Ferro Corporation

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Ferro Corporation
Traded asNYSEFOE
Russell 2000 Component
IndustrySpecialty chemicals
FounderHarry D. Cushman
HeadquartersMayfield Heights, Ohio
Key people
Peter Thomas(CEO), Jeffrey L. Rutherford (CFO), Mark H. Duesenberg(VP), Ann E. Killian (VP)
Revenue$1,075 Million (2015), $1,111 Million (2014), $1,188 Million (2013), $1,344 Million (2012), $2,130 Million (2011)
Number of employees
4,846 (2015)
DivisionsInorganics, Organics, Electronic Materials

Ferro Corporation is an American producer of technology-based performance materials for manufacturers, focusing on four core segments: performance colors and glass; pigments, powders, and oxides; porcelain enamel; and tile coatings systems. Ferro was founded in 1919 by Harry D. Cushman in Cleveland;[1] the company's headquarters are currently located in Mayfield Heights, Ohio.[1]

In 2007, the company was listed as 844 on the Fortune 1000; as of 2011, Ferro operated 40 manufacturing facilities around the world.[2]


On January 18, 2005, Ferro Corporation updated the status of its investigation into inappropriate accounting entries in its Performance Chemicals business and its restatement process affecting fiscal years 2001, 2002 and 2003 and the first quarter of 2004.[3]

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  1. ^ a b "Ferro Corporation to Keep Headquarters in Greater Cleveland". The Cleveland Leader. 16 May 2011.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Ferro Corp Company Profile". Reuters.
  3. ^ "Ferro Corporation Update on Restatement Process".

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