Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Ferro Corporation was incorporated in Ohio in 1919 as an enameling company. When we use the terms “Ferro,” “we,” “us” or “the Company,” we are referring to Ferro Corporation and its subsidiaries unless we indicate otherwise. Today, we are a leading producer of specialty materials and chemicals that are sold to a broad range of manufacturers who, in turn, make products for many end-use markets. We operate approximately 40 facilities around the world that manufacture the following types of products: • Electronic, Color and Glass Materials — Conductive metal powders, polishing materials, glazes, enamels, pigments, decoration colors, and other performance materials; and • Polymer and Ceramic Engineered Materials — Polymer additives, engineered plastic compounds, pigment dispersions, glazes, frits, porcelain enamel, pigments, inks, and high-potency pharmace ... More ...