Profile: Ferro Corp (FOE.N)
Ferro Corporation (Ferro), incorporated on October 13, 1919, produces performance materials for a range of manufacturers in diversified industries throughout the world. The Company uses inorganic and organic chemical processes, polymer science and materials science to develop and produce these performance materials. The Company's segments include Performance Coatings; Performance Colors and Glass, and Pigments, Powders and Oxides. The Company produces its products primarily in the Europe-Middle East region, the United States, the Asia-Pacific region, and Latin America. The Company sells its products directly to customers and through the use of agents or distributors throughout the world. The Company operates approximately 40 facilities around the world that manufacture various types of performance materials, including frits, porcelain and other glass enamels, glazes, stains, decorating colors, pigments, inks, polishing materials, specialty dielectrics, electronic glasses and other specialty coatings.
The Company's products are used in a range of product applications in markets, including appliances, household furnishings, automobiles, industrial products, building and renovation, electronics and packaging. The Company's products are used as coatings on its customers' products, such as glazes and decorations on tile, glass and dinnerware. Other products are supplied to customers as powders that are used to manufacture electronic components and other products. Its customers include manufacturers of ceramic tile, major appliances, construction materials, automobile parts, automobile, architectural and container glass, and electronic components and devices. The Company handles, processes, uses and stores hazardous materials. The Company owns principal manufacturing plants that range in size from 18,000 square feet to 700,000 square feet. The Company's plants are located in Spain; Germany; Colombia; Cleveland, Ohio; Penn Yan, New York, and Mexico. In addition, the Company leases manufacturing facilities for the Performance Colors and Glass segment in Germany, Japan, Italy, and Vista, California, and for Performance Coatings in Italy and Poland.
6060 Parkland Blvd
MAYFIELD HEIGHTS OH 44124
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- BRIEF-Ferro reports Q3 EPS $0.24 from continuing operations
- BRIEF-Ferro Corp says it acquired Electro-Science Laboratories for $75 mln
- BRIEF-Ferro announces new directors and management appointments
- BRIEF-Ferro Corp signs definitive agreement to acquire 100 pct of stock of Belgium-based Cappelle pigments for EUR 50.5 mln
- BRIEF-Ferro Corp names Benjamin Schlater as CFO