To be the Carbon Black producer with the largest installed capacity in the Americas, consolidating our growth based on:
Synergies with other Cabot products.
Maintaining the leadership position in the domestic market.
Being the lowest cost producer.
Developing related businesses (electricity).
Providing electricity for KUO and DESC.
To create value in a sustainable way, marketing and producing Carbon Black with a focus on the customer, at the lowest cost and with consistent performance.
Kuo Elastomers VALUES
Alignment of the Value Chain. We continuously validate and ensure that we add value to our processes in order to guarantee business results for the benefit of our stakeholders.
Integration of Operations. We consolidate areas of opportunity in time and cost, through preventive actions, improvement initiatives and lessons learned, seeking efficiency and effectiveness in our operations.
Development of Synergies. We apply an openness to change and combine our talents and efforts for continuous improvement in order to achieve the best performance in products and services.
Focus on the Client. We orient our attitudes, thoughts and actions towards customers’ satisfaction with our products and to exceeding their expectations.
Respect for the Environment. We are committed to complying with and exceeding existing laws and international standards in our operations, taking care of the relationship with our community.
Creation of Value. We rely on the KUO philosophy to consolidate and capitalize on the steady growth of the business, as well as its longevity and profitability, as these are considered priorities in competitiveness and success.
At NHUMO, we create sustainable value and satisfaction for our clients and stakeholders through alignment of the value chain and integration of our operations in the manufacture, supply, development, sale and delivery of synthetic rubber and carbon black, respectively. To do so, we are committed to:
Complying with the agreed requirements.
Improving product and service performance.
Enhancing the effectiveness of the Total Management System.
Complying with legal and other signed agreements.
Using resources eco-efficiently.
Preventing pollution and risk through CASH.
Focusing on the client.
Managing our processes at the lowest cost.
Accordingly, leadership, growth and the consolidation of the business are everyone’s responsibility and a condition of employment; to accomplish this we rely on our values, technology, the skill of our personnel and the implementation of objectives, goals and programs.
Felipe de Jesús Varela Hernández
Director of the Strategic Business Unit
It is Nhumo's policy to meet its vision for sustainable development and pollution prevention as well as its commitment to its environmental performance to ultimately benefit the community.
Nhumo work performance is based on its integral management system, which includes the ISO 14001 standard-based environmental management system and its SOL program (an acronym in Spanish for Safety, Order, and Cleanliness).
E c o - e f f i c i e n c y
- Organic wastes
- Packaging materials
- Residual gas
As part of our eco-efficiency approach, we reuse residual gas to avoid using fossil fuel.
Additionally, we have increased the size of green areas vs. total plant area from 0% to 49% by optimizing space and improving production processes.