With operations in more than 20 countries and with 36 manufacturing facilities around the world, Cabot Corporation is considered as one of the well performing specialty chemicals and performance materials manufacturers in the world.
The business is known for manufacturing high grade fumed silica, aerogels, inkjet colorants, cesium formate drilling fluids, rubber and specialty grade carbon blacks. With the volume of chemicals they manufacture every year, the company has invested a lot in their efforts to reduce their impact on the environment. From over 80 incidences in 2008, they were able to trim down any instance of environmental non-conformance to 17 instances in 2012. They have also invested in the research and development to minimize their greenhouse gas emission.
In addition to the 36 manufacturing plants Cabot maintains, they also have 8 research and development hubs and 28 international offices. The business is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts and is headed by Patrick Prevost, the company’s CEO.