Cabot is dedicated to being a leader, promoter and practitioner of Responsible Care, and has been highly recognized by local governments and communities for its safety, health and environmental performance. Such recognitions include:
- The Shanghai plant is one of the first clean production pilot enterprises in Shanghai, as well as the first carbon black enterprise to receive ISO 14001 certification and the title of "clean production" in China.
- The Tianjin plant is the first chemical plant in China to achieve RC14001 certification, which demonstrates Cabot's global commitment to the principles of Responsible Care.
- The Jiangxi plant has operated for 11 years with zero safety and environmental incidents.
- The Xingtai plant has achieved five million man-hour safe operation without any recordable incident since its construction in 2011.
Jeff Zhu, president of the Asia Pacific region, said, "We have witnessed Cabot's successful development in China over the past 30 years, and are proud of our achievements. However, we are fully aware of the challenges ahead. Cabot will continue to extend our leadership in China by providing value added products and services to customers, investing in state of art facilities, and relentlessly leading sustainable development throughout the chemical industry."ABOUT CABOT CORPORATION Cabot Corporation (NYSE: 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, masterbatches and conductive compounds, 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.