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
New England Extrusion, Inc. Appvion Massachusetts state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
The Butcher Company Sealed Air Massachusetts state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Florida state 1999 $405,000 tax credit/rebate
Greif, Inc. et al. Greif Ohio state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Pratt Industries dba Jet Corr, Inc. Pratt Industries Ohio state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Solo Cup Company Dart Container Illinois Local 1999 $22,090,000 tax increment financing
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
SAPPI FINE PAPER Sappi Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
OWENS-ILLINOIS CLOSURE INC. Owens-Illinois Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
BEMIS (ALCAN PACKAGING/PECHINEY) Amcor Missouri state 2000 $280,000 training reimbursement
Crown Cork & Seal Co Inc Crown Holdings Texas state 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
Owens-Brockway Glass Container Owens-Illinois Texas state 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
Continental PET Tech, Inc. Owens-Illinois Nevada state 2000 $15,200 tax credit/rebate
Continental PET Tech, Inc. Owens-Illinois Nevada state 2000 $1,007,982 tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air Texas local 2000 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Cryovac, Inc. Sealed Air Texas local 2000 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Southern Container WestRock Massachusetts state 2000 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2000 $2,615,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2000 $151,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2000 $147,832 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2000 $400,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2000 $100,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2000 $250,000 federal grant
Curwood, Incorporated 2001-EZ-10 Amcor Iowa state 2001 $643,605 enterprise zone
Letica Corporation Letica Kentucky state 2001 $4,701,092 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Michigan local 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
ROCK-TENN COMPANY WestRock Michigan local 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER International Paper Michigan local 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER International Paper Michigan local 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
SAPPI FINE PAPER NORTH AMERICA Sappi Michigan local 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC. Domtar Michigan local 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
Crown Cork & Seal Co Inc Crown Holdings Texas state 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
Cryovac Sealed Air Inc. Sealed Air Texas local 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Riverwood International Corporation Graphic Packaging Ohio state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2001 $2,339,995 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2001 $17,500 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2001 $250,000 federal grant
Amcor PET Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor New York state 2001 $274,499 enterprise zone
Fibermark - DSI Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2001 $193,500 enterprise zone
International Paper International Paper New York state 2001 $30,000 enterprise zone
Longview Fibre Company WestRock New York state 2001 $32,500 enterprise zone
MW Custom Papers, LLC WestRock New York state 2001 $1,125,045 enterprise zone
Norampac Ind., Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2001 $135,000 enterprise zone
Pratt Paper (NY), Inc. Pratt Industries New York state 2001 $220,000 enterprise zone
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air New York state 2001 $35,640 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2001 $3,063,397 enterprise zone
Sonoco Flexible Packaging Sonoco Products New York state 2001 $347,000 enterprise zone
Mead Westvaco WestRock Georgia state 2002 $250,000 grant
Silgan Containers 2002-EZ-10 Silgan Iowa state 2002 $2,590,000 enterprise zone
Solo Cup Dart Container Idaho state 2002 $98,618 training reimbursement
Alcan Global Pharmaceutical Packaging, Inc. ( f/k/a Pharma Center Shelbyville Inc.) Amcor Kentucky state 2002 $4,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Closures Kentucky Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2002 $13,600,000 tax credit/rebate
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
CLEAN TECH INC Plastipak Michigan local 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
Cryovac Inc. Sealed Air Texas state 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan Iowa state 2002 $198,565 training reimbursement
Crown, Cork & Seal Co. Crown Holdings Ohio local 2002 undisclosed enterprise zone
Amcor PET Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor New York state 2002 $373,855 enterprise zone
Fibermark - DSI Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2002 $3,000 enterprise zone
Grafco Industries, L.P Berry Global New York state 2002 $50,000 enterprise zone
International Paper International Paper New York state 2002 $10,500 enterprise zone
Longview Fibre Company WestRock New York state 2002 $66,250 enterprise zone
MW Custom Papers, LLC WestRock New York state 2002 $258,388 enterprise zone
Norampac Ind., Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2002 $367,626 enterprise zone
Pratt Paper (NY), Inc. Pratt Industries New York state 2002 $500,405 enterprise zone
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air New York state 2002 $44,225 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2002 $8,557,000 enterprise zone
Sonoco Flexible Packaging Sonoco Products New York state 2002 $327,695 enterprise zone
INLAND PAPERBOARD AND PACKAGING, INC.- TRACY International Paper California state 2003 $9,620 training reimbursement
INLAND PAPERBOARD AND PACKAGING, INC.- SANTA FE SPRINGS International Paper California state 2003 $23,140 training reimbursement
INLAND PAPERBOARD AND PACKAGING, INC.- ONTARIO International Paper California state 2003 $23,660 training reimbursement
REXAM BEVERAGE CAN AMERICAS Ball Corp. California state 2003 $79,104 training reimbursement
INLAND PAPERBOARD AND PACKAGING, INC.-LA International Paper California state 2003 $84,500 training reimbursement
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. Owens-Illinois Colorado state 2003 $500,000 grant
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Kentucky state 2003 $170,000 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Michigan local 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
LIQUID MOLDING SYSTEMS INC AptarGroup Michigan local 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
CARAUSTAR INDUSTRIES INC Greif Michigan local 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
PLASTIPAK PACKAGING INC Plastipak Michigan local 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
OWENS-ILLINOIS CLOSURE INC Owens-Illinois Michigan local 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
Valois of America, Inc. AptarGroup New York local 2003 $67,304 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Cypress Cryovac, Inc. Sealed Air New York local 2003 $62,710 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
AIM Corrugated Container Corp. Cascades Inc. New York local 2003 $42,324 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ball Corporation Ball Corp. New York local 2003 $30,539 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Southern Container WestRock New York local 2003 $24,490 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ball Corporation (Mr. Michael Mochringer) Ball Corp. New York local 2003 $1,578 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Cryovac Inc. Sealed Air Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
Cascades Tissues Group Cascades Inc. Nevada state 2003 $12,000 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Tissues Group Cascades Inc. Nevada state 2003 $32,553 tax credit/rebate
Rock Tenn Company WestRock Iowa state 2003 $130,000 training reimbursement
Continental PET Technologies Owens-Illinois Arizona state 2003 $92,286 training reimbursement
JEFFERSON SMURFIT CORPORATION WestRock Indiana local 2003 $440,930 property tax abatement
UPM-Raflatac, Inc. UPM North Carolina state 2003 $50,000 grant
Amcor PET Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor New York state 2003 $57,979 enterprise zone
Amcor PET Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor New York state 2003 $93,902 enterprise zone
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