Cabot Corporation to Increase Prices Globally for all CAB-O-SIL™ Hydrophobic and Colloidal Silica Products

May 24, 2022

BOSTON – May 24, 2022 – Effective for all shipments on or after July 1, 2022, or as contracts allow, Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) will raise prices up to 15 percent globally for all CAB-O-SILTM hydrophobic and colloidal silica products.

The price increase is necessary as a result of increased costs associated with treating agents and transportation as well as higher plant operating costs. 

This increase will help ensure that Cabot remains a reliable, long-term supplier of high-quality products and services. It will also enable Cabot to continue to invest in the development of new products and applications to support 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 rubber and specialty carbons, engineered elastomer composites, inkjet colorants, masterbatches and conductive compounds, fumed silica and aerogel. For more information on Cabot, please visit the company’s website at

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The CAB-O-SIL name is a registered trademark of Cabot Corporation.

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Emily Moran 
Corporate Communications 
(617) 460-4517 

Steve Delahunt 
Investor Relations 
(617) 342-6255