Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
paper and packaging
Subsidy Total: 
$2,480,653,348
Number of Awards: 
2,792
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$409,545,372409
WestRock$278,281,289306
Stora Enso$277,344,9775
Domtar Corp.$215,052,04683
Cascades Inc.$201,044,448137
Ball Corp.$175,983,409219
Packaging Corporation of America$140,666,195148
Berry Global$91,148,24196
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
Pratt Paper (NY), Inc. Pratt Industries New York state 2001 $220,000 enterprise zone
Pratt Paper (NY), Inc. Pratt Industries New York state 2002 $500,405 enterprise zone
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air Corp. New York state 2004 $70,311 enterprise zone
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air Corp. New York state 2005 $51,764 enterprise zone
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air Corp. New York state 2001 $35,640 enterprise zone
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air Corp. New York state 2002 $44,225 enterprise zone
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air Corp. New York state 2003 $57,521 enterprise zone
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corp. Silgan New York state 2011 $289,992 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2004 $3,933,251 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2005 $3,905,172 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2008 $40,573,654 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2009 $1,611,677 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2010 $2,334,910 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2001 $3,063,397 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2002 $8,557,000 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2003 $4,784,709 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2011 $602,619 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2012 $879,837 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2013 $278,373 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2014 $365,519 enterprise zone
Sonoco Flexible Packaging Sonoco Products New York state 2001 $347,000 enterprise zone
Sonoco Flexible Packaging Sonoco Products New York state 2002 $327,695 enterprise zone
Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc. Crown Holdings Inc. New York local 2016 $793,214 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2016 $301,568 tax credit/rebate
Huhtamaki Huhtamaki Oyj New York local 2016 $226,393 tax credit/rebate
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2016 $97,986 tax credit/rebate
Rock Tenn Solvay Mill WestRock New York local 2016 $15,331 tax credit/rebate
Impress USA, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group New York local 2016 $3,016 tax credit/rebate
Impress USA, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group New York local 2016 $3,016 tax credit/rebate
Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc. Crown Holdings Inc. New York local 2017 $2,158,594 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2017 $264,449 tax credit/rebate
Huhtamaki Huhtamaki Oyj New York local 2017 $226,449 tax credit/rebate
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2017 $84,892 tax credit/rebate
Rock Tenn Solvay Mill WestRock New York local 2017 $13,571 tax credit/rebate
Crown Holdings Inc. Crown Holdings Inc. New York Local 2018 $1,286,998 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York Local 2018 $229,655 tax credit/rebate
Huhtamaki Packaging Huhtamaki Oyj New York Local 2018 $226,449 tax credit/rebate
Rock Tenn-Solvay, LLC. WestRock New York Local 2018 $11,880 tax credit/rebate
Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc. Crown Holdings Inc. New York state 2017 $8,100,000 tax credit/rebate
AptarGroup Inc AptarGroup New York state 2018 $675,000 tax credit/rebate
Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc. Crown Holdings Inc. New York local 2019 $1,184,447 tax credit/rebate
Huhtamaki Huhtamaki Oyj New York local 2019 $232,753 tax credit/rebate
Rock Tenn Solvay Mill WestRock New York local 2019 $10,034 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2019 $184,130 tax credit/rebate
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2019 $83,990 tax credit/rebate
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP Ball Corp. New Mexico state 2013 $1,580,871 tax credit/rebate
Kevothermal Sealed Air Corp. New Mexico State 2019 $300,000 grant
ALCAN GLOBAL PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING INC Amcor New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ALCAN GLOBAL PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING INC Amcor New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ALCAN GLOBAL PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING INC Amcor New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
BERRY PLASTICS HOLDING CORPORATION Berry Global New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
AMCOR RIGID PLASTICS USA, INC. Amcor New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ball Plastic Container Corp. Ball Corp. New Jersey state 1996 $315,560 grant
Cascades Holding US Inc. Cascades Inc. New Jersey state 2016 $18,200,000 tax credit/rebate
Continental PET Tech, Inc. O-I Glass Nevada state 2000 $15,200 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Tissues Group Cascades Inc. Nevada state 2003 $12,000 tax credit/rebate
Continental PET Tech, Inc. O-I Glass Nevada state 2000 $1,007,982 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Tissues Group Cascades Inc. Nevada state 2003 $32,553 tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2013 $74,108 tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Metal Packaging, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2013 $630,000 grant
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2013 $2,225,511 tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2013 $3,381,357 tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Metal Packaging, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2016 $531,000 grant
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2014 $170,000 training reimbursement
Bemis Company, Inc. Amcor Nebraska state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Bemis Company Amcor Nebraska local 2011 $423,547 tax increment financing
INTERNATIONAL PAPER International Paper Missouri state 2006 $7,546 tax credit/rebate
SEALED AIR CORP-CRYOVAC DIVISION Sealed Air Corp. Missouri state 2007 $37,903 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER International Paper Missouri state 2007 $16,005 tax credit/rebate
SEALED AIR CORP-CRYOVAC DIVISION Sealed Air Corp. Missouri state 2008 $101,571 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER International Paper Missouri state 2008 $18,884 tax credit/rebate
SEALED AIR CORP-CRYOVAC DIVISION Sealed Air Corp. Missouri state 2009 $98,394 tax credit/rebate
SILGAN CONTAINERS MANUFACTURING Silgan Missouri state 2009 $54,584 tax credit/rebate
SEALED AIR CORP-CRYOVAC DIVISION Sealed Air Corp. Missouri state 2010 $98,636 enterprise zone
SONOCO PLASTICS (FORMERLY MATRIX PACKAGING) Sonoco Products Missouri state 2010 $72,400 enterprise zone
BEMIS (ALCAN PACKAGING/PECHINEY) Amcor Missouri state 2000 $280,000 training reimbursement
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES, INC. WestRock Missouri state 2006 $658,875 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Missouri state 2011 $3,521,737 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Missouri state 2011 $1,085,202 tax credit/rebate
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES, INC. WestRock Missouri state 2011 $3,643,390 tax credit/rebate
SEALED AIR CORP-CRYOVAC DIVISION Sealed Air Corp. Missouri state 2011 $27,579 tax credit/rebate
BEMIS COMPANY, INC., MILPRINT PACKAGING DIV (ALCAN, PECHINEY) Amcor Missouri state 2012 $590,766 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Corporation International Paper Missouri local 2006 undisclosed property tax abatement
SONOCO PLASTICS, INC Sonoco Products Missouri state 2012 $12,738 tax credit/rebate
BEMIS PACKAGING, LLC (CURWOOD/MILPRINT/ALCAN/PECHINEY) Amcor Missouri state 2015 $435,905 training reimbursement
Temple-Inland Inc. International Paper Missouri local 2015 undisclosed loan or bond financing
Domtar Domtar Corp. Mississippi state 2009 $11,861 training reimbursement
Caraustar Greif Inc. Mississippi state 2009 $30,496 training reimbursement
Crown Cork and Seal Crown Holdings Inc. Mississippi state 2009 $4,781 training reimbursement
Domtar Paper Domtar Corp. Mississippi state 2010 $7,274 training reimbursement
International Paper International Paper Mississippi state 2010 $19,662 training reimbursement
Caraustar Greif Inc. Mississippi state 2010 $32,043 training reimbursement
Crown Cork and Seal Crown Holdings Inc. Mississippi state 2010 $5,082 training reimbursement
International Paper International Paper Mississippi state 2011 $15,254 training reimbursement
Caraustar Greif Inc. Mississippi state 2011 $9,660 training reimbursement
Crown Cork and Seal Crown Holdings Inc. Mississippi state 2011 $3,630 training reimbursement
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air Corp. Mississippi state 2012 $36,320 grant
International Converter Novolex Mississippi state 2011 $300,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Virdia (formerly HCL Cleantech) Stora Enso Mississippi state 2012 $230,000,000 MEGADEAL
WestRock WestRock Mississippi state 2018 $50,000 training reimbursement
Westrock Company WestRock Mississippi state 2017 $320,000 grant
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