Spotlight on the Life Cycle of Acrylamide-Based Polymers Supporting Reductions in Environmental Footprint: Review and Recent Advances

R&D members of the SNF Group have published an article on how the polyacrylamide industry is reducing environmental footprint through utilizing bio-based raw materials and monomer manufacturing improvements, as well as the environmental fate of these polymers and how they reduce end-use energy consumption and […]

Read More Published Date: January 18, 2022
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 […]

Read More Published Date: February 5, 2016
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.  This demonstration showed the effects of adding polyacrylamide (PAM) to both furrow and center-pivot sprinkler irrigation systems under actual Mississippi Delta agricultural field conditions.  A video and […]

Read More Published Date: September 8, 2014
SNF ‘Invest for Growth’ Initiative

SNF is currently facing accelerated growth in the different markets the company serves throughout the world.  Generally speaking, this growth is driven by the increased scarcity of key natural resources:  fresh water, minerals, and oil & gas.  In order to fulfill the expected growth in […]

Read More Published Date: April 11, 2014