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 Valuesort icon Type of Subsidy
MEAD CORP MEAD CONTAINERS WestRock Georgia local 2013 $726,432 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $726,347 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2012 $722,936 property tax abatement
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Louisiana state 2009 $722,893 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2012 $722,579 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $716,469 property tax abatement
Shield Pack, LLC Amcor Louisiana state 2016 $710,329 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $709,144 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $708,892 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $707,859 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $702,926 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $700,519 property tax abatement
Pratt Industries Pratt Industries Wisconsin state 2016 $700,000 grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2019 $700,000 federal grant
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana state 2012 $694,434 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2013 $694,059 property tax abatement
MeadWestvac o Corporation South Carolina LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2015 $693,934 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $693,000 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $693,000 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $693,000 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $693,000 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $693,000 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $692,944 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2013 $691,036 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $687,812 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana local 2014 $687,264 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2011 $687,081 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $686,668 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $686,586 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $685,799 property tax abatement
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2011 $685,376 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $684,480 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $682,464 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $681,807 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $681,257 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $681,059 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $680,686 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $679,942 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $678,017 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $677,064 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $676,386 property tax abatement
Cascade Tissue Group - Oregon, Inc Cascades Inc. Oregon state 2008 $675,770 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $675,704 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $675,573 property tax abatement
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2012 $674,247 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $673,274 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $672,142 property tax abatement
MeadWestvac o Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2014 $671,549 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $671,019 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2013 $670,874 property tax abatement
P.H. Glatfelter Company dba Glatfelter Glatfelter Pennsylvania state $670,000 training reimbursement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2011 $669,876 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2012 $668,416 property tax abatement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $667,855 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $667,855 federal grant
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $666,896 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2012 $664,327 property tax abatement
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2008 $663,742 tax credit/rebate
Amcor PET Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor New York state 2004 $663,000 enterprise zone
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $662,125 property tax abatement
Norampac Industries, Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2009 $661,627 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2012 $660,736 tax credit/rebate
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES, INC. WestRock Missouri state 2006 $658,875 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2010 $658,044 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $656,051 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2012 $653,617 property tax abatement
MeadWestvac o Corporation South Carolina LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2014 $651,916 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2013 $651,910 property tax abatement
Norampac Ind., Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2005 $649,000 enterprise zone
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2013 $647,042 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $646,535 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $646,343 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $645,411 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $643,863 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2011 $643,683 property tax abatement
Curwood, Incorporated 2001-EZ-10 Amcor Iowa state 2001 $643,605 enterprise zone
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2010 $643,196 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $641,340 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $638,212 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $637,768 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2013 $636,945 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $634,099 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $633,586 property tax abatement
Ardagh Metal Packaging, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2013 $630,000 grant
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $629,063 property tax abatement
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup Illinois state 2016 $629,000 tax credit/rebate
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $628,359 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $627,044 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana local 2014 $625,857 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $625,560 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $625,560 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2016 $624,781 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2016 $624,043 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2016 $623,243 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 2015 $622,263 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2013 $621,936 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2010 $620,854 property tax abatement
Dart Container Corporation of Kentucky Dart Container Kentucky state 2007 $619,200 tax credit/rebate
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $617,506 property tax abatement
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