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 Locationsort icon Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2018 $1,890,790 property tax abatement
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan Iowa state 2006 $200,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Curwood, Incorporated 2001-EZ-10 Amcor Iowa state 2001 $643,605 enterprise zone
Silgan Containers 2002-EZ-10 Silgan Iowa state 2002 $2,590,000 enterprise zone
Silgan Containers Mfg. Corp. 07-EZ-030 Silgan Iowa state 2006 $1,403,750 enterprise zone
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan Iowa state 2002 $198,565 training reimbursement
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan Iowa state 2007 $193,401 training reimbursement
Rock Tenn Company WestRock Iowa state 2003 $130,000 training reimbursement
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock Iowa state 2004 $336,000 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Iowa state 2011 $94,500 training reimbursement
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock Iowa state 2009 $267,475 training reimbursement
Bemis Clysar, Inc. Amcor Iowa state 2004 $102,500 training reimbursement
Captive Plastics, LLC dba Berry Plastics, Inc. Berry Global Iowa state 2011 $50,690 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Iowa state 2006 $39,324 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics, Inc. Berry Global Iowa state 2012 $266,000 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc. Amcor Iowa state 2012 $1,450,000 tax credit/rebate
Curwood, Inc. Amcor Iowa state 2012 $1,329,625 grant
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc Amcor Iowa state 2012 $1,450,000 grant
Plastipak Packaging, Inc/PAK Realty, LLC Plastipak Iowa state 2015 $848,835 tax credit/rebate
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan Iowa state 2015 $4,300,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Bagcraft Papercon Novolex Kansas state 2008 $96,800 training reimbursement
Kendall Packaging Corporation Kendall Packaging Kansas state 2008 $4,250 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Kansas state 2006 $55,000 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Kansas state 2008 $32,000 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Kansas state 2009 $55,000 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Berry Global Kentucky state 2007 $150,000 training reimbursement
Wickliffe Paper Company LLC Verso Corporation Kentucky state 2008 $25,000 training reimbursement
Rexam Inc. Ball Corp. Kentucky state 2008 $23,853 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Berry Global Kentucky state 2008 $8,010 training reimbursement
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
Captive Plastics Inc. a subsidiary of Berry Plastics Corp. Berry Global Kentucky state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
Rexam Inc. Ball Corp. Kentucky state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Kentucky state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2010 $25,000 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Kentucky state 2011 $25,000 training reimbursement
Domtar Paper Company LLC Domtar Kentucky state 2011 $24,000 training reimbursement
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2011 $11,350 training reimbursement
Captive Plastics Inc. (a subsidiary of Berry Plastics Corporation) Berry Global Kentucky state 2010 $200,000 tax credit/rebate
Aptargroup, Inc. AptarGroup Kentucky state 2011 $3,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Pharma Center, Inc. Amcor Kentucky state 2006 $487,603 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation of Kentucky Dart Container Kentucky state 2006 $360,120 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation of Kentucky Dart Container Kentucky state 2006 $109,140 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Pharma Center Inc. (R&D portion of project Form#16028) Amcor Kentucky state 2006 $14,220 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation of Kentucky Dart Container Kentucky state 2007 $619,200 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Global Pharmaceutical Packaging, Inc. ( f/k/a Pharma Center Shelbyville Inc.) Amcor Kentucky state 2002 $4,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Kentucky state 2003 $170,000 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Pharma Center, Inc. Amcor Kentucky state 2006 $2,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation of Kentucky Dart Container Kentucky state 2006 $475,000 tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air Kentucky state 2008 $1,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation of Kentucky Dart Container Kentucky state 2009 $4,700,000 tax credit/rebate
Kerr Group, LLC (A wholly owned subsidiary of Berry Plastics Corp) Berry Global Kentucky state 2011 $300,000 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation (fka Covalence Specialty Adhesives) Berry Global Kentucky state 2009 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company (d/b/a Saalfeld Redistribution) International Paper Kentucky state 2005 $800,000 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Paper Company, LLC Domtar Kentucky state 1992 $1,200,000 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Kentucky state 1995 $103,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Kentucky state 1997 $750,000 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Paper Company LLC Domtar Kentucky state 1998 $100,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Letica Corporation Letica Kentucky state 2001 $4,701,092 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Closures Kentucky Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2002 $13,600,000 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Food and Tobacco, Inc. Amcor Kentucky state 2006 $100,000 training reimbursement
Covalence Adhesives - Div. of Berry Plastics Berry Global Kentucky state 2007 $99,993 training reimbursement
Rexam, Inc. Ball Corp. Kentucky state 2008 $43,000 training reimbursement
Domtar Paper Company, LLC Domtar Kentucky state 2008 $27,506 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Kentucky state 2008 $26,639 training reimbursement
Domtar Paper Company, LLC Domtar Kentucky state 2010 $100,000 training reimbursement
Milprint Packaging, LLC Amcor Kentucky state 2012 $25,000 training reimbursement
Milprint Packaging, LLC Amcor Kentucky state 2011 $100,000 training reimbursement
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2012 $500,000 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Paper Company LLC Domtar Kentucky state 2012 $290,000 tax credit/rebate
Willamette Industries (facility now owned by Domtar Paper) Domtar Kentucky state 1998 $132,300,000 MEGADEAL
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2012 $25,000 training reimbursement
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2012 $14,450 training reimbursement
Domtar Paper Company LLC Domtar Kentucky state 2013 $25,000 training reimbursement
Captive Plastics, LLC Berry Global Kentucky state 2013 $200,000 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Kentucky state 2012 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Kentucky state 2012 $450,000 tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air Kentucky state 2012 $1,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Meadwestvaco Virginia Corporation WestRock Kentucky state 2014 $29,000 training reimbursement
Bemis Packaging, LLC Amcor Kentucky state 2014 $500,000 tax credit/rebate
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
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, LLC Amcor Kentucky state 2015 $250,000 tax credit/rebate
AEP Industries Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2016 $11,295 training reimbursement
Sonoco Protective Solutions, Inc. Sonoco Products Kentucky state 2016 $900,000 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation of Kentucky Dart Container Kentucky state 2016 $300,000 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Paper Company, LLC Domtar Kentucky state 2015 $100,000 training reimbursement
Bemis Packaging, LLC Amcor Kentucky state 2016 $92,500 training reimbursement
WestRock Virginia Corporation WestRock Kentucky state 2016 $31,000 training reimbursement
WestRock Virginia Corporation WestRock Kentucky state 2015 $29,000 training reimbursement
Domtar Paper Company, LLC Domtar Kentucky state 2018 $1,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics IK, LLC Berry Global Kentucky state 2017 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $3,780,000 Enterprise zone
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $2,475,000 Enterprise zone
TIN Inc dba Temple Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $2,144,300 Enterprise zone
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $487,500 Enterprise zone
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2008 $2,592,045 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $900,013 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $850,314 property tax abatement
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