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
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
Huhtamaki Consumer Packaging, Inc. Huhtamaki Oyj New York state 2009 $17,630 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
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $221,964 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $159,680 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $151,874 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $96,541 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $93,889 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $68,754 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $47,929 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $36,362 property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana state 2010 $20,271 property tax abatement
Shield Pack, LLC Amcor Louisiana state 2010 $17,413 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $12,549 property tax abatement
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2010 $4,825,455 property tax abatement
S D WARREN CO Sappi Maine state 2010 $2,770,268 property tax abatement
DOMTAR MAINE CORP Domtar Maine state 2010 $879,828 property tax abatement
HUHTAMAKI COMPANY MANUFACTURING Huhtamaki Oyj Maine state 2010 $235,715 property tax abatement
CASCADES AUBURN FIBER INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2010 $127,313 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Maine state 2010 $116,890 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2010 $15,698 property tax abatement
RTS PACKAGING LLC WestRock Maine state 2010 $6,672 property tax abatement
Verso Paper Verso Corporation Michigan state 2010 $211,000 tax credit/rebate
Verso Paper Verso Corporation Michigan state 2010 $2,525,000 property tax abatement
Verso Paper Verso Corporation Michigan state 2010 $1,104,000 tax credit/rebate
Verso Paper Verso Corporation Michigan state 2010 $2,262,000 tax credit/rebate
Verso Paper Verso Corporation Michigan state 2010 $1,849,000 tax credit/rebate
SEALED AIR CORP-CRYOVAC DIVISION Sealed Air Missouri state 2010 $98,636 enterprise zone
SONOCO PLASTICS (FORMERLY MATRIX PACKAGING) Sonoco Products Missouri state 2010 $72,400 enterprise zone
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2010 $284,374 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America North Carolina state 2010 $204,586 tax credit/rebate
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2010 $43,247 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Healthcare Packaging, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2010 $17,420 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Moulded Pulp, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2010 $12,864 tax credit/rebate
Smurfit Stone Container Enterprises WestRock North Carolina state 2010 $2,582 tax credit/rebate
Cascade Tissue Group - Oregon, Inc. Cascades Inc. Oregon state 2010 $491,750 tax credit/rebate
Boise Paper Packaging Corporation of America Oregon state 2010 $4,381 tax credit/rebate
PH Glatfelter Company Glatfelter Pennsylvania state 2010 $72,557 tax credit/rebate
Polymer Group Berry Global Virginia state 2010 $750,000 grant
Polymer Group Berry Global Virginia state 2010 $750,000 grant
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Virginia state 2010 $300,000 grant
Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation WestRock Virginia state 2010 $300,000 grant
Polymer Group, Inc. Berry Global Virginia state 2010 $750,000 grant
Kendall Packaging Corporation Kendall Packaging Wisconsin state 2010 $249,000 tax credit/rebate
Bemis Company, Inc. Amcor Arkansas state 2010 $53,906 tax credit/rebate
Cryovac, Inc. Sealed Air Arkansas state 2010 $86,152 tax credit/rebate
CRYOVAC INC Sealed Air Arkansas state 2010 $116,471 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging Arkansas state 2010 $175,315 tax credit/rebate
CRYOVAC, INC Sealed Air Arkansas state 2010 $825,376 tax credit/rebate
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTL INC Graphic Packaging Arkansas state 2010 $835,424 tax credit/rebate
ROCK TENN CONVERTING CO WestRock Arkansas state 2010 $19,832 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR A W CORPORATION Domtar Arkansas state 2010 $28,775 tax credit/rebate
ROCKTENN CP LLC WestRock Arkansas state 2010 $259,200 tax credit/rebate
CRYOVAC, INC. Sealed Air Arkansas state 2010 $18,067 tax credit/rebate
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL INC Graphic Packaging Arkansas state 2010 $217,160 tax credit/rebate
CRYOVAC, INC. Sealed Air Arkansas state 2010 $330,616 tax credit/rebate
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL INC Graphic Packaging Arkansas state 2010 $494,980 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Arkansas state 2010 $729,615 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR A W CORPORATION Domtar Arkansas state 2010 $2,395,664 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR A W CORPORATION Domtar Arkansas state 2010 $2,694,822 tax credit/rebate
CRYOVAC, INC. Sealed Air Arkansas state 2010 $2,853 tax credit/rebate
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL INC Graphic Packaging Arkansas state 2010 $305,201 tax credit/rebate
Owens Brockway Glass Container Inc. Owens-Illinois Virginia state 2010 $26,626 training reimbursement
Alcan Packaging Amcor Virginia state 2010 $47,520 training reimbursement
Greif Packaging, LLC Greif Virginia state 2010 $112,800 training reimbursement
Longview Fibre Paper& Packaging WestRock Washington state 2010 $524,263 training reimbursement
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