SNF is the world’s leading manufacturer of water-soluble polymers and acrylamide monomer, which is the primary ingredient for polyacrylamide-based flocculants. Together with its parent company, SPCM SA, SNF has major production sites in Riceboro, GA; Plaquemine, LA; Pearlington, MS; Europe, and Asia, with many smaller plants located throughout the world.
SNF acquired the Riceboro, GA site in 1986, with the purchase of Chemtall Incorporated. Since then, Riceboro has continually expanded and is now the largest SNF production site with more than 1400 employees. This location also serves as the corporate headquarters for SNF’s North American operations (SNF Holding Company).
The Riceboro site produces acrylamide monomer and cationic monomers used in the manufacture of polyacrylamide flocculants in powder, emulsion, and solution forms. Riceboro also makes dispersants, coagulants, cosmetics, and other specialty chemicals. The markets served by SNF include municipal wastewater treatment, industrial water and wastewater, paper, mining, agriculture, cosmetics, oil and gas production, construction, and various other industries. SNF is the largest industrial employer in Liberty County and is very active in the local community. SNF exports its products to more than 50 countries.
SNF is the only leading manufacturer with an extensive product line that includes:
- Cationic monomer
- Acrylamide monomer
- Solution, powder, emulsion, and mannich grade polymers
- Organic coagulants polyDADMAC and polyamine
Economies of Scale
SNF is better able to control costs, maintain finished product inventory, and assure that our products are of the highest quality. We manufacture key raw materials at our ISO 9001:2015 certified facilities and have multiple vendors for some of our other key raw materials.
Leveraging these advantages enables SNF to offer the following benefits:
- Lowest market pricing
- Reliable product sourcing
- Extensive product range available from a single source
- Economic polymer equipment sourcing/support
- Targeted training and support services
- Experienced field support staff
Supply Chain Reliability
SNF strives to meet the growing demands of the markets we serve – keeping sight of the needs and supply requirements of our individual customers for cost-effective solutions. In support of our global mission to be the largest and lowest cost producer of water-soluble polymers, SNF provides stability, global purchasing power, systems integration, production assets, inventory, and logistics to help keep our costs in check, and to offer reliable supply to our valued customers – even as market conditions and environmental factors outside our control occur in the market. It is SNF’s desire to minimize any potential business or production interruptions.