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


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parent Locationsort icon Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
International Converter Novolex Mississippi state 2011 $300,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Virdia (formerly HCL Cleantech) Stora Enso Mississippi state 2012 $230,000,000 MEGADEAL
WestRock WestRock Mississippi state 2018 $50,000 training reimbursement
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
SEALED AIR CORP-CRYOVAC DIVISION Sealed Air Missouri state 2010 $98,636 enterprise zone
SONOCO PLASTICS (FORMERLY MATRIX PACKAGING) Sonoco Products Missouri state 2010 $72,400 enterprise zone
BEMIS (ALCAN PACKAGING/PECHINEY) Amcor Missouri state 2000 $280,000 training reimbursement
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES, INC. WestRock Missouri state 2006 $658,875 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Missouri state 2011 $3,521,737 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Missouri state 2011 $1,085,202 tax credit/rebate
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES, INC. WestRock Missouri state 2011 $3,643,390 tax credit/rebate
SEALED AIR CORP-CRYOVAC DIVISION Sealed Air Missouri state 2011 $27,579 tax credit/rebate
BEMIS COMPANY, INC., MILPRINT PACKAGING DIV (ALCAN, PECHINEY) Amcor Missouri state 2012 $590,766 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Corporation International Paper Missouri local 2006 undisclosed property tax abatement
SONOCO PLASTICS, INC Sonoco Products Missouri state 2012 $12,738 tax credit/rebate
BEMIS PACKAGING, LLC (CURWOOD/MILPRINT/ALCAN/PECHINEY) Amcor Missouri state 2015 $435,905 training reimbursement
Temple-Inland Inc. International Paper Missouri local 2015 undisclosed loan or bond financing
Bemis Company, Inc. Amcor Nebraska state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Bemis Company Amcor Nebraska local 2011 $423,547 tax increment financing
Continental PET Tech, Inc. Owens-Illinois Nevada state 2000 $15,200 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Tissues Group Cascades Inc. Nevada state 2003 $12,000 tax credit/rebate
Continental PET Tech, Inc. Owens-Illinois Nevada state 2000 $1,007,982 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Tissues Group Cascades Inc. Nevada state 2003 $32,553 tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2013 $74,108 tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Metal Packaging, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2013 $630,000 grant
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2013 $2,225,511 tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2013 $3,381,357 tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Metal Packaging, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2016 $531,000 grant
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2014 $170,000 training reimbursement
ALCAN GLOBAL PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING INC Amcor New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ALCAN GLOBAL PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING INC Amcor New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ALCAN GLOBAL PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING INC Amcor New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
BERRY PLASTICS HOLDING CORPORATION Berry Global New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
AMCOR RIGID PLASTICS USA, INC. Amcor New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ball Plastic Container Corp. Ball Corp. New Jersey state 1996 $315,560 grant
Cascades Holding US Inc. Cascades Inc. New Jersey state 2016 $18,200,000 tax credit/rebate
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP Ball Corp. New Mexico state 2013 $1,580,871 tax credit/rebate
Solvay Paperboard LLC WestRock New York state 2006 $2,274,935 enterprise zone
Norampac Ind. Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2006 $391,778 enterprise zone
International Paper- Ticonderoga Mill International Paper New York state 2006 $328,940 enterprise zone
Amcor PET Packaging USA Inc. Amcor New York state 2006 $142,745 enterprise zone
Cascades Tissue Group-New York Inc. (Halfmoon & W Cascades Inc. New York state 2006 $135,796 enterprise zone
Amcor PET Packaging USA Inc. Amcor New York state 2006 $73,015 enterprise zone
MW Custom Papers LLC WestRock New York state 2006 $28,700 enterprise zone
Grafco Industries, L.P Berry Global New York state 2006 $20,000 enterprise zone
Sealed Air Corp. (US) Sealed Air New York state 2006 $19,586 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2007 $1,521,875 enterprise zone
Cryovac Inc. Sealed Air New York state 2007 $292,834 enterprise zone
Cascades Tissue Group-New York Inc. (Halfmoon & W Cascades Inc. New York state 2007 $188,764 enterprise zone
Sealed Air Corp. (US) Sealed Air New York state 2007 $106,240 enterprise zone
Fibermark North America Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2007 $81,468 enterprise zone
Fibermark North America Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2007 $80,151 enterprise zone
MW Custom Papers, LLC WestRock New York state 2007 $70,573 enterprise zone
Deluxe Packaging Corp. Novolex New York state 2007 $40,556 enterprise zone
Grafco Industries, L.P Berry Global New York state 2007 $20,000 enterprise zone
Amcor PET Packaging USA Inc. Amcor New York state 2007 $11,344 enterprise zone
Valois of America, Inc. AptarGroup New York local 2003 $67,304 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Cypress Cryovac, Inc. Sealed Air New York local 2003 $62,710 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
AIM Corrugated Container Corp. Cascades Inc. New York local 2003 $42,324 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ball Corporation Ball Corp. New York local 2003 $30,539 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Southern Container WestRock New York local 2003 $24,490 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ball Corporation (Mr. Michael Mochringer) Ball Corp. New York local 2003 $1,578 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ball Corporation (Mr. Michael Mochringer) Ball Corp. New York local 2004 $72,144 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Valois of America, Inc. AptarGroup New York local 2004 $61,629 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Cypress Cryovac, Inc. Sealed Air New York local 2004 $55,823 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
AIM Corrugated Container Corp. Cascades Inc. New York local 2004 $43,674 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ball Corporation Ball Corp. New York local 2004 $18,361 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Southern Container WestRock New York local 2004 $6,045 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Solvay Paperboard (Mr. Steven Hill) WestRock New York local 2005 $207,507 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Valois of America, Inc. AptarGroup New York local 2005 $53,472 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Cypress Cryovac, Inc. Sealed Air New York local 2005 $42,929 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ball Plastic Container Corp, Ball Corporation Ball Corp. New York local 2005 $40,511 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
AIM Corrugated Container Corp. Cascades Inc. New York local 2005 $33,602 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
DeLuxe Packaging Novolex New York local 2005 $24,370 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Southern Container (Mr. Steven Hill) WestRock New York local 2005 $22,376 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Southern Container WestRock New York local 2005 $4,352 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Solvay Paperboard (Mr. Steven Hill) WestRock New York local 2006 $5,901,128 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ball Plastic Container Corp, Ball Corporation Ball Corp. New York local 2006 $162,667 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Cryovac, Inc. (Cypress Cryovac, Inc.) Sealed Air New York local 2006 $42,125 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
AIM Corrugated Container Corp. Cascades Inc. New York local 2006 $40,711 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Valois of America, Inc. AptarGroup New York local 2006 $35,587 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Southern Container (Mr. Steven Hill) WestRock New York local 2006 $32,462 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Owens Brockaway ( NHW Auburn LLC Owens Illinois ) Owens-Illinois New York local 2006 $20,033 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
DeLuxe Packaging Novolex New York local 2006 $8,416 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Southern Container WestRock New York local 2006 $2,298 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ball Plastic Container Corp, Ball Corporation Ball Corp. New York local 2007 $163,575 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Cascades Tissue Cascades Inc. New York local 2007 $109,644 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Solvay Paperboard (Mr. Steven Hill) WestRock New York local 2007 $74,673 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
AIM Corrugated Container Corp. (Norampac) Cascades Inc. New York local 2007 $53,616 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Cryovac Inc. Sealed Air New York local 2007 $41,064 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Valois of America Inc AptarGroup New York local 2007 $23,275 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Cryovac Inc. Sealed Air New York local 2007 $21,124 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Owens-Brockway Container Inc Owens-Illinois New York local 2007 $16,944 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Southern Container (Mr. Steven Hill) WestRock New York local 2007 $14,109 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2009 $295,918 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
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