Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
paper and packaging
Subsidy Total: 
$2,333,645,091
Number of Awards: 
2,566
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 2012.

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$400,433,889394
Stora Enso$277,344,9775
WestRock$272,432,939281
Domtar$213,250,20876
Cascades Inc.$196,834,305123
Packaging Corporation of America$138,004,246140
Ball Corp.$116,072,806195
Berry Global$91,064,94493
Graphic Packaging$84,611,990118
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
International Paper Company International Paper Florida state 1999 $405,000 tax credit/rebate
SteriPack, Ltd. Sealed Air Florida state 2011 $195,000 tax credit/rebate
Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc. Crown Holdings Pennsylvania state 2012 $4,999 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation of PA Dart Container Pennsylvania state 2012 $1,953 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2011 $5,534 tax credit/rebate
SILGAN CONTAINERS MANUFACTURING CORPORATION Silgan Washington state 2011 $16,671 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES LLC Domtar Washington state 2011 $41,081 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2011 $193,486 tax credit/rebate
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2011 $237,155 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2011 $541,539 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2011 $685,376 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2011 $1,239,968 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE CO WestRock Washington state 2004 $445,960 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE CO WestRock Washington state 2005 $39,499 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2006 $114,481 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2008 $58,118 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2009 $50,638 tax credit/rebate
SILGAN CONTAINERS MANUFACTURING CORPORATION Silgan Washington state 2009 $16,671 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2010 $5,534 tax credit/rebate
SILGAN CONTAINERS MANUFACTURING CORPORATION Silgan Washington state 2010 $16,671 tax credit/rebate
NewPage Corporation Verso Corporation Ohio state 2008 $3,943,485 tax credit/rebate
Curwood, Inc. Amcor Ohio state 2009 $57,329 tax credit/rebate
Owens-Brockway Glass Container Inc. Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2010 $2,441,465 tax credit/rebate
Silgan Plastics Corporation Silgan Ohio state 2010 $180,536 tax credit/rebate
Owens-Brockway Glass Container Inc. Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2011 $213,500 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products Ohio state 2011 $322,391 tax credit/rebate
CURWOOD INC Amcor Oklahoma state 2008 $329,904 tax credit/rebate
CURWOOD INC Amcor Oklahoma state 2007 $467,291 tax credit/rebate
CURWOOD INC Amcor Oklahoma state 2009 $557,953 tax credit/rebate
PACKAGING CORP OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Oklahoma state 2009 $1,500 tax credit/rebate
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Oklahoma state 2009 $11,220 tax credit/rebate
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO & SUBS Sonoco Products Oklahoma state 2008 $11,946 tax credit/rebate
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO & SUBS Sonoco Products Oklahoma state 2007 $22,673 tax credit/rebate
NORAMPAC INDUSTRIES INC. Cascades Inc. New York state 2011 $5,990 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2012 $7,338 tax credit/rebate
Pratt Jet Corr, Inc. Pratt Industries North Carolina state 2012 $16,500 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Holding, US, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2012 $25,361 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation Dart Container North Carolina state 2012 $35,678 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Moulded Pulp, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2012 $38,203 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America North Carolina state 2012 $72,239 tax credit/rebate
AG Industries, Inc. WestRock North Carolina state 2012 $105,826 tax credit/rebate
Silgan Can Company Silgan North Carolina state 2012 $126,400 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America North Carolina state 2012 $137,500 tax credit/rebate
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2012 $285,000 tax credit/rebate
Pratt Jet Corr, Inc. Pratt Industries North Carolina state 2012 $304,615 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2012 $456,164 tax credit/rebate
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2012 $674,247 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2012 $1,214,408 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper North Carolina state 2012 $3,310,270 tax credit/rebate
AG Industries, Inc. WestRock North Carolina state 2012 $1,420 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2012 $14,655 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2012 $21,358 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2012 $145,403 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC and Rock-Tenn Services Inc. WestRock Indiana state 2006 $520,000 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Consumer Plastics Inc. Berry Global Indiana state 2011 $200,000 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Indiana state 2013 $11,794,000 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC and Rock-Tenn Services Inc. WestRock Indiana state 2006 $270,000 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Consumer Plastics Inc. Berry Global Indiana state 2011 $50,000 tax credit/rebate
Robb Container Corporation Pretium Packaging Indiana state 2011 $100,000 tax credit/rebate
Huhtamaki, Inc. Huhtamaki Oyj Indiana state 2013 $115,000 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Indiana state 2013 $19,920,015 tax credit/rebate
Ball Metal Food Container Corp. Ball Corp. West Virginia state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Ball Metal Food Container Corp. Ball Corp. West Virginia state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GREIF, Inc. Greif West Virginia state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Captive Plastics, LLC Berry Global Kentucky state 2013 $200,000 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Kentucky state 2012 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Kentucky state 2012 $450,000 tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air Kentucky state 2012 $1,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc. Amcor Iowa state 2012 $1,450,000 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc Amcor Pennsylvania state $50,000 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2011 $288,609 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2012 $304,165 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Recycling, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2012 $100,021 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2010 $95,071 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Recycling, Inc Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2009 $26,864 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Recycling, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2008 $68,997 tax credit/rebate
Cryovac - Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air South Carolina state 2012 undisclosed 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
GRAPHIC PACKAGING Graphic Packaging Arkansas state 2013 $315,152 tax credit/rebate
Packging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state $25,386 tax credit/rebate
International Converter, Inc. Novolex Ohio state 1994 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Crown Cork & Seal Company (USA), Inc. Crown Holdings Ohio state 1994 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Ball Aerosol and Specialty Container Inc. Ball Corp. Ohio state 1995 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 1995 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Great Lakes Corrugated Corp. Greif Ohio state 1995 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 1997 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
The Mead Corporation WestRock Ohio state 1998 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Greif, Inc. et al. Greif Ohio state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Pratt Industries dba Jet Corr, Inc. Pratt Industries Ohio state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Riverwood International Corporation Graphic Packaging Ohio state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Huhtamaki, Inc. Huhtamaki Oyj Ohio state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging Ohio state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Ohio state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Appleton Papers Inc. Appvion Ohio state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging Oregon state 2012 $23,795 tax credit/rebate
Cascade Tissue Group Cascades Inc. Oregon state 2013 $29,391 tax credit/rebate
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