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
Sonoco Flexible Packaging Sonoco Products New York state 2002 $327,695 enterprise zone
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2009 $326,978 tax credit/rebate
Smurfit Stone Container Enterprises WestRock North Carolina state 2009 $324,933 tax credit/rebate
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $322,629 property tax abatement
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products Ohio state 2011 $322,391 tax credit/rebate
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2015 $322,163 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation Of Georgia Dart Container North Carolina state 2008 $321,486 tax credit/rebate
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2014 $321,053 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Washington state 2017 $320,131 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2014 $319,911 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2013 $317,939 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2013 $315,702 property tax abatement
Ball Plastic Container Corp. Ball Corp. New Jersey state 1996 $315,560 grant
GRAPHIC PACKAGING Graphic Packaging Arkansas state 2013 $315,152 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2013 $311,507 property tax abatement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2016 $311,088 federal grant
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2016 $310,601 property tax abatement
JEFFERSON SMURFIT CORPORATION WestRock Indiana local 2004 $310,412 property tax abatement
NIPPON DYNAWAVE PACKAGING COMPANY, LLC Nippon Paper Washington state 2017 $310,327 tax credit/rebate
BALL METAL FOOD CONTAINER, LLC Ball Corp. California state 2014 $309,232 training reimbursement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $308,176 property tax abatement
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2007 $306,115 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2013 $306,020 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Appleton Papers Inc. Appvion Wisconsin state 2012 $306,000 grant
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL INC Graphic Packaging Arkansas state 2010 $305,201 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER AND PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2016 $304,451 tax credit/rebate
CURWOOD INC Amcor Oklahoma state 2012 $304,335 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2012 $304,165 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2016 $301,568 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America North Carolina state 2015 $300,553 tax credit/rebate
Kerr Group, LLC (A wholly owned subsidiary of Berry Plastics Corp) Berry Global Kentucky state 2011 $300,000 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corp Of Pennsylvania Dart Container Pennsylvania state $300,000 grant
Rexam Closure Systems, Inc. Berry Global Pennsylvania state $300,000 grant
Smurfit-Stone Container Enterprises, Inc. WestRock Pennsylvania state $300,000 grant
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Virginia state 2010 $300,000 grant
Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation WestRock Virginia state 2010 $300,000 grant
RockTenn WestRock Virginia state 2011 $300,000 grant
International Converter Novolex Mississippi state 2011 $300,000 grant/loan hybrid program
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2011 $300,000 grant
BALL AEROSPACE&TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2011 $300,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE&TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2011 $300,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE&TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2011 $300,000 federal grant
Graphic Packaging International, Inc Graphic Packaging North Carolina state 2006 $300,000 grant
Rock-Tenn Company WestRock Georgia state 2013 $300,000 grant
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Indiana state 2015 $300,000 training reimbursement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2016 $300,000 federal grant
Dart Container Corporation of Kentucky Dart Container Kentucky state 2016 $300,000 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2010 $296,622 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2009 $295,918 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Temple Inland, Inc International Paper Louisiana state 2015 $294,022 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $293,113 property tax abatement
Cryovac Inc. Sealed Air New York state 2007 $292,834 enterprise zone
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $292,411 property tax abatement
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2015 $292,225 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2011 $291,416 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2012 $291,416 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Domtar Paper Company LLC Domtar Kentucky state 2012 $290,000 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Paper Company LLC Domtar Kentucky state 2015 $290,000 tax credit/rebate
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corp. Silgan New York state 2011 $289,992 enterprise zone
Domtar Corporation Domtar Pennsylvania state 2015 $289,930 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2010 $289,173 property tax abatement
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2011 $288,609 tax credit/rebate
Smurfit-Stone Containerboard Enterprises, Inc WestRock United States federal 2008 $288,584 federal grant
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2013 $288,394 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2016 $288,036 tax credit/rebate
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2012 $285,000 tax credit/rebate
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2010 $284,374 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2017 $284,172 tax credit/rebate
Cascade Tissue Group-CA Inc Cascades Inc. Arizona state 2004 $282,857 training reimbursement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $280,900 property tax abatement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2014 $280,069 federal grant
BEMIS (ALCAN PACKAGING/PECHINEY) Amcor Missouri state 2000 $280,000 training reimbursement
MeadWestVaco Corp WestRock Virginia state 2011 $280,000 enterprise zone
MeadWestVaco Corp WestRock Virginia state 2012 $280,000 enterprise zone
MeadWestVaco Corp WestRock Virginia state 2013 $280,000 enterprise zone
MeadWestVaco Corp WestRock Virginia state 2014 $280,000 enterprise zone
MeadWestVaco Corp WestRock Virginia state 2015 $280,000 enterprise zone
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER AND PACKAGING, INC. WestRock Washington state 2017 $279,738 tax credit/rebate
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2013 $278,373 enterprise zone
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Washington state 2016 $276,248 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2014 $275,497 tax credit/rebate
Amcor PET Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor New York state 2001 $274,499 enterprise zone
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT, L.L.C. Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2016 $271,285 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC and Rock-Tenn Services Inc. WestRock Indiana state 2006 $270,000 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $269,216 property tax abatement
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2016 $268,228 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2008 $267,738 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock Iowa state 2009 $267,475 training reimbursement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2013 $267,011 property tax abatement
Berry Plastics, Inc. Berry Global Iowa state 2012 $266,000 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2017 $264,449 tax credit/rebate
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2013 $263,661 tax credit/rebate
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2016 $262,901 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $261,249 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Washington state 2015 $260,927 tax credit/rebate
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2015 $260,195 tax credit/rebate
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT, L.L.C. Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2015 $260,195 tax credit/rebate
ROCKTENN CP LLC WestRock Arkansas state 2010 $259,200 tax credit/rebate
CRYOVAC INC Sealed Air Arkansas state 2014 $259,060 tax credit/rebate
MW Custom Papers, LLC WestRock New York state 2002 $258,388 enterprise zone
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION Ball Corp. United States federal 2010 $257,248 federal grant
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