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
Fibermark North America, Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2010 $36,077 enterprise zone
Huhtamaki, Inc. Huhtamaki Oyj New York state 2010 $7,084 enterprise zone
Impress USA, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group New York state 2010 $1,621,084 enterprise zone
Norampac Ind., Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2010 $31,915 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2010 $2,334,910 enterprise zone
Ball Corporation Ball Corp. West Virginia state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Silgan Containters Manufacturing Corp Silgan West Virginia state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Silgan Containters Manufacturing Corp Silgan West Virginia state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Silgan Containters Manufacturing Corp Silgan West Virginia state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Silgan Containters Manufacturing Corp Silgan West Virginia state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
CURWOOD INC Amcor Oklahoma state 2010 $218,262 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Kentucky state 2011 $25,000 training reimbursement
Domtar Paper Company LLC Domtar Kentucky state 2011 $24,000 training reimbursement
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2011 $11,350 training reimbursement
Aptargroup, Inc. AptarGroup Kentucky state 2011 $3,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Kerr Group, LLC (A wholly owned subsidiary of Berry Plastics Corp) Berry Global Kentucky state 2011 $300,000 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco WestRock Virginia state 2011 $1,000,000 grant
Neenah Paper Company Neenah Paper Wisconsin state 2011 $41,080 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products Wisconsin state 2011 $100,000 tax credit/rebate
Kendall Packaging Corporation Kendall Packaging Wisconsin state 2011 $7,500,000 industrial revenue bond
CASCADES AUBURN FIBER INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2011 $95,170 property tax abatement
HUHTAMAKI INC Huhtamaki Oyj Maine state 2011 $219,288 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Maine state 2011 $106,085 property tax abatement
S D WARREN CO Sappi Maine state 2011 $2,773,909 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2011 $15,158 property tax abatement
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2011 $4,302,379 property tax abatement
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
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Ball Corp. Colorado state 2011 $54,000 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
ORCHIDS PAPER PRODUCTS CO Cascades Inc. Oklahoma state 2011 $34,390 training reimbursement
Temple Inland International Paper Texas state 2011 undisclosed training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Iowa state 2011 $94,500 training reimbursement
Captive Plastics, LLC dba Berry Plastics, Inc. Berry Global Iowa state 2011 $50,690 training reimbursement
Curwood Arkansas,Inc Amcor Arkansas state 2011 $1,920 training reimbursement
Graphic Packaging Graphic Packaging Arkansas state 2011 $15,360 training reimbursement
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
Bemis Company Amcor Nebraska local 2011 $423,547 tax increment financing
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
Packaging Corp. of America Packaging Corporation of America Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
Packaging Corp. of America Packaging Corporation of America Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY DBA KIRK PAPER International Paper California state 2011 $72,900 training reimbursement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper California state 2011 $149,678 training reimbursement
Norampac New England Inc. Cascades Inc. Connecticut state 2011 $117,444 tax credit/rebate
Milprint Packaging, LLC Amcor Kentucky state 2011 $100,000 training reimbursement
NewPage Corporation Verso Corporation Maryland state 2011 $92,000 grant/loan hybrid program
SEALED AIR CORP-CRYOVAC DIVISION Sealed Air Missouri state 2011 $27,579 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America North Carolina state 2011 $62,500 tax credit/rebate
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2011 $130,000 tax credit/rebate
Ball Metal Beverage Container Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2011 $105,668 tax credit/rebate
Cascade Tissue Group - North Carolina, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2011 $14,507 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2011 $164,002 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper North Carolina state 2011 $2,246,893 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America North Carolina state 2011 $26,459 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2011 $22,511 tax credit/rebate
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2011 $568,376 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation Dart Container North Carolina state 2011 $56,935 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2011 $35,570 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2011 $122,679 tax credit/rebate
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2011 $1,006,400 grant
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2011 $734,412 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2011 $687,081 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2011 $669,876 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2011 $600,236 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2011 $643,683 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2011 $600,862 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2011 $505,276 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2011 $441,859 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2011 $421,492 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2011 $235,218 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $686,668 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $863,230 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $860,123 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $848,548 property tax abatement
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