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SNF Gulf Coast Facilities’ Post-Hurricane Ida Update

SNF’s Gulf Coast production facilities (Plaquemine, LA and Pearlington, MS) experienced site-wide electrical outages and some minor flooding during the landfall of Hurricane Ida on Sunday, August 29, 2021.  However, neither site received any major damage to equipment or structures.  This exceptional outcome was possible due to the excellent preparation by our employees ahead of […]

31 Aug, 2021

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SNF Polymer Price Increase Effective October 1, 2021

Please see below for a message from the President of SNF Holding Company regarding a polymer price increase effective October 1, 2021.  

30 Aug, 2021

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SNF Receives 2020 Responsible Care Facility Safety Award

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) has recognized SNF Holding Company for exceptional environmental, health, safety, and security (EHS&S) performance and commitment to sustainability and sound chemicals management. Learn More Here:

30 Apr, 2021

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SNF Files Unfair Competition Suit Against ZL Chemicals

16 Apr, 2021

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SNF Polymer Price Increase Effective March 15, 2021

Please see below for a message from the President of SNF Holding Company regarding a polymer price increase effective March 15, 2021.

2 Mar, 2021

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SNF Continues Investment in the USA to Meet Polyacrylamide (PAM) Demand

10 Feb, 2021

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SNF Holding Company Acquires Fort Bend Services, Inc. Polymer Supply & Service Business

On February 1, 2021, SNF Holding Company purchased the polymer supply and service business of Fort Bend Services Inc. (FBS; Stafford, TX).  This business will begin reporting to and transition over to SNF Polydyne Inc. (Polydyne), based in Riceboro, GA. FBS customers will continue to place orders for FBS products and services as usual.   The team responsible for […]

8 Feb, 2021

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SNF Donates Lab Equipment to Georgia Southern University

On June 16, 2020, SNF Holding Company donated a Shimadzu AA-7000F Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer to the Chemistry Department at Georgia Southern University – Armstrong Campus, in Savannah, GA. Atomic absorption spectrophotometry analyzes the concentration of elements in a liquid sample based on energy absorbed from certain wavelengths of light.  This instrument will be used as […]

19 Jun, 2020

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SNF Investing $US 1.2 Billion to Meet Polyacrylamide Demand

The last 2 years SNF has added 75,000 MT/yr. powder-grade PAM production capacity globally to match the increased demand for EOR (Enhanced Oil Recovery) applications.  By the end of 2020, SNF will add 75,000 MT/yr. more.  This 150,000 MT/yr. new capacity is spread across several regions, thus providing easy access to our products. At the […]

16 Aug, 2019

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SNF Wins Beauty Care Sustainability Award

SNF Wins Beauty Care Sustainability Award from Internationally Known Chemical Company

1 Feb, 2019

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Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal Rules in Favor of SNF and Confirms that BASF Patent CA 2,515,581 is Invalid

On November 17th, 2017, Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal ruled in favor of SNF, Inc. and confirmed the conclusion of the trial judge that Ciba’s Canadian Patent No. 2,515,581, with claims to a process of “rigidifying” tailings using polymers, is invalid and should not have been granted on the basis that all the claims of the patent […]

11 Dec, 2017

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SNF Celebrates 10 Years of RCMS Certification

SNF just celebrated it’s 10 year anniversary for being certified to the Responsible Care Management System Standards set forth by the American Chemistry Council. CONGRATULATIONS to all SNF employees for helping us maintain this certification. Responsible Care® enables America’s leading chemical companies to achieve even higher standards of performance and generate greater value for their […]

24 Apr, 2017

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SNF Increases Emulsion and Monomer Capacity in the U.S.

Please see below for a message from the President of SNF Holding Company regarding an increase in Emulsion and Monomer Capacities in the U.S.  

31 Jan, 2017

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Polymer Price Increase Effective February 1, 2017

Please see below for a message from the President of SNF Holding Company regarding a polymer price increase effective February 1, 2017.

17 Jan, 2017

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Chemical Transportation Safety Pinnacle Award

SNF Holding Company has been selected as a winner of the 2015 Union Pacific Chemical Transportation Safety Pinnacle Award.  This award is given in recognition of exhibiting safe loading practices and having recorded zero non-accident releases last year at our Riceboro, GA; Plaquemine, LA; Pearlington, MS; and Los Angeles, CA manufacturing facilities. This is an […]

19 Apr, 2016

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SNF Changing USDA Best Management Practice

SNF Agriculture helped influence changes made to the U.S. Department of Agriculture / Natural Resources Conservation Service’s (USDA/NRCS) Conservation Practice Standard 450.  This change expands the use of Anionic Polyacrylamide (PAM) for increasing efficiencies of irrigation by adding water infiltration to the list of benefits PAM offers under this standard.  Previously, Standard 450 only addressed […]

5 Feb, 2016

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SNF Edmonton Expansion

We are pleased to announce a new Customer Support Center.  The 160,000 square foot ( 14,500 square meter ) building on 8 acres is located in Edmonton, Alberta.  This new center will include a state of the art laboratory for product selection, application testing, and field support.  Our field equipment support group for start up, […]

19 May, 2015

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SNF Successfully Starts Up Additional Emulsion Capacity

The SNF Group is pleased to announce the successful start up of 60,000 metric tonnes (MT) of new emulsion polyacrylamide capacity at our Plaquemine, Louisiana site effective February, 2015. When combined with the current production capacity of our Riceboro, Georgia facility, total emulsion capacity rises by 20% to 360,000 MT. SNF also produces 60,000 MT […]

9 Feb, 2015

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SNF Acquires Hychem Oilfield & Mining Businesses

The SNF Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Oil & Mining businesses of Hychem, Inc. in the U.S.A., Canada, the U.K., the Middle East, and the Far East.

17 Oct, 2014

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Improving Irrigation Runoff Waters with PAM

Recently, a demonstration was conducted at the A&J Planting Company near Tunica, Mississippi by our SNF Agriculture team.

8 Sep, 2014

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SNF ‘Invest For Growth’ Initiative

SNF ‘Invest For Growth’ Initiative aims for 1 Million metric tonnes of production by 2016.

11 Apr, 2014

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French Ambassador to the U.S. Visits SNF FLOPAM – December 19, 2013

French Ambassador to the US, His Excellency François Delattre paid a visit to our SNF FLOPAM facility in Plaquemine, LA

11 Feb, 2014

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SNF HOLDING COMPANY: 2013 International Business of the Year

The World Trade Center of Savannah at the 2013 Savannah bestows this award on SNF Holding Company for 2013.

30 Oct, 2013

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SNF Holding Company Achieves 1 Million Injury-Free Man Hours

One million man hours reached without a recordable incident.

26 Oct, 2013

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