Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
paper and packaging
Subsidy Total: 
$2,480,653,348
Number of Awards: 
2,792
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$409,545,372409
WestRock$278,281,289306
Stora Enso$277,344,9775
Domtar Corp.$215,052,04683
Cascades Inc.$201,044,448137
Ball Corp.$175,983,409219
Packaging Corporation of America$140,666,195148
Berry Global$91,148,24196
Graphic Packaging$84,638,692119
Verso Corporation$83,268,59030


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parent Location Subsidy Sourcesort icon Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
AG Industries, Inc. WestRock North Carolina state 2012 $105,826 tax credit/rebate
Silgan Can Company Silgan North Carolina state 2012 $126,400 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America North Carolina state 2012 $137,500 tax credit/rebate
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar Corp. North Carolina state 2012 $285,000 tax credit/rebate
Pratt Jet Corr, Inc. Pratt Industries North Carolina state 2012 $304,615 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2012 $456,164 tax credit/rebate
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar Corp. North Carolina state 2012 $674,247 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2012 $1,214,408 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper North Carolina state 2012 $3,310,270 tax credit/rebate
AG Industries, Inc. WestRock North Carolina state 2012 $1,420 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2012 $14,655 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2012 $21,358 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar Corp. North Carolina state 2012 $145,403 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Tennessee state 2012 $14,400 training reimbursement
Kelly Paper Company Central National-Gottesman Arizona state 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
Appleton Papers Inc. Appvion Wisconsin state 2012 $306,000 grant
RockTenn CP, LLC and Rock-Tenn Services Inc. WestRock Indiana state 2006 $520,000 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Consumer Plastics Inc. Berry Global Indiana state 2011 $200,000 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Indiana state 2013 $11,794,000 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC and Rock-Tenn Services Inc. WestRock Indiana state 2006 $270,000 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Consumer Plastics Inc. Berry Global Indiana state 2011 $50,000 tax credit/rebate
Robb Container Corporation Pretium Packaging Indiana state 2011 $100,000 tax credit/rebate
Huhtamaki, Inc. Huhtamaki Oyj Indiana state 2013 $115,000 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Indiana state 2013 $19,920,015 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Opco, Inc. Berry Global Indiana state 2013 $400,000 grant
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging Indiana state 2007 $32,500 training reimbursement
RockTenn CP, LLC and Rock-Tenn Services Inc. WestRock Indiana state 2008 $21,150 training reimbursement
Rexam Closures & Containers, Inc. Berry Global Indiana state 2009 $165,450 training reimbursement
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging Indiana state 2009 $20,500 training reimbursement
Rexam Consumer Plastics Inc. Berry Global Indiana state 2011 $48,000 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Indiana state 2013 $1,123,756 training reimbursement
Ball Metal Food Container Corp. Ball Corp. West Virginia state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Ball Metal Food Container Corp. Ball Corp. West Virginia state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GREIF, Inc. Greif Inc. West Virginia state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2012 $25,000 training reimbursement
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2012 $14,450 training reimbursement
Domtar Paper Company LLC Domtar Corp. Kentucky state 2013 $25,000 training reimbursement
Captive Plastics, LLC Berry Global Kentucky state 2013 $200,000 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Kentucky state 2012 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Kentucky state 2012 $450,000 tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air Corp. Kentucky state 2012 $1,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc. Amcor Iowa state 2012 $1,450,000 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc Amcor Pennsylvania state $50,000 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar Corp. North Carolina state 2011 $288,609 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar Corp. North Carolina state 2012 $304,165 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Recycling, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2012 $100,021 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar Corp. North Carolina state 2010 $95,071 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Recycling, Inc Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2009 $26,864 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Recycling, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2008 $68,997 tax credit/rebate
Cryovac - Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air Corp. South Carolina state 2012 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GRAPHIC PACKAGING Graphic Packaging Arkansas state 2014 $331,156 tax credit/rebate
CRYOVAC INC Sealed Air Corp. Arkansas state 2014 $259,060 tax credit/rebate
GRAPHIC PACKAGING Graphic Packaging Arkansas state 2013 $315,152 tax credit/rebate
GREEN BAY PACKAGING INC Green Bay Packaging Arkansas state 2013 $10,520 training reimbursement
GREEN BAY PACKAGING INC Green Bay Packaging Arkansas state 2014 $6,260 training reimbursement
REXAM DELTA INC Berry Global Arkansas state 2013 $20,735 training reimbursement
GREEN BAY PACKAGING INC Green Bay Packaging Arkansas state 2013 $10,478 training reimbursement
Cascades Moulded Pulp Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 1996 $14,400 grant
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Ball Corp. Colorado state 2012 $17,280 training reimbursement
Rocky Mountain Metal Container Rocky Mountain Metal Container Colorado state 2012 $43,200 training reimbursement
Packging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state $25,386 tax credit/rebate
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2013 $15,187 property tax abatement
RTS PACKAGING LLC WestRock Maine state 2013 $17,763 property tax abatement
CASCADES AUBURN FIBER INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2013 $95,427 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Maine state 2013 $97,609 property tax abatement
HUHTAMAKI INC Huhtamaki Oyj Maine state 2013 $192,402 property tax abatement
S D WARREN CO Sappi Maine state 2013 $2,532,513 property tax abatement
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2013 $3,833,961 property tax abatement
Rock Tenn Converting Co. WestRock Tennessee state 2013 $36,000 training reimbursement
Rock Tenn Converting Co. WestRock Tennessee state 2013 $53,900 training reimbursement
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc. Amcor Florida state 2012 $50,600 grant
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc. Amcor Florida state 2012 $153,510 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Maryland state 2008 $26,253 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Maryland state 2013 $25,000 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation (Poly-Seal Corporation) Berry Global Maryland state 2007 $24,681 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Closure Division dba Poly-Seal Corporation Berry Global Maryland state 2004 $24,171 training reimbursement
Solo Cup Company Dart Container Maryland state 2004 $7,397 training reimbursement
Dart Container Corporation Dart Container Michigan state 2013 $3,000,000 grant/loan hybrid program
PH GLATFELTER CO Glatfelter Ohio state 2013 $166,694 training reimbursement
NEWPAGE CORPORATION Verso Corporation Ohio state 2013 $59,093 training reimbursement
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC O-I Glass Ohio state 2013 $38,742 training reimbursement
CROWN CORK & SEAL USA INC Crown Holdings Inc. Ohio state 2013 $18,754 training reimbursement
PLASTIPAK PACKAGING INC Plastipak Ohio state 2013 $8,219 training reimbursement
International Converter, Inc. Novolex Ohio state 1994 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Crown Cork & Seal Company (USA), Inc. Crown Holdings Inc. Ohio state 1994 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Ball Aerosol and Specialty Container Inc. Ball Corp. Ohio state 1995 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Burrows Paper Corporation Novolex Ohio state 1995 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 1995 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Great Lakes Corrugated Corp. Greif Inc. Ohio state 1995 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 1997 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
The Mead Corporation WestRock Ohio state 1998 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Greif, Inc. et al. Greif Inc. Ohio state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Pratt Industries dba Jet Corr, Inc. Pratt Industries Ohio state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Riverwood International Corporation Graphic Packaging Ohio state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Huhtamaki, Inc. Huhtamaki Oyj Ohio state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Burrows Paper Corporation Novolex Ohio state 2002 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging Ohio state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
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