Evonik to acquire Huber's silica business

By Kasia Patel
Published: Monday, 12 December 2016

The speciality chemicals firm is looking to expand its presence in diverse silica end markets, particularly consumer goods in the US and Asia, where Huber has a focus.

German speciality chemicals company Evonik Industries AV is looking to acquire the silica business of US firm J.M. Huber for $630m to expand its market footprint in North America and Asia.

Huber supplies the consumer goods industry with...

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