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 Yearsort icon Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
BALL AEROSPACE&TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2011 $27,208 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE&TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2011 $10,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE&TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION Ball Corp. United States federal 2011 $407,387 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE&TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION Ball Corp. United States federal 2011 $233,113 federal grant
Pratt Paper (GA), LLC Pratt Industries United States federal 2011 $18,530,971 federal grant
Greif Packaging LLC Greif United States federal 2011 $430,748 federal grant
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2011 $251,567 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2011 $389,930 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2011 $611,271 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2011 $633,328 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2011 $787,841 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2011 $919,445 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2011 $1,210,008 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2011 $351,852 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2011 $691,317 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2011 $741,489 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2011 $2,913,398 federal loan or loan guarantee
Meadwestvaco Corporation WestRock United States federal 2011 $450,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2011 $58,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2011 $225,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2011 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2011 $855,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2011 $54,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2011 $67,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2011 $67,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products United States federal 2011 $1,350,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2011 $270,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2011 $3,000,000 loan or bond financing
Polymer Group Berry Global Virginia state 2011 $750,000 grant
MeadWestVaco Corp WestRock Virginia state 2011 $280,000 enterprise zone
Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. WestRock Virginia state 2011 $128,225 training reimbursement
Crown Cork & Seal (USA), Inc. Crown Holdings Virginia state 2011 $81,500 training reimbursement
Hilex Poly Company LLC Novolex Virginia state 2011 $51,900 training reimbursement
Sealed Air Sealed Air North Carolina local 2011 $110,000 grant
Amcor Rigid Plastics, Inc. Amcor Florida local 2011 $17,400 grant
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group New York state 2011 $2,073,346 enterprise zone
Cascades Tissue Group-New York, Inc. (Halfmoon & W Cascades Inc. New York state 2011 $17,119 enterprise zone
Cryovac, Inc. Sealed Air New York state 2011 $426,160 enterprise zone
Deluxe Packaging Corporation Novolex New York state 2011 $9,374 enterprise zone
Fibermark North America, Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2011 $79,618 enterprise zone
Fibermark North America, Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2011 $83,736 enterprise zone
Huhtamaki, Inc. Huhtamaki Oyj New York state 2011 $40,125 enterprise zone
Norampac Ind., Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2011 $102,343 enterprise zone
Norampac Schenectady Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2011 $33,470 enterprise zone
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corp. Silgan New York state 2011 $289,992 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2011 $602,619 enterprise zone
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTRPR WestRock Virginia local 2011 $2,242,200 tax credit/rebate
CURWOOD INC Amcor Oklahoma state 2011 $195,495 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Florida state 2012 $50,000 training reimbursement
Amcor Rigid Plastics Amcor Florida state 2012 $153,510 training reimbursement
Huhtamaki, Inc. Huhtamaki Oyj Alabama state 2012 $3,279 cost reimbursement
Huhtamaki, Inc. Huhtamaki Oyj Alabama state 2012 $4,000 cost reimbursement
Berry Plastics, Inc. Berry Global Iowa state 2012 $266,000 tax credit/rebate
Milprint Packaging, LLC Amcor Kentucky state 2012 $25,000 training reimbursement
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2012 $500,000 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Paper Company LLC Domtar Kentucky state 2012 $290,000 tax credit/rebate
BEMIS COMPANY, INC., MILPRINT PACKAGING DIV (ALCAN, PECHINEY) Amcor Missouri state 2012 $590,766 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Paper Company LLC Domtar North Carolina state 2012 $7,000,000 grant
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Tennessee state 2012 $44,400 training reimbursement
International Paper International Paper Virginia state 2012 $350,000 grant
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air Mississippi state 2012 $36,320 grant
CASCADES AUBURN FIBER INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2012 $101,563 property tax abatement
RTS PACKAGING LLC WestRock Maine state 2012 $11,748 property tax abatement
HUHTAMAKI INC Huhtamaki Oyj Maine state 2012 $192,821 property tax abatement
S D WARREN CO Sappi Maine state 2012 $2,879,843 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2012 $16,071 property tax abatement
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2012 $4,062,513 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Maine state 2012 $109,751 property tax abatement
Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc. Crown Holdings Pennsylvania state 2012 $4,999 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation of PA Dart Container Pennsylvania state 2012 $1,953 tax credit/rebate
AMCOR PACKAGING DISTRIBUTION Amcor California state 2012 undisclosed training reimbursement
BALL METAL FOOD CONTAINER, LLC Ball Corp. California state 2012 undisclosed training reimbursement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper California state 2012 undisclosed training reimbursement
Virdia (formerly HCL Cleantech) Stora Enso Mississippi state 2012 $230,000,000 MEGADEAL
TIN Inc International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $2,290,000 enterprise zone
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $6,331 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $19,648 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $30,613 property tax abatement
Shield Pack, LLC Amcor Louisiana state 2012 $30,685 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $55,556 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $107,960 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $144,944 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $163,851 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $192,974 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland, Inc International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $341,905 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2012 $391,772 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $372,679 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $436,868 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $456,823 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $562,276 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $540,806 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2012 $653,617 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2012 $664,327 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2012 $668,416 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $730,582 property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana state 2012 $694,434 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $608,529 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $771,840 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $629,063 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2012 $722,579 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2012 $722,936 property tax abatement
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