A commutative ring $R$ with unity is Hermite if for all $x,y\in R$ there exists $t,u,v\in R$ such that $x=tu$, $y=tv$ and $(u,v)=(1)$. Is there a finite commutative ring with unity that is not Hermite?
This characterisation is taken from theorem 3 of:
Some Remarks About Elementary Divisor Rings, Leonard Gillman and Melvin Henriksen, Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, Vol. 82, No. 2 (Jul., 1956), pp. 362-365