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


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Company Parent Locationsort icon Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
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
DART CONTAINER OF MICHIGAN LLC Dart Container Michigan local 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL INC Graphic Packaging Michigan local 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
CARAUSTAR INDUSTRIES INC Greif Michigan local 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
CLEAN TECH INC Plastipak Michigan local 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Michigan local 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATINAL INC Graphic Packaging Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
SAPPI FINE PAPER NORTH AMERICA Sappi Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
AMCOR PET PACKAGING NORTH AMERICA Amcor Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
DART CONTAINER OF MICHIGAN LLC Dart Container Michigan local 2009 undisclosed property tax abatement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Michigan local 2009 undisclosed property tax abatement
HUHTAMAKI PLASTICS,INC Huhtamaki Oyj Michigan local 2010 undisclosed property tax abatement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Michigan local 2010 undisclosed property tax abatement
MICHIGAN PACKAGING COMPANY Greif Michigan local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
CLEAN TECH,INC. Plastipak Michigan local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Michigan local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
AMCOR RIGID PLASTICS USA,INC Amcor Michigan local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
AMCOR RIGID PLASTICS USA,INC Amcor Michigan local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
Blue Water Fiber Blue Water Fiber Michigan state 1994 $81,000,000 MEGADEAL
Dart Container Corporation Dart Container Michigan state 2013 $3,000,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Sonoco Protective Solutions Sonoco Products Michigan state 2014 $21,150 training reimbursement
Dart Container Corporation Dart Container Michigan state 2018 $1,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Protective Solutions Sonoco Products Michigan state 2017 $155,000 tax credit/rebate
Rock Tenn Company WestRock Minnesota local 2006 $250,000 tax credit/rebate and grant
Domtar Domtar Mississippi state 2009 $11,861 training reimbursement
Caraustar Greif Mississippi state 2009 $30,496 training reimbursement
Crown Cork and Seal Crown Holdings Mississippi state 2009 $4,781 training reimbursement
Domtar Paper Domtar Mississippi state 2010 $7,274 training reimbursement
International Paper International Paper Mississippi state 2010 $19,662 training reimbursement
Caraustar Greif Mississippi state 2010 $32,043 training reimbursement
Crown Cork and Seal Crown Holdings Mississippi state 2010 $5,082 training reimbursement
International Paper International Paper Mississippi state 2011 $15,254 training reimbursement
Caraustar Greif Mississippi state 2011 $9,660 training reimbursement
Crown Cork and Seal Crown Holdings Mississippi state 2011 $3,630 training reimbursement
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air Mississippi state 2012 $36,320 grant
International Converter Novolex Mississippi state 2011 $300,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Virdia (formerly HCL Cleantech) Stora Enso Mississippi state 2012 $230,000,000 MEGADEAL
WestRock WestRock Mississippi state 2018 $50,000 training reimbursement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER International Paper Missouri state 2006 $7,546 tax credit/rebate
SEALED AIR CORP-CRYOVAC DIVISION Sealed Air Missouri state 2007 $37,903 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER International Paper Missouri state 2007 $16,005 tax credit/rebate
SEALED AIR CORP-CRYOVAC DIVISION Sealed Air Missouri state 2008 $101,571 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER International Paper Missouri state 2008 $18,884 tax credit/rebate
SEALED AIR CORP-CRYOVAC DIVISION Sealed Air Missouri state 2009 $98,394 tax credit/rebate
SILGAN CONTAINERS MANUFACTURING Silgan Missouri state 2009 $54,584 tax credit/rebate
SEALED AIR CORP-CRYOVAC DIVISION Sealed Air Missouri state 2010 $98,636 enterprise zone
SONOCO PLASTICS (FORMERLY MATRIX PACKAGING) Sonoco Products Missouri state 2010 $72,400 enterprise zone
BEMIS (ALCAN PACKAGING/PECHINEY) Amcor Missouri state 2000 $280,000 training reimbursement
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES, INC. WestRock Missouri state 2006 $658,875 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Missouri state 2011 $3,521,737 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Missouri state 2011 $1,085,202 tax credit/rebate
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES, INC. WestRock Missouri state 2011 $3,643,390 tax credit/rebate
SEALED AIR CORP-CRYOVAC DIVISION Sealed Air Missouri state 2011 $27,579 tax credit/rebate
BEMIS COMPANY, INC., MILPRINT PACKAGING DIV (ALCAN, PECHINEY) Amcor Missouri state 2012 $590,766 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Corporation International Paper Missouri local 2006 undisclosed property tax abatement
SONOCO PLASTICS, INC Sonoco Products Missouri state 2012 $12,738 tax credit/rebate
BEMIS PACKAGING, LLC (CURWOOD/MILPRINT/ALCAN/PECHINEY) Amcor Missouri state 2015 $435,905 training reimbursement
Temple-Inland Inc. International Paper Missouri local 2015 undisclosed loan or bond financing
Bemis Company, Inc. Amcor Nebraska state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Bemis Company Amcor Nebraska local 2011 $423,547 tax increment financing
Continental PET Tech, Inc. Owens-Illinois Nevada state 2000 $15,200 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Tissues Group Cascades Inc. Nevada state 2003 $12,000 tax credit/rebate
Continental PET Tech, Inc. Owens-Illinois Nevada state 2000 $1,007,982 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Tissues Group Cascades Inc. Nevada state 2003 $32,553 tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2013 $74,108 tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Metal Packaging, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2013 $630,000 grant
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2013 $2,225,511 tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2013 $3,381,357 tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Metal Packaging, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2016 $531,000 grant
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2014 $170,000 training reimbursement
ALCAN GLOBAL PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING INC Amcor New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ALCAN GLOBAL PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING INC Amcor New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ALCAN GLOBAL PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING INC Amcor New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
BERRY PLASTICS HOLDING CORPORATION Berry Global New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
AMCOR RIGID PLASTICS USA, INC. Amcor New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ball Plastic Container Corp. Ball Corp. New Jersey state 1996 $315,560 grant
Cascades Holding US Inc. Cascades Inc. New Jersey state 2016 $18,200,000 tax credit/rebate
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP Ball Corp. New Mexico state 2013 $1,580,871 tax credit/rebate
Solvay Paperboard LLC WestRock New York state 2006 $2,274,935 enterprise zone
Norampac Ind. Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2006 $391,778 enterprise zone
International Paper- Ticonderoga Mill International Paper New York state 2006 $328,940 enterprise zone
Amcor PET Packaging USA Inc. Amcor New York state 2006 $142,745 enterprise zone
Cascades Tissue Group-New York Inc. (Halfmoon & W Cascades Inc. New York state 2006 $135,796 enterprise zone
Amcor PET Packaging USA Inc. Amcor New York state 2006 $73,015 enterprise zone
Huhtamaki Consumer Packaging Co.--Fulton Inc. Huhtamaki Oyj New York state 2006 $64,671 enterprise zone
MW Custom Papers LLC WestRock New York state 2006 $28,700 enterprise zone
Grafco Industries, L.P Berry Global New York state 2006 $20,000 enterprise zone
Sealed Air Corp. (US) Sealed Air New York state 2006 $19,586 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2007 $1,521,875 enterprise zone
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