Data as of Mar 07
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Ferro Corp. produces and supplies technology-based performance materials for a broad range of manufacturers in diversified industries throughout the world. Its products are classified as performance materials to perform specific and important functions both in the manufacturing processes and in the finished products of customers. It uses inorganic and organic chemical processes, polymer science and materials science to develop and produce these performance materials. The company operates through seven business units: Electronic Materials, Color & Glass Performance Materials, Pharmaceuticals, Polymer Additives, Porcelain Enamel, Specialty Plastics and Tile Coating Systems. The Electronic Materials unit develops, manufactures and markets high-purity powders, pastes, and tapes for many electronic applications. The Color & Glass Performance Materials unit develops, produces and markets color stains, special glasses, glazes, decoration colors, and special coating materials for the ceramic industry, as well as pigments for the paint and plastics industries. The Pharmaceuticals unit produces high purity chemistry for health and beauty products. The Polymer Additives unit improves the characteristics of or the processing of plastics. Its products include heat and light stabilizers, plasticizers and lubricants. The Porcelain Enamel unit is a supplier of porcelain enamel used for protecting cookware, small and large appliances, sanitary ware, water heaters and building panels. The Specialty Plastics unit produces filled and reinforced plastics; liquid colors, dispersions, gelcoats, and CordoBond plastic colorants; and advanced polymer alloys. The Coating Systems unit is a supplier of ceramic glaze coatings and ceramic color and produces inks used in digital decoration of ceramic tile. Ferro was founded by Harry D. Cushman in 1919 and is headquartered in Mayfield Heights, OH.
|Peter T. Thomas||President, Chief Executive Officer & Director|
|Jeffrey L. Rutherford||Chief Financial Officer & Vice President|
|John A. Fleischer||Chief Information Officer & Vice President|
|Mark Hugo Duesenberg||Secretary, Vice President & General Counsel|
|John T. Bingle||Treasurer & Director-Investor Relations|