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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Company Parentsort icon Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2013 $28,685 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2013 $410,191 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2013 $93,750 grant
Rock-Tenn Company WestRock North Carolina state 2013 $11,271 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Company WestRock Georgia state 2013 $300,000 grant
MeadWestvac o Corporation South Carolina LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2014 $651,916 property tax abatement
MeadWestvac o Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2014 $671,549 property tax abatement
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2014 $76,087 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Company WestRock North Carolina state 2014 $20,803 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2013 $28,685 tax credit/rebate
AG Industries, Inc. WestRock North Carolina state 2012 $1,420 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2012 $14,655 tax credit/rebate
A G Industries, Inc. WestRock North Carolina state 2014 $24,329 tax credit/rebate
MEADWESTVACO TEXAS, L.P. WestRock Texas state 2009 undisclosed enterprise zone
MEADWESTVACO TEXAS, L.P. WestRock Texas state 2009 undisclosed enterprise zone
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2013 $57,950 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Rocktenn WestRock Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2014 $1,020,835 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2014 $275,497 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
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2014 $341,107 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2014 $204,821 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvac o Corporation South Carolina LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2015 $726,962 property tax abatement
MeadWestvac o Corporation South Carolina LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2015 $693,934 property tax abatement
WestRock Virginia Corporation WestRock Kentucky state 2016 $31,000 training reimbursement
WestRock Virginia Corporation WestRock Kentucky state 2015 $29,000 training reimbursement
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2014 $95,469 tax credit/rebate
Rock Tenn Solvay Mill WestRock New York local 2014 $16,843 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestVaco Corp WestRock Virginia state 2011 $280,000 enterprise zone
MeadWestVaco Corp WestRock Virginia state 2012 $280,000 enterprise zone
MeadWestVaco Corp WestRock Virginia state 2013 $280,000 enterprise zone
MeadWestVaco Corp WestRock Virginia state 2014 $280,000 enterprise zone
MeadWestVaco Corp WestRock Virginia state 2015 $280,000 enterprise zone
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Virginia state 2015 $28,304 enterprise zone
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Virginia state 2014 $22,640 enterprise zone
MeadWestvaco Corp WestRock Virginia state 2012 $200,000 enterprise zone
MeadWestvaco Corporation (Retraining) WestRock Virginia state 2012 $567,621 training reimbursement
MeadWestvaco Corporation WestRock Virginia state 2012 $133,600 training reimbursement
Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. WestRock Virginia state 2011 $128,225 training reimbursement
Rock-Tenn Services, Inc. WestRock Virginia state 2014 $83,400 training reimbursement
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2015 $406,942 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP LLC WestRock Washington state 2015 $238,095 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2015 $954,743 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP LLC WestRock Washington state 2015 $533,066 tax credit/rebate
WestRock WestRock North Carolina local $372,000 grant
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2016 $182,892 property tax abatement
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
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