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 Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $435,157 property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana state 2015 $434,791 tax credit/rebate
Ball Metal Food Container, LLC Ball Corp. Ohio state 2015 $434,000 tax credit/rebate
Greif Packaging LLC Greif United States federal 2011 $430,748 federal grant
BOISE WHITE PAPER, L.L.C. Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2017 $428,736 tax credit/rebate
CASCADE TISSUE GROUP Cascades Inc. Oregon state 2018 $428,491 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $428,430 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $427,010 property tax abatement
Cryovac, Inc. Sealed Air New York state 2011 $426,160 enterprise zone
Norampac Ind., Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2003 $425,000 enterprise zone
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2016 $424,073 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2013 $423,803 property tax abatement
Bemis Company Amcor Nebraska local 2011 $423,547 tax increment financing
Ball Metal Beverage Container Corporation Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2016 $422,258 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $422,101 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2011 $421,492 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2016 $420,714 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $418,334 property tax abatement
OI LEVIS PARK STS INC. Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2005 $416,622 enterprise zone
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $415,988 property tax abatement
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2016 $415,844 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER, L.L.C. Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2016 $415,532 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER, L.L.C. Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2017 $414,834 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2013 $410,191 tax credit/rebate
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2010 $409,671 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2013 $409,330 property tax abatement
BALL AEROSPACE&TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION Ball Corp. United States federal 2011 $407,387 federal grant
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2015 $406,942 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2009 $406,329 tax credit/rebate
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2014 $405,179 federal grant
International Paper Company International Paper Florida state 1999 $405,000 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $404,465 property tax abatement
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2013 $403,145 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $403,142 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $400,192 property tax abatement
Amcor PET Packaging Amcor Virginia state 2006 $400,000 grant
Berry Plastics Opco, Inc. Berry Global Indiana state 2013 $400,000 grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2000 $400,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2013 $400,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2014 $400,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2009 $400,000 federal grant
Ball Metal Food Container LLC Ball Corp. Wisconsin state 2014 $400,000 tax credit/rebate
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $400,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2016 $400,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2012 $399,515 federal grant
Greif Inc /dba Greif Packaging LLC Greif Louisiana local 2014 $396,411 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $393,822 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $393,189 property tax abatement
Norampac Ind. Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2006 $391,778 enterprise zone
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2012 $391,772 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2013 $391,221 property tax abatement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2012 $390,355 federal grant
Alcan Packaging Amcor Wisconsin state 2007 $390,000 grant
BALL METAL FOOD CONTAINER, LLC Ball Corp. California state 2010 $388,691 training reimbursement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $384,244 property tax abatement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2013 $383,745 federal grant
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2015 $378,835 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2013 $378,307 property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana state 2015 $377,190 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2008 $377,151 property tax abatement
Owens Brockway Glass Container Owens-Illinois Oklahoma state 2016 $376,966 property tax abatement
Amcor PET Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor New York state 2002 $373,855 enterprise zone
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2013 $373,564 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $372,679 property tax abatement
WestRock WestRock North Carolina local $372,000 grant
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2014 $370,655 tax credit/rebate
Norampac Ind., Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2002 $367,626 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2014 $365,519 enterprise zone
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $364,592 property tax abatement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2010 $363,610 federal grant
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2016 $362,905 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $362,047 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2008 $360,371 property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana state 2008 $360,369 property tax abatement
Dart Container Corporation of Kentucky Dart Container Kentucky state 2006 $360,120 tax credit/rebate
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2008 $357,280 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco-Covington WestRock Virginia state 2009 $350,700 training reimbursement
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2005 $350,000 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2005 $350,000 grant
International Paper International Paper Virginia state 2012 $350,000 grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2009 $350,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2009 $350,000 federal grant
Greif Brothers Greif Virginia state 2014 $350,000 grant
International Paper International Paper Virginia state 2013 $350,000 grant
Orchids Paper Products Company Orchids Paper Products Oklahoma state 2016 $347,692 property tax abatement
Sonoco Flexible Packaging Sonoco Products New York state 2001 $347,000 enterprise zone
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2016 $342,022 tax credit/rebate
Temple-Inland, Inc International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $341,905 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER International Paper Tennessee local 2013 $341,607 property tax abatement
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2014 $341,107 tax credit/rebate
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $339,555 property tax abatement
DART CONTAINER CORPORATION OF CALIFORNIA Dart Container California state 2009 $338,289 training reimbursement
OWENS BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Oklahoma state 2014 $336,969 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock Iowa state 2004 $336,000 training reimbursement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $331,845 property tax abatement
GRAPHIC PACKAGING Graphic Packaging Arkansas state 2014 $331,156 tax credit/rebate
CRYOVAC, INC. Sealed Air Arkansas state 2010 $330,616 tax credit/rebate
CURWOOD INC Amcor Oklahoma state 2008 $329,904 tax credit/rebate
International Paper- Ticonderoga Mill International Paper New York state 2006 $328,940 enterprise zone
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $328,545 federal grant
Sonoco Flexible Packaging Sonoco Products New York state 2002 $327,695 enterprise zone
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