Cytec Industries manufactures and sells chemicals and carbon composites. Its chemical segments make products used in applications like industrial coatings and adhesives, and the company's carbon composites are used for parts in aircraft.
Oil and natural gas are important indirect raw materials for many of Cytec’s chemical products in both the Specialties segment and the Building Block segment. Cytec's profit margin is largely determined by the prices of these commodities.(Read more at Wikinvest )