About Cabot

Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) is a leading global specialty chemicals and performance materials company headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Our businesses deliver a broad range of products and solutions to customers in every corner of the globe, serving key industries such as transportation, infrastructure, environment and consumer. We provide performance solutions that solve customers' challenges today while preparing them to meet tomorrow’s needs. Our commitment to innovation is driven by a passion to advance our customers' businesses through our deep understanding of their industries and the global trends that impact their operations.


The power of Cabot is that we combine this knowledge with our technical expertise and, ultimately partner with our customers to create value through innovation and technology. Our strength in research and development is a major reason why we have been an industry leader for more than 140 years in products such as reinforcing carbons, specialty carbons, battery materials, engineered elastomer composites, inkjet colorants, masterbatches and conductive compounds, fumed metal oxides and aerogel. We continue to innovate through @cabotlabs, which integrates our expert team of engineers, scientists and researchers with market intelligence and technology leadership to deliver solutions for tomorrow. 

Global leadership

With approximately 4,300 employees worldwide, our customers appreciate our global leadership positions in the industries we serve and our commitment to helping them grow wherever they do business. Our people are driven and inventive, and they represent some of the best technical, commercial and manufacturing talent in the industry. 

We value integrity, respect, excellence and responsibility. We are committed to living these values every day as they are an integral part of the way we conduct business with our customers, partners, distributors, shareholders and colleagues.


We are committed to improving our energy efficiency and process technology across our entire global footprint. We operate with sustainable business practices that ensure the well-being of our employees, customers and our surrounding communities. As a result, we have earned a reputation for producing high-quality solutions while continuing to set the industry standard with respect to sustainability and safety.

We are a team that cares deeply about our customers and shareholders. As a global enterprise with leading technical and market positions, we aspire to achieve superior financial performance for our stakeholders.

Our Purpose

      Creating materials that improve daily life and enable a more sustainable future.



Our Key Priorities

  • Driving materials innovation

We continually extend the boundaries of what’s possible, leveraging our team’s expertise and the latest technology to create materials that deliver new levels of performance and efficiency.  We empower our people to challenge the status quo and pursue innovative solutions.

  • Supporting our customers

Our advanced materials enable customers worldwide to develop innovative products that enhance peoples’ lives, while also helping them achieve their sustainability goals and those of their customers. We partner with our customers to create solutions that help give them a powerful competitive advantage.

  • Creating a more sustainable world

We embrace sustainability as a strategic imperative — for Cabot and for society as a whole.  We are committed to reducing our environmental impact, while bringing the power of innovative chemistry to our customers to solve many of the sustainability challenges facing our world. We also strive to be a good neighbor by contributing our time and resources to help strengthen our communities.

Our Strategy

Creating for tomorrow.

We will leverage our strengths to lead in performance and sustainability — today and into the future.

  • Grow  — Investing for advantaged growth.                                                                     
  • Innovate   Developing innovative products and processes that enable a better future.
  • Optimize  Driving continuous improvement in everything we do.

    Our Net Zero Ambition

    To further our commitment to sustainability, we announced our ambition to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 consistent with the Paris Climate Agreement and are evaluating options for establishing interim greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets.