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Dog days are good for materials firms' stocks


August 23, 2013 2:26 pm ET

As the stock market moves through the dog days of August, executives with most publicly held plastic materials makers have to be happy with how their firms' per-share stock prices have done in 2013.

Plastic materials deals up in first half


July 16, 2013 10:01 am ET

The pace of global plastic materials deals picked up in the first half of 2013 when compared with the same six-month period in 2012.

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Resin prices rise, A. Schulman takeover goes bust


July 8, 2013 1:46 pm ET

AKRON, OHIO — Price hikes for polypropylene and high density polyethylene resins are featured in this week's Material Insights video. Also this week we report that A. Schulman Inc. is throwing in the towel on its effort to buy Ferro Corp.

A. Schulman throws in the towel on its efforts to buy Ferro


July 4, 2013 11:26 am ET

Compounder and resin distributor A. Schulman Inc. has thrown in the towel on its effort to buy Ferro Corp.

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Ferro responds to challenges at annual meeting


May 28, 2013 12:39 pm ET

AKRON, OHIO — Ferro Corp.'s response to challenges at its annual meeting are featured in this week's Material Insights video. Also this week, we report on four global compounding expansions.

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Ferro executives address company's future


May 22, 2013 3:02 pm ET

INDEPENDENCE, OHIO — Officials with specialty chemicals and plastics maker Ferro Corp. fielded questions from shareholders about the direction of the company at the firm's annual meeting, held May 22 in Independence.

Ferro reschedules annual meeting for May 22


May 15, 2013 10:51 am ET

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, OHIO — Specialty chemicals and plastics maker Ferro Corp. has delayed its annual meeting from May 15 to May 22 to allow shareholders more time to consider a revised slate of candidates for the firm’s board of directors.

Proxy war is over at Ferro in battle over board seats


May 9, 2013 11:53 am ET

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, OHIO — The proxy contest between Ferro Corp. and a group of dissident shareholders is over, with the parties agreeing to drop their swords in a battle over board seats at the maker of specialty chemicals.

Ferro removes 'interim' from title of its president and CEO


April 25, 2013 12:34 pm ET

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, OHIO — Ferro Corp., the maker of specialty chemicals that is resisting a hostile takeover bid by A. Schulman Inc., has removed the “interim” tag from the title of the man who has been its president and CEO since last November.

Gabelli-led group boosts its Ferro stake above 16 percent


April 24, 2013 9:40 am ET

CLEVELAND — A group of investment firms connected to Mario J. Gabelli has increased its stock holdings in specialty chemical maker Ferro Corp. of Mayfield Heights, Ohio, according to information filed April 23 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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