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
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 Cascades Inc. 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
Kendall Packaging Corporation Kendall Packaging Kansas state 2017 undisclosed grant
Kendall Packaging Corporation Kendall Packaging Kansas state 2018 undisclosed grant
Sonoco Products Sonoco Products Tennessee state 2019 $94,000 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
Berry Plastics Corp. (Pliant, LLC) Berry Global Oklahoma state 2013 $950,000 industrial revenue bond
International Paper International Paper Oklahoma state 2014 $12,000,000 industrial revenue bond
Orchids Paper Products Co. Cascades Inc. Oklahoma state 2014 $3,500,000 industrial revenue bond
Berry Plastics Berry Global Georgia local 2009 $4,000,000 industrial revenue bond
International Paper International Paper Illinois state 2009 $949,445 infrastructure assistance
International Paper International Paper Illinois state 2012 $949,445 infrastructure assistance
International Paper International Paper Illinois state 2013 $949,445 infrastructure assistance
AEP Industries, Industries Berry Global Pennsylvania state $1,000,000 loan or bond financing
AEP Industries, Industries Berry Global Pennsylvania state $1,405,831 loan or bond financing
Appleton Papers Inc. Appvion Pennsylvania state $1,250,000 loan or bond financing
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2011 $3,000,000 loan or bond financing
PRATT INDUSTRIES INC Pratt Industries Ohio state 2014 $3,000,000 loan or bond financing
Appleton Coated LLC Appvion Wisconsin state 2015 $3,000,000 loan or bond financing
Appleton Coated LLC Appvion Wisconsin state 2015 $1,000,000 loan or bond financing
Bemis Healthcare Packaging, Inc. Amcor Wisconsin state 2015 $1,000,000 loan or bond financing
Bemis Healthcare Packaging, Inc. Amcor Wisconsin state 2015 $1,000,000 loan or bond financing
Captive Plastics, LLC Berry Global Wisconsin state 2015 $350,000 loan or bond financing
Pratt Industries, Inc. Pratt Industries Wisconsin state 2015 $1,750,000 loan or bond financing
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2011 $3,000,000 loan or bond financing
Temple-Inland Inc. International Paper Missouri local 2015 undisclosed loan or bond financing
Green Bay Packaging Inc - Mill Division Green Bay Packaging Wisconsin state 2019 $150,000,000 loan or bond financing
Willamette Industries (facility now owned by Domtar Paper) Domtar Kentucky state 1998 $132,300,000 MEGADEAL
Blue Water Fiber Blue Water Fiber Michigan state 1994 $81,000,000 MEGADEAL
Virdia (formerly HCL Cleantech) Stora Enso Mississippi state 2012 $230,000,000 MEGADEAL
Norampac Industries (owned by Cascades Inc.) Cascades Inc. New York multiple 2011 $141,500,000 MEGADEAL
Shandong Sun Paper Industry Shandong Sun Paper Arkansas multiple 2016 $167,500,000 MEGADEAL
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2008 $2,592,045 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $900,013 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $850,314 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $765,002 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2008 $622,591 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2008 $622,314 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
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $610,419 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2008 $558,730 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2008 $550,209 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2008 $535,068 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $505,226 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $437,966 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $428,430 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $404,465 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2008 $377,151 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
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2008 $357,280 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $322,629 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $293,113 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $254,681 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $136,641 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $114,958 property tax abatement
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Louisiana state 2008 $97,323 property tax abatement
Shield Pack, LLC Amcor Louisiana state 2008 $81,221 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $21,721 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2008 $9,996 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $9,802 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $25,068,967 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $1,603,035 property tax abatement
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Louisiana state 2009 $1,077,680 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $921,053 property tax abatement
Greif, Inc. Greif Louisiana state 2009 $912,243 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $896,201 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $864,973 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $847,206 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $831,290 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $820,652 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $801,704 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $791,351 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $726,347 property tax abatement
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Louisiana state 2009 $722,893 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $672,142 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $646,343 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $637,768 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $634,099 property tax abatement
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