Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
paper and packaging
Subsidy Total: 
$2,414,895,277
Number of Awards: 
2,734
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$408,051,354408
WestRock$277,738,625302
Stora Enso$277,344,9775
Domtar$213,477,04681
Cascades Inc.$199,176,318133
Ball Corp.$156,212,269211
Packaging Corporation of America$140,666,195148
Berry Global$91,109,40495
Graphic Packaging$84,638,692119
Verso Corporation$83,268,59030


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parent Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Kapstone Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2009 $13,408,235 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Closures Kentucky Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2002 $13,600,000 tax credit/rebate
Verso Bucksport LLC Verso Corporation United States federal 2013 $13,653,021 federal grant
Verso Quinnesec LLC Verso Corporation United States federal 2012 $14,675,562 federal grant
Boise Packaging & Newsprint, LLC Packaging Corporation of America Louisiana state 2015 $16,463,820 property tax abatement
GREEN BAY PACKAGING, INC. Green Bay Packaging Arkansas state $17,098,768 tax credit/rebate
Simpson Tacoma Kraft Company, LLC WestRock United States federal 2012 $18,030,340 federal grant
Cascades Holding US Inc. Cascades Inc. New Jersey state 2016 $18,200,000 tax credit/rebate
Pratt Paper (GA), LLC Pratt Industries United States federal 2011 $18,530,971 federal grant
Nippon Paper Industries USA Co., Ltd. Nippon Paper United States federal 2014 $19,452,855 federal grant
Domtar A. W. LLC Domtar Arkansas state $19,695,227 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Corporation Berry Global Indiana state 2013 $19,920,015 tax credit/rebate
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2016 $20,891,885 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2020 $20,891,885 federal grant
Solo Cup Company Dart Container Illinois Local 1999 $22,090,000 tax increment financing
WestRock CP LLC WestRock Louisiana local 2017 $24,637,500 property tax abatement
International Paper International Paper Tennessee local 2013 $24,847,769 property tax abatement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2009 $25,068,967 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Graphic Packaging United States federal 2014 $26,945,328 federal grant
DOMTAR A.W. LLC Domtar Arkansas state $29,874,223 tax credit/rebate
International Paper International Paper Tennessee local 2013 $32,012,114 property tax abatement
STORA ENSO NORTH AMERICA CORP Stora Enso United States federal 2010 $38,309,209 federal grant
MeadWestvaco Virginia Corporation WestRock United States federal 2014 $38,881,758 federal grant
Solvay Paperboard, LLC WestRock New York state 2008 $40,573,654 enterprise zone
Sealed Air Corporation Sealed Air North Carolina state 2014 $48,956,000 grant
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America United States federal 2012 $57,398,240 federal grant
Green Bay Packaging Inc - Mill Division Green Bay Packaging Wisconsin state 2018 $60,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Blue Water Fiber Blue Water Fiber Michigan state 1994 $81,000,000 MEGADEAL
Domtar Paper Company LLC Domtar Kentucky state 1998 $100,000,000 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Kentucky state 1995 $103,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Willamette Industries (facility now owned by Domtar Paper) Domtar Kentucky state 1998 $132,300,000 MEGADEAL
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
Virdia (formerly HCL Cleantech) Stora Enso Mississippi state 2012 $230,000,000 MEGADEAL
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