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 Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidysort icon
Huhtamaki Huhtamaki Oyj New York local 2012 $167,711 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2012 $58,350 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Cryovac Inc. Sealed Air New York local 2012 $27,361 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2013 $57,950 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Huhtamaki Huhtamaki Oyj New York local 2013 $174,260 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2013 $306,020 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Rock Tenn Company WestRock Minnesota local 2006 $250,000 tax credit/rebate and grant
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2005 $350,000 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2006 $43,013 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2007 $43,013 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2008 $43,013 tax credit/rebate
UPM-RAFLATAC INC UPM Illinois state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UPM-RAFLATAC INC UPM Illinois state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Captive Plastics Inc. (a subsidiary of Berry Plastics Corporation) Berry Global Kentucky state 2010 $200,000 tax credit/rebate
Aptargroup, Inc. AptarGroup Kentucky state 2011 $3,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Pharma Center, Inc. Amcor Kentucky state 2006 $487,603 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation of Kentucky Dart Container Kentucky state 2006 $360,120 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation of Kentucky Dart Container Kentucky state 2006 $109,140 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Pharma Center Inc. (R&D portion of project Form#16028) Amcor Kentucky state 2006 $14,220 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation of Kentucky Dart Container Kentucky state 2007 $619,200 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Global Pharmaceutical Packaging, Inc. ( f/k/a Pharma Center Shelbyville Inc.) Amcor Kentucky state 2002 $4,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Kentucky state 2003 $170,000 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Pharma Center, Inc. Amcor Kentucky state 2006 $2,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation of Kentucky Dart Container Kentucky state 2006 $475,000 tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air Kentucky state 2008 $1,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation of Kentucky Dart Container Kentucky state 2009 $4,700,000 tax credit/rebate
Kerr Group, LLC (A wholly owned subsidiary of Berry Plastics Corp) Berry Global Kentucky state 2011 $300,000 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation (fka Covalence Specialty Adhesives) Berry Global Kentucky state 2009 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company (d/b/a Saalfeld Redistribution) International Paper Kentucky state 2005 $800,000 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Paper Company, LLC Domtar Kentucky state 1992 $1,200,000 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Kentucky state 1995 $103,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Kentucky state 1997 $750,000 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Paper Company LLC Domtar Kentucky state 1998 $100,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Letica Corporation Letica Kentucky state 2001 $4,701,092 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Closures Kentucky Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2002 $13,600,000 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $2,660,782 tax credit/rebate
Verso Paper Verso Corporation Michigan state 2010 $211,000 tax credit/rebate
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
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
Cascades Moulded Pulp, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2010 $12,864 tax credit/rebate
Smurfit Stone Container Enterprises WestRock North Carolina state 2010 $2,582 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper North Carolina state 2008 $10,096,158 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2008 $663,742 tax credit/rebate
Smurfit Stone Container Enterprises WestRock North Carolina state 2008 $529,502 tax credit/rebate
Ball Metal Beverage Container Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2008 $464,293 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Moulded Pulp, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2008 $104,842 tax credit/rebate
Silgan Can Company Silgan North Carolina state 2008 $63,558 tax credit/rebate
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2008 $40,718 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Crellin, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2008 $29,305 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America North Carolina state 2008 $10,757 tax credit/rebate
AG Industries, Inc. WestRock North Carolina state 2009 $155,297 tax credit/rebate
Bemis Company, Inc. Amcor Nebraska state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Boise White Paper LLc Packaging Corporation of America Oregon state 2007 $1,006,610 tax credit/rebate
Shorewood Packaging International Paper Oregon state 2007 $6,300 tax credit/rebate
Tharco Containers Inc Packaging Corporation of America Oregon state 2007 $10,763 tax credit/rebate
Cascade Tissue Group - Oregon, Inc Cascades Inc. Oregon state 2008 $675,770 tax credit/rebate
Shorewood Packaging a Div. of International Paper International Paper Oregon state 2008 $5,313 tax credit/rebate
Boise White Paper LLC Packaging Corporation of America Oregon state 2009 $1,275 tax credit/rebate
Boise White Paper LLC Packaging Corporation of America Oregon state 2009 $1,491 tax credit/rebate
Boise White Paper LLC Packaging Corporation of America Oregon state 2009 $2,080 tax credit/rebate
Cascade Tissue Group - Oregon, Inc. Cascades Inc. Oregon state 2010 $491,750 tax credit/rebate
Boise Paper Packaging Corporation of America Oregon state 2010 $4,381 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corp Of Pennsylvania Dart Container Pennsylvania state $254,000 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Plastube, Inc. Amcor Pennsylvania state $53,000 tax credit/rebate
Appleton Papers, Inc. Appvion Pennsylvania state $50,000 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Closure Systems, Inc. Berry Global Pennsylvania state $40,000 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Corporation WestRock Pennsylvania state $25,000 tax credit/rebate
Greif Incorporated Greif Pennsylvania state $20,000 tax credit/rebate
P. H. Glatfelter Company Glatfelter Pennsylvania state 2008 $54,910 tax credit/rebate
PH Glatfelter Company Glatfelter Pennsylvania state 2009 $47,787 tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air Pennsylvania state 2009 $2,970 tax credit/rebate
PH Glatfelter Company Glatfelter Pennsylvania state 2010 $72,557 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2006 $188,914 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2006 $90,340 tax credit/rebate
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2006 $29,226 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2006 $25,094 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Washington state 2006 $4,843 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2007 $562,459 tax credit/rebate
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