EDISON, N.J. (July 31)—J.M. Huber has decided not to purchase the silica white fillers business of Akzo-PQ Silica, a 50-50 joint silica and silicates venture of Akzo Nobel and PQ Corp. Huber on April 5 announced its plan to buy the business, and gave no reason for deciding to forgo the acquisition. Akzo-PQ Silica supplies silica fillers to for industrial rubber goods, green tires and other applications.
Huber cancels purchase of Akzo-PQ unit
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