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
Shield Pack, LLC Amcor Louisiana state 2008 $81,221 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $21,721 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2008 $9,996 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $9,802 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $25,068,967 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $1,603,035 property tax abatement
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Louisiana state 2009 $1,077,680 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $921,053 property tax abatement
Greif, Inc. Greif Louisiana state 2009 $912,243 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $896,201 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $864,973 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $847,206 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $831,290 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $820,652 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $801,704 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $791,351 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $726,347 property tax abatement
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Louisiana state 2009 $722,893 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $672,142 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $646,343 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $637,768 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $634,099 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $628,359 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $617,506 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $607,611 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $602,020 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $517,357 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $514,856 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2009 $509,607 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $508,242 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $497,271 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $470,978 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $459,163 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $456,396 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $393,822 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $364,592 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $308,176 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $236,901 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $200,715 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $197,255 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $176,888 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $176,555 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $169,477 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $160,090 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $132,979 property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana state 2009 $99,594 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $73,056 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $59,193 property tax abatement
Shield Pack, LLC Amcor Louisiana state 2009 $56,778 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland Forest Products International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $49,500 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $23,996 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $22,200 property tax abatement
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Louisiana state 2009 $21,000 property tax abatement
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Louisiana state 2009 $9,524 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $835,023 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $791,497 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2010 $643,196 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $638,212 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2010 $620,854 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $574,109 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $559,615 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2010 $559,236 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $556,753 property tax abatement
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Louisiana state 2010 $556,429 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $538,802 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $535,309 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $527,466 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $491,099 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $451,772 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2010 $445,588 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2010 $409,671 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2010 $289,173 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2010 $222,410 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $221,964 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $159,680 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $151,874 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $96,541 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $93,889 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $68,754 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $47,929 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $36,362 property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana state 2010 $20,271 property tax abatement
Shield Pack, LLC Amcor Louisiana state 2010 $17,413 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $12,549 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $2,660,782 tax credit/rebate
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2010 $4,825,455 property tax abatement
S D WARREN CO Sappi Maine state 2010 $2,770,268 property tax abatement
DOMTAR MAINE CORP Domtar Maine state 2010 $879,828 property tax abatement
CASCADES AUBURN FIBER INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2010 $127,313 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Maine state 2010 $116,890 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2010 $15,698 property tax abatement
RTS PACKAGING LLC WestRock Maine state 2010 $6,672 property tax abatement
Sappi Fine Paper Sappi Maine state 2008 $17,000 training reimbursement
Neenah Paper Michigan, Inc. Neenah Paper Michigan state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
Verso Paper Verso Corporation Michigan state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
Verso Paper Verso Corporation Michigan state 2010 $211,000 tax credit/rebate
Verso Paper Verso Corporation Michigan state 2010 $2,525,000 property tax abatement
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
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