Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
paper and packaging
Subsidy Total: 
$2,414,895,277
Number of Awards: 
2,734
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$408,051,354408
WestRock$277,738,625302
Stora Enso$277,344,9775
Domtar$213,477,04681
Cascades Inc.$199,176,318133
Ball Corp.$156,212,269211
Packaging Corporation of America$140,666,195148
Berry Global$91,109,40495
Graphic Packaging$84,638,692119
Verso Corporation$83,268,59030


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Companysort icon Parent Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
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 Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2017 $83,350 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 Products Company (Sonoco Plastics, Inc.) Sonoco Products Ohio state 2011 $630,433 Enterprize Zone
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
Sonoco Recycling, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2012 $100,021 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Recycling, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2008 $68,997 tax credit/rebate
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
Southern Container WestRock New York local 2005 $4,352 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Southern Container WestRock New York local 2006 $2,298 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
Southern Container WestRock Massachusetts state 2000 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Southern Container WestRock New York local 2008 $12,486 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 (Mr. Steven Hill) WestRock New York local 2006 $32,462 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Southern Container (Mr. Steven Hill) WestRock New York local 2007 $14,109 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
SteriPack, Ltd. Sealed Air Florida state 2011 $195,000 tax credit/rebate
STONE CONTAINER CORPORATION WestRock Michigan local 1996 undisclosed property tax abatement
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
Temple Inland International Paper Texas state 2011 undisclosed training reimbursement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2013 $8,452,552 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $8,245,472 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $869,474 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $869,430 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $868,813 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $866,292 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $862,350 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $860,526 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $821,677 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $752,031 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $575,062 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $671,019 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $681,257 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $749,330 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $789,042 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $789,449 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $797,914 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $799,198 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $803,335 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $817,494 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $818,719 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $833,448 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $847,524 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $869,619 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $1,179,309 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $2,224,662 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $2,989,478 property tax abatement
Temple Inland, Inc International Paper Louisiana state 2013 $65,070 property tax abatement
Temple Inland, Inc International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $73,705 property tax abatement
Temple Inland, Inc International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $294,022 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $614,007 property tax abatement
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