Ferro Acquires Dip-Tech
Ferro Corporation, a leading global provider of functional coatings and color solutions headquartered in Cleveland, has acquired Dip-Tech, a world-leading provider of digital ceramic glass printing solutions, based in Kfar Saba, Israel.
Dieter Binder, Vice President of Ferro’s Performance Colors and Glass business, and Vice President, Europe, said, “The addition of Dip-Tech to Ferro expands our offering to the fast-growing digital glass printing segment. Together, we look forward to actively shaping change in the glass industry. Combining the strengths of Ferro and Dip-Tech will enable us to better serve customers by providing them with a complete, optimized solution of printers, software, inks and service. With Ferro’s extensive colors, ink development, production and logistics capabilities, and with Dip-Tech’s technology and know-how, we are equipped to further enhance customers’ productivity, efficiency and business opportunities.”
Alon Lumbroso, Chief Executive of Dip-Tech, stated, “We are excited to join forces with Ferro to develop and provide advanced products and solutions to the worldwide glass market. As we unite our teams and our common culture of innovation that drives customer success, we look forward to presenting glass markets with a wider range of leading-edge products and capabilities.”
Ferro and Dip-Tech will be exhibiting at the GlassBuild America exhibition, September 12-14, 2017.
Ferro Corporation is a leading global supplier of technology-based functional coatings and color solutions. Ferro supplies functional coatings for glass, metal, ceramic and other substrates and color solutions in the form of specialty pigments and colorants for a broad range of industries and applications. Ferro products are sold into the building and construction, automotive, electronics, industrial products, household furnishings and appliance markets. Headquartered in Mayfield Heights, OH, the company has approximately 5,155 associates globally and reported 2016 sales of $1.15bn.
Dip-Tech is a pioneer and leading provider of digital ceramic in-glass printing solutions. With state-of-the-art printers and unique, vivid and durable ceramic-based inks, it delivers superior printing productivity and quality solutions for architecture, interior design, industrial and automotive glass. Dip-Tech opens exciting capabilities and opportunities for glass processors by complementing its printers and inks with advanced tools, global logistics and support, graphics, marketing and business support.
Ferro Corporation will be exhibiting at Cermaics Expo 2018 in booth 264