Cabot Microelectronics Corp is a global supplier of consumable materials to semiconductor manufacturers and pipeline operators. The Company also provides performance products and services to the pipeline operations industry. It operates through two reportable segments: Electronic Materials and Performance Materials. Electronic Materials segment includes products and solutions for the semiconductor industry. It manufactures and sells chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) consumables, including CMP slurries and polishing pad products, and high-purity process chemicals used to etch and clean silicon wafers in the production of semiconductors, photovoltaics (solar cells) and flat panel displays. Performance Materials segment includes pipeline performance products and services for oilfield energy industries, wood treatment products, and products and equipment used in the precision optics industry.