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
Dart Container Corporation of Kentucky Dart Container Kentucky state 2016 $300,000 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Paper Company, LLC Domtar Corp. Kentucky state 2015 $100,000 training reimbursement
Bemis Packaging, LLC Amcor Kentucky state 2016 $92,500 training reimbursement
WestRock Virginia Corporation WestRock Kentucky state 2016 $31,000 training reimbursement
WestRock Virginia Corporation WestRock Kentucky state 2015 $29,000 training reimbursement
Domtar Paper Company, LLC Domtar Corp. Kentucky state 2018 $1,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics IK, LLC Berry Global Kentucky state 2017 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Bemis Packaging, Inc. Amcor Kentucky state 2019 $980,000 tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air Corp. Kentucky state 2020 $61,736 training reimbursement
Domtar Paper Company, LLC Domtar Corp. Kentucky state 2020 $75,000 training reimbursement
Ball Metal Beverage Container Corp. Ball Corp. Kentucky state 2021 $200,000 training reimbursement
Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc. Crown Holdings Inc. Kentucky state 2021 $200,000 training reimbursement
City of Bowling Green/CROWN Cork & Seal USA, Inc. Crown Holdings Inc. Kentucky state 2020 $250,000 bond
CROWN Cork & Seal USA, Inc. Crown Holdings Inc. Kentucky state 2020 $1,000,000 tax credit/rebate
CROWN Cork & Seal USA, Inc. Crown Holdings Inc. Kentucky state 2020 $3,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Signode Industrial Group LLC Crown Holdings Inc. Kentucky state 2020 $200,000 tax credit/rebate
Signode Industrial Group LLC Crown Holdings Inc. Kentucky state 2020 $500,000 tax credit/rebate
Ball Metal Beverage Container Corp Ball Corp. Kentucky state 2021 undisclosed $500,000 bond
Ball Metal Beverage Container Corp. Ball Corp. Kentucky state 2021 $1,300,000 tax credit/rebate
Ball Metal Beverage Container Corp. Ball Corp. Kentucky state 2021 $6,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Pratt Paper (3.0) LLC Pratt Industries Kentucky state 2021 $3,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Pratt Paper (3.0) LLC Pratt Industries Kentucky state 2021 $14,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Bagcraft Papercon Novolex Kansas state 2008 $96,800 training reimbursement
Kendall Packaging Corporation Kendall Packaging Kansas state 2008 $4,250 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Kansas state 2006 $55,000 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Kansas state 2008 $32,000 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Kansas state 2009 $55,000 training reimbursement
Kendall Packaging Corporation Kendall Packaging Kansas state 2017 undisclosed grant
Kendall Packaging Corporation Kendall Packaging Kansas state 2018 undisclosed grant
Kendall Packaging Corporation Kendall Packaging Kansas state 2019 undisclosed grant
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan Iowa state 2006 $200,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Curwood, Incorporated 2001-EZ-10 Amcor Iowa state 2001 $643,605 enterprise zone
Silgan Containers 2002-EZ-10 Silgan Iowa state 2002 $2,590,000 enterprise zone
Silgan Containers Mfg. Corp. 07-EZ-030 Silgan Iowa state 2006 $1,403,750 enterprise zone
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan Iowa state 2002 $198,565 training reimbursement
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan Iowa state 2007 $193,401 training reimbursement
Rock Tenn Company WestRock Iowa state 2003 $130,000 training reimbursement
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock Iowa state 2004 $336,000 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Iowa state 2011 $94,500 training reimbursement
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock Iowa state 2009 $267,475 training reimbursement
Captive Plastics, LLC dba Berry Plastics, Inc. Berry Global Iowa state 2011 $50,690 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Iowa state 2006 $39,324 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics, Inc. Berry Global Iowa state 2012 $266,000 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc. Amcor Iowa state 2012 $1,450,000 tax credit/rebate
Curwood, Inc. Amcor Iowa state 2012 $1,329,625 grant
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc Amcor Iowa state 2012 $1,450,000 grant
Plastipak Packaging, Inc/PAK Realty, LLC Plastipak Iowa state 2015 $848,835 tax credit/rebate
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan Iowa state 2015 $4,300,000 grant/loan hybrid program
International Paper Company International Paper Iowa state 2020 $644,974 tax credit
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2012 $5,640 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2011 $27,620 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2010 $63,290 property tax abatement
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL INC Graphic Packaging Indiana local 2010 $70,220 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2009 $120,110 property tax abatement
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL INC Graphic Packaging Indiana local 2009 $138,250 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2008 $149,503 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Indiana local 2007 $82,010 property tax abatement
ALTIVITY PACKAGING LLC Graphic Packaging Indiana local 2007 $219,440 property tax abatement
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES WestRock Indiana local 2006 $79,510 property tax abatement
SMURFIT STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES WestRock Indiana local 2005 $252,210 property tax abatement
JEFFERSON SMURFIT CORPORATION WestRock Indiana local 2004 $310,412 property tax abatement
JEFFERSON SMURFIT CORPORATION WestRock Indiana local 2003 $440,930 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC and Rock-Tenn Services Inc. WestRock Indiana state 2006 $520,000 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Consumer Plastics Inc. Berry Global Indiana state 2011 $200,000 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Indiana state 2013 $11,794,000 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC and Rock-Tenn Services Inc. WestRock Indiana state 2006 $270,000 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Consumer Plastics Inc. Berry Global Indiana state 2011 $50,000 tax credit/rebate
Robb Container Corporation Pretium Packaging Indiana state 2011 $100,000 tax credit/rebate
Huhtamaki, Inc. Huhtamaki Oyj Indiana state 2013 $115,000 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Indiana state 2013 $19,920,015 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Opco, Inc. Berry Global Indiana state 2013 $400,000 grant
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging Indiana state 2007 $32,500 training reimbursement
RockTenn CP, LLC and Rock-Tenn Services Inc. WestRock Indiana state 2008 $21,150 training reimbursement
Rexam Closures & Containers, Inc. Berry Global Indiana state 2009 $165,450 training reimbursement
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging Indiana state 2009 $20,500 training reimbursement
Rexam Consumer Plastics Inc. Berry Global Indiana state 2011 $48,000 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Indiana state 2013 $1,123,756 training reimbursement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2013 $2,116,070 property tax abatement
Ardagh Glass Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Indiana state 2015 $1,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Huhtamaki, Inc. Huhtamaki Oyj Indiana state 2015 $250,000 grant
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Indiana state 2015 $300,000 training reimbursement
Ardagh Glass Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Indiana state 2015 $200,000 training reimbursement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2014 $3,250,780 property tax abatement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Indiana state 2015 $2,350,000 tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Glass Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Indiana state 2015 $3,175,000 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2015 $3,720,130 property tax abatement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Indiana state 2015 $45,000 tax credit/rebate
Owens-Brockway Glass Container Inc. O-I Glass Indiana state 2016 $50,000 training reimbursement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2016 $3,179,930 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging Indiana state 2017 $200,000 training reimbursement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2017 $2,727,890 property tax abatement
Berry Plastics Opco, Inc. Berry Global Indiana state 2018 $1,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Opco, Inc. Berry Global Indiana state 2018 $100,000 training reimbursement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2018 $1,890,790 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana Local 2019 $1,230,050 Property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana Local 2020 $800,080 Property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2005 $350,000 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2006 $43,013 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2007 $43,013 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2008 $43,013 tax credit/rebate
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