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 Parent Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Valuesort icon Type of Subsidy
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2016 $299,700 federal loan or loan guarantee
Boise White Paper Llc Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2007 $270,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2013 $270,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2014 $270,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2014 $270,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2011 $270,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2015 $270,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2015 $270,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Food Services Corp International Paper United States federal 2017 $270,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2012 $253,483 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2011 $251,567 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2012 $249,852 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2011 $225,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2012 $225,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2016 $225,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Food Services Corp International Paper United States federal 2017 $225,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Food Services Corp International Paper United States federal 2017 $225,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2010 $217,974 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2009 $211,125 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2015 $207,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2013 $180,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2015 $180,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Food Services Corp International Paper United States federal 2018 $180,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2012 $173,435 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2013 $135,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2016 $126,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2015 $126,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2009 $124,907 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2015 $103,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2011 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2013 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2013 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2012 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2013 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2014 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2015 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2016 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2016 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2016 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2015 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Food Services Corp International Paper United States federal 2017 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2012 $67,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2011 $67,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2011 $67,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2014 $63,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2013 $60,750 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2014 $60,750 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2011 $58,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2012 $58,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2013 $58,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2014 $58,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2013 $54,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2011 $54,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2010 $54,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2012 $45,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2013 $45,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2012 $45,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2014 $45,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2014 $45,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2014 $45,000 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 $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
Virdia (formerly HCL Cleantech) Stora Enso Mississippi state 2012 $230,000,000 MEGADEAL
Shandong Sun Paper Industry Shandong Sun Paper Arkansas multiple 2016 $167,500,000 MEGADEAL
Norampac Industries (owned by Cascades Inc.) Cascades Inc. New York multiple 2011 $141,500,000 MEGADEAL
Willamette Industries (facility now owned by Domtar Paper) Domtar Kentucky state 1998 $132,300,000 MEGADEAL
International Paper Company International Paper Kentucky state 1995 $103,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Paper Company LLC Domtar Kentucky state 1998 $100,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Blue Water Fiber Blue Water Fiber Michigan state 1994 $81,000,000 MEGADEAL
Green Bay Packaging Inc - Mill Division Green Bay Packaging Wisconsin state 2018 $60,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2012 $57,398,240 federal grant
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air North Carolina state 2014 $48,956,000 grant
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2008 $40,573,654 enterprise zone
MeadWestvaco Virginia Corporation WestRock United States federal 2014 $38,881,758 federal grant
STORA ENSO NORTH AMERICA CORP Stora Enso United States federal 2010 $38,309,209 federal grant
International Paper International Paper Tennessee local 2013 $32,012,114 property tax abatement
DOMTAR A.W. LLC Domtar Arkansas state $29,874,223 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging United States federal 2014 $26,945,328 federal grant
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $25,068,967 property tax abatement
International Paper International Paper Tennessee local 2013 $24,847,769 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $24,637,500 property tax abatement
Solo Cup Company Dart Container Illinois Local 1999 $22,090,000 tax increment financing
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2016 $20,891,885 federal grant
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Indiana state 2013 $19,920,015 tax credit/rebate
Domtar A. W. LLC Domtar Arkansas state $19,695,227 tax credit/rebate
Nippon Paper Industries USA Co., Ltd. Nippon Paper United States federal 2014 $19,452,855 federal grant
Pratt Paper (GA), LLC Pratt Industries United States federal 2011 $18,530,971 federal grant
Cascades Holding US Inc. Cascades Inc. New Jersey state 2016 $18,200,000 tax credit/rebate
Simpson Tacoma Kraft Company, LLC WestRock United States federal 2012 $18,030,340 federal grant
GREEN BAY PACKAGING, INC. Green Bay Packaging Arkansas state $17,098,768 tax credit/rebate
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $16,463,820 property tax abatement
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
Rexam Closures Kentucky Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2002 $13,600,000 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2009 $13,408,235 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Indiana state 2013 $11,794,000 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper North Carolina state 2008 $10,096,158 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation (fka Covalence Specialty Adhesives) Berry Global Kentucky state 2009 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Kentucky state 2012 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics IK, LLC Berry Global Kentucky state 2017 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
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