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 Location Subsidy Source Yearsort icon Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
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
P.H. Glatfelter Company dba Glatfelter Glatfelter Pennsylvania state $670,000 training reimbursement
P. H. Glatfelter Corporation Glatfelter Pennsylvania state $200,000 training reimbursement
Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation WestRock Pennsylvania state $112,500 training reimbursement
Crown Cork and Seal Crown Holdings Pennsylvania state $55,400 training reimbursement
AMCOR Plastube, Inc. Amcor Pennsylvania state $50,000 training reimbursement
Amcor PET Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor Pennsylvania state $25,000 training reimbursement
Bemis, Inc. Amcor Pennsylvania state $60,000 grant
Dart Container Corp Of Pennsylvania Dart Container Pennsylvania state $254,000 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Plastube, Inc. Amcor Pennsylvania state $53,000 tax credit/rebate
Appleton Papers, Inc. Appvion Pennsylvania state $50,000 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Closure Systems, Inc. Berry Global Pennsylvania state $40,000 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Corporation WestRock Pennsylvania state $25,000 tax credit/rebate
Greif Incorporated Greif Pennsylvania state $20,000 tax credit/rebate
AEP Industries, Industries Berry Global Pennsylvania state $1,000,000 loan or bond financing
Dart Container Corp Of Pennsylvania Dart Container Pennsylvania state $300,000 grant
Rexam Closure Systems, Inc. Berry Global Pennsylvania state $300,000 grant
Smurfit-Stone Container Enterprises, Inc. WestRock Pennsylvania state $300,000 grant
Appleton Papers, Inc. Appvion Pennsylvania state $250,000 grant
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. Owens-Illinois Pennsylvania state $200,000 grant
Owens-Brockway Glass Containers, Inc. Owens-Illinois Pennsylvania state $150,000 grant
MeadWestvaco Corporation WestRock Pennsylvania state $100,000 grant
Amcor Plastube, Inc. Amcor Pennsylvania state $75,000 grant
Meadwestvaco Corporation WestRock Pennsylvania state $75,000 grant
Amcor PET Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor Pennsylvania state $50,000 grant
AEP Industries Inc Berry Global Pennsylvania state $50,000 grant
AEP Industries, Industries Berry Global Pennsylvania state $1,405,831 loan or bond financing
Appleton Papers Inc. Appvion Pennsylvania state $1,250,000 loan or bond financing
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Pennsylvania state $150,000 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Pennsylvania state $150,000 grant
AMCOR RIGID PLASTICS USA, INC. Amcor New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc Amcor Pennsylvania state $50,000 tax credit/rebate
Packging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state $25,386 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc Amcor Pennsylvania state $50,000 grant
WestRock WestRock North Carolina local $372,000 grant
Domtar Paper Company, LLC Domtar Kentucky state 1992 $1,200,000 tax credit/rebate
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
Great Lakes Corrugated Corp. Greif Ohio local 1992 undisclosed enterprise zone
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
Blue Water Fiber Blue Water Fiber Michigan state 1994 $81,000,000 MEGADEAL
International Converter, Inc. Novolex Ohio state 1994 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Crown Cork & Seal Company (USA), Inc. Crown Holdings Ohio state 1994 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Products Sonoco Products North Carolina state 1994 $25,000 grant
International Paper Company International Paper Kentucky state 1995 $103,000,000 tax credit/rebate
CLEAN TECH, INC. Plastipak Michigan local 1995 undisclosed property tax abatement
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
Ball Aerosol and Specialty Container Inc. Ball Corp. Ohio state 1995 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 1995 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Great Lakes Corrugated Corp. Greif Ohio state 1995 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
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
Gaylord Container Corp. International Paper Florida state 1996 $450,000 tax credit/rebate
Ball Plastic Container Corp. Ball Corp. New Jersey state 1996 $315,560 grant
Cascades Moulded Pulp Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 1996 $14,400 grant
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Kentucky state 1997 $750,000 tax credit/rebate
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
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 1997 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC. Owens-Illinois Texas state 1997 undisclosed enterprise zone
Domtar Paper Company LLC Domtar Kentucky state 1998 $100,000,000 tax credit/rebate
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
Crown Cork & Seal Co. USA Crown Holdings Texas state 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
Sealed Air Corp. Sealed Air Massachusetts state 1998 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Willamette Industries (facility now owned by Domtar Paper) Domtar Kentucky state 1998 $132,300,000 MEGADEAL
The Mead Corporation WestRock Ohio state 1998 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Kapstone WestRock South Carolina local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
Mead Westvaco WestRock South Carolina 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
Owens-Brockway Glass Container Owens-Illinois Texas state 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
Crown Cork & Seal Co Inc Crown Holdings Texas state 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
New England Extrusion, Inc. Appvion Massachusetts state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
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