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
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
Bemis Packaging, Inc. Amcor Kentucky state 2019 $980,000 tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air Kentucky state 2020 $61,736 training reimbursement
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
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $765,002 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2008 $622,591 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2008 $622,314 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2008 $614,380 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $614,007 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $610,419 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2008 $558,730 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2008 $550,209 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2008 $535,068 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $505,226 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $437,966 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $428,430 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $404,465 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2008 $377,151 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2008 $360,371 property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana state 2008 $360,369 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2008 $357,280 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $322,629 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $293,113 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $254,681 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $136,641 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $114,958 property tax abatement
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Louisiana state 2008 $97,323 property tax abatement
Shield Pack, LLC Amcor Louisiana state 2008 $81,221 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $21,721 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2008 $9,996 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $9,802 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $25,068,967 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $1,603,035 property tax abatement
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Louisiana state 2009 $1,077,680 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $921,053 property tax abatement
Greif, Inc. Greif Louisiana state 2009 $912,243 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $896,201 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $864,973 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $847,206 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $831,290 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $820,652 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $801,704 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $791,351 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $726,347 property tax abatement
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Louisiana state 2009 $722,893 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $672,142 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $646,343 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $637,768 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $634,099 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $628,359 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $617,506 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $607,611 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $602,020 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $517,357 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $514,856 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2009 $509,607 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $508,242 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $497,271 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $470,978 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $459,163 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $456,396 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $393,822 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $364,592 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $308,176 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $236,901 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $200,715 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $197,255 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $176,888 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $176,555 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $169,477 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $160,090 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $132,979 property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana state 2009 $99,594 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $73,056 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $59,193 property tax abatement
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