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
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $847,524 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $869,619 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $1,179,309 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $2,224,662 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $2,989,478 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $76,146 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $83,254 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $103,688 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $280,900 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $393,189 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $862,706 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana local 2017 $943,176 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana local 2017 $1,029,023 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana local 2017 $1,425,090 property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana local 2017 $1,802,409 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2017 $4,897,871 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $24,637,500 property tax abatement
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2010 $4,825,455 property tax abatement
S D WARREN CO Sappi Maine state 2010 $2,770,268 property tax abatement
DOMTAR MAINE CORP Domtar Maine state 2010 $879,828 property tax abatement
CASCADES AUBURN FIBER INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2010 $127,313 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Maine state 2010 $116,890 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2010 $15,698 property tax abatement
RTS PACKAGING LLC WestRock Maine state 2010 $6,672 property tax abatement
Sappi Fine Paper Sappi Maine state 2008 $17,000 training reimbursement
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2009 $5,533,062 property tax abatement
S D WARREN CO Sappi Maine state 2009 $2,872,095 property tax abatement
DOMTAR MAINE CORP Domtar Maine state 2009 $963,224 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Maine state 2009 $150,060 property tax abatement
CASCADES AUBURN FIBER INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2009 $141,459 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2009 $18,815 property tax abatement
RTS PACKAGING LLC WestRock Maine state 2009 $17,292 property tax abatement
CRYOVAC INC Sealed Air Maine state 2009 $1,534 property tax abatement
CASCADES AUBURN FIBER INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2011 $95,170 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Maine state 2011 $106,085 property tax abatement
S D WARREN CO Sappi Maine state 2011 $2,773,909 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2011 $15,158 property tax abatement
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2011 $4,302,379 property tax abatement
CASCADES AUBURN FIBER INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2012 $101,563 property tax abatement
RTS PACKAGING LLC WestRock Maine state 2012 $11,748 property tax abatement
S D WARREN CO Sappi Maine state 2012 $2,879,843 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2012 $16,071 property tax abatement
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2012 $4,062,513 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Maine state 2012 $109,751 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2013 $15,187 property tax abatement
RTS PACKAGING LLC WestRock Maine state 2013 $17,763 property tax abatement
CASCADES AUBURN FIBER INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2013 $95,427 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Maine state 2013 $97,609 property tax abatement
S D WARREN CO Sappi Maine state 2013 $2,532,513 property tax abatement
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2013 $3,833,961 property tax abatement
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2014 $3,212,244 property tax abatement
SDWARREN CO Sappi Maine state 2014 $2,029,358 property tax abatement
CASCADES AUBURN FIBER INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2014 $79,726 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Maine state 2014 $77,578 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2014 $15,270 property tax abatement
RTS PACKAGING LLC WestRock Maine state 2014 $4,160 property tax abatement
VERSO BUCKSPORT POWER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2015 $228,966 property tax abatement
CASCADES AUBURN FIBER INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2015 $66,452 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2015 $12,367 property tax abatement
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2015 $2,464,498 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Maine state 2015 $64,013 property tax abatement
CASCADES AUBURN FIBER INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2016 $77,037 property tax abatement
S D WARREN CO Sappi Maine state 2016 $1,704,381 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2016 $12,205 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Maine state 2016 $66,709 property tax abatement
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2016 $1,612,353 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2017 $11,568 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Maine state 2017 $56,028 property tax abatement
CASCADES HOLDINGS US INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2017 $76,925 property tax abatement
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2017 $1,047,253 property tax abatement
S DWARRENCO Sappi Maine state 2017 $1,463,293 property tax abatement
NewPage Corporation Verso Corporation Maryland state 2011 $92,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Maryland state 2008 $26,253 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Maryland state 2013 $25,000 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation (Poly-Seal Corporation) Berry Global Maryland state 2007 $24,681 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Closure Division dba Poly-Seal Corporation Berry Global Maryland state 2004 $24,171 training reimbursement
Solo Cup Company Dart Container Maryland state 2004 $7,397 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Maryland state 2014 $5,000 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Group, Inc. Berry Global Maryland state 2016 $15,265 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock Maryland state 2015 $2,281 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Group, Inc. Berry Global Maryland state 2017 $14,597 tax credit/rebate
Kanzaki Specialty Papers Oji Group Massachusetts state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
New England Extrusion, Inc. Appvion Massachusetts state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corp. Sealed Air Massachusetts state 1998 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Southern Container WestRock Massachusetts state 2000 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
The Butcher Company Sealed Air Massachusetts state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air Massachusetts state 2011 $177,264 tax credit/rebate
Neenah Paper Michigan, Inc. Neenah Paper Michigan state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
Verso Paper Verso Corporation Michigan state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
OWENS-ILLINOIS CLOSURE, INC. Owens-Illinois Michigan local 1992 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 1992 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 1992 undisclosed property tax abatement
MEAD CORPORATION WestRock Michigan local 1993 undisclosed property tax abatement
PLASTIPAK PACKAGING INC. Plastipak Michigan local 1993 undisclosed property tax abatement
AMCOR PET PACKAGING USA INC Amcor Michigan local 1994 undisclosed property tax abatement
OWENS-ILLINOIS CLOSURE, INC. Owens-Illinois Michigan local 1994 undisclosed property tax abatement
CARAUSTAR INDUSTRIES, INC. Greif Michigan local 1994 undisclosed property tax abatement
BLUE WATER FIBER LIMITED PARTNERSHIP Blue Water Fiber Michigan local 1994 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 1994 undisclosed property tax abatement
CLEAN TECH, INC. Plastipak Michigan local 1995 undisclosed property tax abatement
MEAD CORPORATION WestRock Michigan local 1995 undisclosed property tax abatement
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