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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Company Parent Locationsort icon Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Boise, Inc. Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2016 $40,333 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Colorado state 2017 $46,151 tax credit/rebate
Owens-Brockway Glass Container Inc. Owens-Illinois Colorado state 2017 $77,160 tax credit/rebate
Norampac New England Inc. Cascades Inc. Connecticut state 2011 $117,444 tax credit/rebate
Central National-Gottesman, Inc dba A.T. Clayton Central National-Gottesman Connecticut state 2017 $100,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Smurfit Stone Enterprises, Inc WestRock Florida state 2010 $50,000 training reimbursement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Florida state 2012 $50,000 training reimbursement
Amcor Rigid Plastics Amcor Florida state 2012 $153,510 training reimbursement
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc. Amcor Florida state 2011 $87,000 tax credit/rebate
Gaylord Container Corp. International Paper Florida state 1996 $450,000 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Florida state 1999 $405,000 tax credit/rebate
SteriPack, Ltd. Sealed Air Florida state 2011 $195,000 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc. Amcor Florida state 2012 $50,600 grant
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc. Amcor Florida state 2012 $153,510 training reimbursement
Amcor Rigid Plastics, Inc. Amcor Florida local 2011 $17,400 grant
Mead Westvaco WestRock Georgia state 2002 $250,000 grant
Graphic Packaging Corporation Graphic Packaging Georgia state 2004 $749,100 grant
MEAD CORP MEAD CONTAINERS WestRock Georgia local 2013 $484,288 property tax abatement
MEAD CORP MEAD CONTAINERS WestRock Georgia local 2013 $726,432 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging Georgia state 2012 $200,000 grant
Rock-Tenn Company WestRock Georgia state 2013 $300,000 grant
Berry Plastics Berry Global Georgia local 2009 $4,000,000 industrial revenue bond
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. Owens-Illinois Georgia local 2009 $30,000,000 bond
Solo Cup Dart Container Idaho state 2002 $98,618 training reimbursement
Hilex Poly Co., LLC Novolex Idaho state 2004 $200,000 training reimbursement
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2005 $350,000 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2006 $43,013 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2007 $43,013 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2008 $43,013 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
International Paper International Paper Illinois state 2009 $949,445 infrastructure assistance
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2005 $350,000 grant
Silgan Containers Mfg. Corp. Silgan Illinois state 2005 $750,000 grant
ALCAN PACKAGING P MANN Amcor Illinois local 2012 undisclosed property tax abatement
BERRY PLASTICS CORP Berry Global Illinois local 2012 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Illinois local 2012 undisclosed property tax abatement
SEALED AIR CORPORATION Sealed Air Illinois local 2012 undisclosed property tax abatement
Solo Cup Company Dart Container Illinois Local 1999 $22,090,000 tax increment financing
Silgan White Cap LLC Silgan Illinois state 2012 $144,413 tax credit/rebate
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2014 $60,741 tax credit/rebate
International Paper International Paper Illinois state 2012 $949,445 infrastructure assistance
International Paper International Paper Illinois state 2013 $949,445 infrastructure assistance
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2014 $321,053 tax credit/rebate
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2015 $63,056 tax credit/rebate
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2015 $322,163 tax credit/rebate
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2016 $36,987 tax credit/rebate
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2016 $342,022 tax credit/rebate
Silgan White Cap LLC Silgan Illinois state 2015 $127,750 tax credit/rebate
KapStone Container Corporation WestRock Illinois state 2015 $180,240 tax credit/rebate
Greif Inc. Greif Illinois state 2015 $47,503 tax credit/rebate
Silgan White Cap LLC Silgan Illinois state 2016 $129,956 tax credit/rebate
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup Illinois state 2016 $629,000 tax credit/rebate
KapStone Container Corporation WestRock Illinois state 2016 $235,299 tax credit/rebate
Greif Inc. Greif Illinois state 2016 $55,422 tax credit/rebate
Greif Inc Greif Illinois state 2017 $65,359 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2012 $5,640 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2011 $27,620 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2010 $63,290 property tax abatement
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL INC Graphic Packaging Indiana local 2010 $70,220 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2009 $120,110 property tax abatement
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL INC Graphic Packaging Indiana local 2009 $138,250 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2008 $149,503 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Indiana local 2007 $82,010 property tax abatement
ALTIVITY PACKAGING LLC Graphic Packaging Indiana local 2007 $219,440 property tax abatement
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES WestRock Indiana local 2006 $79,510 property tax abatement
SMURFIT STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES WestRock Indiana local 2005 $252,210 property tax abatement
JEFFERSON SMURFIT CORPORATION WestRock Indiana local 2004 $310,412 property tax abatement
JEFFERSON SMURFIT CORPORATION WestRock Indiana local 2003 $440,930 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC and Rock-Tenn Services Inc. WestRock Indiana state 2006 $520,000 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Consumer Plastics Inc. Berry Global Indiana state 2011 $200,000 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Indiana state 2013 $11,794,000 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC and Rock-Tenn Services Inc. WestRock Indiana state 2006 $270,000 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Consumer Plastics Inc. Berry Global Indiana state 2011 $50,000 tax credit/rebate
Robb Container Corporation Pretium Packaging Indiana state 2011 $100,000 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Indiana state 2013 $19,920,015 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Opco, Inc. Berry Global Indiana state 2013 $400,000 grant
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging Indiana state 2007 $32,500 training reimbursement
RockTenn CP, LLC and Rock-Tenn Services Inc. WestRock Indiana state 2008 $21,150 training reimbursement
Rexam Closures & Containers, Inc. Berry Global Indiana state 2009 $165,450 training reimbursement
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging Indiana state 2009 $20,500 training reimbursement
Rexam Consumer Plastics Inc. Berry Global Indiana state 2011 $48,000 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Indiana state 2013 $1,123,756 training reimbursement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2013 $2,116,070 property tax abatement
Ardagh Glass Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Indiana state 2015 $1,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Indiana state 2015 $300,000 training reimbursement
Ardagh Glass Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Indiana state 2015 $200,000 training reimbursement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2014 $3,250,780 property tax abatement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Indiana state 2015 $2,350,000 tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Glass Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Indiana state 2015 $3,175,000 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2015 $3,720,130 property tax abatement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Indiana state 2015 $45,000 tax credit/rebate
Owens-Brockway Glass Container Inc. Owens-Illinois Indiana state 2016 $50,000 training reimbursement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2016 $3,179,930 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging Indiana state 2017 $200,000 training reimbursement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2017 $2,727,890 property tax abatement
Berry Plastics Opco, Inc. Berry Global Indiana state 2018 $1,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Opco, Inc. Berry Global Indiana state 2018 $100,000 training reimbursement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2018 $1,890,790 property tax abatement
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