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 Location Subsidy Sourcesort icon Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER CORPORATION WestRock California state 2009 $25,359 training reimbursement
AMCOR SUNCLIPSE NORTH AMERICA Amcor California state 2009 $130,978 training reimbursement
DART CONTAINER CORPORATION OF CALIFORNIA Dart Container California state 2009 $338,289 training reimbursement
AMCOR PET PACKAGING, USA, INC. Amcor California state 2010 $61,938 training reimbursement
BALL CORPORATION Ball Corp. California state 2010 $4,032 training reimbursement
BALL METAL FOOD CONTAINER, LLC Ball Corp. California state 2010 $388,691 training reimbursement
Amcor Pet Packaging USA, Inc Amcor California state 2006 undisclosed training reimbursement
Ball Metal Food Container, LLC Ball Corp. California state 2008 undisclosed training reimbursement
Amcor PET Packaging, USA, Inc. Amcor California state 2009 undisclosed training reimbursement
International Paper Company International Paper California state 2009 undisclosed training reimbursement
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. Owens-Illinois Colorado state 2003 $500,000 grant
Mead Westvaco WestRock Georgia state 2002 $250,000 grant
Graphic Packaging Corporation Graphic Packaging Georgia state 2004 $749,100 grant
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan Iowa state 2006 $200,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Curwood, Incorporated 2001-EZ-10 Amcor Iowa state 2001 $643,605 enterprise zone
Silgan Containers 2002-EZ-10 Silgan Iowa state 2002 $2,590,000 enterprise zone
Silgan Containers Mfg. Corp. 07-EZ-030 Silgan Iowa state 2006 $1,403,750 enterprise zone
Solo Cup Dart Container Idaho state 2002 $98,618 training reimbursement
Hilex Poly Co., LLC Novolex Idaho state 2004 $200,000 training reimbursement
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
UPM-RAFLATAC INC UPM Illinois state 2007 $21,639 grant
International Paper International Paper Illinois state 2009 $949,445 infrastructure assistance
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2005 $350,000 grant
Silgan Containers Mfg. Corp. Silgan Illinois state 2005 $750,000 grant
Berry Plastics Berry Global Kentucky state 2007 $150,000 training reimbursement
Wickliffe Paper Company LLC Verso Corporation Kentucky state 2008 $25,000 training reimbursement
Rexam Inc. Ball Corp. Kentucky state 2008 $23,853 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Berry Global Kentucky state 2008 $8,010 training reimbursement
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
Captive Plastics Inc. a subsidiary of Berry Plastics Corp. Berry Global Kentucky state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
Rexam Inc. Ball Corp. Kentucky state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Kentucky state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2010 $25,000 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Kentucky state 2011 $25,000 training reimbursement
Domtar Paper Company LLC Domtar Kentucky state 2011 $24,000 training reimbursement
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2011 $11,350 training reimbursement
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
Alcan Packaging Food and Tobacco, Inc. Amcor Kentucky state 2006 $100,000 training reimbursement
Covalence Adhesives - Div. of Berry Plastics Berry Global Kentucky state 2007 $99,993 training reimbursement
Rexam, Inc. Ball Corp. Kentucky state 2008 $43,000 training reimbursement
Domtar Paper Company, LLC Domtar Kentucky state 2008 $27,506 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Kentucky state 2008 $26,639 training reimbursement
Domtar Paper Company, LLC Domtar Kentucky state 2010 $100,000 training reimbursement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $3,780,000 Enterprise zone
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $2,475,000 Enterprise zone
TIN Inc dba Temple Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $2,144,300 Enterprise zone
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $487,500 Enterprise zone
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2008 $2,592,045 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $900,013 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $850,314 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $765,002 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2008 $622,591 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2008 $622,314 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2008 $614,380 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $614,007 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $610,419 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2008 $558,730 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2008 $550,209 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2008 $535,068 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $505,226 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $437,966 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $428,430 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $404,465 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2008 $377,151 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2008 $360,371 property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana state 2008 $360,369 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2008 $357,280 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $322,629 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $293,113 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $254,681 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $136,641 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $114,958 property tax abatement
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Louisiana state 2008 $97,323 property tax abatement
Shield Pack, LLC Amcor Louisiana state 2008 $81,221 property tax abatement
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