As a global leading functional coating and color solutions provider. Ferro's products and technologies add unique value to the thousands of products they provide to manufacturers all around the world. Their expertise in color and glass science, particle engineering, formulation and surface application technology allows them to develop materials that meet the most demanding requirements in a wide range of applications. Their headquarters in Cleveland has nearly 5,000 associates and operating facilities in 26 countries. They were funded in the 1919's with an investment of $1,000 by Harry D Cushman and is still developing strong to this very day. As they are a leading innovator, Ferro has pioneered numerous technologies in ceramics, electronics, and glass over many years. some of their products include digital printing decoration of ceramic tiles and metal powders used for medical/health care and military applications, as well as environmentally-friendly organic coatings on the glass products.  They are currently pursuing growth using acquisition and adding companies in emerging geographic marketing and buying high-value products.