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Cabot Corporation to Increase Prices Globally for all CAB-O-SIL® and CAB-O-SPERSE® Products

BOSTON – Aug. 16, 2021 – Effective for all shipments on or after September 15, 2021, or as contracts allow, Cabot Corporation will raise prices globally for all CAB-O-SIL® fumed and colloidal silicas, and CAB-O-SPERSE® aqueous dispersions products. Prices will be increased up to 10 percent, depending on the product grade.

The price increase is necessary to address rising costs associated with transportation, raw materials and operations across regions.

The increase will help ensure that Cabot remains a reliable, long-term supplier of high-quality products and services. Furthermore, the price increase will enable Cabot to continue to invest in the development of new products and applications to support its customers.

ABOUT CABOT CORPORATION
Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) is a global specialty chemicals and performance materials company, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The company is a leading provider of rubber and specialty carbonsactivated carboninkjet colorantsmasterbatches and conductive compoundsfumed silica and aerogel. For more information on Cabot, please visit the company’s website at cabotcorp.com.

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Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in the press release regarding Cabot's business that are not historical facts are forward looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K.