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 Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Boise, Inc. Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2016 $40,333 tax credit/rebate
AIM Corrugated Container Corp. (Norampac) Cascades Inc. New York local 2010 $40,303 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana state 2011 $40,027 property tax abatement
Rexam Closure Systems, Inc. Berry Global Pennsylvania state $40,000 tax credit/rebate
CURWOOD INC Amcor Ohio state 2009 $40,000 grant
CARAUSTAR MILL GROUP INC Greif Washington state 2015 $39,852 tax credit/rebate
BALL CORPORATION Ball Corp. California state 2006 $39,631 training reimbursement
LONGVIEW FIBRE CO WestRock Washington state 2005 $39,499 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Iowa state 2006 $39,324 training reimbursement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2010 $39,242 property tax abatement
Ball Corporation Ball Corp. West Virginia state 2009 $39,200 training reimbursement
CARAUSTAR MILL GROUP, INC. Greif Washington state 2016 $39,059 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2015 $38,963 tax credit/rebate
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2014 $38,933 tax credit/rebate
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2014 $38,933 tax credit/rebate
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2013 $38,742 grant
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2013 $38,742 training reimbursement
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. Owens-Illinois Virginia state 2016 $38,648 enterprise zone
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2015 $38,617 tax credit/rebate
Fibermark/Coated Paper Neenah Paper New York local 2011 $38,602 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. Owens-Illinois Virginia state 2015 $38,232 enterprise zone
Cascades Moulded Pulp, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2012 $38,203 tax credit/rebate
CARAUSTAR MILL GROUP INC Greif Washington state 2014 $38,101 tax credit/rebate
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper Wisconsin state 2013 $38,026 cost reimbursement
SEALED AIR CORP-CRYOVAC DIVISION Sealed Air Missouri state 2007 $37,903 tax credit/rebate
REXAM BEVERAGE CAN COMPANY NORTH AMERICA Ball Corp. Ohio state 2009 $37,500 grant
Cascade Tissue Group - Oregon, Inc Cascades Inc. Oregon state 2013 $37,100 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $37,064 property tax abatement
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2016 $36,987 tax credit/rebate
Pratt Industries, Inc. Pratt Industries Tennessee state 2017 $36,500 grant
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $36,362 property tax abatement
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air Mississippi state 2012 $36,320 grant
Shield Pack, LLC Amcor Louisiana state 2013 $36,215 property tax abatement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES LLC Domtar Washington state 2012 $36,108 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2013 $36,104 property tax abatement
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2016 $36,100 tax credit/rebate
Fibermark North America, Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2010 $36,077 enterprise zone
Fibermark North America, Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2010 $36,077 enterprise zone
Rock Tenn Converting Co. WestRock Tennessee state 2013 $36,000 training reimbursement
Cryovac Inc. Sealed Air New York local 2010 $35,682 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Dart Container Corporation Dart Container North Carolina state 2012 $35,678 tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air New York state 2001 $35,640 enterprise zone
Valois of America, Inc. AptarGroup New York local 2006 $35,587 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2011 $35,570 tax credit/rebate
OWENS-ILLINOIS GENERAL INC Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2016 $35,260 grant
APPLETON PAPERS Appvion Ohio state 2008 $35,000 grant
Fibermark North America, Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2013 $34,716 enterprise zone
Fibermark North America, Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2013 $34,716 enterprise zone
ORCHIDS PAPER PRODUCTS CO Orchids Paper Products Oklahoma state 2011 $34,390 training reimbursement
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2016 $34,088 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER INC International Paper Tennessee local 2007 $33,866 property tax abatement
Covalence Speciality Adhesives,LLC dba Berry Plastics Tapes Coatings Berry Global Rhode Island state 2009 $33,690 training reimbursement
AIM Corrugated Container Corp. Cascades Inc. New York local 2005 $33,602 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Norampac Schenectady Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2011 $33,470 enterprise zone
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2016 $33,279 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2009 $33,204 property tax abatement
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2013 $33,126 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Tissues Group Cascades Inc. Nevada state 2003 $32,553 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging Indiana state 2007 $32,500 training reimbursement
Longview Fibre Company WestRock New York state 2001 $32,500 enterprise zone
Southern Container (Mr. Steven Hill) WestRock New York local 2006 $32,462 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2016 $32,452 federal grant
Fibermark/Coated Paper Neenah Paper New York local 2008 $32,351 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES LLC Domtar Washington state 2013 $32,249 tax credit/rebate
Caraustar Greif Mississippi state 2010 $32,043 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Kansas state 2008 $32,000 training reimbursement
Norampac Ind., Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2010 $31,915 enterprise zone
Cryovac Inc. Sealed Air New York local 2011 $31,477 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2009 $31,319 property tax abatement
WestRock CP, LLC WestRock Virginia state 2016 $31,152 enterprise zone
WestRock Virginia Corporation WestRock Kentucky state 2016 $31,000 training reimbursement
Shield Pack, LLC Amcor Louisiana state 2012 $30,685 property tax abatement
MW Custom Papers, LLC WestRock New York state 2005 $30,654 enterprise zone
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $30,613 property tax abatement
Ball Corporation Ball Corp. New York local 2003 $30,539 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2016 $30,524 tax credit/rebate
Caraustar Greif Mississippi state 2009 $30,496 training reimbursement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $30,101 property tax abatement
Grafco Industries, L.P Berry Global New York state 2005 $30,000 enterprise zone
International Paper International Paper New York state 2001 $30,000 enterprise zone
INTERNATIONAL PAPER INC International Paper Tennessee local 2008 $29,820 property tax abatement
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2016 $29,538 tax credit/rebate
Cascade Tissue Group Cascades Inc. Oregon state 2013 $29,391 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Crellin, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2008 $29,305 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2015 $29,305 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging North Carolina state 2016 $29,301 tax credit/rebate
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2006 $29,226 tax credit/rebate
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2014 $29,210 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $29,001 property tax abatement
Meadwestvaco Virginia Corporation WestRock Kentucky state 2014 $29,000 training reimbursement
WestRock Virginia Corporation WestRock Kentucky state 2015 $29,000 training reimbursement
DOMTAR A W CORPORATION Domtar Arkansas state 2010 $28,775 tax credit/rebate
MW Custom Papers LLC WestRock New York state 2006 $28,700 enterprise zone
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2013 $28,685 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2013 $28,685 tax credit/rebate
Fibermark North America, Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2014 $28,617 enterprise zone
Fibermark North America, Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2014 $28,617 enterprise zone
BALL WESTERN CAN COMPANY, LLC Ball Corp. California state 2004 $28,536 training reimbursement
BALL CORPORATION Ball Corp. California state 2007 $28,435 training reimbursement
Silgan Can Company Silgan North Carolina state 2015 $28,432 tax credit/rebate
Impress USA, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group New York local 2010 $28,337 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
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