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 Locationsort icon Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2012 $145,403 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Moulded Pulp, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2014 $3,409 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Closure Systems, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2014 $3,728 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Healthcare Packaging, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2014 $12,023 tax credit/rebate
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2014 $13,871 tax credit/rebate
A G Industries, Inc. WestRock North Carolina state 2014 $24,329 tax credit/rebate
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2014 $29,210 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Holding, US, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2014 $54,169 tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air North Carolina state 2014 $48,956,000 grant
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2014 $38,933 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2014 $26,621 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc. Amcor North Carolina state 2014 $20,987 tax credit/rebate
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2014 $6,988 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Tobacco Packaging Americas Amcor North Carolina state 2014 $4,507 tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Sealed Air North Carolina local 2014 $4,446,400 grant
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air North Carolina local 2014 $2,823,831 grant
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air North Carolina local 2014 $1,622,569 grant
Domtar Paper Company LLC Domtar North Carolina local 2015 $1,500,000 grant
Ardagh Glass, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group North Carolina local 2017 $841,000 grant
WestRock WestRock North Carolina local $372,000 grant
Ball Corporation Ball Corp. North Carolina local 2012 $188,292 grant
Ball Corporation Ball Corp. North Carolina local 2012 $184,578 grant
Amcor Amcor North Carolina local 2013 $171,593 grant
Amcor Amcor North Carolina local 2013 $168,209 grant
Sealed Air Sealed Air North Carolina local 2011 $110,000 grant
Sealed Air Sealed Air North Carolina local 2013 $24,000 grant
Sealed Air Sealed Air North Carolina local 2013 undisclosed grant
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air North Carolina local 2014 undisclosed grant
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2015 $140,000 grant
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air North Carolina state 2016 $2,500,000 grant
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air North Carolina state 2015 $1,171 tax credit/rebate
Caraustar Recovered Fiber Group, Inc. Greif North Carolina state 2015 $1,622 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Moulded Pulp, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2016 $2,123 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Tobacco Packaging Americas Amcor North Carolina state 2015 $3,739 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Flexibles Inc. Amcor North Carolina state 2015 $4,044 tax credit/rebate
Caraustar Custom Packaging Group, Inc. Greif North Carolina state 2015 $6,261 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Flexibles, Inc. Amcor North Carolina state 2016 $6,732 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc. Amcor North Carolina state 2015 $7,004 tax credit/rebate
Caraustar Custom Packaging Group, Inc. Greif North Carolina state 2016 $7,254 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Moulded Pulp, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2016 $7,516 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation Dart Container North Carolina state 2016 $9,499 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America North Carolina state 2016 $10,751 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Tobacco Packaging Americas Amcor North Carolina state 2015 $10,978 tax credit/rebate
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2015 $11,572 tax credit/rebate
Tin, Inc. International Paper North Carolina state 2016 $13,540 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor North Carolina state 2016 $14,671 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2015 $16,467 tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air North Carolina state 2015 $17,687 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Company WestRock North Carolina state 2016 $19,002 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2015 $20,500 tax credit/rebate
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2015 $20,745 tax credit/rebate
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2016 $22,855 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Company WestRock North Carolina state 2015 $23,610 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2016 $25,554 tax credit/rebate
Tin, Inc. International Paper North Carolina state 2015 $27,080 tax credit/rebate
Silgan Can Company Silgan North Carolina state 2015 $28,432 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging North Carolina state 2016 $29,301 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2015 $29,305 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2016 $29,538 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2016 $30,524 tax credit/rebate
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2016 $33,279 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2016 $34,088 tax credit/rebate
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2016 $36,100 tax credit/rebate
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2015 $38,617 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2015 $38,963 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation Dart Container North Carolina state 2016 $43,145 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation Dart Container North Carolina state 2015 $43,462 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn In-Store Solutions, Inc. WestRock North Carolina state 2015 $44,369 tax credit/rebate
Ball Metal Beverage Container Corporation Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2015 $51,920 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2016 $53,467 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc. Amcor North Carolina state 2015 $55,410 tax credit/rebate
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan North Carolina state 2016 $61,462 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging North Carolina state 2015 $64,491 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2015 $65,314 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2015 $66,604 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2015 $69,170 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Holding US, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2016 $69,294 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2016 $84,639 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Holding US, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2016 $86,817 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2015 $96,425 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2016 $107,787 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2015 $118,093 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn In-Store Solutions, Inc. WestRock North Carolina state 2015 $118,889 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation Dart Container North Carolina state 2015 $122,151 tax credit/rebate
Ball Metal Beverage Container Corporation Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2015 $132,652 tax credit/rebate
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2016 $135,859 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America North Carolina state 2016 $154,951 tax credit/rebate
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2015 $161,485 tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air North Carolina state 2016 $171,493 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2015 $176,833 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor North Carolina state 2016 $189,713 tax credit/rebate
Silgan Can Company Silgan North Carolina state 2015 $191,265 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2016 $198,541 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper North Carolina state 2016 $226,542 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2016 $288,036 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America North Carolina state 2015 $300,553 tax credit/rebate
Ball Metal Beverage Container Corporation Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2016 $422,258 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper North Carolina state 2015 $449,270 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2015 $795,695 tax credit/rebate
OI LEVIS PARK STS INC. Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2005 $416,622 enterprise zone
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Ohio state 2008 $250,000 grant
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