX PACKAGING) Sonoco Products Missouri state 2010 $72,400 enterprise zone
Sonoco Crellin, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2008 $29,305 tax credit/rebate
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2009 $18,815 property tax abatement
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products Wisconsin state 2011 $100,000 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Oregon state 2007 undisclosed training reimbursement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2011 $15,158 property tax abatement
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products South Carolina state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Louisiana state 2011 $26,459 property tax abatement
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products South Carolina state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2012 $16,071 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS COMPANY Sonoco Products Ohio state 2012 $25,000 grant
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products Ohio state 2011 $322,391 tax credit/rebate
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Oklahoma state 2009 $11,220 tax credit/rebate
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO & SUBS Sonoco Products Oklahoma state 2008 $11,946 tax credit/rebate
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO & SUBS Sonoco Products Oklahoma state 2007 $22,673 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Tennessee state 2012 $14,400 training reimbursement
Sonoco Recycling, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2012 $100,021 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Recycling, Inc Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2009 $26,864 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Recycling, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2008 $68,997 tax credit/rebate
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2013 $15,187 property tax abatement
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Ohio state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
SONOCO PLASTICS, INC Sonoco Products Missouri state 2012 $12,738 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Sonoco Products South Carolina state 2011 $100,000 grant
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products United States federal 2011 $1,350,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2014 $15,270 property tax abatement
Sonoco Products Sonoco Products North Carolina state 1994 $25,000 grant
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2013 $24,164 tax credit/rebate
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2015 $12,367 property tax abatement
Sonoco Protective Solutions Sonoco Products Michigan state 2014 $21,150 training reimbursement
Sonoco Protective Solutions, Inc. Sonoco Products Kentucky state 2016 $900,000 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2015 $140,000 grant
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2016 $12,205 property tax abatement
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2015 $16,467 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2016 $25,554 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2015 $29,305 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Flexible Packaging Sonoco Products New York state 2001 $347,000 enterprise zone
Sonoco Flexible Packaging Sonoco Products New York state 2002 $327,695 enterprise zone
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2017 $11,568 property tax abatement
Sonoco Protective Solutions Sonoco Products Michigan state 2017 $155,000 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Products Sonoco Products Tennessee state 2019 $94,000 grant
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan Iowa state 2006 $200,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Silgan Containers 2002-EZ-10 Silgan Iowa state 2002 $2,590,000 enterprise zone
Silgan Containers Mfg. Corp. 07-EZ-030 Silgan Iowa state 2006 $1,403,750 enterprise zone
Silgan Containers Mfg. Corp. Silgan Illinois state 2005 $750,000 grant
SILGAN CONTAINERS CORPORTION Silgan Michigan local 1997 undisclosed property tax abatement
SILGAN CONTAINER CORPORATION Silgan Michigan local 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
SILGAN CONTAINERS MANUFACTURING Silgan Missouri state 2009 $54,584 tax credit/rebate
Silgan Can Company Silgan North Carolina state 2009 $6,809 tax credit/rebate
Silgan Can Company Silgan North Carolina state 2008 $63,558 tax credit/rebate
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan Iowa state 2002 $198,565 training reimbursement
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan Iowa state 2007 $193,401 training reimbursement
SILGAN CONTAINERS MANUFACTURING CORPORATION Silgan Washington state 2011 $16,671 tax credit/rebate
SILGAN CONTAINERS MANUFACTURING CORPORATION Silgan Washington state 2009 $16,671 tax credit/rebate
SILGAN CONTAINERS MANUFACTURING CORPORATION Silgan Washington state 2010 $16,671 tax credit/rebate
SILGAN PLASTICS CORPORATION Silgan Ohio state 2011 $75,000 grant
Silgan Plastics Corporation Silgan Ohio state 2010 $180,536 tax credit/rebate
Silgan Can Company Silgan North Carolina state 2012 $126,400 tax credit/rebate
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