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 Parent Locationsort icon Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2015 $207,000 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 $126,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2015 $180,000 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 2017 $900,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2015 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2015 $103,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2017 $360,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2018 $100,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2017 $168,138 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2018 $250,505 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2018 $773,199 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2017 $775,036 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2017 $851,769 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2018 $948,325 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2018 $977,565 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2018 $1,040,004 federal grant
NEWPAGE WISCONSIN SYSTEM INC. Verso Corporation United States federal 2017 $1,077,899 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2018 $1,654,747 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2018 $1,675,847 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2018 $1,914,980 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2018 $2,294,413 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2018 $2,731,919 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2017 $4,256,120 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2017 $4,544,927 federal grant
VIRDIA, INC. Stora Enso United States federal 2017 $5,726,186 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2018 $5,937,182 federal grant
Berry Plastics Usa Inc. Berry Global United States federal 2017 $4,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Food Services Corp International Paper United States federal 2017 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Food Services Corp International Paper United States federal 2018 $180,000 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
International Paper Food Services Corp International Paper United States federal 2017 $270,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Food Services Corp International Paper United States federal 2018 $360,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2018 $1,400,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2018 $2,294,413 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2019 $2,520,477 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2019 $3,395,442 federal grant
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2019 $3,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2019 $700,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2019 $2,618,477 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2019 $2,814,571 federal grant
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2019 $3,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2020 $1,179,021 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2020 $20,891,885 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2020 $110,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2020 $3,014,571 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2021 $3,012,021 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2021 $3,795,427 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2021 $599,982 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2021 $1,652,896 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2021 $2,056,488 federal grant
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2021 $3,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Amcor PET Packaging Amcor Virginia state 2006 $400,000 grant
MeadWestvaco WestRock Virginia state 2008 $2,000,000 grant
Polymer Group Berry Global Virginia state 2010 $750,000 grant
Polymer Group Berry Global Virginia state 2010 $750,000 grant
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Virginia state 2010 $300,000 grant
Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation WestRock Virginia state 2010 $300,000 grant
Polymer Group, Inc. Berry Global Virginia state 2010 $750,000 grant
MeadWestvaco WestRock Virginia state 2011 $1,000,000 grant
Meadwestvaco - Louisa WestRock Virginia state 2009 $21,700 training reimbursement
Mead Westvaco (HQ) WestRock Virginia state 2009 $18,082 training reimbursement
Owens Brockway Glass Container Inc. O-I Glass Virginia state 2010 $26,626 training reimbursement
Alcan Packaging Amcor Virginia state 2010 $47,520 training reimbursement
Greif Packaging, LLC Greif Virginia state 2010 $112,800 training reimbursement
MeadWestvaco-Covington WestRock Virginia state 2009 $350,700 training reimbursement
International Paper International Paper Virginia state 2012 $350,000 grant
RockTenn WestRock Virginia state 2011 $300,000 grant
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Virginia state 2014 $750,000 grant
Polymer Group Berry Global Virginia state 2011 $750,000 grant
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
International Paper Company International Paper Virginia state 2015 $154,148 enterprise zone
International Paper Company International Paper Virginia state 2014 $138,711 enterprise zone
International Paper Company International Paper Virginia state 2013 $121,095 enterprise zone
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. O-I Glass Virginia state 2013 $64,592 enterprise zone
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. O-I Glass Virginia state 2012 $64,488 enterprise zone
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. O-I Glass Virginia state 2014 $47,392 enterprise zone
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. O-I Glass Virginia state 2015 $38,232 enterprise zone
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Virginia state 2015 $28,304 enterprise zone
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Virginia state 2014 $22,640 enterprise zone
International Paper Company International Paper Virginia state 2015 $13,664 enterprise zone
MeadWestvaco Corp WestRock Virginia state 2012 $200,000 enterprise zone
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. O-I Glass Virginia state 2013 $100,000 enterprise zone
International Paper Company International Paper Virginia state 2014 $500,000 grant
Greif Brothers Greif Virginia state 2014 $350,000 grant
MeadWestvaco Corporation (Retraining) WestRock Virginia state 2012 $567,621 training reimbursement
International Paper Company International Paper Virginia state 2012 $226,002 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
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Virginia state 2014 $82,450 training reimbursement
Crown Cork & Seal (USA), Inc. Crown Holdings Virginia state 2011 $81,500 training reimbursement
Hilex Poly Company LLC Novolex Virginia state 2011 $51,900 training reimbursement
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc Amcor Virginia state 2013 $24,400 training reimbursement
Ardagh Metal Packaging Ardagh Packaging Group Virginia state 2014 $750,000 grant
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