Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
paper and packaging
Subsidy Total: 
$2,192,392,237
Number of Awards: 
2,470
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 2011.

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$400,253,329393
Stora Enso$277,344,9775
WestRock$271,265,703278
Cascades Inc.$171,511,954115
Domtar$163,680,75874
Packaging Corporation of America$137,982,372137
Ball Corp.$115,525,765190
Berry Global$91,054,30992
Graphic Packaging$84,191,935116
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
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2010 $450,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2015 $28,207 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2015 $17,493 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2015 $34,516 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2015 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
TIN Inc International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $2,290,000 enterprise zone
TIN INC International Paper Ohio state 2008 $11,500 grant
TIN Inc (Was Temple Inland Inc) No RZ Info on File International Paper Texas local 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
TIN Inc dba Temple Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $2,144,300 Enterprise zone
Tin, Inc. International Paper North Carolina state 2013 $13,540 tax credit/rebate
Tin, Inc. International Paper North Carolina state 2016 $13,540 tax credit/rebate
Tin, Inc. International Paper North Carolina state 2015 $27,080 tax credit/rebate
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
Valois of America Inc AptarGroup New York local 2007 $23,275 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Valois of America Inc AptarGroup New York local 2008 $1,476 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Valois of America, Inc. AptarGroup New York local 2003 $67,304 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Valois of America, Inc. AptarGroup New York local 2004 $61,629 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Valois of America, Inc. AptarGroup New York local 2005 $53,472 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Valois of America, Inc. AptarGroup New York local 2006 $35,587 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Verso Bucksport LLC Verso Corporation United States federal 2013 $13,653,021 federal grant
VERSO BUCKSPORT POWER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2015 $228,966 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 CORP. Verso Corporation United States federal 2010 $9,356,177 federal grant
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2010 $4,825,455 property tax abatement
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
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2012 $4,062,513 property tax abatement
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2013 $3,833,961 property tax abatement
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2014 $3,212,244 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
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2017 $1,047,253 property tax abatement
Verso Quinnesec LLC Verso Corporation United States federal 2012 $14,675,562 federal grant
Virdia (formerly HCL Cleantech) Stora Enso Mississippi state 2012 $230,000,000 MEGADEAL
VIRDIA, INC. Stora Enso United States federal 2017 $5,726,186 federal grant
WestRock WestRock North Carolina local $372,000 grant
WestRock WestRock Mississippi state 2018 $50,000 training reimbursement
WESTROCK CP LLC WestRock Washington state 2015 $238,095 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP LLC WestRock Washington state 2015 $533,066 tax credit/rebate
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 Washington state 2016 $242,671 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 CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2014 $275,497 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2014 $204,821 tax credit/rebate
WestRock CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2016 $533,444 property tax abatement
WestRock CP, LLC WestRock Virginia state 2016 $31,152 enterprise zone
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2017 $284,172 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2016 $509,197 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2017 $500,237 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2015 $436,464 tax credit/rebate
WestRock Virginia Corporation WestRock Kentucky state 2016 $31,000 training reimbursement
WestRock Virginia Corporation WestRock Kentucky state 2015 $29,000 training reimbursement
WHITLOCK PACKAGING CORPORATION Refresco Group Oklahoma state 2008 $2,163 training reimbursement
Wickliffe Paper Company LLC Verso Corporation Kentucky state 2008 $25,000 training reimbursement
Willamette Industries (facility now owned by Domtar Paper) Domtar Kentucky state 1998 $132,300,000 MEGADEAL
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