WHEATON, IL - TH Hilson Co., Wheaton, IL, has been named Cabot’s Distributor of the Year 2011. TH Hilson and Cabot Corp., Boston, MA, have been partners for the past 39 years, with recent expansions in territories that include Minnesota, Wisconsin, southern Illinois, South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas and Iowa.

“Cabot is excited to recognize TH Hilson for their efforts and accomplishments.  The distributor of the year represents the end result of their hard work and dedication as one of our key distributor partners,” said Hector Rodriguez, Cabot NA Distributor Manager.

“As TH Hilson’s very first supplier partner, Cabot has a very special place in our hearts. We appreciate the confidence and support that Cabot has in us as a distributor partner and look forward to continuing to strengthen our relationship in the future,” said Lori Hilson Cioromski, TH Hilson Co. President and CEO.

TH Hilson Co. is a preferred distributor of specialty chemical raw materials to leaders in the coatings, adhesives, personal care, consumer care, pharmaceutical, metalworking and lubricant, and plastics markets.

Founded in 1882, Cabot Corp. is a global performance materials company. Cabot operates 36 manufacturing locations located in the United States and 20 other countries. Its primary products are rubber and specialty-grade carbon blacks, inkjet colorants, fumed metal oxides, aerogel, and cesium formate drilling fluids, among others.