Ferro Corporation (Ferro) is a producer of specialty materials and chemicals. The Company operates approximately 39 facilities around the world that manufacture performance materials and performance chemicals. The Company�s performance materials include frits, porcelain and other glass enamels, glazes, stains, decorating colors, pigments, inks, polishing materials, specialty dielectrics, electronic glasses and other specialty coatings. The Company�s performance chemicals include polymer additives, engineered plastic compounds and pigment dispersions. Ferro operates through five segments: Performance Colors and Glass; Pigments Powders and Oxides; Performance Coatings, which include Tile Coating Systems and Porcelain Enamel; Polymer Additives, and Specialty Plastics.