Cabot Corporation is a leading specialty chemicals and performance materials company.

Cabot delivers performance solutions that solve our customers’ challenges today and prepare them to meet tomorrow’s needs. Our portfolio of businesses with leading market positions serves key industries such as transportation, infrastructure, environment and consumer.

Cabot is a leading provider of rubber and specialty carbon blacks, activated carbon, inkjet colorants, cesium formate drilling fluids, fumed silica, aerogel, and elastomer composites. We operate 45 manufacturing facilities in 21 countries around the world with strong growth in emerging markets. As a technology and innovation leader, we partner with customers who are leaders in their industries and we advance our businesses together.

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Cabot Business Segments

Our strategy is to extend our leadership in performance materials by investing for growth in our core businesses, driving application innovation with our customers, and generating strong cash flows through efficiency and optimization. We are organized into four business segments: Reinforcement Materials, Performance Chemicals, Purification Solutions and Specialty Fluids.

Reinforcement Materials

Cabot is the global leader in the manufacture of top quality rubber blacks for increasingly high performing and energy efficient tires and specialized rubber products. We bring years of experience and the industry’s best talent to meet our customers’ needs, delivering strong results year after year for the best brands worldwide. We also provide proprietary, game-changing elastomer composites technology for use in tire applications. This segment includes our rubber blacks and elastomer composites products.

Performance Chemicals

Cabot’s Performance Chemicals segment provides customized solutions that deliver performance in a broad range of customer applications across the automotive, construction and infrastructure, electronics, and consumer product sectors. Our global applications development network is ready to guide customers to the right product for their needs, whether it is specialty carbons, masterbatches, fumed silica, inkjet colorants, or aerogel. This segment includes our Specialty Carbons and Formulations and Metal Oxides businesses.

Purification Solutions

Cabot Norit Activated Carbon is the world’s largest and most experienced producer of activated carbon products and equipment systems, which are used to purify water, food ingredients, air emissions and more. Cabot produces over 150 different types of activated carbon, enabling us to offer the most precise fit and best performance for any application. This segment includes our activated carbon products.

Specialty Fluids

In our Specialty Fluids segment, you will find sustainable cesium formate oil and gas drilling fluids that provide optimum returns in challenging high-pressure, high-temperature fields. This segment also includes high-purity cesium chemicals that enable catalysis and are used as a strong base in the chemical production process.

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09/23/16Cabot Norit Activated Carbon Launches DARCO® H2S HF Activated Carbon for Odor Control Applications
Cabot to debut new high performance carbon solution for sewage air at WEFTEC 2016 BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 23, 2016-- Cabot Norit Activated Carbon, the world’s largest and most experienced producer of activated carbon, announces the launch of DARCO® H2S HF activated carbon for odor control applications. The DARCO H2S HF product is designed to deliver superior hydrogen sulfide and odor removal while improving operation... 
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09/15/16Cabot Corporation to Demonstrate Innovation in Pharmaceutical Purification and Production at CPhI Worldwide
BOSTON – Sept. 15, 2016 – Cabot Corporation, a leading global specialty chemicals and performance materials  company, will present and exhibit at CPhI Worldwide 2016, the world's leading  pharmaceutical platform taking place October 4-6 in Barcelona, Spain.As  medical technologies and treatments continue to advance, there is an increased  need for ultrapure, fully traceable pharmaceuticals. Cabot's NORIT® activated  carbon is an important tool in the purification of inte... 
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09/12/16Cabot Corporation Announces Joint Venture with Inner Mongolia Hengyecheng Silicone Co., Ltd to Build State-of-the-Art Fumed Silica Plant
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 12, 2016-- Cabot Corporation announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Cabot (China) Ltd., has signed a joint venture agreement with Inner Mongolia Hengyecheng Silicone Co., Ltd (HYC), to form a joint venture to manufacture fumed silica in China. Cabot will hold an 80 percent share in the joint venture and HYC will own the remaining 20 percent. The agreement was signed following a ceremony on September ... 
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09/06/16Cabot Corporation Prices $250 Million 3.400% Senior Notes Due 2026
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 6, 2016-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) today announced that it priced a public offering of $250 million of 3.400% senior unsecured notes due 2026. The notes are being sold to the public at a price of 99.849% of the face amount thereof. Cabot will pay interest on the notes semi­annually on March 15 and September 15 of each year, beginning March 15, 2017. The sale of the notes is expected to close on September 15, 2016, subje... 
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08/29/16Cabot Corporation to Introduce Reinforcing Materials for Weather Stripping Applications in Asia
Cabot expands current portfolio with high performance carbon blacks for automotive weather stripping SHANGHAI & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 29, 2016-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) recognizes that the continued development of the automotive market in China has driven increased sophistication in automotive rubber part applications. As a result, Cabot is introducing three carbon black products that are specifically designed for demanding weath... 
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