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


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Company Parent Location Subsidy Source Yearsort icon Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2015 $29,305 tax credit/rebate
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2015 $38,617 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2015 $38,963 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation Dart Container North Carolina state 2015 $43,462 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn In-Store Solutions, Inc. WestRock North Carolina state 2015 $44,369 tax credit/rebate
Ball Metal Beverage Container Corporation Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2015 $51,920 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc. Amcor North Carolina state 2015 $55,410 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging North Carolina state 2015 $64,491 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2015 $65,314 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2015 $66,604 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2015 $69,170 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2015 $96,425 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2015 $118,093 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn In-Store Solutions, Inc. WestRock North Carolina state 2015 $118,889 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation Dart Container North Carolina state 2015 $122,151 tax credit/rebate
Ball Metal Beverage Container Corporation Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2015 $132,652 tax credit/rebate
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2015 $161,485 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2015 $176,833 tax credit/rebate
Silgan Can Company Silgan North Carolina state 2015 $191,265 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America North Carolina state 2015 $300,553 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper North Carolina state 2015 $449,270 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2015 $795,695 tax credit/rebate
Rock Tenn Solvay Mill WestRock New York local 2015 $14,144 tax credit/rebate
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2015 $97,409 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2015 $292,225 tax credit/rebate
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Ball Corp. Colorado state 2015 $57,888 training reimbursement
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2015 $63,056 tax credit/rebate
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2015 $322,163 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock Maryland state 2015 $2,281 tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group New York state 2015 $149,378 enterprise zone
Cascades Tissue Group-New York, Inc. (Halfmoon & W Cascades Inc. New York state 2015 $154,689 enterprise zone
Fibermark North America, Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2015 $13,722 enterprise zone
Fibermark North America, Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2015 $13,722 enterprise zone
Plastipak Packaging, Inc/PAK Realty, LLC Plastipak Iowa state 2015 $848,835 tax credit/rebate
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan Iowa state 2015 $4,300,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Silgan White Cap LLC Silgan Illinois state 2015 $127,750 tax credit/rebate
KapStone Container Corporation WestRock Illinois state 2015 $180,240 tax credit/rebate
Greif Inc. Greif Illinois state 2015 $47,503 tax credit/rebate
BEMIS CO, INC Amcor Oklahoma state 2015 $233,488 tax credit/rebate
OWENS BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Oklahoma state 2015 $546,690 tax credit/rebate
ORCHIDS PAPER PRODUCTS COMPANY Orchids Paper Products Oklahoma state 2015 $6,366,029 tax credit/rebate
P. H. GLATFELTER COMPANY Glatfelter Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER AND PACKAGING, INC. WestRock Washington state 2015 $954,743 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER, L.L.C. Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2015 $445,797 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2015 $436,464 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Washington state 2015 $260,927 tax credit/rebate
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT, L.L.C. Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2015 $260,195 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO., LTD. Nippon Paper Washington state 2015 $59,774 tax credit/rebate
CARAUSTAR MILL GROUP, INC. Greif Washington state 2015 $42,232 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES LLC Domtar Washington state 2015 $21,510 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR PAPER COMPANY, LLC Domtar Washington state 2015 $10,934 tax credit/rebate
GRAPHIC PACKAGING Graphic Packaging Arkansas state 2014 $331,156 tax credit/rebate
CRYOVAC INC Sealed Air Arkansas state 2014 $259,060 tax credit/rebate
Meadwestvaco Virginia Corporation WestRock Kentucky state 2014 $29,000 training reimbursement
DOMTAR AW LLC Domtar Arkansas state 2014 $73,221 training reimbursement
CRYOVAC INC (dba. SEALED AIR CORP) Sealed Air Arkansas state 2014 $89,939 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR AW LLC Domtar Arkansas state 2014 $1,789 training reimbursement
GRAPHIC PACKAGING Graphic Packaging Arkansas state 2014 $11,510 training reimbursement
REXAM DELTA INC Berry Global Arkansas state 2014 $3,090 training reimbursement
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging California state 2014 $1,150,000 tax credit/rebate
Bemis Packaging, LLC Amcor Kentucky state 2014 $500,000 tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Virginia state 2014 $750,000 grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2014 $600,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2014 $405,179 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2014 $400,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2014 $280,069 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2014 $245,966 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2014 $239,823 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2014 $221,410 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2014 $165,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2014 $102,834 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2014 $21,968 federal grant
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging United States federal 2014 $26,945,328 federal grant
Central National-Gottesman Inc. Central National-Gottesman United States federal 2014 $614,003 federal loan or loan guarantee
Heinzel Import-Export, Inc. Heinzel United States federal 2014 $15,083,319 federal loan or loan guarantee
Appvion, Inc. Appvion United States federal 2014 $4,050,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Caraustar Industries, Inc. Greif United States federal 2014 $675,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2014 $270,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
International Paper Company International Paper United States federal 2014 $270,000 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 2014 $45,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper United States federal 2014 $60,750 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 2014 $63,000 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
Nippon Paper Industries USA Co., Ltd. Nippon Paper United States federal 2014 $19,452,855 federal grant
MeadWestvaco Virginia Corporation WestRock United States federal 2014 $38,881,758 federal grant
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2014 $3,212,244 property tax abatement
SDWARREN CO Sappi Maine state 2014 $2,029,358 property tax abatement
CASCADES AUBURN FIBER INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2014 $79,726 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Maine state 2014 $77,578 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2014 $15,270 property tax abatement
RTS PACKAGING LLC WestRock Maine state 2014 $4,160 property tax abatement
PRATT INDUSTRIES INC Pratt Industries Ohio state 2014 $3,000,000 loan or bond financing
PH GLATFELTER CO Glatfelter Ohio state 2014 $93,996 grant
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2014 $65,140 grant
BERRY PLASTICS CORPORATION Berry Global Ohio state 2014 $23,814 grant
OWENS-ILLINOIS GENERAL INC Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2014 $1,868 grant
Ball Metal Food Container LLC Ball Corp. Wisconsin state 2014 $400,000 tax credit/rebate
New Page Holdings Inc. Verso Corporation Wisconsin state 2014 $76,720 cost reimbursement
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