Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
paper and packaging
Subsidy Total: 
$2,414,895,277
Number of Awards: 
2,734
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$408,051,354408
WestRock$277,738,625302
Stora Enso$277,344,9775
Domtar$213,477,04681
Cascades Inc.$199,176,318133
Ball Corp.$156,212,269211
Packaging Corporation of America$140,666,195148
Berry Global$91,109,40495
Graphic Packaging$84,638,692119
Verso Corporation$83,268,59030


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parent Location Subsidy Sourcesort icon Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2014 $341,107 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2014 $204,821 tax credit/rebate
P H GLATFELTER COMPANY Glatfelter Washington state 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Metal Packaging Ardagh Packaging Group West Virginia state 2014 $1,960 training reimbursement
Alcan Packaging Amcor Wisconsin state 2007 $390,000 grant
Green Bay Packaging Green Bay Packaging Wisconsin state 2007 $615,000 grant
Appleton Coated LLC Appvion Wisconsin state 2015 $3,000,000 loan or bond financing
Appleton Coated LLC Appvion Wisconsin state 2015 $1,000,000 loan or bond financing
Bemis Healthcare Packaging, Inc. Amcor Wisconsin state 2015 $1,000,000 loan or bond financing
Bemis Healthcare Packaging, Inc. Amcor Wisconsin state 2015 $1,000,000 loan or bond financing
Captive Plastics, LLC Berry Global Wisconsin state 2015 $350,000 loan or bond financing
Pratt Industries, Inc. Pratt Industries Wisconsin state 2015 $1,750,000 loan or bond financing
Pratt Industries, Inc. Pratt Industries Wisconsin state 2015 $2,400,000 tax credit/rebate
Silgan White Cap LLC Silgan Illinois state 2012 $144,413 tax credit/rebate
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2014 $60,741 tax credit/rebate
International Paper International Paper Illinois state 2012 $949,445 infrastructure assistance
International Paper International Paper Illinois state 2013 $949,445 infrastructure assistance
Sonoco Protective Solutions Sonoco Products Michigan state 2014 $21,150 training reimbursement
GLATFELTER ADVANCED MATERIALS NA INC Glatfelter Arkansas state 2016 $2,000,000 grant
International Paper Company International Paper Colorado state 2015 $44,910 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2014 $14,237 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Colorado state 2014 $13,161 tax credit/rebate
Tharco Containers, Inc. Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2013 $11,133 tax credit/rebate
Tharco Containers, Inc Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2014 $4,285 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2013 $3,269 tax credit/rebate
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $16,463,820 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $5,242,494 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $2,976,985 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $1,512,027 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $1,177,168 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $897,413 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $845,604 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $869,474 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $869,430 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $844,956 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $868,813 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $675,573 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $866,292 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $841,326 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $673,274 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $862,350 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $860,526 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $799,716 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $821,677 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $793,209 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $761,647 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $633,586 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $603,423 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $622,263 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $746,353 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $752,031 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $733,611 property tax abatement
MeadWestvac o Corporation South Carolina LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2015 $726,962 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $709,144 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $716,469 property tax abatement
MeadWestvac o Corporation South Carolina LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2015 $693,934 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $686,586 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $552,155 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $666,896 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $496,449 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $539,389 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $521,833 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $515,359 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $422,101 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $418,334 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $500,072 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $384,244 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $362,047 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $331,845 property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana state 2015 $377,190 property tax abatement
Temple Inland, Inc International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $294,022 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $149,582 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $104,495 property tax abatement
Shield Pack, LLC Amcor Louisiana state 2015 $77,084 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $73,412 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $3,610,036 tax credit/rebate
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana state 2015 $434,791 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Indiana state 2015 $45,000 tax credit/rebate
Owens-Brockway Glass Container Inc. O-I Glass Indiana state 2016 $50,000 training reimbursement
AEP Industries Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2016 $11,295 training reimbursement
Sonoco Protective Solutions, Inc. Sonoco Products Kentucky state 2016 $900,000 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation of Kentucky Dart Container Kentucky state 2016 $300,000 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Paper Company, LLC Domtar Kentucky state 2015 $100,000 training reimbursement
Bemis Packaging, LLC Amcor Kentucky state 2016 $92,500 training reimbursement
WestRock Virginia Corporation WestRock Kentucky state 2016 $31,000 training reimbursement
WestRock Virginia Corporation WestRock Kentucky state 2015 $29,000 training reimbursement
OWENS-ILLINOIS GENERAL INC O-I Glass Ohio state 2016 $35,260 grant
Ball Metal Food Container, LLC Ball Corp. Ohio state 2016 $184,000 tax credit/rebate
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC O-I Glass Ohio state 2011 $3,000,000 loan or bond financing
Domtar Corporation Domtar Pennsylvania state 2015 $289,930 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation of Pennsylvania Dart Container Pennsylvania state 2015 $41,784 tax credit/rebate
Polymer Group Berry Global Virginia state 2011 $750,000 grant
MeadWestVaco Corp WestRock Virginia state 2011 $280,000 enterprise zone
MeadWestVaco Corp WestRock Virginia state 2012 $280,000 enterprise zone
MeadWestVaco Corp WestRock Virginia state 2013 $280,000 enterprise zone
MeadWestVaco Corp WestRock Virginia state 2014 $280,000 enterprise zone
MeadWestVaco Corp WestRock Virginia state 2015 $280,000 enterprise zone
International Paper Company International Paper Virginia state 2015 $154,148 enterprise zone
International Paper Company International Paper Virginia state 2014 $138,711 enterprise zone
International Paper Company International Paper Virginia state 2013 $121,095 enterprise zone
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. O-I Glass Virginia state 2013 $64,592 enterprise zone
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