Cabot Corporation Increases Prices for SpectrAl® Fumed Alumina Products Globally

March 1, 2021

BOSTON – Effective April 1, 2021, or as contracts permit, Cabot Corporation will increase prices globally for SpectrAl® fumed alumina products.

The price increase is necessary due to the rising raw material, logistics and operating costs. It will also enable Cabot to remain a reliable supplier of high-quality fumed alumina products to meet growing demand globally. Furthermore, the price increase will enable Cabot to support additional investments to continue to provide innovative products to its customers.


Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) is a global specialty chemicals and performance materials company headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The company is a leading provider of carbon blackspecialty carbonsactivated carbonelastomer compositesinkjet colorantsmasterbatches and conductive compoundsfumed silica and aerogel. For more information on Cabot, please visit the company’s website at

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