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 Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
International Paper Company International Paper South Carolina state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Plastipak Texas state 2009 undisclosed training reimbursement
Ball Corporation Ball Corp. Texas state 2009 undisclosed training reimbursement
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air Texas state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
Temple Inland International Paper Texas state 2011 undisclosed training reimbursement
Plastipak Packaging Inc. Plastipak Texas local 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sealed Air Corporation (US) Sealed Air Texas local 2000 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
TIN Inc (Was Temple Inland Inc) No RZ Info on File International Paper Texas local 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Cryovac, Inc. Sealed Air Texas local 2000 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Cryovac Sealed Air Inc. Sealed Air Texas local 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
DART CONTAINER OF MICHIGAN LLC Dart Container Michigan local 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL INC Graphic Packaging Michigan local 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
CARAUSTAR INDUSTRIES INC Greif Michigan local 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
CLEAN TECH INC Plastipak Michigan local 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Michigan local 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATINAL INC Graphic Packaging Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
SAPPI FINE PAPER NORTH AMERICA Sappi Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
AMCOR PET PACKAGING NORTH AMERICA Amcor Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
DART CONTAINER OF MICHIGAN LLC Dart Container Michigan local 2009 undisclosed property tax abatement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Michigan local 2009 undisclosed property tax abatement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Michigan local 2010 undisclosed property tax abatement
MICHIGAN PACKAGING COMPANY Greif Michigan local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA Packaging Corporation of America Michigan local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
CLEAN TECH,INC. Plastipak Michigan local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Michigan local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
AMCOR RIGID PLASTICS USA,INC Amcor Michigan local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
AMCOR RIGID PLASTICS USA,INC Amcor Michigan local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
Pratt Industries (USA), Inc. Pratt Industries Texas local 2010 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
International Paper Co. International Paper Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
Packaging Corp. of America Packaging Corporation of America Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
Packaging Corp. of America Packaging Corporation of America Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
Amcor Sunclipse North America, Inc. Amcor Arizona state 2004 undisclosed enterprise zone
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products South Carolina state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
AMCOR RIGID PLASTICS USA, INC. Amcor New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
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
AMCOR PACKAGING DISTRIBUTION Amcor California state 2012 undisclosed training reimbursement
BALL METAL FOOD CONTAINER, LLC Ball Corp. California state 2012 undisclosed training reimbursement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper California state 2012 undisclosed training reimbursement
Silgan Holdings, Inc. Silgan California local 2012 undisclosed enterprise zone
Kelly Paper Company Central National-Gottesman Arizona state 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
Great Lakes Corrugated Corp. Greif Ohio local 1992 undisclosed enterprise zone
Crown, Cork & Seal Co. Crown Holdings Ohio local 2002 undisclosed enterprise zone
International Paper Corporation International Paper Missouri local 2006 undisclosed property tax abatement
Ball Metal Food Container Corp. Ball Corp. West Virginia state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Ball Metal Food Container Corp. Ball Corp. West Virginia state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GREIF, Inc. Greif West Virginia state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO. International Paper Tennessee local 2012 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO. International Paper Tennessee local 2012 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO. International Paper Tennessee local 2012 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO. International Paper Tennessee local 2012 undisclosed property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO. International Paper Tennessee local 2012 undisclosed property tax abatement
Cryovac - Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air South Carolina state 2012 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Converter, Inc. Novolex Ohio state 1994 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Crown Cork & Seal Company (USA), Inc. Crown Holdings Ohio state 1994 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Ball Aerosol and Specialty Container Inc. Ball Corp. Ohio state 1995 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 1995 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Great Lakes Corrugated Corp. Greif Ohio state 1995 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 1997 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
The Mead Corporation WestRock Ohio state 1998 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Greif, Inc. et al. Greif Ohio state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Pratt Industries dba Jet Corr, Inc. Pratt Industries Ohio state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Riverwood International Corporation Graphic Packaging Ohio state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Ohio state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging Ohio state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Ohio state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Appleton Papers Inc. Appvion Ohio state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Covalence Specialty Adhesives Berry Global Rhode Island state 2007 undisclosed training reimbursement
Covalence Specialty Berry Global Rhode Island state 2013 undisclosed grant
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