SNF is the world’s leading manufacturer of water-soluble polymers based on acrylamide monomer, which is the primary ingredient for many polyacrylamide-based flocculants. SNF India, a member of The SNF Group, has been a staple in the Indian market since 1989 and acquired a greenfield site at Visakhapatnam in 2007. This production site has been operational since 2010, producing polyacrylamide-based products for; ceramic tile manufacturing and processing; textile; paper; and wastewater treatment applications.
SNF India was the first company in India to have started manufacturing acrylamide monomers in 2016, which ensures global quality standards and competitiveness in the polymers we provide in India. SNF India has continually expanded and has become one of the largest production sites within the SNF Group. We now employ more than 300 people and have expanded into various new industry segments such as Detergents, Paints, Personal & Home Care, and Civil Engineering applications.
SNF India commands market leadership in many industrial segments covering Ceramics, Detergent, Textile processing, Mining, Sugar, and Paper applications as well. Our polymers have an even wider array of specialty applications in municipal wastewater and drinking water treatment, industrial water and wastewater, agriculture (superabsorbents), and various other industries.
Global Scale to Meet Customer Needs
SNF is a specialty chemicals group whose products contribute to treating, recycling, preserving water, saving energy, and reducing carbon footprint. A pioneer in soft chemistry, SNF has long been present on all continents, employing 7,500 people, including nearly 300 in Visakhapatnam India. Customer-centric values, product & application-level innovation, and thriving for competitiveness and sustainability in our operations are great accelerators of SNF’s growth in India.
With a turnover of nearly $4.9 Billion USD in 2022, SNF is the world’s leading manufacturer of water-soluble polymers and associated monomers. SNF has major production sites in India (Visakhapatnam, AP & Gandhidham, Gujarat), North America (US), Europe (France, UK), Asia (China, Korea), and many smaller plants located throughout the world strategically located near end-user industries.
Products to Meet Customer Needs
SNF is the only leading manufacturer with an extensive product line that includes:
• Acrylamide, DADMAC, ADAM, MADAM monomers
• Solution, linear emulsion, Textile Thickener, Powder polymers
• Organic coagulants polyDADMAC, polyAMINE and Dicyandiamide resins.
Our goal is to develop and maintain long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with our customers and formulators. SNF is committed to earning that right by assuring customers always receive the best quality and cost-competitive products and services.
SNF aims to be a key player in the water treatment sector and all related applications. The many initiatives we have undertaken in recent years to promote Sustainable Development, particularly in the environmental, social, and economic fields (energy balance sheet, carbon balance sheet, sustainable development report, social balance sheet, etc.), are closely related to our business activities.
SNF is guided by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SNF Group has developed a range of over one thousand products, in keeping with its goal to promote responsible chemistry and improve the quality of life for the entire population of the world.
Products manufactured by SNF play a crucial role in protecting the environment, saving energy, and ensuring access to essential raw materials.
SNF is also aiming to achieve carbon neutrality (Scope 1 & 2) by 2050 and reduce carbon intensity by 30% and reduce water intensity by 20% by 2030.
Economies of Scale
SNF is better able to control costs and keep stock of finished products ensuring the highest quality due to the production of a wide range of raw materials and products with ISO 9001 certification.
Leveraging these advantages enables SNF to offer the following benefits:
- Competitive price in the market
- Reliable product sourcing
- Extensive product range available from a single source
- Supply of equipment for application of its products
- Targeted training and support
- Experienced field support staff
Facility and Product Certifications
SNF believes ISO standards aid in the creation of products and services that are safe, reliable, and of good quality. These standards help us increase productivity while minimizing errors and waste. These standards also serve to safeguard consumers and the end-users of products and services, ensuring that certified products conform to the minimum standards set internationally. SNF India, Visakhapatnam has been certified to meet the standards of ISO: ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018 Certification.