An Inconvenient Ad (Nov, 1946)

It’s been quite a while since a company would use an image of factories spewing carbon dust into the atmosphere in a positive context for one of their ads.

Of course at the CEI they just call it life.

These furnaces are a long way from a tire maker’s plant, yet they are an important part of the rubber industry. They’re at Ville Platte, Louisiana, and they are making carbon black to add toughness and mileage to the nation’s truck and automobile tires.

But Ville Platte’s carbon black represents only a part of Cabot production. From the pine timber country of Florida, to the alfalfa fields of the Rio Grande valley and the natural gas fields of Texas, Oklahoma and West Virginia, Cabot Companies are at work providing essential raw materials for American industry.

CABOT CARBON CO.
TEXAS ELF CARBON CO.
GENERAL ATLAS CARBON CO.
CABOT SHOPS, INC.
VALLEY VITAMINS, INC.

Carbon Black, Natural Gas, Natural Gasoline, Pumping Equipment, Pine Tar, Charcoal, Carotene, Chlorophyl
GODFREY L. CABOT, INC
77 FRANKLIN STREET • BOSTON 10, MASS.

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