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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Companysort icon Parent Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2012 $541,905 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2013 $229,463 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2013 $570,386 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2014 $176,183 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2014 $91,785 tax credit/rebate
Simpson Tacoma Kraft Company, LLC WestRock United States federal 2012 $18,030,340 federal grant
SMURFIT STONE CONTAINER CORP. WestRock California state 2008 $3,030 training reimbursement
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
Smurfit Stone Container Enterprises WestRock North Carolina state 2008 $529,502 tax credit/rebate
SMURFIT STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES WestRock Indiana local 2005 $252,210 property tax abatement
Smurfit Stone Enterprises, Inc WestRock Florida state 2010 $50,000 training reimbursement
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
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Louisiana state 2010 $556,429 property tax abatement
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Virginia state 2010 $300,000 grant
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER WestRock Ohio state 2008 $50,000 grant
Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. WestRock Virginia state 2011 $128,225 training reimbursement
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER CORPORATION WestRock California state 2009 $25,359 training reimbursement
Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation WestRock Pennsylvania state $112,500 training reimbursement
Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation WestRock Virginia state 2010 $300,000 grant
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES WestRock Indiana local 2006 $79,510 property tax abatement
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES, INC. WestRock Missouri state 2006 $658,875 tax credit/rebate
Smurfit-Stone Container Enterprises, Inc. WestRock Pennsylvania state $300,000 grant
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES, INC. WestRock Missouri state 2011 $3,643,390 tax credit/rebate
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTRPR WestRock Virginia local 2011 $2,242,200 tax credit/rebate
Smurfit-Stone Containerboard Enterprises, Inc WestRock United States federal 2008 $288,584 federal grant
Solo Cup Dart Container Idaho state 2002 $98,618 training reimbursement
Solo Cup Company Dart Container Maryland state 2004 $7,397 training reimbursement
Solo Cup Company Dart Container Illinois Local 1999 $22,090,000 tax increment financing
Solo Cup Operating Corp Dart Container Oklahoma state 2016 $5,737 property tax abatement
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2014 $60,741 tax credit/rebate
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2014 $321,053 tax credit/rebate
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2015 $63,056 tax credit/rebate
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2015 $322,163 tax credit/rebate
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2016 $36,987 tax credit/rebate
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2016 $342,022 tax credit/rebate
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
Solvay Paperboard (Mr. Steven Hill) WestRock New York local 2005 $207,507 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
Solvay Paperboard (Mr. Steven Hill) WestRock New York local 2007 $74,673 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Solvay Paperboard LLC WestRock New York state 2006 $2,274,935 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2007 $1,521,875 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
Sonoco Sonoco Products South Carolina state 2011 $100,000 grant
Sonoco Crellin, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2008 $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 PLASTICS (FORMERLY MATRIX PACKAGING) Sonoco Products Missouri state 2010 $72,400 enterprise zone
SONOCO PLASTICS, INC Sonoco Products Missouri state 2012 $12,738 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products Wisconsin state 2011 $100,000 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products Ohio state 2011 $322,391 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2013 $24,164 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2015 $140,000 grant
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 Products Sonoco Products North Carolina state 1994 $25,000 grant
Sonoco Products Sonoco Products Tennessee state 2019 $94,000 grant
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2010 $15,698 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2009 $18,815 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2011 $15,158 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2012 $16,071 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Oklahoma state 2009 $11,220 tax credit/rebate
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2013 $15,187 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2014 $15,270 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2015 $12,367 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2016 $12,205 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2017 $11,568 property tax abatement
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 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 Company Sonoco Products Oregon state 2007 undisclosed training reimbursement
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 COMPANY Sonoco Products Ohio state 2012 $25,000 grant
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Tennessee state 2012 $14,400 training reimbursement
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Ohio state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products United States federal 2011 $1,350,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Sonoco Protective Solutions Sonoco Products Michigan state 2014 $21,150 training reimbursement
Sonoco Protective Solutions Sonoco Products Michigan state 2017 $155,000 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Protective Solutions, Inc. Sonoco Products Kentucky state 2016 $900,000 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Recycling, Inc Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2009 $26,864 tax credit/rebate
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