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
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $30,101 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2011 $609,810 property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana state 2011 $40,027 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2011 $60,736 property tax abatement
Shield Pack, LLC Amcor Louisiana state 2011 $22,923 property tax abatement
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Louisiana state 2011 $26,459 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $880,784 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $879,789 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $853,447 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $832,905 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $339,555 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $8,410 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $435,157 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $22,151 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $3,147,500 enterprise zone
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Pennsylvania state $150,000 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Pennsylvania state $150,000 grant
Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc. Crown Holdings Pennsylvania state 2011 $22,148 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products South Carolina state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Tennessee state 2012 $44,400 training reimbursement
International Paper International Paper Virginia state 2012 $350,000 grant
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2010 $1,083,117 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2010 $658,044 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2010 $503,564 tax credit/rebate
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2010 $210,919 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2010 $193,832 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Washington state 2010 $63,891 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn WestRock Virginia state 2011 $300,000 grant
AMCOR RIGID PLASTICS USA, INC. Amcor New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2011 $129,340 tax credit/rebate
Kanzaki Specialty Papers Oji Group Massachusetts state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
New England Extrusion, Inc. Appvion Massachusetts state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corp. Sealed Air Massachusetts state 1998 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Southern Container WestRock Massachusetts state 2000 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
The Butcher Company Sealed Air Massachusetts state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air Massachusetts state 2011 $177,264 tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air Mississippi state 2012 $36,320 grant
International Converter Novolex Mississippi state 2011 $300,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc. Amcor Florida state 2011 $87,000 tax credit/rebate
Gaylord Container Corp. International Paper Florida state 1996 $450,000 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Florida state 1999 $405,000 tax credit/rebate
SteriPack, Ltd. Sealed Air Florida state 2011 $195,000 tax credit/rebate
CASCADES AUBURN FIBER INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2012 $101,563 property tax abatement
RTS PACKAGING LLC WestRock Maine state 2012 $11,748 property tax abatement
HUHTAMAKI INC Huhtamaki Oyj Maine state 2012 $192,821 property tax abatement
S D WARREN CO Sappi Maine state 2012 $2,879,843 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2012 $16,071 property tax abatement
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2012 $4,062,513 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Maine state 2012 $109,751 property tax abatement
Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc. Crown Holdings Pennsylvania state 2012 $4,999 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation of PA Dart Container Pennsylvania state 2012 $1,953 tax credit/rebate
AMCOR PACKAGING DISTRIBUTION Amcor California state 2012 undisclosed training reimbursement
BALL METAL FOOD CONTAINER, LLC Ball Corp. California state 2012 undisclosed training reimbursement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper California state 2012 undisclosed training reimbursement
Ball Plastic Container Corp. Ball Corp. New Jersey state 1996 $315,560 grant
Willamette Industries (facility now owned by Domtar Paper) Domtar Kentucky state 1998 $132,300,000 MEGADEAL
Blue Water Fiber Blue Water Fiber Michigan state 1994 $81,000,000 MEGADEAL
Virdia (formerly HCL Cleantech) Stora Enso Mississippi state 2012 $230,000,000 MEGADEAL
TIN Inc International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $2,290,000 enterprise zone
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $6,331 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $19,648 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $30,613 property tax abatement
Shield Pack, LLC Amcor Louisiana state 2012 $30,685 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $55,556 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $107,960 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $144,944 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $163,851 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $192,974 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland, Inc International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $341,905 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2012 $391,772 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $372,679 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $436,868 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $456,823 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $562,276 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $540,806 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2012 $653,617 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2012 $664,327 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2012 $668,416 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $730,582 property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana state 2012 $694,434 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $608,529 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $771,840 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $629,063 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2012 $722,579 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2012 $722,936 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $645,411 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $662,125 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $682,464 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2012 $730,153 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $700,519 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $702,926 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $707,859 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $822,883 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $708,892 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $826,118 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $827,008 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $827,129 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $827,197 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $827,413 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $827,467 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $827,481 property tax abatement
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