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


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Company Parent Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Valuesort icon Type of Subsidy
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $93,889 property tax abatement
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2013 $93,750 grant
Dart Container Corporation of Pennsylvania Dart Container Pennsylvania state 2016 $92,879 tax credit/rebate
Bemis Packaging, LLC Amcor Kentucky state 2016 $92,500 training reimbursement
Continental PET Technologies Owens-Illinois Arizona state 2003 $92,286 training reimbursement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $92,265 federal grant
NewPage Corporation Verso Corporation Maryland state 2011 $92,000 grant/loan hybrid program
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2014 $91,785 tax credit/rebate
ARDAGH GLASS CO Ardagh Packaging Group Oklahoma state 2016 $91,772 property tax abatement
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2008 $90,995 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2006 $90,340 tax credit/rebate
CRYOVAC INC (dba. SEALED AIR CORP) Sealed Air Arkansas state 2014 $89,939 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER TOWER II International Paper Tennessee local 2013 $89,204 property tax abatement
NIPPON DYNAWAVE PACKAGING CO Nippon Paper Washington state 2016 $89,145 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Sunclipse North America Business Service Center Amcor Arizona state 2006 $88,973 training reimbursement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $87,872 federal grant
Curwood INC Amcor Oklahoma state 2016 $87,171 property tax abatement
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc. Amcor Florida state 2011 $87,000 tax credit/rebate
Norampac Ind., Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2014 $86,855 enterprise zone
Cascades Holding US, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2016 $86,817 tax credit/rebate
Cryovac, Inc. Sealed Air Arkansas state 2010 $86,152 tax credit/rebate
CASCADES TISSUE GROUP -TENNESSEE INC Cascades Inc. Tennessee local 2012 $85,107 property tax abatement
Appleton Papers Inc. Appvion Wisconsin state 2008 $85,088 training reimbursement
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2017 $84,892 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2016 $84,639 tax credit/rebate
INLAND PAPERBOARD AND PACKAGING, INC.-LA International Paper California state 2003 $84,500 training reimbursement
PH GLATFELTER CO Glatfelter Ohio state 2008 $83,799 grant
Fibermark North America, Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2011 $83,736 enterprise zone
Rock-Tenn Services, Inc. WestRock Virginia state 2014 $83,400 training reimbursement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $83,254 property tax abatement
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Virginia state 2014 $82,450 training reimbursement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Indiana local 2007 $82,010 property tax abatement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2016 $81,602 federal grant
Crown Cork & Seal (USA), Inc. Crown Holdings Virginia state 2011 $81,500 training reimbursement
Fibermark North America Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2007 $81,468 enterprise zone
Shield Pack, LLC Amcor Louisiana state 2008 $81,221 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2011 $80,439 property tax abatement
Fibermark North America Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2007 $80,151 enterprise zone
CASCADES AUBURN FIBER INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2014 $79,726 property tax abatement
Fibermark North America, Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2011 $79,618 enterprise zone
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES WestRock Indiana local 2006 $79,510 property tax abatement
REXAM BEVERAGE CAN AMERICAS Ball Corp. California state 2003 $79,104 training reimbursement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Washington state 2009 $77,589 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Maine state 2014 $77,578 property tax abatement
Bemis Packaging, LLC Amcor Kentucky state 2015 $77,500 training reimbursement
Owens-Brockway Glass Container Inc. Owens-Illinois Colorado state 2017 $77,160 tax credit/rebate
Shield Pack, LLC Amcor Louisiana state 2015 $77,084 property tax abatement
CASCADES AUBURN FIBER INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2016 $77,037 property tax abatement
CASCADES HOLDINGS US INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2017 $76,925 property tax abatement
New Page Holdings Inc. Verso Corporation Wisconsin state 2014 $76,720 cost reimbursement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2013 $76,183 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $76,146 property tax abatement
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2014 $76,087 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Tissue Group-New York, Inc. (Halfmoon & W Cascades Inc. New York state 2010 $76,000 enterprise zone
Amcor Plastube, Inc. Amcor Pennsylvania state $75,000 grant
Meadwestvaco Corporation WestRock Pennsylvania state $75,000 grant
SILGAN PLASTICS CORPORATION Silgan Ohio state 2011 $75,000 grant
PH GLATFELTER CO Glatfelter Ohio state 2011 $75,000 grant
Solvay Paperboard (Mr. Steven Hill) WestRock New York local 2007 $74,673 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Cascades Tissue Cascades Inc. New York local 2009 $74,213 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2013 $74,108 tax credit/rebate
Temple Inland, Inc International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $73,705 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $73,412 property tax abatement
DOMTAR AW LLC Domtar Arkansas state 2014 $73,221 training reimbursement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $73,056 property tax abatement
Amcor PET Packaging USA Inc. Amcor New York state 2006 $73,015 enterprise zone
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY DBA KIRK PAPER International Paper California state 2011 $72,900 training reimbursement
Boise Paper Packaging Corporation of America Oregon state 2013 $72,815 tax credit/rebate
PH Glatfelter Company Glatfelter Pennsylvania state 2010 $72,557 tax credit/rebate
SONOCO PLASTICS (FORMERLY MATRIX PACKAGING) Sonoco Products Missouri state 2010 $72,400 enterprise zone
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America North Carolina state 2012 $72,239 tax credit/rebate
Ball Corporation (Mr. Michael Mochringer) Ball Corp. New York local 2004 $72,144 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Owens-Brockway Container Inc Owens-Illinois New York local 2009 $71,961 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Owens-Brockway Container Inc Owens-Illinois New York local 2010 $71,961 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Owens-Brockway Container Inc Owens-Illinois New York local 2011 $71,961 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2013 $71,387 property tax abatement
MW Custom Papers, LLC WestRock New York state 2007 $70,573 enterprise zone
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air New York state 2004 $70,311 enterprise zone
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL INC Graphic Packaging Indiana local 2010 $70,220 property tax abatement
Cascades Holding US, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2016 $69,294 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2015 $69,170 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Recycling, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2008 $68,997 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $68,754 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $68,531 property tax abatement
Valois of America, Inc. AptarGroup New York local 2003 $67,304 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Maine state 2016 $66,709 property tax abatement
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2015 $66,604 tax credit/rebate
CASCADES AUBURN FIBER INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2015 $66,452 property tax abatement
Greif Inc. Greif United States federal 2012 $66,450 federal grant
CASCADES TISSUE GROUP - TENNESSEE INC Cascades Inc. Tennessee local 2013 $66,357 property tax abatement
Ball Metal Beverage Container Corporation Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2013 $66,327 tax credit/rebate
Longview Fibre Company WestRock New York state 2002 $66,250 enterprise zone
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2010 $65,480 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
OWENS-ILLINOIS GENERAL INC Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2017 $65,368 grant
Greif Inc Greif Illinois state 2017 $65,359 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2015 $65,314 tax credit/rebate
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2014 $65,140 grant
Temple Inland, Inc International Paper Louisiana state 2013 $65,070 property tax abatement
AMB PROPERTY II S INTL PAPER CO International Paper Tennessee local 2009 $64,883 property tax abatement
AMB PROPERTY II & INT'L PAPER CO International Paper Tennessee local 2010 $64,883 property tax abatement
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2011 $64,738 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
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