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 Valuesort icon Type of Subsidy
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $617,506 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2008 $614,380 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $614,007 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $610,723 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $610,419 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2011 $609,810 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $609,397 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $608,529 property tax abatement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2016 $607,840 federal grant
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $607,611 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2009 $604,804 property tax abatement
Cascade Tissue Group Cascades Inc. Oregon state 2017 $603,701 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $603,479 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $603,423 property tax abatement
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2011 $602,619 enterprise zone
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $602,020 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2013 $601,081 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2011 $600,862 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2011 $600,236 property tax abatement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2014 $600,000 federal grant
Dart Container Corporation of Kentucky Dart Container Kentucky state 2014 $600,000 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2016 $595,476 property tax abatement
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2008 $593,268 tax credit/rebate
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana local 2014 $592,692 property tax abatement
NIPPON DYNAWAVE PACKAGING COMPANY, LLC Nippon Paper Washington state 2017 $591,931 tax credit/rebate
BEMIS COMPANY, INC., MILPRINT PACKAGING DIV (ALCAN, PECHINEY) Amcor Missouri state 2012 $590,766 tax credit/rebate
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana local 2014 $584,017 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $580,333 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $575,062 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $574,109 property tax abatement
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2013 $570,386 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2009 $568,488 tax credit/rebate
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2011 $568,376 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Corporation (Retraining) WestRock Virginia state 2012 $567,621 training reimbursement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2013 $565,988 property tax abatement
Norampac Ind., Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2004 $562,979 enterprise zone
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2007 $562,459 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $562,276 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $559,615 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $559,386 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2010 $559,236 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2008 $558,730 property tax abatement
CURWOOD INC Amcor Oklahoma state 2009 $557,953 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $557,325 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $556,753 property tax abatement
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Louisiana state 2010 $556,429 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2016 $554,602 property tax abatement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2016 $553,684 federal grant
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $552,155 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2016 $550,809 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2008 $550,209 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2016 $546,894 property tax abatement
OWENS BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Oklahoma state 2015 $546,690 tax credit/rebate
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOG Ball Corp. United States federal 2008 $546,560 federal grant
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2016 $542,275 property tax abatement
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2012 $541,905 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2011 $541,539 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $540,806 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2016 $540,232 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $539,389 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $538,802 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $535,309 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2008 $535,068 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2013 $534,682 property tax abatement
WestRock CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2016 $533,444 property tax abatement
WESTROCK CP LLC WestRock Washington state 2015 $533,066 tax credit/rebate
Ardagh Metal Packaging, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Nevada state 2016 $531,000 grant
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2013 $530,047 property tax abatement
Smurfit Stone Container Enterprises WestRock North Carolina state 2008 $529,502 tax credit/rebate
Cascade Tissue Group Cascades Inc. Oregon state 2016 $529,324 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $527,466 property tax abatement
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2014 $526,491 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $524,848 property tax abatement
Longview Fibre Paper& Packaging WestRock Washington state 2010 $524,263 training reimbursement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $523,092 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $521,833 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC and Rock-Tenn Services Inc. WestRock Indiana state 2006 $520,000 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2008 $519,735 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $517,357 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $515,359 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $514,856 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $514,153 property tax abatement
Norampac Ind., Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2013 $512,567 enterprise zone
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $509,863 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2009 $509,607 property tax abatement
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2016 $509,197 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $509,050 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $508,242 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2011 $505,276 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $505,226 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2010 $504,804 property tax abatement
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2010 $503,564 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $501,669 property tax abatement
Pratt Paper (NY), Inc. Pratt Industries New York state 2002 $500,405 enterprise zone
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2017 $500,237 tax credit/rebate
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $500,072 property tax abatement
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. Owens-Illinois Colorado state 2003 $500,000 grant
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2012 $500,000 tax credit/rebate
Bemis Packaging, LLC Amcor Kentucky state 2014 $500,000 tax credit/rebate
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2012 $500,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE&TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2011 $500,000 federal grant
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