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
MEAD CORPORATION WestRock Michigan local 1995 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 1995 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 1995 undisclosed property tax abatement
STONE CONTAINER CORPORATION WestRock Michigan local 1996 undisclosed property tax abatement
LETICA CORPORATION Letica Michigan local 1996 undisclosed property tax abatement
MICHIGAN PACKAGING COMPANY Greif Michigan local 1996 undisclosed property tax abatement
CARAUSTAR INDUSTRIES, INC. Greif Michigan local 1996 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Michigan local 1996 undisclosed property tax abatement
MEAD CORPORATION WestRock Michigan local 1997 undisclosed property tax abatement
SILGAN CONTAINERS CORPORTION Silgan Michigan local 1997 undisclosed property tax abatement
S.D. WARREN COMPANY, DIVISION OF SAPPI LIMITE Sappi Michigan local 1997 undisclosed property tax abatement
S.D. WARREN CO./SAPPI LIMITED Sappi Michigan local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
ACE PACKAGING SYSTEM INC. International Paper Michigan local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
AMCOR PET PACKAGING USA INC Amcor Michigan local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
DART CONTAINER CORP OF MI Dart Container Michigan local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
GRAPHIC PACKAGING Graphic Packaging Michigan local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Michigan local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
CLEAN TECH INC Plastipak Michigan local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
OWENS-ILLINOIS CLOSURE INC Owens-Illinois Michigan local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
SILGAN CONTAINER CORPORATION Silgan Michigan local 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
S.D.WARREN//SAPPI Sappi Michigan local 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
OWENS-ILLINOIS CLOSURE INC. Owens-Illinois Michigan local 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
MICHIGAN PACKAGING COMPANY Greif Michigan local 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Michigan local 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Michigan local 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
S D WARREN/SAPPI Sappi Michigan local 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
SAPPI FINE PAPER Sappi Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
OWENS-ILLINOIS CLOSURE INC. Owens-Illinois Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Michigan local 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
ROCK-TENN COMPANY WestRock Michigan local 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER International Paper Michigan local 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER International Paper Michigan local 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
SAPPI FINE PAPER NORTH AMERICA Sappi Michigan local 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC. Domtar Michigan local 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
CLEAN TECH INC Plastipak Michigan local 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Michigan local 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
LIQUID MOLDING SYSTEMS INC AptarGroup Michigan local 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
CARAUSTAR INDUSTRIES INC Greif Michigan local 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
PLASTIPAK PACKAGING INC Plastipak Michigan local 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
OWENS-ILLINOIS CLOSURE INC Owens-Illinois Michigan local 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Michigan local 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
SAPPI FINE PAPER NORTH AMERICA Sappi Michigan local 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Michigan local 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Michigan local 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
MICHIGAN PACKAGING COMPANY Greif Michigan local 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Michigan local 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2005 undisclosed property tax abatement
PLASTIPAK PACKAGING INC Plastipak Michigan local 2005 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2005 undisclosed property tax abatement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Michigan local 2006 undisclosed property tax abatement
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
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
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