Cabot Corporation (CBT), a leading global specialty chemicals and performance materials company, will celebrate its 50th anniversary of being listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) by ringing The Closing Bell today at 4:00 p.m. EST. Sean Keohane, Cabot president and chief executive officer, will be joined for the ceremony by Sue Rataj, non-executive chair of the Board and Steve Delahunt, vice president investor relations.
Cabot was founded in 1882 by Godfrey and Samuel Cabot and was first traded on the NYSE on August 23, 1968.
“We are very pleased to celebrate 50 years on the NYSE,” said Keohane. “This milestone distinguishes Cabot as a premier company — one with demonstrated adaptability, a strong culture and financial discipline. These positive attributes have allowed us to grow over time and become a global leader in specialty chemicals. We are grateful for our continued partnership with the NYSE and thank our shareholders for their longstanding support.”
A live webcast of the event can be accessed at www.nyse.com/bell beginning at 3:55 p.m. EST.
ABOUT CABOT CORPORATION
Cabot Corporation (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, activated carbon, inkjet colorants, cesium formate drilling fluids, fumed silica and aerogel. For more information on Cabot, please visit the company’s website at: http://www.cabotcorp.com.
Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in the press release regarding Cabot's business that are not historical facts are forward looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K.