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 Valuesort icon Type of Subsidy
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2014 $400,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2009 $400,000 federal grant
Ball Metal Food Container LLC Ball Corp. Wisconsin state 2014 $400,000 tax credit/rebate
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $400,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2016 $400,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2012 $399,515 federal grant
Greif Inc /dba Greif Packaging LLC Greif Louisiana local 2014 $396,411 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $393,822 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $393,189 property tax abatement
Norampac Ind. Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2006 $391,778 enterprise zone
RockTenn CP, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2012 $391,772 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2013 $391,221 property tax abatement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2012 $390,355 federal grant
Alcan Packaging Amcor Wisconsin state 2007 $390,000 grant
BALL METAL FOOD CONTAINER, LLC Ball Corp. California state 2010 $388,691 training reimbursement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $384,244 property tax abatement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2013 $383,745 federal grant
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2015 $378,835 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2013 $378,307 property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana state 2015 $377,190 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco Corporation South Carolina, LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2008 $377,151 property tax abatement
Owens Brockway Glass Container Owens-Illinois Oklahoma state 2016 $376,966 property tax abatement
Amcor PET Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor New York state 2002 $373,855 enterprise zone
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2013 $373,564 tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2012 $372,679 property tax abatement
WestRock WestRock North Carolina local $372,000 grant
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2014 $370,655 tax credit/rebate
Norampac Ind., Inc. Cascades Inc. New York state 2002 $367,626 enterprise zone
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2014 $365,519 enterprise zone
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2009 $364,592 property tax abatement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2010 $363,610 federal grant
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2016 $362,905 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $362,047 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2008 $360,371 property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana state 2008 $360,369 property tax abatement
Dart Container Corporation of Kentucky Dart Container Kentucky state 2006 $360,120 tax credit/rebate
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2008 $357,280 property tax abatement
MeadWestvaco-Covington WestRock Virginia state 2009 $350,700 training reimbursement
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2005 $350,000 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Consumer Packaging Group, LLC WestRock Illinois state 2005 $350,000 grant
International Paper International Paper Virginia state 2012 $350,000 grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2009 $350,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES Ball Corp. United States federal 2009 $350,000 federal grant
Greif Brothers Greif Virginia state 2014 $350,000 grant
International Paper International Paper Virginia state 2013 $350,000 grant
Orchids Paper Products Company Orchids Paper Products Oklahoma state 2016 $347,692 property tax abatement
Sonoco Flexible Packaging Sonoco Products New York state 2001 $347,000 enterprise zone
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2016 $342,022 tax credit/rebate
Temple-Inland, Inc International Paper Louisiana state 2012 $341,905 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER International Paper Tennessee local 2013 $341,607 property tax abatement
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER & PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2014 $341,107 tax credit/rebate
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $339,555 property tax abatement
DART CONTAINER CORPORATION OF CALIFORNIA Dart Container California state 2009 $338,289 training reimbursement
OWENS BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Oklahoma state 2014 $336,969 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock Iowa state 2004 $336,000 training reimbursement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2015 $331,845 property tax abatement
GRAPHIC PACKAGING Graphic Packaging Arkansas state 2014 $331,156 tax credit/rebate
CRYOVAC, INC. Sealed Air Arkansas state 2010 $330,616 tax credit/rebate
CURWOOD INC Amcor Oklahoma state 2008 $329,904 tax credit/rebate
International Paper- Ticonderoga Mill International Paper New York state 2006 $328,940 enterprise zone
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $328,545 federal grant
Sonoco Flexible Packaging Sonoco Products New York state 2002 $327,695 enterprise zone
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock North Carolina state 2009 $326,978 tax credit/rebate
Smurfit Stone Container Enterprises WestRock North Carolina state 2009 $324,933 tax credit/rebate
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $322,629 property tax abatement
Sonoco Plastics, Inc. Sonoco Products Ohio state 2011 $322,391 tax credit/rebate
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2015 $322,163 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corporation Of Georgia Dart Container North Carolina state 2008 $321,486 tax credit/rebate
Solo Cup Operating Corporation Dart Container Illinois state 2014 $321,053 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Washington state 2017 $320,131 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2014 $319,911 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2013 $317,939 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2013 $315,702 property tax abatement
Ball Plastic Container Corp. Ball Corp. New Jersey state 1996 $315,560 grant
GRAPHIC PACKAGING Graphic Packaging Arkansas state 2013 $315,152 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2013 $311,507 property tax abatement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2016 $311,088 federal grant
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana state 2016 $310,601 property tax abatement
JEFFERSON SMURFIT CORPORATION WestRock Indiana local 2004 $310,412 property tax abatement
NIPPON DYNAWAVE PACKAGING COMPANY, LLC Nippon Paper Washington state 2017 $310,327 tax credit/rebate
BALL METAL FOOD CONTAINER, LLC Ball Corp. California state 2014 $309,232 training reimbursement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $308,176 property tax abatement
BOISE WHITE PAPER LLC Packaging Corporation of America Washington state 2007 $306,115 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2013 $306,020 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Appleton Papers Inc. Appvion Wisconsin state 2012 $306,000 grant
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL INC Graphic Packaging Arkansas state 2010 $305,201 tax credit/rebate
LONGVIEW FIBRE PAPER AND PACKAGING INC WestRock Washington state 2016 $304,451 tax credit/rebate
CURWOOD INC Amcor Oklahoma state 2012 $304,335 tax credit/rebate
Domtar Corporation Domtar North Carolina state 2012 $304,165 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2016 $301,568 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America North Carolina state 2015 $300,553 tax credit/rebate
Kerr Group, LLC (A wholly owned subsidiary of Berry Plastics Corp) Berry Global Kentucky state 2011 $300,000 tax credit/rebate
Dart Container Corp Of Pennsylvania Dart Container Pennsylvania state $300,000 grant
Rexam Closure Systems, Inc. Berry Global Pennsylvania state $300,000 grant
Smurfit-Stone Container Enterprises, Inc. WestRock Pennsylvania state $300,000 grant
Smurfit-Stone Container WestRock Virginia state 2010 $300,000 grant
Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation WestRock Virginia state 2010 $300,000 grant
RockTenn WestRock Virginia state 2011 $300,000 grant
International Converter Novolex Mississippi state 2011 $300,000 grant/loan hybrid program
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC Owens-Illinois Ohio state 2011 $300,000 grant
BALL AEROSPACE&TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2011 $300,000 federal grant
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