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 Yearsort icon Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
CARAUSTAR INDUSTRIES INC Greif Michigan local 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
PLASTIPAK PACKAGING INC Plastipak Michigan local 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
OWENS-ILLINOIS CLOSURE INC Owens-Illinois Michigan local 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
Huhtamaki Packaging Huhtamaki Oyj New York local 2003 $137,686 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Valois of America, Inc. AptarGroup New York local 2003 $67,304 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Cypress Cryovac, Inc. Sealed Air New York local 2003 $62,710 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
AIM Corrugated Container Corp. Cascades Inc. New York local 2003 $42,324 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ball Corporation Ball Corp. New York local 2003 $30,539 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Southern Container WestRock New York local 2003 $24,490 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ball Corporation (Mr. Michael Mochringer) Ball Corp. New York local 2003 $1,578 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Cryovac Inc. Sealed Air Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
Cascades Tissues Group Cascades Inc. Nevada state 2003 $12,000 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Tissues Group Cascades Inc. Nevada state 2003 $32,553 tax credit/rebate
Rock Tenn Company WestRock Iowa state 2003 $130,000 training reimbursement
Continental PET Technologies Owens-Illinois Arizona state 2003 $92,286 training reimbursement
JEFFERSON SMURFIT CORPORATION WestRock Indiana local 2003 $440,930 property tax abatement
UPM-Raflatac, Inc. UPM North Carolina state 2003 $50,000 grant
Amcor PET Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor New York state 2003 $57,979 enterprise zone
Amcor PET Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor New York state 2003 $93,902 enterprise zone
Grafco Industries, L.P Berry Global New York state 2003 $212,754 enterprise zone
Huhtamaki Consumer Packaging Co.--Fulton, Inc. Huhtamaki Oyj New York state 2003 $67,645 enterprise zone
International Paper- Ticonderoga Mill International Paper New York state 2003 $1,420,000 enterprise zone
Longview Fibre Company WestRock New York state 2003 $97,157 enterprise zone
Norampac Ind., Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2003 $425,000 enterprise zone
Norampac Industries, Buffalo Division Cascades Inc. New York state 2003 $44,000 enterprise zone
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air New York state 2003 $57,521 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2003 $4,784,709 enterprise zone
BALL WESTERN CAN COMPANY, LLC Ball Corp. California state 2004 $28,536 training reimbursement
Graphic Packaging Corporation Graphic Packaging Georgia state 2004 $749,100 grant
Hilex Poly Co., LLC Novolex Idaho state 2004 $200,000 training reimbursement
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Michigan local 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
SAPPI FINE PAPER NORTH AMERICA Sappi Michigan local 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Michigan local 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Michigan local 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
MICHIGAN PACKAGING COMPANY Greif Michigan local 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Michigan local 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
Ball Corporation (Mr. Michael Mochringer) Ball Corp. New York local 2004 $72,144 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Huhtamaki Packaging Huhtamaki Oyj New York local 2004 $68,921 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Valois of America, Inc. AptarGroup New York local 2004 $61,629 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Cypress Cryovac, Inc. Sealed Air New York local 2004 $55,823 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
AIM Corrugated Container Corp. Cascades Inc. New York local 2004 $43,674 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ball Corporation Ball Corp. New York local 2004 $18,361 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Southern Container WestRock New York local 2004 $6,045 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Cryovac Inc. Sealed Air Texas state 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
Boise Paper Solutions Packaging Corporation of America Oregon state 2004 $14,550 training reimbursement
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock Iowa state 2004 $336,000 training reimbursement
Bemis Clysar, Inc. Amcor Iowa state 2004 $102,500 training reimbursement
Amcor Sunclipse North America, Inc. Amcor Arizona state 2004 undisclosed enterprise zone
Cascade Tissue Group-CA Inc Cascades Inc. Arizona state 2004 $282,857 training reimbursement
LONGVIEW FIBRE CO WestRock Washington state 2004 $445,960 tax credit/rebate
JEFFERSON SMURFIT CORPORATION WestRock Indiana local 2004 $310,412 property tax abatement
Berry Plastics Closure Division dba Poly-Seal Corporation Berry Global Maryland state 2004 $24,171 training reimbursement
Solo Cup Company Dart Container Maryland state 2004 $7,397 training reimbursement
Amcor PET Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor New York state 2004 $169,941 enterprise zone
Amcor PET Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor New York state 2004 $663,000 enterprise zone
Deluxe Packaging Corporation Novolex New York state 2004 $497,847 enterprise zone
Grafco Industries, L.P Berry Global New York state 2004 $207,879 enterprise zone
Huhtamaki Consumer Packaging Co.--Fulton, Inc. Huhtamaki Oyj New York state 2004 $220,012 enterprise zone
International Paper- Ticonderoga Mill International Paper New York state 2004 $1,100,000 enterprise zone
Longview Fibre Company WestRock New York state 2004 $13,022 enterprise zone
MW Custom Papers, LLC WestRock New York state 2004 $142,294 enterprise zone
Norampac Ind., Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2004 $562,979 enterprise zone
Norampac Industries, Buffalo Division Cascades Inc. New York state 2004 $96,821 enterprise zone
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air New York state 2004 $70,311 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2004 $3,933,251 enterprise zone
INLAND PAPERBOARD AND PACKAGING, INC. International Paper California state 2005 $7,755 training reimbursement
INLAND PAPERBOARD & PACKAGING, INC. International Paper California state 2005 $12,480 training reimbursement
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2005 $350,000 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2005 $350,000 grant
Silgan Containers Mfg. Corp. Silgan Illinois state 2005 $750,000 grant
International Paper Company (d/b/a Saalfeld Redistribution) International Paper Kentucky state 2005 $800,000 tax credit/rebate
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2005 undisclosed property tax abatement
PLASTIPAK PACKAGING INC Plastipak Michigan local 2005 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2005 undisclosed property tax abatement
Solvay Paperboard (Mr. Steven Hill) WestRock New York local 2005 $207,507 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Huhtamaki Packaging Huhtamaki Oyj New York local 2005 $159,938 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Valois of America, Inc. AptarGroup New York local 2005 $53,472 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Cypress Cryovac, Inc. Sealed Air New York local 2005 $42,929 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ball Plastic Container Corp, Ball Corporation Ball Corp. New York local 2005 $40,511 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
AIM Corrugated Container Corp. Cascades Inc. New York local 2005 $33,602 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
DeLuxe Packaging Novolex New York local 2005 $24,370 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Southern Container (Mr. Steven Hill) WestRock New York local 2005 $22,376 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Southern Container WestRock New York local 2005 $4,352 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
OI LEVIS PARK STS INC. Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2005 $416,622 enterprise zone
Cryovac Inc. Sealed Air Texas state 2005 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper South Carolina state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Plastipak Packaging Inc. Plastipak Texas local 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Kanzaki Specialty Papers Oji Group Massachusetts state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE CO WestRock Washington state 2005 $39,499 tax credit/rebate
SMURFIT STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES WestRock Indiana local 2005 $252,210 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging Ohio state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Amcor PET Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor New York state 2005 $172,642 enterprise zone
Amcor PET Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor New York state 2005 $730,500 enterprise zone
Grafco Industries, L.P Berry Global New York state 2005 $30,000 enterprise zone
Huhtamaki Consumer Packaging Co.--Fulton, Inc. Huhtamaki Oyj New York state 2005 $49,089 enterprise zone
International Paper- Ticonderoga Mill International Paper New York state 2005 $200,000 enterprise zone
MW Custom Papers, LLC WestRock New York state 2005 $30,654 enterprise zone
Norampac Ind., Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2005 $649,000 enterprise zone
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air New York state 2005 $51,764 enterprise zone
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