Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
paper and packaging
Subsidy Total: 
$2,333,645,091
Number of Awards: 
2,566
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$400,433,889394
Stora Enso$277,344,9775
WestRock$272,432,939281
Domtar$213,250,20876
Cascades Inc.$196,834,305123
Packaging Corporation of America$138,004,246140
Ball Corp.$116,072,806195
Berry Global$91,064,94493
Graphic Packaging$84,611,990118
Verso Corporation$82,316,73428


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parent Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2014 $6,988 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2009 $6,933 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Tennessee local 2012 $6,927 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2010 $6,927 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Tennessee local 2011 $6,927 property tax abatement
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA Ardagh Packaging Group West Virginia state 2015 $6,825 training reimbursement
Silgan Can Company Silgan North Carolina state 2009 $6,809 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Flexibles, Inc. Amcor North Carolina state 2016 $6,732 tax credit/rebate
RTS PACKAGING LLC WestRock Maine state 2010 $6,672 property tax abatement
Solvay Paperboard WestRock New York local 2009 $6,565 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Solvay Paperboard WestRock New York local 2009 $6,565 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Solvay Paperboard WestRock New York local 2009 $6,565 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Fibermark/Coated Paper Neenah Paper New York local 2009 $6,531 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2010 $6,492 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $6,331 property tax abatement
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2012 $6,319 tax credit/rebate
Shorewood Packaging International Paper Oregon state 2007 $6,300 tax credit/rebate
Caraustar Custom Packaging Group, Inc. Greif North Carolina state 2015 $6,261 tax credit/rebate
Deluxe Packaging Corporation Novolex New York state 2008 $6,076 enterprise zone
Southern Container WestRock New York local 2004 $6,045 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
NORAMPAC INDUSTRIES INC. Cascades Inc. New York state 2011 $5,990 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2010 $5,863 property tax abatement
Caraustar Industrial & Consumer Products Group, Inc Greif North Carolina state 2015 $5,856 tax credit/rebate
Solo Cup Operating Corp Dart Container Oklahoma state 2016 $5,737 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2012 $5,640 property tax abatement
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2017 $5,546 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2011 $5,534 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2010 $5,534 tax credit/rebate
CASCADES TISSUE GROUP - TENNESSEE INC Cascades Inc. Tennessee local 2011 $5,510 property tax abatement
Aptargroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2013 $5,371 tax credit/rebate
Aptargroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2013 $5,371 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2018 $5,365 tax credit/rebate
Southern Container WestRock New York local 2009 $5,314 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Southern Container WestRock New York local 2009 $5,314 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Shorewood Packaging a Div. of International Paper International Paper Oregon state 2008 $5,313 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2018 $5,255 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER - WILLOW LAKE International Paper Tennessee local 2013 $5,197 property tax abatement
Crown Cork and Seal Crown Holdings Mississippi state 2010 $5,082 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Maryland state 2014 $5,000 training reimbursement
Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc. Crown Holdings Pennsylvania state 2012 $4,999 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2011 $4,982 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2011 $4,910 property tax abatement
Impress USA Incorporated Ardagh Packaging Group West Virginia state 2008 $4,850 training reimbursement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Washington state 2006 $4,843 tax credit/rebate
CASCADES TISSUE GROUP - TENNESSEE INC Cascades Inc. Tennessee local 2013 $4,807 property tax abatement
Crown Cork and Seal Crown Holdings Mississippi state 2009 $4,781 training reimbursement
Amcor Tobacco Packaging Americas Amcor North Carolina state 2014 $4,507 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Tobacco Packaging Americas Amcor North Carolina state 2014 $4,507 tax credit/rebate
CASCADES TISSUE GROUP -TENNESSEE INC Cascades Inc. Tennessee local 2012 $4,404 property tax abatement
Boise Paper Packaging Corporation of America Oregon state 2010 $4,381 tax credit/rebate
Southern Container WestRock New York local 2005 $4,352 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Tharco Containers, Inc Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2014 $4,285 tax credit/rebate
Impress USA, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group New York local 2011 $4,280 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Impress USA, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group New York local 2011 $4,280 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Kendall Packaging Corporation Kendall Packaging Kansas state 2008 $4,250 training reimbursement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Tennessee local 2012 $4,169 property tax abatement
RTS PACKAGING LLC WestRock Maine state 2014 $4,160 property tax abatement
KAPSTONE KRAFT PAPER CORPORATION WestRock Washington state 2016 $4,148 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Flexibles Inc. Amcor North Carolina state 2015 $4,044 tax credit/rebate
BALL CORPORATION Ball Corp. California state 2010 $4,032 training reimbursement
Huhtamaki, Inc. Huhtamaki Oyj Alabama state 2012 $4,000 cost reimbursement
INTERNATIONAL CONVERTER INC Novolex Ohio state 2010 $3,750 grant
Amcor Tobacco Packaging Americas Amcor North Carolina state 2015 $3,739 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Closure Systems, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2013 $3,736 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Closure Systems, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2014 $3,728 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Closure Systems, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2014 $3,728 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Tissue Group- AZ Cascades Inc. Arizona state 2007 $3,641 training reimbursement
Crown Cork and Seal Crown Holdings Mississippi state 2011 $3,630 training reimbursement
Cascades Moulded Pulp, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2013 $3,604 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2013 $3,592 property tax abatement
Boise, Inc. Packaging Corporation of America Oregon state 2013 $3,500 tax credit/rebate
Huhtamaki, Inc. Huhtamaki Oyj New York state 2014 $3,436 enterprise zone
Cascades Moulded Pulp, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2014 $3,409 tax credit/rebate
Huhtamaki, Inc. Huhtamaki Oyj Alabama state 2012 $3,279 cost reimbursement
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2013 $3,269 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Tennessee local 2012 $3,196 property tax abatement
REXAM DELTA INC Berry Global Arkansas state 2014 $3,090 training reimbursement
SMURFIT STONE CONTAINER CORP. WestRock California state 2008 $3,030 training reimbursement
Impress USA, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group New York local 2016 $3,016 tax credit/rebate
Impress USA, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group New York local 2016 $3,016 tax credit/rebate
Fibermark - DSI Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2002 $3,000 enterprise zone
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air Pennsylvania state 2009 $2,970 tax credit/rebate
OWENS BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Washington state 2015 $2,946 tax credit/rebate
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Washington state 2016 $2,946 tax credit/rebate
CRYOVAC, INC. Sealed Air Arkansas state 2010 $2,853 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2013 $2,773 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2014 $2,766 property tax abatement
NoramPac Industries, Inc. (Niagara Industries, Inc.) Cascades Inc. New York local 2008 $2,739 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Cascades/Norampac Industires, Inc. Cascades Inc. New York local 2008 $2,739 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
NoramPac Industries, Inc. (Niagara Industries, Inc.) Cascades Inc. New York local 2009 $2,702 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ALCAN PACKAGING Amcor Oklahoma state 2008 $2,626 training reimbursement
Owens Illinois Inc & Subsidiaries Owens-Illinois Oregon state 2013 $2,588 tax credit/rebate
Smurfit Stone Container Enterprises WestRock North Carolina state 2010 $2,582 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER INC International Paper Tennessee local 2008 $2,509 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER INC International Paper Tennessee local 2008 $2,363 property tax abatement
Southern Container WestRock New York local 2006 $2,298 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock Maryland state 2015 $2,281 tax credit/rebate
NORAMPAC INDUSTRIES INC. Cascades Inc. New York state 2012 $2,214 tax credit/rebate
NoramPac Industries, Inc. (Niagara Industries, Inc.) Cascades Inc. New York local 2011 $2,200 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
WHITLOCK PACKAGING CORPORATION Refresco Group Oklahoma state 2008 $2,163 training reimbursement
NoramPac Industries, Inc. (Niagara Industries, Inc.) Cascades Inc. New York local 2010 $2,162 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
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