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
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $517,357 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $514,856 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2009 $509,607 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $508,242 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $497,271 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $470,978 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $459,163 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $456,396 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $393,822 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $364,592 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $308,176 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $236,901 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $200,715 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $197,255 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $176,888 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $176,555 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $169,477 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $160,090 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $132,979 property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana state 2009 $99,594 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $73,056 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $59,193 property tax abatement
Shield Pack, LLC Amcor Louisiana state 2009 $56,778 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland Forest Products International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $49,500 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $23,996 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $22,200 property tax abatement
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Louisiana state 2009 $21,000 property tax abatement
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Louisiana state 2009 $9,524 property tax abatement
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
Pratt Paper LA (LLC) Pratt Industries Louisiana state 2008 $8,598,883 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $2,660,782 tax credit/rebate
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
Sappi Fine Paper Sappi Maine state 2008 $17,000 training reimbursement
Huhtamaki f/k/a Chinet Company Huhtamaki Oyj Maine state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
Neenah Paper Michigan, Inc. Neenah Paper Michigan state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
Verso Paper Verso Corporation Michigan state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
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
INTERNATIONAL PAPER International Paper Missouri state 2006 $7,546 tax credit/rebate
SEALED AIR CORP-CRYOVAC DIVISION Sealed Air Missouri state 2007 $37,903 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER International Paper Missouri state 2007 $16,005 tax credit/rebate
SEALED AIR CORP-CRYOVAC DIVISION Sealed Air Missouri state 2008 $101,571 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER International Paper Missouri state 2008 $18,884 tax credit/rebate
SEALED AIR CORP-CRYOVAC DIVISION Sealed Air Missouri state 2009 $98,394 tax credit/rebate
SILGAN CONTAINERS MANUFACTURING Silgan Missouri state 2009 $54,584 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
BEMIS (ALCAN PACKAGING/PECHINEY) Amcor Missouri state 2000 $280,000 training reimbursement
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES, INC. WestRock Missouri state 2006 $658,875 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper North Carolina state 2008 $7,692,380 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation Of Georgia Dart Container North Carolina state 2008 $321,486 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2008 $90,995 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2009 $13,408,235 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2009 $806,861 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2009 $326,978 tax credit/rebate
Smurfit Stone Container Enterprises WestRock North Carolina state 2009 $324,933 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Closure Systems, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2009 $216,130 tax credit/rebate
Silgan Can Company Silgan North Carolina state 2009 $6,809 tax credit/rebate
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
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