LA MIRADA, CA – HORN, a distributor of specialty ingredients, chemicals and raw materials, has received Cabot Corp.’s 2013 North American Distributor Performance Award. The award recognizes Cabot’s top distributor throughout the United States and Canada.

“HORN was a strategic partner in a very challenging economic and competitive environment,” said Hector A. Rodriguez, North America Distributor Manager, Cabot Performance Materials. “They were able to achieve targeted initiative objectives, accomplished by a strong collaboration between HORN and Cabot – a collaboration demonstrating the commitment to a mutually beneficial partnership. We are very pleased to present this well-earned accolade to the entire HORN team.”

HORN represents Boston-based Cabot in the western United States across all seven of its business units.

Rodriguez and Imtiaz Kathawalla, Vice President, Cabot Performance Group-Americas, presented the award at the HORN headquarters in La Mirada, CA, on March 18. This marks the first year that HORN was distinguished with the distributor of the year award from Cabot since it began representing the company in 2002.