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 Sourcesort icon Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Ardagh Glass Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Indiana state 2015 $1,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Huhtamaki, Inc. Huhtamaki Oyj Indiana state 2015 $250,000 grant
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
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2014 $500,000 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation of Kentucky Dart Container Kentucky state 2014 $600,000 tax credit/rebate
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
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2014 $4,981,985 enterprise zone
BEMIS PACKAGING, LLC (CURWOOD/MILPRINT/ALCAN/PECHINEY) Amcor Missouri state 2015 $435,905 training reimbursement
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2014 $370,655 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2014 $76,087 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Holding, US, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2014 $54,866 tax credit/rebate
Pratt Jet Corr, Inc. Pratt Industries North Carolina state 2014 $27,800 tax credit/rebate
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2014 $25,717 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Company WestRock North Carolina state 2014 $20,803 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2014 $20,500 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Closure Systems, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2014 $3,728 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2014 $153,546 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Tobacco Packaging Americas Amcor North Carolina state 2014 $4,507 tax credit/rebate
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2014 $6,988 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc. Amcor North Carolina state 2014 $20,987 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2014 $26,621 tax credit/rebate
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2014 $38,933 tax credit/rebate
Aptargroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2013 $5,371 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2013 $16,250 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2013 $28,685 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2013 $42,268 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 North Carolina state 2012 $145,403 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Moulded Pulp, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2014 $3,409 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Closure Systems, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2014 $3,728 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Healthcare Packaging, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2014 $12,023 tax credit/rebate
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2014 $13,871 tax credit/rebate
A G Industries, Inc. WestRock North Carolina state 2014 $24,329 tax credit/rebate
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2014 $29,210 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Holding, US, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2014 $54,169 tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2013 $74,108 tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Metal Packaging, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2013 $630,000 grant
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2013 $2,225,511 tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2013 $3,381,357 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corp. (Pliant, LLC) Berry Global Oklahoma state 2013 $950,000 industrial revenue bond
International Paper International Paper Oklahoma state 2014 $12,000,000 industrial revenue bond
Orchids Paper Products Co. Cascades Inc. Oklahoma state 2014 $3,500,000 industrial revenue bond
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Texas state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Texas state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Texas state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Texas state 2012 undisclosed enterprise zone
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC. Owens-Illinois Texas state 1997 undisclosed enterprise zone
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC. Owens-Illinois Texas state 2009 undisclosed enterprise zone
MEADWESTVACO TEXAS, L.P. WestRock Texas state 2009 undisclosed enterprise zone
MEADWESTVACO TEXAS, L.P. WestRock Texas state 2009 undisclosed enterprise zone
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air North Carolina state 2014 $48,956,000 grant
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
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
HUHTAMAKI INC Huhtamaki Oyj Maine state 2015 $137,494 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
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2014 $38,933 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2014 $26,621 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc. Amcor North Carolina state 2014 $20,987 tax credit/rebate
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2014 $6,988 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Tobacco Packaging Americas Amcor North Carolina state 2014 $4,507 tax credit/rebate
Ball Metal Food Container, LLC Ball Corp. Ohio state 2015 $434,000 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging Ohio state 2014 $15,005 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 2014 $436,596 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. Ohio state 2013 $154,828 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics SP, Inc. Berry Global Pennsylvania state 2014 $63,918 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation of Pennsylvania Dart Container Pennsylvania state 2014 $47,283 tax credit/rebate
Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc. Crown Holdings Pennsylvania state 2014 $15,379 tax credit/rebate
SILGAN CONTAINERS MANUFACTURING CORPORATION Silgan Washington state 2014 $16,671 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2014 $1,020,835 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2014 $474,894 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2014 $275,497 tax credit/rebate
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2014 $231,403 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2014 $176,183 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2014 $98,858 tax credit/rebate
CARAUSTAR MILL GROUP INC Greif Washington state 2014 $38,101 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES LLC Domtar Washington state 2014 $20,263 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR PAPER CO LLC Domtar Washington state 2014 $11,818 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2014 $91,785 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2014 $526,491 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2014 $341,107 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2014 $204,821 tax credit/rebate
P H GLATFELTER COMPANY Glatfelter Washington state 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Metal Packaging Ardagh Packaging Group West Virginia state 2014 $1,960 training reimbursement
Alcan Packaging Amcor Wisconsin state 2007 $390,000 grant
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
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