Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
paper and packaging
Subsidy Total: 
$2,414,895,277
Number of Awards: 
2,734
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$408,051,354408
WestRock$277,738,625302
Stora Enso$277,344,9775
Domtar$213,477,04681
Cascades Inc.$199,176,318133
Ball Corp.$156,212,269211
Packaging Corporation of America$140,666,195148
Berry Global$91,109,40495
Graphic Packaging$84,638,692119
Verso Corporation$83,268,59030


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parent Locationsort icon Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
BALL METAL FOOD CONTAINER, LLC Ball Corp. California state 2012 undisclosed training reimbursement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper California state 2012 undisclosed training reimbursement
Silgan Holdings, Inc. Silgan California local 2012 undisclosed enterprise zone
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging California state 2014 $1,150,000 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper California state 2014 $134,412 training reimbursement
BALL METAL FOOD CONTAINER, LLC Ball Corp. California state 2014 $309,232 training reimbursement
AMCOR PACKAGING DISTRIBUTION Amcor California state 2014 $122,178 training reimbursement
Huhtamaki, Inc. Huhtamaki Oyj California state 2016 $310,000 tax credit/rebate
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. O-I Glass Colorado state 2003 $500,000 grant
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Ball Corp. Colorado state 2011 $54,000 training reimbursement
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
International Paper Company International Paper Colorado state 2015 $44,910 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2014 $14,237 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Colorado state 2014 $13,161 tax credit/rebate
Tharco Containers, Inc. Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2013 $11,133 tax credit/rebate
Tharco Containers, Inc Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2014 $4,285 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2013 $3,269 tax credit/rebate
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Ball Corp. Colorado state 2015 $57,888 training reimbursement
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Ball Corp. Colorado state 2014 $108,000 training reimbursement
International Paper Company International Paper Colorado state 2016 $1,403 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2017 $5,546 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2017 $9,529 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2016 $10,368 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2016 $14,744 tax credit/rebate
Boise, Inc. Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2017 $23,007 tax credit/rebate
Boise, Inc. Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2016 $40,333 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Colorado state 2017 $46,151 tax credit/rebate
Owens-Brockway Glass Container Inc. O-I Glass Colorado state 2017 $77,160 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Colorado state 2019 $180,560 tax credit/rebate
Ball Metal Beverage Container Corp. Ball Corp. Colorado state 2018 $176,623 tax credit/rebate
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Ball Corp. Colorado state 2018 $138,434 tax credit/rebate
Ball Packaging, LLC Ball Corp. Colorado state 2018 $45,044 tax credit/rebate
Ball Corporation Ball Corp. Colorado state 2018 $13,668 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corp of America Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2019 $11,254 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2018 $5,365 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2018 $5,255 tax credit/rebate
Ball Corp Ball Corp. Colorado state 2019 $173,272 tax credit/rebate
Norampac New England Inc. Cascades Inc. Connecticut state 2011 $117,444 tax credit/rebate
Central National-Gottesman, Inc dba A.T. Clayton Central National-Gottesman Connecticut state 2017 $100,000 grant/loan hybrid program
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
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc. Amcor Florida state 2011 $87,000 tax credit/rebate
Gaylord Container Corp. International Paper Florida state 1996 $450,000 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Florida state 1999 $405,000 tax credit/rebate
SteriPack, Ltd. Sealed Air Florida state 2011 $195,000 tax credit/rebate
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
Amcor Rigid Plastics, Inc. Amcor Florida local 2011 $17,400 grant
Mead Westvaco WestRock Georgia state 2002 $250,000 grant
Graphic Packaging Corporation Graphic Packaging Georgia state 2004 $749,100 grant
MEAD CORP MEAD CONTAINERS WestRock Georgia local 2013 $484,288 property tax abatement
MEAD CORP MEAD CONTAINERS WestRock Georgia local 2013 $726,432 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging Georgia state 2012 $200,000 grant
Rock-Tenn Company WestRock Georgia state 2013 $300,000 grant
Berry Plastics Berry Global Georgia local 2009 $4,000,000 industrial revenue bond
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. O-I Glass Georgia local 2009 $30,000,000 bond
Solo Cup Dart Container Idaho state 2002 $98,618 training reimbursement
Hilex Poly Co., LLC Novolex Idaho state 2004 $200,000 training reimbursement
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2005 $350,000 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2006 $43,013 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2007 $43,013 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2008 $43,013 tax credit/rebate
UPM-RAFLATAC INC UPM Illinois state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UPM-RAFLATAC INC UPM Illinois state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UPM-RAFLATAC INC UPM Illinois state 2007 $21,639 grant
International Paper International Paper Illinois state 2009 $949,445 infrastructure assistance
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2005 $350,000 grant
Silgan Containers Mfg. Corp. Silgan Illinois state 2005 $750,000 grant
ALCAN PACKAGING P MANN Amcor Illinois local 2012 undisclosed property tax abatement
BERRY PLASTICS CORP Berry Global Illinois local 2012 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Illinois local 2012 undisclosed property tax abatement
SEALED AIR CORPORATION Sealed Air Illinois local 2012 undisclosed property tax abatement
Solo Cup Company Dart Container Illinois Local 1999 $22,090,000 tax increment financing
Silgan White Cap LLC Silgan Illinois state 2012 $144,413 tax credit/rebate
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2014 $60,741 tax credit/rebate
International Paper International Paper Illinois state 2012 $949,445 infrastructure assistance
International Paper International Paper Illinois state 2013 $949,445 infrastructure assistance
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2014 $321,053 tax credit/rebate
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2015 $63,056 tax credit/rebate
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2015 $322,163 tax credit/rebate
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2016 $36,987 tax credit/rebate
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2016 $342,022 tax credit/rebate
Silgan White Cap LLC Silgan Illinois state 2015 $127,750 tax credit/rebate
KapStone Container Corporation WestRock Illinois state 2015 $180,240 tax credit/rebate
Greif Inc. Greif Illinois state 2015 $47,503 tax credit/rebate
Silgan White Cap LLC Silgan Illinois state 2016 $129,956 tax credit/rebate
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup Illinois state 2016 $629,000 tax credit/rebate
KapStone Container Corporation WestRock Illinois state 2016 $235,299 tax credit/rebate
Greif Inc. Greif Illinois state 2016 $55,422 tax credit/rebate
Greif Inc Greif Illinois state 2017 $65,359 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2012 $5,640 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2011 $27,620 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2010 $63,290 property tax abatement
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL INC Graphic Packaging Indiana local 2010 $70,220 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2009 $120,110 property tax abatement
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL INC Graphic Packaging Indiana local 2009 $138,250 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2008 $149,503 property tax abatement
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