Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
paper and packaging
Subsidy Total: 
$2,192,392,237
Number of Awards: 
2,470
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 2011.

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$400,253,329393
Stora Enso$277,344,9775
WestRock$271,265,703278
Cascades Inc.$171,511,954115
Domtar$163,680,75874
Packaging Corporation of America$137,982,372137
Ball Corp.$115,525,765190
Berry Global$91,054,30992
Graphic Packaging$84,191,935116
Verso Corporation$82,316,73428


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Company Parent Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Cryovac, Inc. Sealed Air New York state 2010 $193,491 enterprise zone
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2011 $193,486 tax credit/rebate
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan Iowa state 2007 $193,401 training reimbursement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $192,974 property tax abatement
Silgan Can Company Silgan North Carolina state 2015 $191,265 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor North Carolina state 2016 $189,713 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2006 $188,914 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Tissue Group-New York Inc. (Halfmoon & W Cascades Inc. New York state 2007 $188,764 enterprise zone
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2012 $188,294 tax credit/rebate
Ball Corporation Ball Corp. North Carolina local 2012 $188,292 grant
Ball Corporation Ball Corp. North Carolina local 2012 $184,578 grant
Ball Metal Food Container, LLC Ball Corp. Ohio state 2016 $184,000 tax credit/rebate
Impress USA, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group New York local 2009 $183,773 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2016 $182,892 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $182,039 property tax abatement
Shield Pack, LLC Amcor Louisiana local 2014 $181,483 property tax abatement
Silgan Plastics Corporation Silgan Ohio state 2010 $180,536 tax credit/rebate
KapStone Container Corporation WestRock Illinois state 2015 $180,240 tax credit/rebate
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2012 $178,979 federal grant
Berry Plastics Holding Corp. & Polymers & Colorants, Inc. Berry Global Texas state 2010 $178,013 training reimbursement
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2009 $177,722 tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air Massachusetts state 2011 $177,264 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $176,888 property tax abatement
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2015 $176,833 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $176,555 property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana local 2014 $176,317 property tax abatement
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2014 $176,183 tax credit/rebate
Cryovac, Inc. Sealed Air New York state 2009 $176,128 enterprise zone
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging Arkansas state 2010 $175,315 tax credit/rebate
Cryovac, Inc. Sealed Air New York state 2012 $174,795 enterprise zone
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $172,787 property tax abatement
Amcor PET Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor New York state 2005 $172,642 enterprise zone
Amcor Amcor North Carolina local 2013 $171,593 grant
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air North Carolina state 2016 $171,493 tax credit/rebate
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $171,352 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $171,352 federal grant
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2013 $170,963 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Kentucky state 2003 $170,000 tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2014 $170,000 training reimbursement
Amcor PET Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor New York state 2004 $169,941 enterprise zone
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $169,477 property tax abatement
Amcor Amcor North Carolina local 2013 $168,209 grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2017 $168,138 federal grant
PH GLATFELTER CO Glatfelter Ohio state 2013 $166,694 grant
PH GLATFELTER CO Glatfelter Ohio state 2013 $166,694 training reimbursement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2016 $165,984 property tax abatement
Rexam Closures & Containers, Inc. Berry Global Indiana state 2009 $165,450 training reimbursement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2014 $165,000 federal grant
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $164,329 property tax abatement
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2011 $164,002 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $163,851 property tax abatement
Ball Plastic Container Corp, Ball Corporation Ball Corp. New York local 2007 $163,575 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2014 $163,417 property tax abatement
Ball Plastic Container Corp, Ball Corporation Ball Corp. New York local 2006 $162,667 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2015 $161,485 tax credit/rebate
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $160,090 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $159,680 property tax abatement
BALL AEROSPACE&TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2011 $156,380 federal grant
AG Industries, Inc. WestRock North Carolina state 2009 $155,297 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Protective Solutions Sonoco Products Michigan state 2017 $155,000 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America North Carolina state 2016 $154,951 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. Ohio state 2013 $154,828 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Tissue Group-New York, Inc. (Halfmoon & W Cascades Inc. New York state 2015 $154,689 enterprise zone
Amcor PET Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor New York state 2008 $154,325 enterprise zone
International Paper Company International Paper Virginia state 2015 $154,148 enterprise zone
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2014 $153,546 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Rigid Plastics Amcor Florida state 2012 $153,510 training reimbursement
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc. Amcor Florida state 2012 $153,510 training reimbursement
International Paper Company International Paper Virginia state 2016 $152,432 enterprise zone
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $151,874 property tax abatement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2000 $151,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE&TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2011 $150,476 federal grant
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT, L.L.C. Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2017 $150,083 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Maine state 2009 $150,060 property tax abatement
Berry Plastics Berry Global Kentucky state 2007 $150,000 training reimbursement
Owens-Brockway Glass Containers, Inc. Owens-Illinois Pennsylvania state $150,000 grant
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
NEWPAGE CORPORATION Verso Corporation Ohio state 2009 $150,000 grant
BALL AEROSPACE AND TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION Ball Corp. United States federal 2007 $150,000 federal grant
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper California state 2011 $149,678 training reimbursement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $149,582 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2008 $149,503 property tax abatement
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group New York state 2015 $149,378 enterprise zone
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2000 $147,832 federal grant
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2012 $145,403 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2012 $145,403 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $144,944 property tax abatement
Silgan White Cap LLC Silgan Illinois state 2012 $144,413 tax credit/rebate
Amcor PET Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor New York state 2010 $142,978 enterprise zone
Amcor PET Packaging USA Inc. Amcor New York state 2006 $142,745 enterprise zone
MW Custom Papers, LLC WestRock New York state 2004 $142,294 enterprise zone
CASCADES TISSUE GROUP - TENNESSEE INC Cascades Inc. Tennessee local 2009 $141,634 property tax abatement
CASCADES TISSUE GROUP -TENNESSEE INC Cascades Inc. Tennessee local 2010 $141,634 property tax abatement
CASCADES AUBURN FIBER INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2009 $141,459 property tax abatement
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2015 $140,000 grant
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2009 $138,999 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Virginia state 2014 $138,711 enterprise zone
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL INC Graphic Packaging Indiana local 2009 $138,250 property tax abatement
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America North Carolina state 2012 $137,500 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $136,641 property tax abatement
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