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 Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
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 Food Services Corp International Paper United States federal 2017 $270,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2016 $299,700 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2009 $349,800 federal loan or loan guarantee
Captive Plastics, LLC Berry Global Wisconsin state 2015 $350,000 loan or bond financing
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2011 $351,852 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2012 $356,001 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
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2015 $360,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2017 $360,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Food Services Corp International Paper United States federal 2018 $360,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2011 $389,930 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2012 $408,083 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2015 $414,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2012 $432,080 federal loan or loan guarantee
Meadwestvaco Corporation WestRock United States federal 2011 $450,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2010 $450,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tim-bar Corporation Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2010 $450,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2009 $530,178 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2011 $611,271 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2009 $611,473 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2014 $614,003 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2013 $625,149 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2011 $633,328 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2012 $642,342 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2010 $658,976 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2013 $673,710 federal loan or loan guarantee
Caraustar Industries, Inc. Greif United States federal 2014 $675,000 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
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2012 $688,026 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2011 $691,317 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2009 $725,373 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2011 $741,489 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2010 $780,974 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2012 $781,734 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2011 $787,841 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2009 $789,888 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2011 $855,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2017 $900,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2010 $907,307 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2011 $919,445 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2012 $921,805 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2010 $936,353 federal loan or loan guarantee
Berry Plastics Corp. (Pliant, LLC) Berry Global Oklahoma state 2013 $950,000 industrial revenue bond
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2009 $955,157 federal loan or loan guarantee
AEP Industries, Industries Berry Global Pennsylvania state $1,000,000 loan or bond financing
Appleton Coated LLC Appvion Wisconsin state 2015 $1,000,000 loan or bond financing
Bemis Healthcare Packaging, Inc. Amcor Wisconsin state 2015 $1,000,000 loan or bond financing
Bemis Healthcare Packaging, Inc. Amcor Wisconsin state 2015 $1,000,000 loan or bond financing
Kendall Packagin Corporation Kendall Packaging United States federal 2009 $1,037,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2012 $1,084,281 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2013 $1,198,866 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2011 $1,210,008 federal loan or loan guarantee
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2015 $1,238,580 federal loan or loan guarantee
Appleton Papers Inc. Appvion Pennsylvania state $1,250,000 loan or bond financing
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products United States federal 2011 $1,350,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
AEP Industries, Industries Berry Global Pennsylvania state $1,405,831 loan or bond financing
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
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2012 $1,525,535 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2010 $1,671,650 federal loan or loan guarantee
Pratt Industries, Inc. Pratt Industries Wisconsin state 2015 $1,750,000 loan or bond financing
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2013 $1,876,366 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2012 $1,970,466 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2013 $2,531,472 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2011 $2,913,398 federal loan or loan guarantee
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2011 $3,000,000 loan or bond financing
PRATT INDUSTRIES INC Pratt Industries Ohio state 2014 $3,000,000 loan or bond financing
Appleton Coated LLC Appvion Wisconsin state 2015 $3,000,000 loan or bond financing
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2011 $3,000,000 loan or bond financing
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 $3,030,000 federal tax-exempt bond
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2010 $3,245,608 federal loan or loan guarantee
Appvion, Inc. Appvion United States federal 2009 $3,420,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Orchids Paper Products Co. Orchids Paper Products Oklahoma state 2014 $3,500,000 industrial revenue 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
Berry Plastics Berry Global Georgia local 2009 $4,000,000 industrial revenue bond
Appvion, Inc. Appvion United States federal 2012 $4,050,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Appvion, Inc. Appvion United States federal 2013 $4,050,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Appvion, Inc. Appvion United States federal 2010 $4,050,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Appvion, Inc. Appvion United States federal 2014 $4,050,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2013 $4,050,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2012 $4,343,116 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2009 $4,500,000 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 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
Kendall Packaging Corporation Kendall Packaging Wisconsin state 2011 $7,500,000 industrial revenue bond
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2009 $7,907,243 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2012 $8,075,474 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2015 $8,789,220 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper International Paper Oklahoma state 2014 $12,000,000 industrial revenue bond
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2013 $12,896,876 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2014 $15,083,319 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper International Paper United States federal 2010 $20,000,000 federal tax-exempt bond
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. Owens-Illinois Georgia local 2009 $30,000,000 bond
International Paper International Paper United States federal 2009 $50,000,000 federal tax-exempt bond
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