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 Sourcesort icon Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation WestRock Pennsylvania state $112,500 training reimbursement
Crown Cork and Seal Crown Holdings Pennsylvania state $55,400 training reimbursement
AMCOR Plastube, Inc. Amcor Pennsylvania state $50,000 training reimbursement
Amcor PET Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor Pennsylvania state $25,000 training reimbursement
Bemis, Inc. Amcor Pennsylvania state $60,000 grant
Dart Container Corp Of Pennsylvania Dart Container Pennsylvania state $254,000 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Plastube, Inc. Amcor Pennsylvania state $53,000 tax credit/rebate
Appleton Papers, Inc. Appvion Pennsylvania state $50,000 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Closure Systems, Inc. Berry Global Pennsylvania state $40,000 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Corporation WestRock Pennsylvania state $25,000 tax credit/rebate
Greif Incorporated Greif Pennsylvania state $20,000 tax credit/rebate
AEP Industries, Industries Berry Global Pennsylvania state $1,000,000 loan or bond financing
Huhtamaki Flexibles Inc Huhtamaki Oyj Pennsylvania state $350,000 grant
Dart Container Corp Of Pennsylvania Dart Container Pennsylvania state $300,000 grant
Rexam Closure Systems, Inc. Berry Global Pennsylvania state $300,000 grant
Smurfit-Stone Container Enterprises, Inc. WestRock Pennsylvania state $300,000 grant
Appleton Papers, Inc. Appvion Pennsylvania state $250,000 grant
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. Owens-Illinois Pennsylvania state $200,000 grant
Owens-Brockway Glass Containers, Inc. Owens-Illinois Pennsylvania state $150,000 grant
MeadWestvaco Corporation WestRock Pennsylvania state $100,000 grant
Amcor Plastube, Inc. Amcor Pennsylvania state $75,000 grant
Meadwestvaco Corporation WestRock Pennsylvania state $75,000 grant
Amcor PET Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor Pennsylvania state $50,000 grant
AEP Industries Inc Berry Global Pennsylvania state $50,000 grant
AEP Industries, Industries Berry Global Pennsylvania state $1,405,831 loan or bond financing
Appleton Papers Inc. Appvion Pennsylvania state $1,250,000 loan or bond financing
P. H. Glatfelter Company Glatfelter Pennsylvania state 2008 $54,910 tax credit/rebate
PH Glatfelter Company Glatfelter Pennsylvania state 2009 $47,787 tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air Pennsylvania state 2009 $2,970 tax credit/rebate
PH Glatfelter Company Glatfelter Pennsylvania state 2010 $72,557 tax credit/rebate
Kerr Group, Inc. A Subsidiary of Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Tennessee state 2008 undisclosed training reimbursement
Crown Cork & Seal Co. USA Crown Holdings Texas state 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
Owens-Brockway Glass Container Owens-Illinois Texas state 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
Crown Cork & Seal Co Inc Crown Holdings Texas state 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
Crown Cork & Seal Co Inc Crown Holdings Texas state 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
Owens-Brockway Glass Container Owens-Illinois Texas state 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
Crown Cork & Seal Co Inc Crown Holdings Texas state 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
Cryovac Inc. Sealed Air Texas state 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
Cryovac Inc. Sealed Air Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
Cryovac Inc. Sealed Air Texas state 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
Cryovac Inc. Sealed Air Texas state 2005 undisclosed property tax abatement
Cryovac Inc. Sealed Air Texas state 2006 undisclosed property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging Inc. Plastipak Texas state 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging Inc. Plastipak Texas state 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
Temple-Inland Inc. International Paper Texas state 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
Amcor PET Packaging Amcor Virginia state 2006 $400,000 grant
MeadWestvaco WestRock Virginia state 2008 $2,000,000 grant
Polymer Group Berry Global Virginia state 2010 $750,000 grant
Polymer Group Berry Global Virginia state 2010 $750,000 grant
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Virginia state 2010 $300,000 grant
Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation WestRock Virginia state 2010 $300,000 grant
Polymer Group, Inc. Berry Global Virginia state 2010 $750,000 grant
MeadWestvaco WestRock Virginia state 2011 $1,000,000 grant
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2006 $188,914 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2006 $90,340 tax credit/rebate
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2006 $29,226 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2006 $25,094 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Washington state 2006 $4,843 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2007 $562,459 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2007 $306,115 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2007 $256,405 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2007 $110,661 tax credit/rebate
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2007 $107,084 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Washington state 2007 $14,374 tax credit/rebate
P H GLATFELTER COMPANY Glatfelter Washington state 2007 $2,049 tax credit/rebate
P H GLATFELTER COMPANY Glatfelter Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR PAPER CO LLC Domtar Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2008 $990,513 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2008 $593,268 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2008 $519,735 tax credit/rebate
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2008 $216,461 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2008 $214,659 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Washington state 2008 $19,673 tax credit/rebate
P H GLATFELTER COMPANY Glatfelter Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR PAPER CO LLC Domtar Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2009 $861,792 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2009 $568,488 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2009 $406,329 tax credit/rebate
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2009 $212,207 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2009 $177,722 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Washington state 2009 $77,589 tax credit/rebate
Appleton Papers Inc. Appvion Wisconsin state 2008 $85,088 training reimbursement
Kendall Packaging Corporation Kendall Packaging Wisconsin state 2010 $249,000 tax credit/rebate
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper Wisconsin state 2007 $445,000 tax credit/rebate
Bemis Company, Inc. Amcor Wisconsin state 2007 $3,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Impress USA Incorporated Ardagh Packaging Group West Virginia state 2008 $4,850 training reimbursement
Ball Corporation Ball Corp. West Virginia state 2009 $39,200 training reimbursement
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2009 $5,533,062 property tax abatement
S D WARREN CO Sappi Maine state 2009 $2,872,095 property tax abatement
DOMTAR MAINE CORP Domtar Maine state 2009 $963,224 property tax abatement
HUHTAMAKI COMPANY MANUFACTURIN Huhtamaki Oyj Maine state 2009 $284,718 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Maine state 2009 $150,060 property tax abatement
CASCADES AUBURN FIBER INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2009 $141,459 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2009 $18,815 property tax abatement
RTS PACKAGING LLC WestRock Maine state 2009 $17,292 property tax abatement
CRYOVAC INC Sealed Air Maine state 2009 $1,534 property tax abatement
Neenah Paper Company Neenah Paper Wisconsin state 2011 $41,080 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products Wisconsin state 2011 $100,000 tax credit/rebate
Kendall Packaging Corporation Kendall Packaging Wisconsin state 2011 $7,500,000 industrial revenue bond
Boise Paper Solutions Packaging Corporation of America Oregon state 2004 $14,550 training reimbursement
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Oregon state 2007 undisclosed training reimbursement
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