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 Location Subsidy Source Yearsort icon Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2014 $239,823 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2014 $221,410 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2014 $165,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2014 $102,834 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2014 $21,968 federal grant
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging United States federal 2014 $26,945,328 federal grant
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2014 $614,003 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2014 $15,083,319 federal loan or loan guarantee
Appvion, Inc. Appvion United States federal 2014 $4,050,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Caraustar Industries, Inc. Greif United States federal 2014 $675,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2014 $270,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2014 $270,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2014 $58,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2014 $45,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2014 $60,750 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2014 $45,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2014 $63,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2014 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2014 $45,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Nippon Paper Industries USA Co., Ltd. Nippon Paper United States federal 2014 $19,452,855 federal grant
MeadWestvaco Virginia Corporation WestRock United States federal 2014 $38,881,758 federal grant
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
HUHTAMAKI INC Huhtamaki Oyj Maine state 2014 $146,650 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
PRATT INDUSTRIES INC Pratt Industries Ohio state 2014 $3,000,000 loan or bond financing
PH GLATFELTER CO Glatfelter Ohio state 2014 $93,996 grant
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2014 $65,140 grant
BERRY PLASTICS CORPORATION Berry Global Ohio state 2014 $23,814 grant
OWENS-ILLINOIS GENERAL INC Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2014 $1,868 grant
Ball Metal Food Container LLC Ball Corp. Wisconsin state 2014 $400,000 tax credit/rebate
New Page Holdings Inc. Verso Corporation Wisconsin state 2014 $76,720 cost reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Maryland state 2014 $5,000 training reimbursement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee state 2014 $2,000,000 grant
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2014 $500,000 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation of Kentucky Dart Container Kentucky state 2014 $600,000 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2014 $4,981,985 enterprise zone
Ardagh Glass Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Louisiana local 2014 $1,219,196 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana local 2014 $592,692 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana local 2014 $625,857 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana local 2014 $584,017 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana local 2014 $687,264 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $415,988 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $172,787 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $559,386 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $523,092 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $610,723 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $643,863 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $403,142 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $400,192 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $182,039 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $1,090,211 property tax abatement
Greif Inc /dba Greif Packaging LLC Greif Louisiana local 2014 $396,411 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $771,320 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $454,037 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $866,098 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $869,797 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $509,050 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $627,044 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $847,429 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $872,537 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $164,329 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $1,370,451 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $19,273 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $100,166 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $29,001 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $448,353 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $269,216 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $678,017 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $427,010 property tax abatement
MeadWestvac o Corporation South Carolina LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2014 $651,916 property tax abatement
MeadWestvac o Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2014 $671,549 property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana local 2014 $176,317 property tax abatement
Shield Pack, LLC Amcor Louisiana local 2014 $181,483 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $8,245,472 property tax abatement
Temple Inland, Inc International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $73,705 property tax abatement
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2014 $370,655 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2014 $76,087 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Holding, US, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2014 $54,866 tax credit/rebate
Pratt Jet Corr, Inc. Pratt Industries North Carolina state 2014 $27,800 tax credit/rebate
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2014 $25,717 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Company WestRock North Carolina state 2014 $20,803 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2014 $20,500 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Closure Systems, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2014 $3,728 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2014 $153,546 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Tobacco Packaging Americas Amcor North Carolina state 2014 $4,507 tax credit/rebate
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2014 $6,988 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc. Amcor North Carolina state 2014 $20,987 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2014 $26,621 tax credit/rebate
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2014 $38,933 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Moulded Pulp, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2014 $3,409 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Closure Systems, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2014 $3,728 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Healthcare Packaging, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2014 $12,023 tax credit/rebate
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2014 $13,871 tax credit/rebate
A G Industries, Inc. WestRock North Carolina state 2014 $24,329 tax credit/rebate
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2014 $29,210 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Holding, US, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2014 $54,169 tax credit/rebate
International Paper International Paper Oklahoma state 2014 $12,000,000 industrial revenue bond
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