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 Sourcesort icon Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana local 2014 $584,017 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana local 2014 $687,264 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $415,988 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $172,787 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $559,386 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $523,092 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $610,723 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $643,863 property tax abatement
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
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $182,039 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $1,090,211 property tax abatement
Greif Inc /dba Greif Packaging LLC Greif Louisiana local 2014 $396,411 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $771,320 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $454,037 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $866,098 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $869,797 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $509,050 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $627,044 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $847,429 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $872,537 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $164,329 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $1,370,451 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $19,273 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $100,166 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $29,001 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $448,353 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $269,216 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $678,017 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $427,010 property tax abatement
MeadWestvac o Corporation South Carolina LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2014 $651,916 property tax abatement
MeadWestvac o Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2014 $671,549 property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana local 2014 $176,317 property tax abatement
Shield Pack, LLC Amcor Louisiana local 2014 $181,483 property tax abatement
Temple Inland Inc. International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $8,245,472 property tax abatement
Temple Inland, Inc International Paper Louisiana local 2014 $73,705 property tax abatement
Solo Cup Company Dart Container Illinois Local 1999 $22,090,000 tax increment financing
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2014 $3,250,780 property tax abatement
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2013 $57,950 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2013 $306,020 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Rocktenn WestRock Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
Packaging Corporation of American Packaging Corporation of America Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
Packaging Corporation of American Packaging Corporation of America Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2015 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2015 $3,720,130 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2014 $1,610 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2014 $2,766 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2014 $7,539 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2014 $8,497 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2014 $10,052 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2014 $12,595 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2014 $17,032 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2014 $18,205 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2014 $19,701 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2014 $108,722 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2014 $121,676 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2014 $163,417 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2014 $451,837 property tax abatement
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2014 $319,911 tax credit/rebate
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2014 $95,469 tax credit/rebate
Rock Tenn Solvay Mill WestRock New York local 2014 $16,843 tax credit/rebate
International Paper International Paper Tennessee local 2013 $32,012,114 property tax abatement
International Paper International Paper Tennessee local 2013 $24,847,769 property tax abatement
Sealed Air Sealed Air North Carolina local 2014 $4,446,400 grant
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air North Carolina local 2014 $2,823,831 grant
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air North Carolina local 2014 $1,622,569 grant
Domtar Paper Company LLC Domtar North Carolina local 2015 $1,500,000 grant
Ardagh Glass, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group North Carolina local 2017 $841,000 grant
WestRock WestRock North Carolina local $372,000 grant
Ball Corporation Ball Corp. North Carolina local 2012 $188,292 grant
Ball Corporation Ball Corp. North Carolina local 2012 $184,578 grant
Amcor Amcor North Carolina local 2013 $171,593 grant
Amcor Amcor North Carolina local 2013 $168,209 grant
Sealed Air Sealed Air North Carolina local 2011 $110,000 grant
Sealed Air Sealed Air North Carolina local 2013 $24,000 grant
Amcor Rigid Plastics, Inc. Amcor Florida local 2011 $17,400 grant
Temple-Inland Inc. International Paper Missouri local 2015 undisclosed loan or bond financing
Sealed Air Sealed Air North Carolina local 2013 undisclosed grant
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air North Carolina local 2014 undisclosed grant
Ball Metal Food Container LLC Ball Corp. Ohio local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Texas local 2006 undisclosed property tax abatement
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