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 Locationsort icon Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2017 $500,237 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER, L.L.C. Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2015 $445,797 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2015 $436,464 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER, L.L.C. Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2016 $415,532 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER, L.L.C. Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2017 $414,834 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Washington state 2017 $320,131 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Washington state 2016 $276,248 tax credit/rebate
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT, L.L.C. Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2016 $271,285 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Washington state 2015 $260,927 tax credit/rebate
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT, L.L.C. Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2015 $260,195 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON DYNAWAVE PACKAGING COMPANY, LLC Nippon Paper Washington state 2016 $250,073 tax credit/rebate
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2017 $241,990 tax credit/rebate
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT, L.L.C. Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2017 $150,083 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO., LTD. Nippon Paper Washington state 2015 $59,774 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO., LTD. Nippon Paper Washington state 2016 $52,373 tax credit/rebate
CARAUSTAR MILL GROUP, INC. Greif Washington state 2015 $42,232 tax credit/rebate
CARAUSTAR MILL GROUP, INC. Greif Washington state 2017 $41,809 tax credit/rebate
CARAUSTAR MILL GROUP, INC. Greif Washington state 2016 $39,059 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES LLC Domtar Washington state 2015 $21,510 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR PAPER COMPANY, LLC Domtar Washington state 2015 $10,934 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR PAPER COMPANY, LLC Domtar Washington state 2016 $10,767 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR PAPER COMPANY, LLC Domtar Washington state 2017 $9,921 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO., LTD. Nippon Paper Washington state 2017 $8,459 tax credit/rebate
KAPSTONE KRAFT PAPER CORPORATION WestRock Washington state 2016 $4,148 tax credit/rebate
Impress USA Incorporated Ardagh Packaging Group West Virginia state 2008 $4,850 training reimbursement
Ball Corporation Ball Corp. West Virginia state 2009 $39,200 training reimbursement
Ball Metal Food Container Corp. Ball Corp. West Virginia state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Ball Metal Food Container Corp. Ball Corp. West Virginia state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GREIF, Inc. Greif West Virginia state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Silgan Plastics Corporation Silgan West Virginia state 2013 $5,000,000 grant
Ardagh Metal Packaging Ardagh Packaging Group West Virginia state 2014 $1,960 training reimbursement
Ball Corporation Ball Corp. West Virginia state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Silgan Containters Manufacturing Corp Silgan West Virginia state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Silgan Containters Manufacturing Corp Silgan West Virginia state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Silgan Containters Manufacturing Corp Silgan West Virginia state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Silgan Containters Manufacturing Corp Silgan West Virginia state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA Ardagh Packaging Group West Virginia state 2015 $6,825 training reimbursement
Ball Metal Food Container Corp Ball Corp. West Virginia state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Ball Metal Food Container Corp Ball Corp. West Virginia state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Greif Inc Greif West Virginia state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Appleton Papers Inc. Appvion Wisconsin state 2008 $85,088 training reimbursement
Kendall Packaging Corporation Kendall Packaging Wisconsin state 2010 $249,000 tax credit/rebate
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper Wisconsin state 2007 $445,000 tax credit/rebate
Bemis Company, Inc. Amcor Wisconsin state 2007 $3,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Neenah Paper Company Neenah Paper Wisconsin state 2011 $41,080 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products Wisconsin state 2011 $100,000 tax credit/rebate
Kendall Packaging Corporation Kendall Packaging Wisconsin state 2011 $7,500,000 industrial revenue bond
Appleton Papers Inc. Appvion Wisconsin state 2012 $306,000 grant
Aptar Group, Inc. AptarGroup Wisconsin state 2012 $2,300,000 tax credit/rebate
Ball Metal Food Container LLC Ball Corp. Wisconsin state 2014 $400,000 tax credit/rebate
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper Wisconsin state 2013 $41,080 tax credit/rebate
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper Wisconsin state 2013 $38,026 cost reimbursement
New Page Holdings Inc. Verso Corporation Wisconsin state 2014 $76,720 cost reimbursement
Alcan Packaging Amcor Wisconsin state 2007 $390,000 grant
Appleton Coated LLC Appvion Wisconsin state 2015 $3,000,000 loan or bond financing
Appleton Coated LLC Appvion Wisconsin state 2015 $1,000,000 loan or bond financing
Bemis Healthcare Packaging, Inc. Amcor Wisconsin state 2015 $1,000,000 loan or bond financing
Bemis Healthcare Packaging, Inc. Amcor Wisconsin state 2015 $1,000,000 loan or bond financing
Captive Plastics, LLC Berry Global Wisconsin state 2015 $350,000 loan or bond financing
Pratt Industries, Inc. Pratt Industries Wisconsin state 2015 $1,750,000 loan or bond financing
Pratt Industries, Inc. Pratt Industries Wisconsin state 2015 $2,400,000 tax credit/rebate
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper Wisconsin state 2016 $500,000 tax credit/rebate
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper Wisconsin state 2016 $200,000 training reimbursement
Pratt Industries Pratt Industries Wisconsin state 2016 $700,000 grant
Green Bay Packaging Inc - Mill Division Green Bay Packaging Wisconsin state 2018 $60,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Green Bay Packaging Inc - Mill Division Green Bay Packaging Wisconsin state 2019 $150,000,000 loan or bond financing
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