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 Value Type of Subsidysort icon
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2014 $6,988 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Tobacco Packaging Americas Amcor North Carolina state 2014 $4,507 tax credit/rebate
Ball Metal Food Container, LLC Ball Corp. Ohio state 2015 $434,000 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging Ohio state 2014 $15,005 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 2014 $436,596 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. Ohio state 2013 $154,828 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics SP, Inc. Berry Global Pennsylvania state 2014 $63,918 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation of Pennsylvania Dart Container Pennsylvania state 2014 $47,283 tax credit/rebate
Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc. Crown Holdings Pennsylvania state 2014 $15,379 tax credit/rebate
SILGAN CONTAINERS MANUFACTURING CORPORATION Silgan Washington state 2014 $16,671 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2014 $1,020,835 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2014 $474,894 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2014 $275,497 tax credit/rebate
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2014 $231,403 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2014 $176,183 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2014 $98,858 tax credit/rebate
CARAUSTAR MILL GROUP INC Greif Washington state 2014 $38,101 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES LLC Domtar Washington state 2014 $20,263 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR PAPER CO LLC Domtar Washington state 2014 $11,818 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2014 $91,785 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2014 $526,491 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2014 $341,107 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2014 $204,821 tax credit/rebate
P H GLATFELTER COMPANY Glatfelter Washington state 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Pratt Industries, Inc. Pratt Industries Wisconsin state 2015 $2,400,000 tax credit/rebate
Silgan White Cap LLC Silgan Illinois state 2012 $144,413 tax credit/rebate
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2014 $60,741 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Colorado state 2015 $44,910 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2014 $14,237 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Colorado state 2014 $13,161 tax credit/rebate
Tharco Containers, Inc. Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2013 $11,133 tax credit/rebate
Tharco Containers, Inc Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2014 $4,285 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2013 $3,269 tax credit/rebate
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $3,610,036 tax credit/rebate
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana state 2015 $434,791 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Indiana state 2015 $45,000 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Protective Solutions, Inc. Sonoco Products Kentucky state 2016 $900,000 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation of Kentucky Dart Container Kentucky state 2016 $300,000 tax credit/rebate
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
Ball Metal Food Container, LLC Ball Corp. Ohio state 2016 $184,000 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar Pennsylvania state 2015 $289,930 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation of Pennsylvania Dart Container Pennsylvania state 2015 $41,784 tax credit/rebate
OWENS BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Washington state 2015 $2,946 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2015 $492,830 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2015 $406,942 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2015 $378,835 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP LLC WestRock Washington state 2015 $238,095 tax credit/rebate
SILGAN CONTAINERS MANUFACTURING CORPORATION Silgan Washington state 2015 $16,671 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2015 $954,743 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP LLC WestRock Washington state 2015 $533,066 tax credit/rebate
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2015 $445,797 tax credit/rebate
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2015 $260,195 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2015 $59,774 tax credit/rebate
CARAUSTAR MILL GROUP INC Greif Washington state 2015 $39,852 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES LLC Domtar Washington state 2015 $21,510 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR PAPER CO LLC Domtar Washington state 2015 $10,934 tax credit/rebate
P H GLATFELTER COMPANY Glatfelter Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper Wisconsin state 2016 $500,000 tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air North Carolina state 2015 $1,171 tax credit/rebate
Caraustar Recovered Fiber Group, Inc. Greif North Carolina state 2015 $1,622 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Moulded Pulp, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2016 $2,123 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Tobacco Packaging Americas Amcor North Carolina state 2015 $3,739 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Flexibles Inc. Amcor North Carolina state 2015 $4,044 tax credit/rebate
Caraustar Custom Packaging Group, Inc. Greif North Carolina state 2015 $6,261 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Flexibles, Inc. Amcor North Carolina state 2016 $6,732 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc. Amcor North Carolina state 2015 $7,004 tax credit/rebate
Caraustar Custom Packaging Group, Inc. Greif North Carolina state 2016 $7,254 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Moulded Pulp, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2016 $7,516 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation Dart Container North Carolina state 2016 $9,499 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America North Carolina state 2016 $10,751 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Tobacco Packaging Americas Amcor North Carolina state 2015 $10,978 tax credit/rebate
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2015 $11,572 tax credit/rebate
Tin, Inc. International Paper North Carolina state 2016 $13,540 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor North Carolina state 2016 $14,671 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2015 $16,467 tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air North Carolina state 2015 $17,687 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Company WestRock North Carolina state 2016 $19,002 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2015 $20,500 tax credit/rebate
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2015 $20,745 tax credit/rebate
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2016 $22,855 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Company WestRock North Carolina state 2015 $23,610 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2016 $25,554 tax credit/rebate
Tin, Inc. International Paper North Carolina state 2015 $27,080 tax credit/rebate
Silgan Can Company Silgan North Carolina state 2015 $28,432 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging North Carolina state 2016 $29,301 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products North Carolina state 2015 $29,305 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2016 $29,538 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2016 $30,524 tax credit/rebate
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2016 $33,279 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2016 $34,088 tax credit/rebate
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2016 $36,100 tax credit/rebate
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2015 $38,617 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2015 $38,963 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation Dart Container North Carolina state 2016 $43,145 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation Dart Container North Carolina state 2015 $43,462 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn In-Store Solutions, Inc. WestRock North Carolina state 2015 $44,369 tax credit/rebate
Ball Metal Beverage Container Corporation Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2015 $51,920 tax credit/rebate
Kapstone Kraft Paper Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2016 $53,467 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, Inc. Amcor North Carolina state 2015 $55,410 tax credit/rebate
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