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


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Company Parent Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Valuesort icon Type of Subsidy
BALL AEROSPACE&TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2011 $500,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOG Ball Corp. United States federal 2008 $500,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOG Ball Corp. United States federal 2008 $500,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION Ball Corp. United States federal 2010 $500,000 federal grant
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2014 $500,000 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Virginia state 2014 $500,000 grant
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper Wisconsin state 2016 $500,000 tax credit/rebate
Deluxe Packaging Corporation Novolex New York state 2004 $497,847 enterprise zone
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $497,823 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $497,271 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2016 $496,589 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $496,449 property tax abatement
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL INC Graphic Packaging Arkansas state 2010 $494,980 tax credit/rebate
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2016 $494,030 property tax abatement
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2015 $492,830 tax credit/rebate
Cascade Tissue Group - Oregon, Inc. Cascades Inc. Oregon state 2010 $491,750 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $491,099 property tax abatement
Alcan Packaging Pharma Center, Inc. Amcor Kentucky state 2006 $487,603 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $487,500 Enterprise zone
MEAD CORP MEAD CONTAINERS WestRock Georgia local 2013 $484,288 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2016 $479,068 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2016 $475,514 property tax abatement
Dart Container Corporation of Kentucky Dart Container Kentucky state 2006 $475,000 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2014 $474,894 tax credit/rebate
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOG Ball Corp. United States federal 2008 $471,909 federal grant
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $471,301 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $470,978 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2016 $470,399 property tax abatement
CURWOOD INC Amcor Oklahoma state 2007 $467,291 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $464,456 property tax abatement
Ball Metal Beverage Container Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2008 $464,293 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $459,163 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $456,823 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $456,396 property tax abatement
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2012 $456,164 tax credit/rebate
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2016 $454,101 federal grant
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $454,037 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2013 $452,871 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2014 $451,837 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $451,772 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2013 $451,722 property tax abatement
Gaylord Container Corp. International Paper Florida state 1996 $450,000 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Kentucky state 2012 $450,000 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper North Carolina state 2015 $449,270 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Tennessee local 2012 $448,644 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $448,353 property tax abatement
INTERNATiONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2011 $446,644 property tax abatement
LONGVIEW FIBRE CO WestRock Washington state 2004 $445,960 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2015 $445,797 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER, L.L.C. Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2015 $445,797 tax credit/rebate
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2010 $445,588 property tax abatement
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper Wisconsin state 2007 $445,000 tax credit/rebate
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2012 $444,669 federal grant
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2011 $441,859 property tax abatement
JEFFERSON SMURFIT CORPORATION WestRock Indiana local 2003 $440,930 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2016 $437,981 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $437,966 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $436,868 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 2014 $436,596 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2015 $436,464 tax credit/rebate
BEMIS PACKAGING, LLC (CURWOOD/MILPRINT/ALCAN/PECHINEY) Amcor Missouri state 2015 $435,905 training reimbursement
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
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