Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
paper and packaging
Subsidy Total: 
$2,171,208,933
Number of Awards: 
2,388
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$397,505,233389
Stora Enso$277,344,9775
WestRock$266,057,061266
Cascades Inc.$171,511,954115
Domtar$163,627,62670
Packaging Corporation of America$135,353,920129
Ball Corp.$109,392,717187
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
CURWOOD INC Bemis Oklahoma state 2013 $243,221 tax credit/rebate
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $243,183 property tax abatement
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2012 $242,732 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP LLC WestRock Washington state 2016 $242,671 tax credit/rebate
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2014 $239,823 federal grant
Boise White Paper, LLC. Packaging Corporation of America Oregon state 2013 $239,763 tax credit/rebate
WESTROCK CP LLC WestRock Washington state 2015 $238,095 tax credit/rebate
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2011 $237,155 tax credit/rebate
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $236,901 property tax abatement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2016 $235,583 federal grant
KapStone Container Corporation WestRock Illinois state 2016 $235,299 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2011 $235,218 property tax abatement
BEMIS CO, INC Bemis Oklahoma state 2015 $233,488 tax credit/rebate
BALL AEROSPACE&TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION Ball Corp. United States federal 2011 $233,113 federal grant
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2014 $231,403 tax credit/rebate
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2013 $229,463 tax credit/rebate
VERSO BUCKSPORT POWER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2015 $228,966 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2016 $227,145 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper North Carolina state 2016 $226,542 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $226,288 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Virginia state 2012 $226,002 training reimbursement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2010 $225,011 federal grant
International Paper Company International Paper North Carolina state 2013 $222,874 tax credit/rebate
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2010 $222,410 property tax abatement
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2013 $222,233 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $221,964 property tax abatement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2014 $221,410 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $220,000 federal grant
Pratt Paper (NY), Inc. Pratt Industries New York state 2001 $220,000 enterprise zone
ALTIVITY PACKAGING LLC Graphic Packaging Indiana local 2007 $219,440 property tax abatement
CURWOOD INC Bemis Oklahoma state 2010 $218,262 tax credit/rebate
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL INC Graphic Packaging Arkansas state 2010 $217,160 tax credit/rebate
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2008 $216,461 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Closure Systems, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2009 $216,130 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2008 $214,659 tax credit/rebate
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2013 $214,011 federal grant
Owens-Brockway Glass Container Inc. Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2011 $213,500 tax credit/rebate
Grafco Industries, L.P Berry Global New York state 2003 $212,754 enterprise zone
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2009 $212,207 tax credit/rebate
Verso Paper Verso Corporation Michigan state 2010 $211,000 tax credit/rebate
BOISE PACKAGING & NEWSPRINT LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2010 $210,919 tax credit/rebate
Grafco Industries, L.P Berry Global New York state 2004 $207,879 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard (Mr. Steven Hill) WestRock New York local 2005 $207,507 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER - SOUTHWIND International Paper Tennessee local 2013 $207,277 property tax abatement
WESTROCK CP, LLC WestRock Washington state 2014 $204,821 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America North Carolina state 2010 $204,586 tax credit/rebate
Cryovac, Inc. Sealed Air New York state 2008 $202,754 enterprise zone
Rexam Beverage Can Company Ball Corp. North Carolina state 2013 $201,670 tax credit/rebate
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2009 $200,715 property tax abatement
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan Iowa state 2006 $200,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Hilex Poly Co., LLC Novolex Idaho state 2004 $200,000 training reimbursement
Captive Plastics Inc. (a subsidiary of Berry Plastics Corporation) Berry Global Kentucky state 2010 $200,000 tax credit/rebate
P. H. Glatfelter Corporation Glatfelter Pennsylvania state $200,000 training reimbursement
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. Owens-Illinois Pennsylvania state $200,000 grant
Rexam Consumer Plastics Inc. Berry Global Indiana state 2011 $200,000 tax credit/rebate
Captive Plastics, LLC Berry Global Kentucky state 2013 $200,000 tax credit/rebate
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2013 $200,000 federal grant
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging Georgia state 2012 $200,000 grant
Ardagh Glass Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group Indiana state 2015 $200,000 training reimbursement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $200,000 federal grant
MeadWestvaco Corp WestRock Virginia state 2012 $200,000 enterprise zone
Neenah Paper, Inc. Neenah Paper Wisconsin state 2016 $200,000 training reimbursement
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging Indiana state 2017 $200,000 training reimbursement
International Paper- Ticonderoga Mill International Paper New York state 2005 $200,000 enterprise zone
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2010 $199,332 federal grant
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan Iowa state 2002 $198,565 training reimbursement
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2016 $198,541 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $197,255 property tax abatement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2016 $196,000 federal grant
CURWOOD INC Bemis Oklahoma state 2011 $195,495 tax credit/rebate
SteriPack, Ltd. Sealed Air Florida state 2011 $195,000 tax credit/rebate
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2010 $193,832 tax credit/rebate
Fibermark - DSI Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2001 $193,500 enterprise zone
Cryovac, Inc. Sealed Air New York state 2010 $193,491 enterprise zone
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2011 $193,486 tax credit/rebate
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan Iowa state 2007 $193,401 training reimbursement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $192,974 property tax abatement
Silgan Can Company Silgan North Carolina state 2015 $191,265 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor North Carolina state 2016 $189,713 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2006 $188,914 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Tissue Group-New York Inc. (Halfmoon & W Cascades Inc. New York state 2007 $188,764 enterprise zone
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2012 $188,294 tax credit/rebate
Ball Corporation Ball Corp. North Carolina local 2012 $188,292 grant
Ball Corporation Ball Corp. North Carolina local 2012 $184,578 grant
Ball Metal Food Container, LLC Ball Corp. Ohio state 2016 $184,000 tax credit/rebate
Impress USA, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group New York local 2009 $183,773 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2016 $182,892 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2014 $182,039 property tax abatement
Shield Pack, LLC Bemis Louisiana local 2014 $181,483 property tax abatement
Silgan Plastics Corporation Silgan Ohio state 2010 $180,536 tax credit/rebate
KapStone Container Corporation WestRock Illinois state 2015 $180,240 tax credit/rebate
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2012 $178,979 federal grant
Berry Plastics Holding Corp. & Polymers & Colorants, Inc. Berry Global Texas state 2010 $178,013 training reimbursement
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO LTD Nippon Paper Washington state 2009 $177,722 tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air Massachusetts state 2011 $177,264 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $176,888 property tax abatement
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2015 $176,833 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $176,555 property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana local 2014 $176,317 property tax abatement
SIMPSON TACOMA KRAFT COMPANY LLC WestRock Washington state 2014 $176,183 tax credit/rebate
Cryovac, Inc. Sealed Air New York state 2009 $176,128 enterprise zone
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