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
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2019 $132,367 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper North Carolina state 2019 $110,644 tax credit/rebate
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2017 $92,257 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America North Carolina state 2017 $86,891 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2017 $83,350 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation Dart Container North Carolina state 2017 $69,422 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation Dart Container North Carolina state 2018 $57,272 tax credit/rebate
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2018 $56,808 tax credit/rebate
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2019 $51,846 tax credit/rebate
Ball Metal Beverage Container Corp. Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2018 $47,705 tax credit/rebate
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2017 $46,360 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America North Carolina state 2018 $41,097 tax credit/rebate
Ball Metal Beverage Container Corp. Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2019 $39,935 tax credit/rebate
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2019 $39,762 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2017 $34,088 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Holding US, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2017 $32,563 tax credit/rebate
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2018 $32,128 tax credit/rebate
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corp. Silgan North Carolina state 2019 $29,845 tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air North Carolina state 2017 $17,688 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Holding US, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2018 $12,073 tax credit/rebate
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan North Carolina state 2018 $4,941 tax credit/rebate
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan North Carolina state 2017 $2,062 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Holding US Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2018 $468,000 grant
Cascades Holding US, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2019 $60,890 tax credit/rebate
AG Industries, Inc. WestRock North Carolina state 2010 $15,830 tax credit/rebate
WestRock RKT Company WestRock North Carolina state 2017 $8,403 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor North Carolina state 2017 $6,893 tax credit/rebate
WestRock Company WestRock North Carolina state 2017 $1,583 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Tissue Group Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2017 $402,000 grant
Ardagh Glass Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group North Carolina state 2019 $200,000 grant
International Paper Company International Paper North Carolina state 2018 $369,133 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper North Carolina state 2017 $336,352 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper North Carolina state 2019 $247,048 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Co. Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2017 $86,019 tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Glass, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group North Carolina state 2019 $85,815 tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Glass, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group North Carolina state 2018 $85,209 tax credit/rebate
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2017 $35,619 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging North Carolina state 2017 $26,702 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2018 $21,276 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Holding US, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2017 $16,009 tax credit/rebate
WestRock RKT Company WestRock North Carolina state 2017 $1,681 tax credit/rebate
Pratt Industries, Inc. and Pratt Properties, Inc. Pratt Industries Ohio state 2013 $654,579 Enterprize Zone
Sonoco Products Company (Sonoco Plastics, Inc.) Sonoco Products Ohio state 2011 $630,433 Enterprize Zone
OI Levis Park STS, Inc. O-I Glass Ohio state 2012 $57,212 Enterprize Zone
Amcor Rigid Plastics, USA, LLC Amcor Ohio state 2017 undisclosed Enterprize Zone
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC. O-I Glass Washington state 2019 $23,569 tax credit/rebate
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC. O-I Glass Washington state 2018 $23,569 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER, L.L.C. Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2018 $442,829 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER, L.L.C. Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2019 $430,189 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK LONGVIEW, LLC WestRock Washington state 2018 $294,498 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK LONGVIEW, LLC WestRock Washington state 2019 $293,667 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON DYNAWAVE PACKAGING COMPANY, LLC Nippon Paper Washington state 2019 $285,689 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON DYNAWAVE PACKAGING COMPANY, LLC Nippon Paper Washington state 2018 $237,830 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2019 $194,718 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2018 $194,718 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK LONGVIEW, LLC WestRock Washington state 2018 $1,126,590 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK LONGVIEW, LLC WestRock Washington state 2019 $1,068,528 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON DYNAWAVE PACKAGING COMPANY, LLC Nippon Paper Washington state 2019 $659,182 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON DYNAWAVE PACKAGING COMPANY, LLC Nippon Paper Washington state 2018 $646,326 tax credit/rebate
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2019 $614,385 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2019 $527,072 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2018 $512,138 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER, L.L.C. Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2018 $400,481 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER, L.L.C. Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2019 $338,498 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Washington state 2018 $325,510 tax credit/rebate
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2018 $307,579 tax credit/rebate
CARAUSTAR MILL GROUP, INC. Greif Washington state 2018 $43,151 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR PAPER COMPANY, LLC Domtar Washington state 2019 $14,276 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR PAPER COMPANY, LLC Domtar Washington state 2018 $11,651 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK KRAFT PAPER, LLC WestRock Washington state 2018 $4,178 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK KRAFT PAPER, LLC WestRock Washington state 2019 $3,252 tax credit/rebate
P. H. GLATFELTER COMPANY Glatfelter Washington state 2018 $1,173 tax credit/rebate
Norampac Industries (owned by Cascades Inc.) Cascades Inc. New York multiple 2011 $141,500,000 MEGADEAL
Shandong Sun Paper Industry Shandong Sun Paper Arkansas multiple 2016 $167,500,000 MEGADEAL
OWENS-ILLINOIS CLOSURE, INC. O-I Glass Michigan local 1992 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 1992 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 1992 undisclosed property tax abatement
MEAD CORPORATION WestRock Michigan local 1993 undisclosed property tax abatement
PLASTIPAK PACKAGING INC. Plastipak Michigan local 1993 undisclosed property tax abatement
AMCOR PET PACKAGING USA INC Amcor Michigan local 1994 undisclosed property tax abatement
OWENS-ILLINOIS CLOSURE, INC. O-I Glass Michigan local 1994 undisclosed property tax abatement
CARAUSTAR INDUSTRIES, INC. Greif Michigan local 1994 undisclosed property tax abatement
HUHTAMAKI Huhtamaki Oyj Michigan local 1994 undisclosed property tax abatement
BLUE WATER FIBER LIMITED PARTNERSHIP Blue Water Fiber Michigan local 1994 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 1994 undisclosed property tax abatement
CLEAN TECH, INC. Plastipak Michigan local 1995 undisclosed property tax abatement
MEAD CORPORATION WestRock Michigan local 1995 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 1995 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 1995 undisclosed property tax abatement
STONE CONTAINER CORPORATION WestRock Michigan local 1996 undisclosed property tax abatement
LETICA CORPORATION Letica Michigan local 1996 undisclosed property tax abatement
MICHIGAN PACKAGING COMPANY Greif Michigan local 1996 undisclosed property tax abatement
CARAUSTAR INDUSTRIES, INC. Greif Michigan local 1996 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Michigan local 1996 undisclosed property tax abatement
GREEN BAY PACKAGING INC. Green Bay Packaging Michigan local 1997 undisclosed property tax abatement
MEAD CORPORATION WestRock Michigan local 1997 undisclosed property tax abatement
HUHTAMAKI Huhtamaki Oyj Michigan local 1997 undisclosed property tax abatement
SILGAN CONTAINERS CORPORTION Silgan Michigan local 1997 undisclosed property tax abatement
S.D. WARREN COMPANY, DIVISION OF SAPPI LIMITE Sappi Michigan local 1997 undisclosed property tax abatement
S.D. WARREN CO./SAPPI LIMITED Sappi Michigan local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
ACE PACKAGING SYSTEM INC. International Paper Michigan local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
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