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
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
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $846,741 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $834,390 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $777,732 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $226,288 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $68,531 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $30,101 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2011 $609,810 property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana state 2011 $40,027 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2011 $60,736 property tax abatement
Shield Pack, LLC Amcor Louisiana state 2011 $22,923 property tax abatement
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Louisiana state 2011 $26,459 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $880,784 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $879,789 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $853,447 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $832,905 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $339,555 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $8,410 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $435,157 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $22,151 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $3,147,500 enterprise zone
Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc. Crown Holdings Pennsylvania state 2011 $22,148 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products South Carolina state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
RockTenn WestRock Virginia state 2011 $300,000 grant
MeadWestvaco Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2011 $129,340 tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air Massachusetts state 2011 $177,264 tax credit/rebate
International Converter Novolex Mississippi state 2011 $300,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc. Amcor Florida state 2011 $87,000 tax credit/rebate
SteriPack, Ltd. Sealed Air Florida state 2011 $195,000 tax credit/rebate
NoramPac Industries, Inc. (Niagara Industries, Inc.) Cascades Inc. New York local 2011 $2,200 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Impress USA, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group New York local 2011 $4,280 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Impress USA, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group New York local 2011 $4,280 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
AIM Corrugated Container Corp. (Norampac) Cascades Inc. New York local 2011 $22,216 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Cryovac Inc. Sealed Air New York local 2011 $31,477 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Fibermark/Coated Paper Neenah Paper New York local 2011 $38,602 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2011 $64,738 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Owens-Brockway Container Inc Owens-Illinois New York local 2011 $71,961 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2011 $291,416 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Norampac Industries (owned by Cascades Inc.) Cascades Inc. New York multiple 2011 $141,500,000 MEGADEAL
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2011 $5,534 tax credit/rebate
SILGAN CONTAINERS MANUFACTURING CORPORATION Silgan Washington state 2011 $16,671 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES LLC Domtar Washington state 2011 $41,081 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2011 $193,486 tax credit/rebate
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2011 $237,155 tax credit/rebate
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