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 Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
INTERNATIONAL CONVERTER INC Novolex Ohio state 2008 $15,000 grant
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2013 $14,973 property tax abatement
CASCADE TISSUE GROUP Cascades Inc. Tennessee local 2009 $14,894 property tax abatement
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2016 $14,744 tax credit/rebate
Amcor Packaging USA, Inc. Amcor North Carolina state 2016 $14,671 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2012 $14,655 tax credit/rebate
MeadWestvaco Corporation WestRock North Carolina state 2012 $14,655 tax credit/rebate
Berry Plastics Group, Inc. Berry Global Maryland state 2017 $14,597 tax credit/rebate
Boise Paper Solutions Packaging Corporation of America Oregon state 2004 $14,550 training reimbursement
Cascade Tissue Group - North Carolina, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2011 $14,507 tax credit/rebate
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2012 $14,450 training reimbursement
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Tennessee state 2012 $14,400 training reimbursement
Cascades Moulded Pulp Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 1996 $14,400 grant
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2013 $14,378 property tax abatement
DOMTAR INDUSTRIES INC Domtar Washington state 2007 $14,374 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2014 $14,237 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Packaging Pharma Center Inc. (R&D portion of project Form#16028) Amcor Kentucky state 2006 $14,220 tax credit/rebate
Rock Tenn Solvay Mill WestRock New York local 2015 $14,144 tax credit/rebate
Southern Container (Mr. Steven Hill) WestRock New York local 2007 $14,109 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CASCADES TISSUE GROUP Cascades Inc. Tennessee local 2008 $13,992 property tax abatement
Cryovac Inc. Sealed Air New York local 2009 $13,890 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. Domtar North Carolina state 2014 $13,871 tax credit/rebate
Fibermark North America, Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2015 $13,722 enterprise zone
Fibermark North America, Inc. Neenah Paper New York state 2015 $13,722 enterprise zone
International Paper Company International Paper Virginia state 2015 $13,664 enterprise zone
Berry Plastics Corp Berry Global Arizona state 2008 $13,600 training reimbursement
Rock Tenn Solvay Mill WestRock New York local 2017 $13,571 tax credit/rebate
Tin, Inc. International Paper North Carolina state 2013 $13,540 tax credit/rebate
Tin, Inc. International Paper North Carolina state 2016 $13,540 tax credit/rebate
International Paper Company International Paper Colorado state 2014 $13,161 tax credit/rebate
Longview Fibre Company WestRock New York state 2004 $13,022 enterprise zone
Cascades Moulded Pulp, Inc. Cascades Inc. North Carolina state 2010 $12,864 tax credit/rebate
SONOCO PLASTICS, INC Sonoco Products Missouri state 2012 $12,738 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2014 $12,595 property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2010 $12,549 property tax abatement
Southern Container WestRock New York local 2008 $12,486 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
INLAND PAPERBOARD & PACKAGING, INC. International Paper California state 2005 $12,480 training reimbursement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2015 $12,367 property tax abatement
RockTenn Company of Texas WestRock Texas state 2010 $12,348 training reimbursement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2016 $12,205 property tax abatement
Rexam Healthcare Packaging, Inc. Berry Global North Carolina state 2014 $12,023 tax credit/rebate
Cascades Tissues Group Cascades Inc. Nevada state 2003 $12,000 tax credit/rebate
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO & SUBS Sonoco Products Oklahoma state 2008 $11,946 tax credit/rebate
CURWOOD INC Amcor Ohio state 2009 $11,925 grant
Domtar Domtar Mississippi state 2009 $11,861 training reimbursement
DOMTAR PAPER CO LLC Domtar Washington state 2014 $11,818 tax credit/rebate
RTS PACKAGING LLC WestRock Maine state 2012 $11,748 property tax abatement
AptarGroup, Inc. AptarGroup North Carolina state 2015 $11,572 tax credit/rebate
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Maine state 2017 $11,568 property tax abatement
GRAPHIC PACKAGING Graphic Packaging Arkansas state 2014 $11,510 training reimbursement
TIN INC International Paper Ohio state 2008 $11,500 grant
CASCADE TISSUE GROUP Cascades Inc. Tennessee local 2013 $11,447 property tax abatement
AEP Industries, Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2011 $11,350 training reimbursement
Amcor PET Packaging USA Inc. Amcor New York state 2007 $11,344 enterprise zone
AEP Industries Inc. Berry Global Kentucky state 2016 $11,295 training reimbursement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER INC International Paper Tennessee local 2007 $11,275 property tax abatement
Rock-Tenn Company WestRock North Carolina state 2013 $11,271 tax credit/rebate
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION Ball Corp. United States federal 2011 $11,250 federal grant
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2007 $11,249 property tax abatement
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO Sonoco Products Oklahoma state 2009 $11,220 tax credit/rebate
Tharco Containers, Inc. Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2013 $11,133 tax credit/rebate
CASCADES TISSUE GROUP - TENNESSEE INC Cascades Inc. Tennessee local 2009 $11,045 property tax abatement
Amcor Tobacco Packaging Americas Amcor North Carolina state 2015 $10,978 tax credit/rebate
International Paper - Petersburg International Paper Virginia state 2016 $10,944 enterprise zone
DOMTAR PAPER CO LLC Domtar Washington state 2015 $10,934 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR PAPER COMPANY, LLC Domtar Washington state 2015 $10,934 tax credit/rebate
DOMTAR PAPER COMPANY, LLC Domtar Washington state 2016 $10,767 tax credit/rebate
Tharco Containers Inc Packaging Corporation of America Oregon state 2007 $10,763 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America North Carolina state 2008 $10,757 tax credit/rebate
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America North Carolina state 2016 $10,751 tax credit/rebate
International Paper International Paper New York state 2002 $10,500 enterprise zone
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2016 $10,368 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2013 $10,187 property tax abatement
CASCADES TISSUE GROUP -TENNESSEE INC Cascades Inc. Tennessee local 2010 $10,057 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2014 $10,052 property tax abatement
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2012 $10,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2012 $10,000 federal grant
BALL AEROSPACE&TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2011 $10,000 federal grant
Graphic Packaging International Inc. Graphic Packaging Louisiana state 2008 $9,996 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER International Paper Tennessee local 2007 $9,935 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2007 $9,935 property tax abatement
DOMTAR PAPER COMPANY, LLC Domtar Washington state 2017 $9,921 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER INC International Paper Tennessee local 2008 $9,837 property tax abatement
Graphic Packaging Graphic Packaging Arkansas state 2009 $9,830 training reimbursement
International Paper Company International Paper Louisiana state 2008 $9,802 property tax abatement
Caraustar Greif Mississippi state 2011 $9,660 training reimbursement
INLAND PAPERBOARD AND PACKAGING, INC.- TRACY International Paper California state 2003 $9,620 training reimbursement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2011 $9,537 property tax abatement
Packaging Corporation of America Packaging Corporation of America Colorado state 2017 $9,529 tax credit/rebate
Sonoco Products Company Sonoco Products Louisiana state 2009 $9,524 property tax abatement
Dart Container Corporation Dart Container North Carolina state 2016 $9,499 tax credit/rebate
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO International Paper Tennessee local 2012 $9,435 property tax abatement
Deluxe Packaging Corporation Novolex New York state 2011 $9,374 enterprise zone
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Ball Corp. United States federal 2015 $9,000 federal grant
CASCADES TISSUE GROUP - TENNESSEE INC Cascades Inc. Tennessee local 2013 $8,798 property tax abatement
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY International Paper Tennessee local 2014 $8,497 property tax abatement
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES USA CO., LTD. Nippon Paper Washington state 2017 $8,459 tax credit/rebate
DeLuxe Packaging Novolex New York local 2006 $8,416 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Temple-Inland International Paper Louisiana state 2011 $8,410 property tax abatement
CASCADES TISSUE GROUP -TENNESSEE INC Cascades Inc. Tennessee local 2010 $8,388 property tax abatement
PLASTIPAK PACKAGING INC Plastipak Ohio state 2013 $8,219 grant
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