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 Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidysort icon
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2012 $58,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2012 $675,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2013 $675,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2013 $58,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2014 $58,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2012 $67,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2011 $54,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2012 $45,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2010 $54,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2014 $45,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2013 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2011 $67,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2010 $450,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2013 $60,750 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2014 $60,750 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2011 $67,500 federal loan or loan guarantee
Rock-tenn Company WestRock United States federal 2012 $360,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Rock-tenn Company WestRock United States federal 2013 $360,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products United States federal 2011 $1,350,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2014 $45,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2011 $270,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2014 $63,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2013 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2012 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2013 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2014 $90,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2014 $45,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2010 $450,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Kendall Packagin Corporation Kendall Packaging United States federal 2009 $1,037,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
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
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
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
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
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2019 $3,000,000 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
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. Owens-Illinois Colorado state 2003 $500,000 grant
Mead Westvaco WestRock Georgia state 2002 $250,000 grant
Graphic Packaging Corporation Graphic Packaging Georgia state 2004 $749,100 grant
UPM-RAFLATAC INC UPM Illinois state 2007 $21,639 grant
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2005 $350,000 grant
Silgan Containers Mfg. Corp. Silgan Illinois state 2005 $750,000 grant
Mead Westvaco Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2006 $6,910,000 grant
Bemis, Inc. Amcor Pennsylvania state $60,000 grant
Dart Container Corp Of Pennsylvania Dart Container Pennsylvania state $300,000 grant
Rexam Closure Systems, Inc. Berry Global Pennsylvania state $300,000 grant
Smurfit-Stone Container Enterprises, Inc. WestRock Pennsylvania state $300,000 grant
Appleton Papers, Inc. Appvion Pennsylvania state $250,000 grant
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. Owens-Illinois Pennsylvania state $200,000 grant
Owens-Brockway Glass Containers, Inc. Owens-Illinois Pennsylvania state $150,000 grant
MeadWestvaco Corporation WestRock Pennsylvania state $100,000 grant
Amcor Plastube, Inc. Amcor Pennsylvania state $75,000 grant
Meadwestvaco Corporation WestRock Pennsylvania state $75,000 grant
Amcor PET Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor Pennsylvania state $50,000 grant
AEP Industries Inc Berry Global Pennsylvania state $50,000 grant
Amcor PET Packaging Amcor Virginia state 2006 $400,000 grant
MeadWestvaco WestRock Virginia state 2008 $2,000,000 grant
Polymer Group Berry Global Virginia state 2010 $750,000 grant
Polymer Group Berry Global Virginia state 2010 $750,000 grant
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Virginia state 2010 $300,000 grant
Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation WestRock Virginia state 2010 $300,000 grant
Polymer Group, Inc. Berry Global Virginia state 2010 $750,000 grant
MeadWestvaco WestRock Virginia state 2011 $1,000,000 grant
International Paper Company International Paper New York state 2010 $785,000 grant
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2011 $1,006,400 grant
Domtar Paper Company LLC Domtar North Carolina state 2012 $7,000,000 grant
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Pennsylvania state $150,000 grant
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