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 Value Type of Subsidysort icon
Shield Pack, LLC Amcor Louisiana state 2009 $56,778 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland Forest Products International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $49,500 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $23,996 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $22,200 property tax abatement
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Louisiana state 2009 $21,000 property tax abatement
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Louisiana state 2009 $9,524 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $835,023 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $791,497 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2010 $643,196 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $638,212 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2010 $620,854 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $574,109 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $559,615 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 2010 $556,753 property tax abatement
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Louisiana state 2010 $556,429 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
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $527,466 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $491,099 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $451,772 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2010 $445,588 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2010 $409,671 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2010 $289,173 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2010 $222,410 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $221,964 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $159,680 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $151,874 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $96,541 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $93,889 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2010 $68,754 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $47,929 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $36,362 property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana state 2010 $20,271 property tax abatement
Shield Pack, LLC Amcor Louisiana state 2010 $17,413 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $12,549 property tax abatement
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2010 $4,825,455 property tax abatement
S D WARREN CO Sappi Maine state 2010 $2,770,268 property tax abatement
DOMTAR MAINE CORP Domtar Maine state 2010 $879,828 property tax abatement
CASCADES AUBURN FIBER INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2010 $127,313 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Maine state 2010 $116,890 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2010 $15,698 property tax abatement
RTS PACKAGING LLC WestRock Maine state 2010 $6,672 property tax abatement
OWENS-ILLINOIS CLOSURE, INC. Owens-Illinois Michigan local 1992 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 1992 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 1992 undisclosed property tax abatement
MEAD CORPORATION WestRock Michigan local 1993 undisclosed property tax abatement
PLASTIPAK PACKAGING INC. Plastipak Michigan local 1993 undisclosed property tax abatement
AMCOR PET PACKAGING USA INC Amcor Michigan local 1994 undisclosed property tax abatement
OWENS-ILLINOIS CLOSURE, INC. Owens-Illinois Michigan local 1994 undisclosed property tax abatement
CARAUSTAR INDUSTRIES, INC. Greif Michigan local 1994 undisclosed property tax abatement
BLUE WATER FIBER LIMITED PARTNERSHIP Blue Water Fiber Michigan local 1994 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 1994 undisclosed property tax abatement
CLEAN TECH, INC. Plastipak Michigan local 1995 undisclosed property tax abatement
MEAD CORPORATION WestRock Michigan local 1995 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 1995 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 1995 undisclosed property tax abatement
STONE CONTAINER CORPORATION WestRock Michigan local 1996 undisclosed property tax abatement
LETICA CORPORATION Letica Michigan local 1996 undisclosed property tax abatement
MICHIGAN PACKAGING COMPANY Greif Michigan local 1996 undisclosed property tax abatement
CARAUSTAR INDUSTRIES, INC. Greif Michigan local 1996 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Michigan local 1996 undisclosed property tax abatement
MEAD CORPORATION WestRock Michigan local 1997 undisclosed property tax abatement
SILGAN CONTAINERS CORPORTION Silgan Michigan local 1997 undisclosed property tax abatement
S.D. WARREN COMPANY, DIVISION OF SAPPI LIMITE Sappi Michigan local 1997 undisclosed property tax abatement
S.D. WARREN CO./SAPPI LIMITED Sappi Michigan local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
ACE PACKAGING SYSTEM INC. International Paper Michigan local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
AMCOR PET PACKAGING USA INC Amcor Michigan local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
DART CONTAINER CORP OF MI Dart Container Michigan local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
GRAPHIC PACKAGING Graphic Packaging Michigan local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Michigan local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
CLEAN TECH INC Plastipak Michigan local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
OWENS-ILLINOIS CLOSURE INC Owens-Illinois Michigan local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
SILGAN CONTAINER CORPORATION Silgan Michigan local 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
S.D.WARREN//SAPPI Sappi Michigan local 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
OWENS-ILLINOIS CLOSURE INC. Owens-Illinois Michigan local 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
MICHIGAN PACKAGING COMPANY Greif Michigan local 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Michigan local 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Michigan local 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
S D WARREN/SAPPI Sappi Michigan local 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
SAPPI FINE PAPER Sappi Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
OWENS-ILLINOIS CLOSURE INC. Owens-Illinois Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Michigan local 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
ROCK-TENN COMPANY WestRock Michigan local 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER International Paper Michigan local 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER International Paper Michigan local 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
SAPPI FINE PAPER NORTH AMERICA Sappi Michigan local 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC. Domtar Michigan local 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
CLEAN TECH INC Plastipak Michigan local 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Michigan local 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
LIQUID MOLDING SYSTEMS INC AptarGroup Michigan local 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
CARAUSTAR INDUSTRIES INC Greif Michigan local 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
PLASTIPAK PACKAGING INC Plastipak Michigan local 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
OWENS-ILLINOIS CLOSURE INC Owens-Illinois Michigan local 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Michigan local 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
SAPPI FINE PAPER NORTH AMERICA Sappi Michigan local 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Michigan local 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
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