Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
paper and packaging
Subsidy Total: 
$2,333,645,091
Number of Awards: 
2,566
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 2012.

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$400,433,889394
Stora Enso$277,344,9775
WestRock$272,432,939281
Domtar$213,250,20876
Cascades Inc.$196,834,305123
Packaging Corporation of America$138,004,246140
Ball Corp.$116,072,806195
Berry Global$91,064,94493
Graphic Packaging$84,611,990118
Verso Corporation$82,316,73428


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parent Locationsort icon Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
HUHTAMAKI INC Huhtamaki Oyj Maine state 2016 $171,252 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2016 $12,205 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Maine state 2016 $66,709 property tax abatement
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2016 $1,612,353 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2017 $11,568 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Maine state 2017 $56,028 property tax abatement
CASCADES HOLDINGS US INC Cascades Inc. Maine state 2017 $76,925 property tax abatement
HUHTAMAKIINC Huhtamaki Oyj Maine state 2017 $161,603 property tax abatement
VERSO PAPER LLC Verso Corporation Maine state 2017 $1,047,253 property tax abatement
S DWARRENCO Sappi Maine state 2017 $1,463,293 property tax abatement
NewPage Corporation Verso Corporation Maryland state 2011 $92,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Maryland state 2008 $26,253 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Maryland state 2013 $25,000 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation (Poly-Seal Corporation) Berry Global Maryland state 2007 $24,681 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Closure Division dba Poly-Seal Corporation Berry Global Maryland state 2004 $24,171 training reimbursement
Solo Cup Company Dart Container Maryland state 2004 $7,397 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Maryland state 2014 $5,000 training reimbursement
Berry Plastics Group, Inc. Berry Global Maryland state 2016 $15,265 tax credit/rebate
Rock-Tenn Converting Company WestRock Maryland state 2015 $2,281 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Group, Inc. Berry Global Maryland state 2017 $14,597 tax credit/rebate
Berry Global Group, Inc. FNA Berry Plastics Group, Inc. Berry Global Maryland state 2018 $10,635 tax credit/rebate
Kanzaki Specialty Papers Oji Group Massachusetts state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
New England Extrusion, Inc. Appvion Massachusetts state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corp. Sealed Air Massachusetts state 1998 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Southern Container WestRock Massachusetts state 2000 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
The Butcher Company Sealed Air Massachusetts state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air Massachusetts state 2011 $177,264 tax credit/rebate
Lifoam Industries, LLC Lifoam Industries Massachusetts state 2018 $375,000 tax credit/rebate
Neenah Paper Michigan, Inc. Neenah Paper Michigan state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
Verso Paper Verso Corporation Michigan state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
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
HUHTAMAKI Huhtamaki Oyj 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
HUHTAMAKI Huhtamaki Oyj 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
HUHTAMAKI Huhtamaki Oyj 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
HUHTAMAKI Huhtamaki Oyj 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
HUHTAMAKI Huhtamaki Oyj 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
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Michigan local 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
MICHIGAN PACKAGING COMPANY Greif Michigan local 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Michigan local 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2005 undisclosed property tax abatement
PLASTIPAK PACKAGING INC Plastipak Michigan local 2005 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2005 undisclosed property tax abatement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Michigan local 2006 undisclosed property tax abatement
Verso Paper Verso Corporation Michigan state 2010 $211,000 tax credit/rebate
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