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 Sourcesort icon Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Kendall Packaging Corporation Kendall Packaging United States federal 2010 $1,474,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Kendall Packaging Corporation Kendall Packaging United States federal 2013 $1,481,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper International Paper United States federal 2009 $50,000,000 federal tax-exempt bond
International Paper International Paper United States federal 2010 $50,000,000 federal tax-exempt bond
International Paper International Paper United States federal 2009 $3,030,000 federal tax-exempt bond
International Paper International Paper United States federal 2009 $6,865,000 federal tax-exempt bond
International Paper International Paper United States federal 2009 $7,000,000 federal tax-exempt bond
International Paper International Paper United States federal 2009 $3,625,000 federal tax-exempt bond
International Paper International Paper United States federal 2009 $3,855,000 federal tax-exempt bond
International Paper International Paper United States federal 2010 $20,000,000 federal tax-exempt bond
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
Nippon Paper Industries USA Co., Ltd. Nippon Paper United States federal 2014 $19,452,855 federal grant
MeadWestvaco Virginia Corporation WestRock United States federal 2014 $38,881,758 federal grant
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
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2016 $81,602 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2016 $311,088 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2016 $454,101 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2016 $553,684 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2016 $1,497,576 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2016 $20,891,885 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2016 $235,583 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2016 $400,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2016 $32,452 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2016 $300,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2016 $196,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2016 $607,840 federal grant
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2015 $28,207 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2015 $17,493 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2015 $34,516 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2016 $299,700 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2016 $225,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2016 $126,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2015 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2015 $360,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2015 $414,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2016 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2015 $270,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2015 $270,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2015 $207,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2016 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2015 $126,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2015 $180,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2016 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2017 $900,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2015 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2015 $103,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2017 $360,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2018 $100,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2017 $168,138 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2018 $250,505 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2018 $773,199 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2017 $775,036 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2017 $851,769 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2018 $948,325 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2018 $977,565 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2018 $1,040,004 federal grant
NEWPAGE WISCONSIN SYSTEM INC. Verso Corporation United States federal 2017 $1,077,899 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2018 $1,654,747 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2018 $1,675,847 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2018 $1,914,980 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 2018 $2,731,919 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2017 $4,256,120 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2017 $4,544,927 federal grant
VIRDIA, INC. Stora Enso United States federal 2017 $5,726,186 federal grant
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
OWENS-ILLINOIS CLOSURE, INC. Owens-Illinois Michigan local 1992 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 1992 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 1992 undisclosed property tax abatement
MEAD CORPORATION WestRock Michigan local 1993 undisclosed property tax abatement
PLASTIPAK PACKAGING INC. Plastipak Michigan local 1993 undisclosed property tax abatement
AMCOR PET PACKAGING USA INC Amcor Michigan local 1994 undisclosed property tax abatement
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