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
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Michigan local 2009 undisclosed property tax abatement
Norampac Industries, Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2009 $661,627 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2009 $50,638 tax credit/rebate
SILGAN CONTAINERS MANUFACTURING CORPORATION Silgan Washington state 2009 $16,671 tax credit/rebate
CURWOOD INC Amcor Ohio state 2009 $40,000 grant
CURWOOD INC Amcor Ohio state 2009 $11,925 grant
NEWPAGE CORPORATION Verso Corporation Ohio state 2009 $150,000 grant
REXAM BEVERAGE CAN COMPANY NORTH AMERICA Ball Corp. Ohio state 2009 $37,500 grant
Curwood, Inc. Amcor Ohio state 2009 $57,329 tax credit/rebate
CURWOOD INC Amcor Oklahoma state 2009 $557,953 tax credit/rebate
PACKAGING CORP OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Oklahoma state 2009 $1,500 tax credit/rebate
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Oklahoma state 2009 $11,220 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2009 $120,110 property tax abatement
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL INC Graphic Packaging Indiana local 2009 $138,250 property tax abatement
Rexam Closures & Containers, Inc. Berry Global Indiana state 2009 $165,450 training reimbursement
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging Indiana state 2009 $20,500 training reimbursement
Sonoco Recycling, Inc Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2009 $26,864 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2009 $1,473 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2009 $1,751 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2009 $1,809 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2009 $1,889 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2009 $1,989 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2009 $6,933 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2009 $8,206 property tax abatement
CASCADES TISSUE GROUP - TENNESSEE INC Cascades Inc. Tennessee local 2009 $11,045 property tax abatement
CASCADE TISSUE GROUP Cascades Inc. Tennessee local 2009 $14,894 property tax abatement
CASCADES TISSUE GROUP - TENNESSEE INC Cascades Inc. Tennessee local 2009 $15,232 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2009 $19,517 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2009 $20,530 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2009 $31,319 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2009 $33,204 property tax abatement
CASCADE TISSUE GROUP Cascades Inc. Tennessee local 2009 $55,484 property tax abatement
AMB PROPERTY II S INTL PAPER CO International Paper Tennessee local 2009 $64,883 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2009 $101,262 property tax abatement
AMB PROPERTY II LP-INTERNATIONAL PAPER International Paper Tennessee local 2009 $124,755 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2009 $138,999 property tax abatement
CASCADES TISSUE GROUP - TENNESSEE INC Cascades Inc. Tennessee local 2009 $141,634 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2009 $604,804 property tax abatement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2009 $728,091 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2009 $400,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2009 $350,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2009 $350,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2009 $255,364 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2009 $100,000 federal grant
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2009 $211,125 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2009 $530,178 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2009 $725,373 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2009 $611,473 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2009 $789,888 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2009 $124,907 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2009 $349,800 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2009 $955,157 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2009 $7,907,243 federal loan or loan guarantee
Appvion, Inc. Appvion United States federal 2009 $3,420,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2009 $4,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Kendall Packagin Corporation Kendall Packaging United States federal 2009 $1,037,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper International Paper United States federal 2009 $50,000,000 federal tax-exempt bond
International Paper International Paper United States federal 2009 $3,030,000 federal tax-exempt bond
International Paper International Paper United States federal 2009 $6,865,000 federal tax-exempt bond
International Paper International Paper United States federal 2009 $7,000,000 federal tax-exempt bond
International Paper International Paper United States federal 2009 $3,625,000 federal tax-exempt bond
International Paper International Paper United States federal 2009 $3,855,000 federal tax-exempt bond
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC. Owens-Illinois Texas state 2009 undisclosed enterprise zone
MEADWESTVACO TEXAS, L.P. WestRock Texas state 2009 undisclosed enterprise zone
MEADWESTVACO TEXAS, L.P. WestRock Texas state 2009 undisclosed enterprise zone
Berry Plastics Berry Global Georgia local 2009 $4,000,000 industrial revenue bond
Amcor PET Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor New York state 2009 $125,000 enterprise zone
Captive Plastics, Inc. Berry Global New York state 2009 $1,876 enterprise zone
Cascades Tissue Group-New York, Inc. (Halfmoon & W Cascades Inc. New York state 2009 $114,105 enterprise zone
Cryovac, Inc. Sealed Air New York state 2009 $176,128 enterprise zone
Deluxe Packaging Corporation Novolex New York state 2009 $25,537 enterprise zone
Fibermark North America, Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2009 $26,229 enterprise zone
Fibermark North America, Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2009 $26,229 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2009 $1,611,677 enterprise zone
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. Owens-Illinois Georgia local 2009 $30,000,000 bond
AMCOR PET PACKAGING, USA, INC. Amcor California state 2010 $61,938 training reimbursement
BALL CORPORATION Ball Corp. California state 2010 $4,032 training reimbursement
BALL METAL FOOD CONTAINER, LLC Ball Corp. California state 2010 $388,691 training reimbursement
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2010 $25,000 training reimbursement
Captive Plastics Inc. (a subsidiary of Berry Plastics Corporation) Berry Global Kentucky state 2010 $200,000 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Paper Company, LLC Domtar Kentucky state 2010 $100,000 training reimbursement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $487,500 Enterprise zone
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $835,023 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $791,497 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2010 $643,196 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $638,212 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2010 $620,854 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $574,109 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $559,615 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2010 $559,236 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $556,753 property tax abatement
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Louisiana state 2010 $556,429 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $538,802 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $535,309 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $527,466 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $491,099 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $451,772 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2010 $445,588 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2010 $409,671 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2010 $289,173 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2010 $222,410 property tax abatement
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