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 Sourcesort icon Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Texas local 2006 undisclosed property tax abatement
Rock Tenn Solvay Mill WestRock New York local 2015 $14,144 tax credit/rebate
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2015 $97,409 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2015 $292,225 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Berry Global Georgia local 2009 $4,000,000 industrial revenue bond
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2016 $3,179,930 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation Silgan Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTRPR WestRock Virginia local 2011 $2,242,200 tax credit/rebate
Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc. Crown Holdings New York local 2016 $793,214 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2016 $301,568 tax credit/rebate
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2016 $97,986 tax credit/rebate
Rock Tenn Solvay Mill WestRock New York local 2016 $15,331 tax credit/rebate
Impress USA, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group New York local 2016 $3,016 tax credit/rebate
Impress USA, Inc. Ardagh Packaging Group New York local 2016 $3,016 tax credit/rebate
Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc. Owens-Illinois Georgia local 2009 $30,000,000 bond
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2017 $2,727,890 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $83,254 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $103,688 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $280,900 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $393,189 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $862,706 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana local 2017 $943,176 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana local 2017 $1,029,023 property tax abatement
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana local 2017 $1,425,090 property tax abatement
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Louisiana local 2017 $1,802,409 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana local 2017 $4,897,871 property tax abatement
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $24,637,500 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Indiana local 2018 $1,890,790 property tax abatement
Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc. Crown Holdings New York local 2017 $2,158,594 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Amcor New York local 2017 $264,449 tax credit/rebate
Niagara Sheets LLC WestRock New York local 2017 $84,892 tax credit/rebate
Rock Tenn Solvay Mill WestRock New York local 2017 $13,571 tax credit/rebate
SILGAN CONTAINERS MANUFACTURING CORPORATION Silgan Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
SILGAN CONTAINERS MANUFACTURING CORPORATION Silgan Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORP OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
SILGAN CONTAINERS MANUFACTURING CORPORATION Silgan Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
SILGAN CONTAINERS MANUFACTURING CORPORATION Silgan Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORP OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORP OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
Norampac Industries (owned by Cascades Inc.) Cascades Inc. New York multiple 2011 $141,500,000 MEGADEAL
Shandong Sun Paper Industry Shandong Sun Paper Arkansas multiple 2016 $167,500,000 MEGADEAL
INLAND PAPERBOARD AND PACKAGING, INC.- TRACY International Paper California state 2003 $9,620 training reimbursement
INLAND PAPERBOARD AND PACKAGING, INC.- SANTA FE SPRINGS International Paper California state 2003 $23,140 training reimbursement
INLAND PAPERBOARD AND PACKAGING, INC.- ONTARIO International Paper California state 2003 $23,660 training reimbursement
REXAM BEVERAGE CAN AMERICAS Ball Corp. California state 2003 $79,104 training reimbursement
INLAND PAPERBOARD AND PACKAGING, INC.-LA International Paper California state 2003 $84,500 training reimbursement
BALL WESTERN CAN COMPANY, LLC Ball Corp. California state 2004 $28,536 training reimbursement
INLAND PAPERBOARD AND PACKAGING, INC. International Paper California state 2005 $7,755 training reimbursement
INLAND PAPERBOARD & PACKAGING, INC. International Paper California state 2005 $12,480 training reimbursement
BALL CORPORATION Ball Corp. California state 2006 $39,631 training reimbursement
BALL CORPORATION Ball Corp. California state 2007 $28,435 training reimbursement
SMURFIT STONE CONTAINER CORP. WestRock California state 2008 $3,030 training reimbursement
AMCOR PET PACKAGING USA, INC. Amcor California state 2008 $135,592 training reimbursement
SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER CORPORATION WestRock California state 2009 $25,359 training reimbursement
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