Ferro Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1919

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 3,585


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO

  • Financing Rounds
  • 14

  • Investments
  • 27

Ferro General Information


Ferro Corp produces specialty materials sold to manufacturers in various industries. The company operates in two segments: functional coatings and color solutions. Its product portfolio includes frits, porcelain and other glass enamels, glazes, stains, decorating colors, pigments, inks, polishing materials, dielectrics, electronic glasses, and other specialty coatings. The functional coatings segment contributes the majority of the company's revenue. Ferro's products have applications in various markets such as electronics, appliances, automotive, consumer, sanitary, and packaging. Its geographical segments are Europe, the Middle East, and Africa; the United States; Asia-Pacific; and Latin America. EMEA generates the most revenue, closely followed by the U.S.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Ferro Enamel
Ownership Status
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Multi-line Chemicals
Other Industries
Specialty Chemicals
Other Materials
Former Stock Listing
Corporate Office
  • 6060 Parkland Boulevard
  • Suite 250
  • Mayfield Heights, OH 44124
  • United States

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Ferro Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Ferro Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Multi-line Chemicals
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Ferro Competitors (26)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Wanhua Chemical Group Company Corporation Yantai, China 00000
BASF Corporation Ludwigshafen, Germany 000000 00000000
Solvay Corporation Brussels, Belgium 00000 000000000-00
Ashland Global Holdings Corporation Wilmington, DE 0000 000.00 000000000 00 000.00
AkzoNobel Corporation Amsterdam, Netherlands 00000 000000000000
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Ferro Patents

Ferro Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
JP-2002511650-A Slurry for polishing chemical-mechanical metal surfaces Inactive 10-Apr-1998 00000000
JP-2001523738-A Method for producing brominated polystyrene having improved color properties Active 18-Nov-1997
JP-2001507063-A Monoamine and method for producing the same Pending 20-Dec-1996 0000000000
JP-2000512328-A Polybrominated styrene having improved thermal stability and color and method for producing the same Pending 14-Jun-1996 00000000
JP-H11511459-A Zinc-containing chemical product and method for producing the same Pending 29-Aug-1995 C07F3/003
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Ferro Executive Team (23)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Peter Thomas Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Mark Duesenberg Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
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Ferro Board Members (7)

Name Representing Role Since
00000 000000 Ferro Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer 000 0000
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Ferro Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Ferro Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Ferro Investments & Acquisitions (27)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Quimicer 01-Oct-2018 0000000000 000.00 Specialty Chemicals 00000 000
UWiZ 25-Sep-2018 0000000000 000.00 Other Chemicals and Gases
Ernst Diegel 31-Aug-2018 0000000000 0000 Industrial Supplies and Parts 000000 00
MRA Laboratories 12-Jul-2018 0000000000 0000 Commodity Chemicals 00000 000
Endeka Ceramics 01-Nov-2017 Merger/Acquisition 000.00 Building Products 00000 000
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Ferro Subsidiaries (3)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Dip-Tech Digital Printing Technologies Other Commercial Services Kfar Saba, Israel 2005
Gardenia Química Specialty Chemicals Castellon, Spain 0000
Novaservis Distributors/Wholesale Brno, Czech Republic 0000
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Ferro Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Pfanstiehl 31-Oct-2000 000000000000000000 Completed
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Tam Ceramics 12-Jul-1999 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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