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 Source Yearsort icon Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Greif Brothers Greif Virginia state 2014 $350,000 grant
Rock-Tenn Services, Inc. WestRock Virginia state 2014 $83,400 training reimbursement
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Virginia state 2014 $82,450 training reimbursement
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
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air North Carolina local 2014 undisclosed grant
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Ball Corp. Colorado state 2014 $108,000 training reimbursement
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2014 $321,053 tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2014 $170,000 training reimbursement
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group New York state 2014 $1,331,811 enterprise zone
Cryovac, Inc. Sealed Air New York state 2014 $18,817 enterprise zone
Fibermark North America, Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2014 $28,617 enterprise zone
Fibermark North America, Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2014 $28,617 enterprise zone
Norampac Ind., Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2014 $86,855 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2014 $365,519 enterprise zone
Ardagh Metal Packaging Ardagh Packaging Group Virginia state 2014 $750,000 grant
OWENS BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Oklahoma state 2014 $336,969 tax credit/rebate
ORCHIDS PAPER PRODUCTS COMPANY Orchids Paper Products Oklahoma state 2014 $6,313,932 tax credit/rebate
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2015 $1,238,580 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2015 $8,789,220 federal loan or loan guarantee
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $41,392 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $171,352 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $667,855 federal grant
Ardagh Glass Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Indiana state 2015 $1,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Indiana state 2015 $300,000 training reimbursement
Ardagh Glass Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Indiana state 2015 $200,000 training reimbursement
Domtar Paper Company LLC Domtar Kentucky state 2015 $290,000 tax credit/rebate
Bemis Packaging, LLC Amcor Kentucky state 2015 $77,500 training reimbursement
Domtar Paper Company, LLC Domtar Kentucky state 2015 $100,000 training reimbursement
BEMIS PACKAGING, LLC (CURWOOD/MILPRINT/ALCAN/PECHINEY) Amcor Missouri state 2015 $435,905 training reimbursement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2015 undisclosed property tax abatement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Indiana state 2015 $2,350,000 tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Glass Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Indiana state 2015 $3,175,000 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, LLC Amcor Kentucky state 2015 $250,000 tax credit/rebate
VERSO BUCKSPORT POWER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2015 $228,966 property tax abatement
CASCADES AUBURN FIBER INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2015 $66,452 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2015 $12,367 property tax abatement
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2015 $2,464,498 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Maine state 2015 $64,013 property tax abatement
Captive Plastics LLC dba Berry Plastics Berry Global New York state 2015 $979,002 tax credit/rebate
Ball Metal Food Container, LLC Ball Corp. Ohio state 2015 $434,000 tax credit/rebate
Appleton Coated LLC Appvion Wisconsin state 2015 $3,000,000 loan or bond financing
Appleton Coated LLC Appvion Wisconsin state 2015 $1,000,000 loan or bond financing
Bemis Healthcare Packaging, Inc. Amcor Wisconsin state 2015 $1,000,000 loan or bond financing
Bemis Healthcare Packaging, Inc. Amcor Wisconsin state 2015 $1,000,000 loan or bond financing
Captive Plastics, LLC Berry Global Wisconsin state 2015 $350,000 loan or bond financing
Pratt Industries, Inc. Pratt Industries Wisconsin state 2015 $1,750,000 loan or bond financing
Pratt Industries, Inc. Pratt Industries Wisconsin state 2015 $2,400,000 tax credit/rebate
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $41,392 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $171,352 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $667,855 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $9,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $87,872 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $92,265 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $200,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $220,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $328,545 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $400,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $3,762,004 federal grant
International Paper Company International Paper Colorado state 2015 $44,910 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2015 $3,720,130 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $16,463,820 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $5,242,494 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $2,976,985 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $1,512,027 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $1,177,168 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $897,413 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $845,604 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $869,474 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $869,430 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $844,956 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $868,813 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $675,573 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $866,292 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $841,326 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $673,274 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $862,350 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $860,526 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $799,716 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $821,677 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $793,209 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $761,647 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $633,586 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $603,423 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $622,263 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $746,353 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $752,031 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $733,611 property tax abatement
MeadWestvac o Corporation South Carolina LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2015 $726,962 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $709,144 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $716,469 property tax abatement
MeadWestvac o Corporation South Carolina LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2015 $693,934 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $686,586 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $552,155 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $666,896 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $496,449 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $539,389 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $521,833 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $515,359 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $422,101 property tax abatement
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