The report is the most recent in our series of reports to address questions regarding the performance of the flexible packaging industry in the current uncertain economic and turbulent business conditions. The focus was principally short term, fourth quarter 2017 results versus third quarter 2017 and fourth quarter 2016. Areas of business activity surveyed included net sales, volume/output, profitability, inventory levels, capital spending and capacity utilization. In addition, information was gathered to assess expectations for sales performance and volume/output in the first quarter 2018 versus the previous period, fourth quarter 2017. Please click here to download a copy of the report.