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 Yearsort icon Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
AMCOR PET PACKAGING NORTH AMERICA Amcor Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
NoramPac Industries, Inc. (Niagara Industries, Inc.) Cascades Inc. New York local 2008 $2,739 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
AIM Corrugated Container Corp. (Norampac) Cascades Inc. New York local 2008 $41,930 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2008 $107,186 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Cascades/Norampac Industires, Inc. Cascades Inc. New York local 2008 $2,739 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Fibermark/Coated Paper Neenah Paper New York local 2008 $32,351 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Ball Plastic Container Corp. Ball Corp. New York local 2008 $128,539 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Southern Container WestRock New York local 2008 $12,486 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Cryovac Inc. Sealed Air New York local 2008 $27,758 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Valois of America Inc AptarGroup New York local 2008 $1,476 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2008 $267,738 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Berry Plastics Corp Berry Global Arizona state 2008 $13,600 training reimbursement
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2008 $58,118 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Ohio state 2008 $250,000 grant
APPLETON PAPERS Appvion Ohio state 2008 $35,000 grant
INTERNATIONAL CONVERTER INC Novolex Ohio state 2008 $15,000 grant
PH GLATFELTER CO Glatfelter Ohio state 2008 $83,799 grant
REXAM BEVERAGE CAN COMPANY NORTH AMERICA Ball Corp. Ohio state 2008 $49,900 grant
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER WestRock Ohio state 2008 $50,000 grant
TIN INC International Paper Ohio state 2008 $11,500 grant
NewPage Corporation Verso Corporation Ohio state 2008 $3,943,485 tax credit/rebate
CURWOOD INC Amcor Oklahoma state 2008 $329,904 tax credit/rebate
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO & SUBS Sonoco Products Oklahoma state 2008 $11,946 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2008 $149,503 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC and Rock-Tenn Services Inc. WestRock Indiana state 2008 $21,150 training reimbursement
Sonoco Recycling, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2008 $68,997 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Maryland state 2008 $26,253 training reimbursement
AMB PROPERTY II & INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Tennessee local 2008 $56,101 property tax abatement
AMB PROPERTY II LP - INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Tennessee local 2008 $125,415 property tax abatement
CASCADES TISSUE GROUP Cascades Inc. Tennessee local 2008 $52,900 property tax abatement
CASCADES TISSUE GROUP Cascades Inc. Tennessee local 2008 $19,727 property tax abatement
CASCADES TISSUE GROUP Cascades Inc. Tennessee local 2008 $13,992 property tax abatement
CASCADES TISSUE GROUP Cascades Inc. Tennessee local 2008 $2,109 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER International Paper Tennessee local 2008 $17,501 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2008 $24,783 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2008 $8,171 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER INC International Paper Tennessee local 2008 $2,363 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER INC International Paper Tennessee local 2008 $2,082 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER INC International Paper Tennessee local 2008 $2,152 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER INC International Paper Tennessee local 2008 $59,365 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER INC International Paper Tennessee local 2008 $102,676 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER INC International Paper Tennessee local 2008 $95,738 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER INC International Paper Tennessee local 2008 $9,837 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER INC International Paper Tennessee local 2008 $29,820 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER INC International Paper Tennessee local 2008 $2,509 property tax abatement
Kapstone WestRock South Carolina local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
Mead Westvaco WestRock South Carolina local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
STORA ENSO NORTH AMERICA CORP Stora Enso United States federal 2008 $1,654,791 federal grant
STORA ENSO NORTH AMERICA CORP Stora Enso United States federal 2008 $1,654,791 federal grant
Smurfit-Stone Containerboard Enterprises, Inc WestRock United States federal 2008 $288,584 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOG Ball Corp. United States federal 2008 $546,560 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOG Ball Corp. United States federal 2008 $500,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOG Ball Corp. United States federal 2008 $500,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOG Ball Corp. United States federal 2008 $471,909 federal grant
Alcan Pkg Food & Tob Inc. Amcor North Carolina state 2008 $250,000 grant
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Texas state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Amcor PET Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor New York state 2008 $154,325 enterprise zone
Cryovac, Inc. Sealed Air New York state 2008 $202,754 enterprise zone
Deluxe Packaging Corporation Novolex New York state 2008 $6,076 enterprise zone
Fibermark North America, Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2008 $40,692 enterprise zone
Fibermark North America, Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2008 $40,692 enterprise zone
International Paper- Ticonderoga Mill International Paper New York state 2008 $745,595 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2008 $40,573,654 enterprise zone
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER CORPORATION WestRock California state 2009 $25,359 training reimbursement
AMCOR SUNCLIPSE NORTH AMERICA Amcor California state 2009 $130,978 training reimbursement
DART CONTAINER CORPORATION OF CALIFORNIA Dart Container California state 2009 $338,289 training reimbursement
Amcor PET Packaging, USA, Inc. Amcor California state 2009 undisclosed training reimbursement
International Paper Company International Paper California state 2009 undisclosed training reimbursement
UPM-RAFLATAC INC UPM Illinois state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Paper International Paper Illinois state 2009 $949,445 infrastructure assistance
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
Captive Plastics Inc. a subsidiary of Berry Plastics Corp. Berry Global Kentucky state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
Rexam Inc. Ball Corp. Kentucky state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Kentucky state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
Dart Container Corporation of Kentucky Dart Container Kentucky state 2009 $4,700,000 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation (fka Covalence Specialty Adhesives) Berry Global Kentucky state 2009 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
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 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
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