Woodland Park, New Jersey, March 5, 2013 - Cytec Industries Inc. (NYSE:CYT) is a sponsor of the JEC 2013 Innovation Awards taking place during JEC - a composites trade event and technical conference in Paris, France March 12 - 14, 2013.JEC's Innovation Awards Program honors companies for their excellence in developing composite solutions. Dr. Carmelo Lo Faro, Vice President of Technology will also give a short presentation during the awards ceremony about the innovation in composites technology and its relative youth as a discipline. He will also present awards to two of the winning entries. "Increasing composites' capabilities will involve further advances and combinations of technologies to meet the performance, design innovations, higher throughput rates and cost requirements of the next generation of applications," said Carmelo LoFaro. "We are honored to support this event and its mission of innovation in composite solutions."Visitors can learn more about Cytec's composite materials and associated businesses by visiting the exhibition space located at Porte de Versailles Hall 1, Stand G25. The stand will feature Cytec's state-of-the-art prepreg and resin systems including CYCOM® and MTM® out-of-autoclave products and PRISM® resin infusion systems as well as premier vacuum bagging consumables for aerospace and industrial markets. These products support the industry's need to meet increased rate requirements of next generation applications. Also featured are SURFACEMASTER® advanced surfacing films and the BR® non-chromate, water-based primer. Cytec's Coating Resins business, located in Hall 1, Stand E3, will also feature its advanced radiation cure and gel coat technologies at JEC Europe. Cytec's Coating Resins business is part of the October 2012 announced divestiture to Advent International. JEC Europe attendees can learn more about Cytec's material and process technologies at the Cytec Industries booth in Hall 1, Stand G25.Corporate ProfileCytec's vision is to deliver specialty material and chemical technologies beyond our customers' imagination. Our focus on innovation, advanced technology and application expertise enables us to develop, manufacture and sell products that change the way our customers do business. Our pioneering products perform specific and important functions for our customers, enabling them to offer innovative solutions to the industries that they serve. Our products serve a diverse range of end markets including aerospace and industrial materials, mining and plastics.Media Contacts

Jodi Allen

Investor Relations

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Tara Tepp

In Process Separation Marketing Communications

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Katherine Vaiente

Global Marketing Communications Manager

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Claire Michel

Industrial Materials Marketing Communications

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claire.michel@cytec.com

Katherine Vaiente

Global Marketing Communications Manager

Tel: 1.480.730.2310

Katherine.Vaiente@cytec.com