Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) creates solutions that are an essential part of modern-day life. Many of the things you touch, see, eat and drink have Cabot as part of our chemical make-up. During our more than 130 year history, we have garnered a deep understanding of our customers' needs, their industries and the global trends that impact their businesses.
As a leading global specialty chemicals and performance materials company, Cabot delivers performance solutions that solve customers' challenges today and prepares them to meet tomorrow's needs. 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.
Our industry-leading portfolio consists of businesses such as rubber and specialty carbons, activated carbon, inkjet colorants, cesium formate drilling fluids, fumed silica, aerogel, and elastomer composites. We continue to innovate through our Cabot Labs, which integrates our expert team of engineers, scientists and researchers with market intelligence and technology leadership to deliver solutions in areas that present future challenges.
Cabot is committed to operating with sustainable business practices that ensure the well-being of our employees, customers and the communities in which we operate. As a result, the company has earned a reputation for producing high-quality solutions while continuing to set the industry standard with respect to sustainability and safety.
In 2013, Cabot had annual sales of approximately $3.5 billion and employs approximately 5,000 people worldwide.