CYTEC INDUSTRIES INC
Sector: Chemicals-Major Diversifd
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Cytec Industries, Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of chemical products. It operates in four segments: Water and Industrial Process Chemicals (WIPC), Performance Products, Specialty Materials, and Building Block Chemicals (BBC). WIPC segment produces water treating and mining chemicals, and phosphine and phosphorous specialties (PPS). Water treatment chemicals include flocculants, coagulants, filter aids, drilling fluids and production chemicals, and scale inhibitors. Mining chemicals consist of promoters, collectors, solvent extractants, flocculants, and frothers used in mineral separation processing. PPS include solvent extractants, flame retardants, catalyst ligands, high purity phosphine gas, and biocides that are used for mineral processing, and pharmaceutical, chemical, and electronic manufacturing. Performance Products segment produces coatings chemicals, performance chemicals, and polymer additives. Coatings chemicals consist of amino resins, additives, urethanes, and carbamates that are primarily used in industrial coatings and paints for appliances and automobiles. Performance chemicals include adhesion promoters, surfactants, specialty, monomers, urethanes, carbamates, acrylic, and stabilizers that are used in adhesives and sealants, inks, electrical and electronic products, textiles, and tires. Polymer additives comprise ultraviolet light stabilizers and absorbers, and antioxidants and antistatic agents that are primarily used in plastics, coatings, and fibers. Specialty Materials segment offers aerospace materials that are used in commercial and military aviation, satellite and launch vehicles, and aircraft brakes, as well as in formula-1 racing cars and sports cars. The BBC segment offers acrylonitrile, hydrocyanic acid, acrylamide, sulfuric acid, and melamine. The company sells its products in North America, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and Africa. Cytec was incorporated in 1993 and is headquartered in West Paterson, New Jersey.