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
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Pennsylvania state $150,000 grant
International Paper International Paper Virginia state 2012 $350,000 grant
RockTenn WestRock Virginia state 2011 $300,000 grant
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air Mississippi state 2012 $36,320 grant
Ball Plastic Container Corp. Ball Corp. New Jersey state 1996 $315,560 grant
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Ohio state 2008 $250,000 grant
CURWOOD INC Amcor Ohio state 2009 $40,000 grant
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2011 $100,000 grant
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2011 $300,000 grant
SILGAN PLASTICS CORPORATION Silgan Ohio state 2011 $75,000 grant
BALL CORPORATION Ball Corp. Ohio state 2013 $50,000 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
CURWOOD INC Amcor Ohio state 2009 $11,925 grant
NEWPAGE CORPORATION Verso Corporation Ohio state 2009 $150,000 grant
REXAM BEVERAGE CAN COMPANY NORTH AMERICA Ball Corp. Ohio state 2009 $37,500 grant
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL INC Graphic Packaging Ohio state 2010 $28,000 grant
INTERNATIONAL CONVERTER INC Novolex Ohio state 2010 $3,750 grant
NEWPAGE CORPORATION Verso Corporation Ohio state 2010 $50,000 grant
PH GLATFELTER CO Glatfelter Ohio state 2010 $25,000 grant
PH GLATFELTER CO Glatfelter Ohio state 2011 $75,000 grant
SONOCO PRODUCTS COMPANY Sonoco Products Ohio state 2012 $25,000 grant
CROWN CORK & SEAL USA INC Crown Holdings Ohio state 2013 $18,754 grant
NEWPAGE CORPORATION Verso Corporation Ohio state 2013 $59,093 grant
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2013 $38,742 grant
PH GLATFELTER CO Glatfelter Ohio state 2013 $166,694 grant
PLASTIPAK PACKAGING INC Plastipak Ohio state 2013 $8,219 grant
PH GLATFELTER CO Glatfelter Ohio state 2010 $16,201 grant
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2011 $250,000 grant
BALL CORPORATION Ball Corp. Ohio state 2013 $50,000 grant
Appleton Papers Inc. Appvion Wisconsin state 2012 $306,000 grant
Berry Plastics Opco, Inc. Berry Global Indiana state 2013 $400,000 grant
Cascades Moulded Pulp Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 1996 $14,400 grant
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc. Amcor Florida state 2012 $50,600 grant
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc Amcor Pennsylvania state $50,000 grant
Covalence Specialty Berry Global Rhode Island state 2013 undisclosed grant
Sonoco Sonoco Products South Carolina state 2011 $100,000 grant
Domtar Paper Company, LLC Domtar South Carolina state 2012 $100,000 grant
Ardagh Metal Packaging USA Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Virginia state 2014 $750,000 grant
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
Silgan Plastics Corporation Silgan West Virginia state 2013 $5,000,000 grant
Sonoco Products Sonoco Products North Carolina state 1994 $25,000 grant
UPM-Raflatac, Inc. UPM North Carolina state 2003 $50,000 grant
Graphic Packaging International, Inc Graphic Packaging North Carolina state 2006 $300,000 grant
Alcan Pkg Food & Tob Inc. Amcor North Carolina state 2008 $250,000 grant
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2013 $93,750 grant
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee state 2014 $2,000,000 grant
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging Georgia state 2012 $200,000 grant
Rock-Tenn Company WestRock Georgia state 2013 $300,000 grant
Curwood, Inc. Amcor Iowa state 2012 $1,329,625 grant
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc Amcor Iowa state 2012 $1,450,000 grant
Ardagh Metal Packaging, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2013 $630,000 grant
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air North Carolina state 2014 $48,956,000 grant
Alcan Packaging Amcor Wisconsin state 2007 $390,000 grant
GLATFELTER ADVANCED MATERIALS NA INC Glatfelter Arkansas state 2016 $2,000,000 grant
OWENS-ILLINOIS GENERAL INC Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2016 $35,260 grant
Polymer Group Berry Global Virginia state 2011 $750,000 grant
International Paper Company International Paper Virginia state 2014 $500,000 grant
Greif Brothers Greif Virginia state 2014 $350,000 grant
Sealed Air Sealed Air North Carolina local 2014 $4,446,400 grant
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air North Carolina local 2014 $2,823,831 grant
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air North Carolina local 2014 $1,622,569 grant
Domtar Paper Company LLC Domtar North Carolina local 2015 $1,500,000 grant
Ardagh Glass, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group North Carolina local 2017 $841,000 grant
WestRock WestRock North Carolina local $372,000 grant
Ball Corporation Ball Corp. North Carolina local 2012 $188,292 grant
Ball Corporation Ball Corp. North Carolina local 2012 $184,578 grant
Amcor Amcor North Carolina local 2013 $171,593 grant
Amcor Amcor North Carolina local 2013 $168,209 grant
Sealed Air Sealed Air North Carolina local 2011 $110,000 grant
Sealed Air Sealed Air North Carolina local 2013 $24,000 grant
Amcor Rigid Plastics, Inc. Amcor Florida local 2011 $17,400 grant
Sealed Air Sealed Air North Carolina local 2013 undisclosed grant
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air North Carolina local 2014 undisclosed grant
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2015 $140,000 grant
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air North Carolina state 2016 $2,500,000 grant
Orchids Paper Products Orchids Paper Products Tennessee state 2017 $50,000 grant
Ardagh Metal Packaging, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2016 $531,000 grant
Ardagh Metal Packaging Ardagh Packaging Group Virginia state 2014 $750,000 grant
International Paper International Paper Virginia state 2013 $350,000 grant
Pratt Industries Pratt Industries Wisconsin state 2016 $700,000 grant
Pratt Industries, Inc. Pratt Industries Tennessee state 2017 $36,500 grant
SILGAN PLASTIC FOOD CONTAINERS CORP Silgan Arkansas state 2018 $1,880,000 grant
Ball Metal Beverage Corp. Ball Corp. Arizona state 2018 $750,000 grant
OWENS-ILLINOIS GENERAL INC Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2017 $65,368 grant
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Virginia state 2016 $250,000 grant
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan Iowa state 2006 $200,000 grant/loan hybrid program
NewPage Corporation Verso Corporation Maryland state 2011 $92,000 grant/loan hybrid program
International Converter Novolex Mississippi state 2011 $300,000 grant/loan hybrid program
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2013 $3,000,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Dart Container Corporation Dart Container Michigan state 2013 $3,000,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan Iowa state 2015 $4,300,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Central National-Gottesman, Inc dba A.T. Clayton Central National-Gottesman Connecticut state 2017 $100,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Kendall Packaging Corporation Kendall Packaging Wisconsin state 2011 $7,500,000 industrial revenue bond
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