About Ferro

Ferro Corporation produces a broad variety of high-performance materials and chemicals that deliver value by enabling critical appearance, performance or functionality in its customers’ products. Ferro’s products include:

  • Color and Glass Performance Materials – conductive metal pastes and powders; polishing materials; high-performance dielectrics; high-quality glazes, enamels, pigments, colors and other performance materials; and
  • Polymer and Ceramic Engineered Materials – polymer specialty materials; engineered plastic compounds; pigment dispersions; glazes and frits; porcelain enamels.

Our materials enhance the performance of products in electronics, telecommunications, appliances, automotive, household furnishings, building and renovation, pharmaceuticals, and industrial markets. The Company often customizes its materials to provide a particular appearance or functionality in customers’ products or to perform specific functions in their manufacturing processes. This high level of service is provided by leveraging Ferro’s experience and technical capabilities built around:

  • Particle engineering – the ability to deliver very small, uniform particles with precisely controlled characteristics in powder, liquid, paste and gel formulations;
  • Color and glass science – understanding of the chemistry required to produce colors in, and on, glass that are ideally suited to customers’ applications;
  • Formulation and optimization
  • Surface application technology – understanding of chemical and material properties that involve the interface between layers and the surface properties of materials; and
  • Technical applications support – skill at working in customers’ manufacturing operations to ensure successful application of Ferro’s products.

Headquartered in Mayfield Heights, Ohio, Ferro has operations in 25 countries and sells its products in more than 100 countries.

Quick Facts:

  • Incorporated in 1919
  • Listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 1939
  • NYSE stock symbol FOE
  • Approximately 4,860 employees globally.
  • 2012 sales $1.7 billion
  • http://www.ferro.com