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 Sourcesort icon Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
International Paper International Paper Tennessee local 2013 $32,012,114 property tax abatement
International Paper International Paper Tennessee local 2013 $24,847,769 property tax abatement
Sealed Air Sealed Air North Carolina local 2014 $4,446,400 grant
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air North Carolina local 2014 $2,823,831 grant
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air North Carolina local 2014 $1,622,569 grant
Domtar Paper Company LLC Domtar North Carolina local 2015 $1,500,000 grant
Ardagh Glass, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group North Carolina local 2017 $841,000 grant
WestRock WestRock North Carolina local $372,000 grant
Ball Corporation Ball Corp. North Carolina local 2012 $188,292 grant
Ball Corporation Ball Corp. North Carolina local 2012 $184,578 grant
Amcor Amcor North Carolina local 2013 $171,593 grant
Amcor Amcor North Carolina local 2013 $168,209 grant
Sealed Air Sealed Air North Carolina local 2011 $110,000 grant
Sealed Air Sealed Air North Carolina local 2013 $24,000 grant
Amcor Rigid Plastics, Inc. Amcor Florida local 2011 $17,400 grant
Temple-Inland Inc. International Paper Missouri local 2015 undisclosed loan or bond financing
Sealed Air Sealed Air North Carolina local 2013 undisclosed grant
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air North Carolina local 2014 undisclosed grant
Ball Metal Food Container LLC Ball Corp. Ohio local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Texas local 2006 undisclosed property tax abatement
Rock Tenn Solvay Mill WestRock New York local 2015 $14,144 tax credit/rebate
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2015 $97,409 tax credit/rebate
Huhtamaki Huhtamaki Oyj New York local 2015 $213,293 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2015 $292,225 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Berry Global Georgia local 2009 $4,000,000 industrial revenue bond
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2016 $3,179,930 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTRPR WestRock Virginia local 2011 $2,242,200 tax credit/rebate
Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc. Crown Holdings New York local 2016 $793,214 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2016 $301,568 tax credit/rebate
Huhtamaki Huhtamaki Oyj New York local 2016 $226,393 tax credit/rebate
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2016 $97,986 tax credit/rebate
Rock Tenn Solvay Mill WestRock New York local 2016 $15,331 tax credit/rebate
Impress USA, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group New York local 2016 $3,016 tax credit/rebate
Impress USA, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group New York local 2016 $3,016 tax credit/rebate
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. Owens-Illinois Georgia local 2009 $30,000,000 bond
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2017 $2,727,890 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $83,254 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $103,688 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $280,900 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $393,189 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $862,706 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana local 2017 $943,176 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana local 2017 $1,029,023 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana local 2017 $1,425,090 property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana local 2017 $1,802,409 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2017 $4,897,871 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $24,637,500 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2018 $1,890,790 property tax abatement
Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc. Crown Holdings New York local 2017 $2,158,594 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2017 $264,449 tax credit/rebate
Huhtamaki Huhtamaki Oyj New York local 2017 $226,449 tax credit/rebate
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2017 $84,892 tax credit/rebate
Rock Tenn Solvay Mill WestRock New York local 2017 $13,571 tax credit/rebate
SILGAN CONTAINERS MANUFACTURING CORPORATION Silgan Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
SILGAN CONTAINERS MANUFACTURING CORPORATION Silgan Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORP OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
SILGAN CONTAINERS MANUFACTURING CORPORATION Silgan Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
SILGAN CONTAINERS MANUFACTURING CORPORATION Silgan Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORP OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORP OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
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