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13-Nov-2012Ferro Announces CEO Transition
James F. Kirsch Steps Down as Chairman, President and CEO Peter T. Thomas Named Interim President and CEO as Board Conducts Search Director William B. Lawrence Becomes Acting Chairman CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 13, 2012-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) (the “Company”) today announced that James F. Kirsch has stepped down as President and Chief Executive Officer. The Company’s... 
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29-Oct-2012Ferro Reports 2012 Third-Quarter Results
CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 29, 2012-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE, the “Company”) today announced net sales of $415 million for the three-month period ended September 30, 2012, compared with net sales of $546 million in the third quarter of 2011. The Company recorded a net loss attributable to common shareholders of $316 million, or $3.66 per diluted share, in the 2012 third quarter, compared with net income attributable to common shareholders... 
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19-Oct-2012Ferro Schedules Conference Call for 2012 Third-Quarter Results
CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 19, 2012-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) announced today that it will conduct a conference call on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss financial results for the three-month and nine-month periods ended September 30, 2012, and provide a current view of 2012 business conditions. Participants from Ferro will include Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer James Kirsch, Vice President a... 
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09-Oct-2012Ferro Revises Earnings Guidance and Expects Impairment Charges; Exploring Strategic Options for Solar Pastes Business
Expected 2012 adjusted earnings per diluted share revised to $0.07 to $0.12, including a $0.14 to $0.17 loss per diluted share in the Company’s solar pastes business Company exploring strategic options for solar pastes business as it continues operating expense reductions throughout all of its businesses Impairment charges in a range of $175 million to $200 million expected to be recorded in 2... 
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22-Aug-2012Ferro Announces Corporate Governance Enhancements
CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 22, 2012-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) (the “Company”) today announced that it has taken action on three matters involving its corporate governance framework. First, the Board of Directors authorized the Company to prepare a binding proposal to opt out of provisions of the Ohio Control Share Acquisition Act. It is the Board’s intent that the proposal be included in the Company’s proxy statement and vo... 
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25-Jul-2012Ferro Reports 2012 Second-Quarter Results
CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 25, 2012-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE, the “Company”) today announced net sales of $482 million for the three-month period ended June 30, 2012, compared with net sales of $594 million in the second quarter of 2011. The Company recorded a net loss attributable to common shareholders of $2.8 million, or $0.03 per diluted share, in the 2012 second quarter, compared with net income attributable to common shareholders of... 
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13-Jul-2012Ferro Schedules Conference Call for 2012 Second-Quarter Results
CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 13, 2012-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) announced today that it will conduct a conference call on Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss financial results for the three-month and six-month periods ended June 30, 2012, and provide a current view of 2012 business conditions. Participants from Ferro will include Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer James Kirsch, Vice President and Chief... 
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15-May-2012New Series of Cost-saving Rear Silver Conductor Pastes for Silicon Solar Cells Being Introduced by Ferro Electronic Materials
Pastes cut silver usage while maintaining key performance characteristics CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 15, 2012-- Ferro Electronic Materials, a leading supplier of materials for fabricating photovoltaic silicon solar cells for more than 30 years, will introduce a new family of rear silver conductor pastes in booth # 550, Hall W4 at SNEC 2012 PV Power Expo, held in Shanghai, China, May 16-18. The new products offer up to 70% savings... 
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02-May-2012Ferro Corporation Announces Director Elections
CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 2, 2012-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE), a leading global supplier of technology-based performance materials for manufacturers, announced that on Friday, April 27 its shareholders elected Peter T. Kong to its board of directors, with a term ending in 2015. Mr. Kong, 61, is President of the Global Components business segment of Arrow Electronics, Inc., a global provider of products, services and solution... 
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25-Apr-2012Ferro Reports 2012 First-Quarter Results
CLEVELAND, Apr 25, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE, the "Company") today announced net sales of $466 million for the three-month period ended March 31, 2012, compared with net sales of $573 million in the first quarter of 2011. The Company recorded net income attributable to common shareholders of $1.3 million, or $0.01 per diluted share, in the 2012 first quarter, compared with $22.7 million, or $0.26 per diluted share, in the ... 
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12-Apr-2012Ferro Schedules Conference Call for 2012 First-Quarter Results
CLEVELAND, Apr 12, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) announced today that it will conduct a conference call on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2012, and provide a current view of 2012 business conditions. Participants from Ferro will include Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer James Kirsch, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Jeffrey ... 
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03-Apr-2012New Cost-Effective LTCC Materials System from Ferro Electronic Materials Helps Devices Use Less Power
L8 Offers low loss up to 40GHz and ease of processing CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 3, 2012-- Ferro Corporation’s (NYSE: FOE) Electronic Materials business has expanded its low temperature co-fired ceramic (LTCC) portfolio, which includes industry-leading A6M and A6S, with a new line of cost-effective matched materials that offers better performance over a greater range of frequencies and easier manufacturability than market alternatives. ... 
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28-Mar-2012Jeffrey L. Rutherford to Join Ferro Corporation as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 28, 2012-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) today announced the appointment of Jeffrey L. Rutherford as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Rutherford, 51, will report to James F. Kirsch, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. He will be responsible for Ferro’s financial operations, including accounting, treasury, tax, budgeting, investor relations, corporate development, and internal audit. He will beg... 
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28-Feb-2012Ferro Reports 2011 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results
CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 28, 2012-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) (the “Company”) today announced net sales of $443 million for the three-month period ended December 31, 2011 compared with net sales of $537 million in the fourth quarter of 2010. The Company recorded a net loss attributable to Ferro Corporation common shareholders of $28.8 million, or $0.33 per diluted share, in the 2011 fourth quarter, compared with net income attributable to... 
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16-Feb-2012Ferro Schedules Conference Call for 2011 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results
CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 16, 2012-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) announced today that it will conduct a conference call on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2011, and provide a current view of 2012 business conditions. Participants from Ferro will include Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer James Kirsch, Vice President and Chief ... 
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16-Feb-2012Ferro Joint Venture in China to Supply Rare-Earth-Based Compounds for Glass Polishing Market
CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 16, 2012-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) announced today that it has entered into a joint venture agreement with Baotou Jin Meng Rare Earth Co., LTD, a refiner of rare earth materials in Baotou, China. The joint venture business, Ferro Jinmeng (Suzhou) Polishing Materials Co., Ltd, will focus on the manufacture and sale of cerium oxide-based polishing materials in China. These ultra-fine, highly engineered materials are used to polish LCD glasses and cover... 
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03-Feb-2012Ferro Adds to Capabilities in Pigmented Inks for Tile Decoration, Creating Global Design, Production and Technical Support Network
Growing keramINKS® product line and new glaze inks to be showcased 7-10 February at Cevisama CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 3, 2012-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) has completed several investments to enhance its position as a leading producer of pigmented inks used in digital printing processes for ceramic tile decoration. Already a leading producer of tile decoration products in Europe through its operations in Almazora, Sp... 
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10-Jan-2012John A. Fleischer Joins Ferro Corporation as Vice President and Chief Information Officer
CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 10, 2012-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) has announced the appointment of John A. Fleischer as Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Fleischer, 49, will report to James F. Kirsch, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and will be responsible for overseeing Ferro’s global information technology function and the strategic direction of Ferro’s information systems. Fleischer was most rece... 
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