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 Locationsort icon Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2018 $5,937,182 federal grant
Berry Plastics Usa Inc. Berry Global United States federal 2017 $4,500,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Food Services Corp International Paper United States federal 2017 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Food Services Corp International Paper United States federal 2018 $180,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Food Services Corp International Paper United States federal 2017 $225,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Food Services Corp International Paper United States federal 2017 $225,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Food Services Corp International Paper United States federal 2017 $270,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Food Services Corp International Paper United States federal 2018 $360,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2018 $1,400,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2018 $2,294,413 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2019 $2,520,477 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2019 $3,395,442 federal grant
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2019 $3,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2019 $700,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2019 $2,618,477 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2019 $2,814,571 federal grant
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2019 $3,000,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Amcor PET Packaging Amcor Virginia state 2006 $400,000 grant
MeadWestvaco WestRock Virginia state 2008 $2,000,000 grant
Polymer Group Berry Global Virginia state 2010 $750,000 grant
Polymer Group Berry Global Virginia state 2010 $750,000 grant
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Virginia state 2010 $300,000 grant
Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation WestRock Virginia state 2010 $300,000 grant
Polymer Group, Inc. Berry Global Virginia state 2010 $750,000 grant
MeadWestvaco WestRock Virginia state 2011 $1,000,000 grant
Meadwestvaco - Louisa WestRock Virginia state 2009 $21,700 training reimbursement
Mead Westvaco (HQ) WestRock Virginia state 2009 $18,082 training reimbursement
Owens Brockway Glass Container Inc. Owens-Illinois Virginia state 2010 $26,626 training reimbursement
Alcan Packaging Amcor Virginia state 2010 $47,520 training reimbursement
Greif Packaging, LLC Greif Virginia state 2010 $112,800 training reimbursement
MeadWestvaco-Covington WestRock Virginia state 2009 $350,700 training reimbursement
International Paper International Paper Virginia state 2012 $350,000 grant
RockTenn WestRock Virginia state 2011 $300,000 grant
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Virginia state 2014 $750,000 grant
Polymer Group Berry Global Virginia state 2011 $750,000 grant
MeadWestVaco Corp WestRock Virginia state 2011 $280,000 enterprise zone
MeadWestVaco Corp WestRock Virginia state 2012 $280,000 enterprise zone
MeadWestVaco Corp WestRock Virginia state 2013 $280,000 enterprise zone
MeadWestVaco Corp WestRock Virginia state 2014 $280,000 enterprise zone
MeadWestVaco Corp WestRock Virginia state 2015 $280,000 enterprise zone
International Paper Company International Paper Virginia state 2015 $154,148 enterprise zone
International Paper Company International Paper Virginia state 2014 $138,711 enterprise zone
International Paper Company International Paper Virginia state 2013 $121,095 enterprise zone
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. Owens-Illinois Virginia state 2013 $64,592 enterprise zone
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. Owens-Illinois Virginia state 2012 $64,488 enterprise zone
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. Owens-Illinois Virginia state 2014 $47,392 enterprise zone
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. Owens-Illinois Virginia state 2015 $38,232 enterprise zone
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Virginia state 2015 $28,304 enterprise zone
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Virginia state 2014 $22,640 enterprise zone
International Paper Company International Paper Virginia state 2015 $13,664 enterprise zone
MeadWestvaco Corp WestRock Virginia state 2012 $200,000 enterprise zone
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. Owens-Illinois Virginia state 2013 $100,000 enterprise zone
International Paper Company International Paper Virginia state 2014 $500,000 grant
Greif Brothers Greif Virginia state 2014 $350,000 grant
MeadWestvaco Corporation (Retraining) WestRock Virginia state 2012 $567,621 training reimbursement
International Paper Company International Paper Virginia state 2012 $226,002 training reimbursement
MeadWestvaco Corporation WestRock Virginia state 2012 $133,600 training reimbursement
Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. WestRock Virginia state 2011 $128,225 training reimbursement
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
Crown Cork & Seal (USA), Inc. Crown Holdings Virginia state 2011 $81,500 training reimbursement
Hilex Poly Company LLC Novolex Virginia state 2011 $51,900 training reimbursement
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc Amcor Virginia state 2013 $24,400 training reimbursement
Ardagh Metal Packaging Ardagh Packaging Group Virginia state 2014 $750,000 grant
International Paper International Paper Virginia state 2013 $350,000 grant
International Paper - Petersburg International Paper Virginia state 2016 $10,944 enterprise zone
International Paper Company International Paper Virginia state 2016 $152,432 enterprise zone
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. Owens-Illinois Virginia state 2016 $38,648 enterprise zone
WestRock CP, LLC WestRock Virginia state 2016 $31,152 enterprise zone
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTRPR WestRock Virginia local 2011 $2,242,200 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Virginia state 2016 $250,000 grant
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging Virginia state 2017 $45,000 training reimbursement
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2006 $188,914 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2006 $90,340 tax credit/rebate
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2006 $29,226 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2006 $25,094 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Washington state 2006 $4,843 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2007 $562,459 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2007 $306,115 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2007 $256,405 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2007 $110,661 tax credit/rebate
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2007 $107,084 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Washington state 2007 $14,374 tax credit/rebate
P H GLATFELTER COMPANY Glatfelter Washington state 2007 $2,049 tax credit/rebate
P H GLATFELTER COMPANY Glatfelter Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR PAPER CO LLC Domtar Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2008 $990,513 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2008 $593,268 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2008 $519,735 tax credit/rebate
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2008 $216,461 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2008 $214,659 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Washington state 2008 $19,673 tax credit/rebate
P H GLATFELTER COMPANY Glatfelter Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR PAPER CO LLC Domtar Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2009 $861,792 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2009 $568,488 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2009 $406,329 tax credit/rebate
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2009 $212,207 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2009 $177,722 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Washington state 2009 $77,589 tax credit/rebate
Longview Fibre Paper& Packaging WestRock Washington state 2010 $524,263 training reimbursement
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