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
HUHTAMAKI COMPANY MANUFACTURING Huhtamaki Oyj Maine state 2010 $235,715 property tax abatement
CASCADES AUBURN FIBER INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2010 $127,313 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Maine state 2010 $116,890 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2010 $15,698 property tax abatement
RTS PACKAGING LLC WestRock Maine state 2010 $6,672 property tax abatement
Sappi Fine Paper Sappi Maine state 2008 $17,000 training reimbursement
Huhtamaki f/k/a Chinet Company Huhtamaki Oyj Maine state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
Neenah Paper Michigan, Inc. Neenah Paper Michigan state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
Verso Paper Verso Corporation Michigan state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
Verso Paper Verso Corporation Michigan state 2010 $211,000 tax credit/rebate
Verso Paper Verso Corporation Michigan state 2010 $2,525,000 property tax abatement
Verso Paper Verso Corporation Michigan state 2010 $1,104,000 tax credit/rebate
Verso Paper Verso Corporation Michigan state 2010 $2,262,000 tax credit/rebate
Verso Paper Verso Corporation Michigan state 2010 $1,849,000 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER International Paper Missouri state 2006 $7,546 tax credit/rebate
SEALED AIR CORP-CRYOVAC DIVISION Sealed Air Missouri state 2007 $37,903 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER International Paper Missouri state 2007 $16,005 tax credit/rebate
SEALED AIR CORP-CRYOVAC DIVISION Sealed Air Missouri state 2008 $101,571 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER International Paper Missouri state 2008 $18,884 tax credit/rebate
SEALED AIR CORP-CRYOVAC DIVISION Sealed Air Missouri state 2009 $98,394 tax credit/rebate
SILGAN CONTAINERS MANUFACTURING Silgan Missouri state 2009 $54,584 tax credit/rebate
SEALED AIR CORP-CRYOVAC DIVISION Sealed Air Missouri state 2010 $98,636 enterprise zone
SONOCO PLASTICS (FORMERLY MATRIX PACKAGING) Sonoco Products Missouri state 2010 $72,400 enterprise zone
BEMIS (ALCAN PACKAGING/PECHINEY) Amcor Missouri state 2000 $280,000 training reimbursement
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES, INC. WestRock Missouri state 2006 $658,875 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper North Carolina state 2008 $7,692,380 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation Of Georgia Dart Container North Carolina state 2008 $321,486 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2008 $90,995 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2009 $13,408,235 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2009 $806,861 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2009 $326,978 tax credit/rebate
Smurfit Stone Container Enterprises WestRock North Carolina state 2009 $324,933 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Closure Systems, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2009 $216,130 tax credit/rebate
Silgan Can Company Silgan North Carolina state 2009 $6,809 tax credit/rebate
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2010 $284,374 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America North Carolina state 2010 $204,586 tax credit/rebate
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2010 $43,247 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Healthcare Packaging, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2010 $17,420 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Moulded Pulp, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2010 $12,864 tax credit/rebate
Smurfit Stone Container Enterprises WestRock North Carolina state 2010 $2,582 tax credit/rebate
Mead Westvaco Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2006 $6,910,000 grant
International Paper Company International Paper North Carolina state 2008 $10,096,158 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2008 $663,742 tax credit/rebate
Smurfit Stone Container Enterprises WestRock North Carolina state 2008 $529,502 tax credit/rebate
Ball Metal Beverage Container Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2008 $464,293 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Moulded Pulp, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2008 $104,842 tax credit/rebate
Silgan Can Company Silgan North Carolina state 2008 $63,558 tax credit/rebate
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2008 $40,718 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Crellin, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2008 $29,305 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America North Carolina state 2008 $10,757 tax credit/rebate
AG Industries, Inc. WestRock North Carolina state 2009 $155,297 tax credit/rebate
Bemis Company, Inc. Amcor Nebraska state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ALCAN GLOBAL PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING INC Amcor New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ALCAN GLOBAL PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING INC Amcor New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ALCAN GLOBAL PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING INC Amcor New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
BERRY PLASTICS HOLDING CORPORATION Berry Global New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Solvay Paperboard LLC WestRock New York state 2006 $2,274,935 enterprise zone
Norampac Ind. Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2006 $391,778 enterprise zone
International Paper- Ticonderoga Mill International Paper New York state 2006 $328,940 enterprise zone
Amcor PET Packaging USA Inc. Amcor New York state 2006 $142,745 enterprise zone
Cascades Tissue Group-New York Inc. (Halfmoon & W Cascades Inc. New York state 2006 $135,796 enterprise zone
Amcor PET Packaging USA Inc. Amcor New York state 2006 $73,015 enterprise zone
Huhtamaki Consumer Packaging Co.--Fulton Inc. Huhtamaki Oyj New York state 2006 $64,671 enterprise zone
MW Custom Papers LLC WestRock New York state 2006 $28,700 enterprise zone
Grafco Industries, L.P Berry Global New York state 2006 $20,000 enterprise zone
Sealed Air Corp. (US) Sealed Air New York state 2006 $19,586 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2007 $1,521,875 enterprise zone
Cryovac Inc. Sealed Air New York state 2007 $292,834 enterprise zone
Cascades Tissue Group-New York Inc. (Halfmoon & W Cascades Inc. New York state 2007 $188,764 enterprise zone
Sealed Air Corp. (US) Sealed Air New York state 2007 $106,240 enterprise zone
Fibermark North America Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2007 $81,468 enterprise zone
Fibermark North America Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2007 $80,151 enterprise zone
MW Custom Papers, LLC WestRock New York state 2007 $70,573 enterprise zone
Huhtamaki Consumer Packaging Co.--Fulton Inc. Huhtamaki Oyj New York state 2007 $61,075 enterprise zone
Deluxe Packaging Corp. Novolex New York state 2007 $40,556 enterprise zone
Grafco Industries, L.P Berry Global New York state 2007 $20,000 enterprise zone
Amcor PET Packaging USA Inc. Amcor New York state 2007 $11,344 enterprise zone
OI LEVIS PARK STS INC. Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2005 $416,622 enterprise zone
Boise White Paper LLc Packaging Corporation of America Oregon state 2007 $1,006,610 tax credit/rebate
Shorewood Packaging International Paper Oregon state 2007 $6,300 tax credit/rebate
Tharco Containers Inc Packaging Corporation of America Oregon state 2007 $10,763 tax credit/rebate
Cascade Tissue Group - Oregon, Inc Cascades Inc. Oregon state 2008 $675,770 tax credit/rebate
Shorewood Packaging a Div. of International Paper International Paper Oregon state 2008 $5,313 tax credit/rebate
Boise White Paper LLC Packaging Corporation of America Oregon state 2009 $1,275 tax credit/rebate
Boise White Paper LLC Packaging Corporation of America Oregon state 2009 $1,491 tax credit/rebate
Boise White Paper LLC Packaging Corporation of America Oregon state 2009 $2,080 tax credit/rebate
Cascade Tissue Group - Oregon, Inc. Cascades Inc. Oregon state 2010 $491,750 tax credit/rebate
Boise Paper Packaging Corporation of America Oregon state 2010 $4,381 tax credit/rebate
P.H. Glatfelter Company dba Glatfelter Glatfelter Pennsylvania state $670,000 training reimbursement
P. H. Glatfelter Corporation Glatfelter Pennsylvania state $200,000 training reimbursement
Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation WestRock Pennsylvania state $112,500 training reimbursement
Crown Cork and Seal Crown Holdings Pennsylvania state $55,400 training reimbursement
AMCOR Plastube, Inc. Amcor Pennsylvania state $50,000 training reimbursement
Amcor PET Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor Pennsylvania state $25,000 training reimbursement
Bemis, Inc. Amcor Pennsylvania state $60,000 grant
Dart Container Corp Of Pennsylvania Dart Container Pennsylvania state $254,000 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Plastube, Inc. Amcor Pennsylvania state $53,000 tax credit/rebate
Appleton Papers, Inc. Appvion Pennsylvania state $50,000 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Closure Systems, Inc. Berry Global Pennsylvania state $40,000 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Corporation WestRock Pennsylvania state $25,000 tax credit/rebate
Greif Incorporated Greif Pennsylvania state $20,000 tax credit/rebate
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