In November 2012, Cabot Microelectronics' office in China underwent fire safety training. Employees performed a fire drill and demonstrated the proper procedure for exiting the building in case of a fire. Employees were also trained in the use of fire extinguishers. Local fire officials were on site to aid in the training and demonstrations.
Cabot Microelectronics Corporation, announced that it was named as one of only eight companies receiving Intel Corporation's Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) award for its performance in 2012. Cabot Microelectronics Corporation is recognized for its significant contributions in providing Intel with CMP slurries and pads, deemed essential to Intel's success.