PARSIPPANY, N. J., (April 15, 2010)–Evonik Degussa Corp. has acquired controlling interested in Harris & Ford Silco L.L.C. of Portland, Ore.
The acquired company—which was renamed—Evonik Silco Materials L.L.C.—manufactures colloidal silica and ultra-high purity silica, a key component of the chemical mechanical polishing process in the semiconductor manufacturing industry.
Carbon black and silica producer Evonik Degussa purchased the operation from Indianapolis-based Harris & Ford L.L.C. for an undisclosed amount.