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
Owens Brockway Glass Container Inc. Owens-Illinois Virginia state 2010 $26,626 training reimbursement
Alcan Packaging Amcor Virginia state 2010 $47,520 training reimbursement
Greif Packaging, LLC Greif Virginia state 2010 $112,800 training reimbursement
MeadWestvaco-Covington WestRock Virginia state 2009 $350,700 training reimbursement
CASCADES AUBURN FIBER INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2011 $95,170 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Maine state 2011 $106,085 property tax abatement
S D WARREN CO Sappi Maine state 2011 $2,773,909 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2011 $15,158 property tax abatement
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2011 $4,302,379 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Missouri state 2011 $3,521,737 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Missouri state 2011 $1,085,202 tax credit/rebate
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES, INC. WestRock Missouri state 2011 $3,643,390 tax credit/rebate
Longview Fibre Paper& Packaging WestRock Washington state 2010 $524,263 training reimbursement
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Ball Corp. Colorado state 2011 $54,000 training reimbursement
Cryovac - Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air South Carolina state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Cryovac - Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air South Carolina state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products South Carolina state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper South Carolina state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Domtar Domtar Mississippi state 2009 $11,861 training reimbursement
Caraustar Greif Mississippi state 2009 $30,496 training reimbursement
Crown Cork and Seal Crown Holdings Mississippi state 2009 $4,781 training reimbursement
Domtar Paper Domtar Mississippi state 2010 $7,274 training reimbursement
International Paper International Paper Mississippi state 2010 $19,662 training reimbursement
Caraustar Greif Mississippi state 2010 $32,043 training reimbursement
Crown Cork and Seal Crown Holdings Mississippi state 2010 $5,082 training reimbursement
International Paper International Paper Mississippi state 2011 $15,254 training reimbursement
Caraustar Greif Mississippi state 2011 $9,660 training reimbursement
Crown Cork and Seal Crown Holdings Mississippi state 2011 $3,630 training reimbursement
Continental PET Tech, Inc. Owens-Illinois Nevada state 2000 $15,200 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Tissues Group Cascades Inc. Nevada state 2003 $12,000 tax credit/rebate
Continental PET Tech, Inc. Owens-Illinois Nevada state 2000 $1,007,982 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Tissues Group Cascades Inc. Nevada state 2003 $32,553 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper New York state 2010 $785,000 grant
ALCAN PACKAGING Amcor Oklahoma state 2008 $2,626 training reimbursement
WHITLOCK PACKAGING CORPORATION Refresco Group Oklahoma state 2008 $2,163 training reimbursement
ALCAN PACKAGING Amcor Oklahoma state 2009 $2,084 training reimbursement
ORCHIDS PAPER PRODUCTS CO Orchids Paper Products Oklahoma state 2010 $60,711 training reimbursement
ORCHIDS PAPER PRODUCTS CO Orchids Paper Products Oklahoma state 2011 $34,390 training reimbursement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Texas state 2009 undisclosed training reimbursement
Ball Corporation Ball Corp. Texas state 2009 undisclosed training reimbursement
RockTenn Company of Texas WestRock Texas state 2010 $12,348 training reimbursement
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air Texas state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Holding Corp. & Polymers & Colorants, Inc. Berry Global Texas state 2010 $178,013 training reimbursement
Temple Inland International Paper Texas state 2011 undisclosed training reimbursement
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan Iowa state 2002 $198,565 training reimbursement
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan Iowa state 2007 $193,401 training reimbursement
Rock Tenn Company WestRock Iowa state 2003 $130,000 training reimbursement
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock Iowa state 2004 $336,000 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Iowa state 2011 $94,500 training reimbursement
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock Iowa state 2009 $267,475 training reimbursement
Bemis Clysar, Inc. Amcor Iowa state 2004 $102,500 training reimbursement
Captive Plastics, LLC dba Berry Plastics, Inc. Berry Global Iowa state 2011 $50,690 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Iowa state 2006 $39,324 training reimbursement
Smurfit Stone Enterprises, Inc WestRock Florida state 2010 $50,000 training reimbursement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Florida state 2012 $50,000 training reimbursement
Amcor Rigid Plastics Amcor Florida state 2012 $153,510 training reimbursement
Sealed Air - Cryovac, Inc. Sealed Air Arkansas state 2009 $7,200 training reimbursement
Rexam Ball Corp. Arkansas state 2010 $119,712 training reimbursement
Graphic Packaging Graphic Packaging Arkansas state 2009 $9,830 training reimbursement
Graphic Packaging Graphic Packaging Arkansas state 2010 $15,360 training reimbursement
Curwood Arkansas,Inc Amcor Arkansas state 2011 $1,920 training reimbursement
Graphic Packaging Graphic Packaging Arkansas state 2011 $15,360 training reimbursement
Amcor Sunclipse North America, Inc. Amcor Arizona state 2004 undisclosed enterprise zone
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY DBA KIRK PAPER International Paper California state 2011 $72,900 training reimbursement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper California state 2011 $149,678 training reimbursement
Norampac New England Inc. Cascades Inc. Connecticut state 2011 $117,444 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics, Inc. Berry Global Iowa state 2012 $266,000 tax credit/rebate
Milprint Packaging, LLC Amcor Kentucky state 2012 $25,000 training reimbursement
Milprint Packaging, LLC Amcor Kentucky state 2011 $100,000 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
NewPage Corporation Verso Corporation Maryland state 2011 $92,000 grant/loan hybrid program
SEALED AIR CORP-CRYOVAC DIVISION Sealed Air Missouri state 2011 $27,579 tax credit/rebate
BEMIS COMPANY, INC., MILPRINT PACKAGING DIV (ALCAN, PECHINEY) Amcor Missouri state 2012 $590,766 tax credit/rebate
Norampac Industries, Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2009 $661,627 tax credit/rebate
Norampac Industries, Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2010 $21,043 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America North Carolina state 2011 $62,500 tax credit/rebate
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2011 $130,000 tax credit/rebate
Ball Metal Beverage Container Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2011 $105,668 tax credit/rebate
Cascade Tissue Group - North Carolina, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2011 $14,507 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2011 $164,002 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper North Carolina state 2011 $2,246,893 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America North Carolina state 2011 $26,459 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2011 $22,511 tax credit/rebate
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2011 $568,376 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation Dart Container North Carolina state 2011 $56,935 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2011 $35,570 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2011 $122,679 tax credit/rebate
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2011 $1,006,400 grant
Domtar Paper Company LLC Domtar North Carolina state 2012 $7,000,000 grant
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2011 $734,412 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2011 $687,081 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2011 $669,876 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2011 $600,236 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2011 $643,683 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2011 $600,862 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2011 $505,276 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2011 $441,859 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2011 $421,492 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2011 $235,218 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $686,668 property tax abatement
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