Cabot Corporation is a specialty chemicals and performance materials company based in Boston, Massachusetts. The company was founded in 1882 and it operates in more than 20 countries worldwide.
Cabot Corporation produces a wide range of specialty chemicals and materials, including carbon black, fumed silica, aerogel, and cesium formate. Carbon black is a fine, black powder used as a pigment and reinforcing agent in rubber and plastic products. Fumed silica is a fine powder used as a thickening agent and a reinforcing filler in various industrial and consumer products. Aerogel is a highly porous, low-density material used as an insulating material, and cesium formate is a drilling fluid used in the oil and gas industry.
Cabot Corporation also operates a number of other businesses, including purification solutions, aerogel, and cesium formate. The company's purification solutions business provides activated carbon and other purification technologies for industrial and environmental applications.
Cabot Corporation is committed to sustainability and has implemented several initiatives to reduce its environmental impact, such as reducing greenhouse gas emissions and water usage, and promoting sustainable sourcing.