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SNF is the world’s leading manufacturer of water-soluble polymers and acrylamide monomers, which is the primary ingredient for polyacrylamide-based flocculants.  Together with its parent company, The SNF Group, SNF has major production sites in Europe, the United States, and Asia, with many smaller plants located throughout the world.


FLONEX AG is the SNF subsidiary in Switzerland.  An experienced team of 10 people satisfies customer needs in Switzerland and in the neighboring countries.  SNF products are widely used in municipal and industrial water treatment. Sewage treatment plants are among our most important customers. FLONEX AG supplies customers directly from SNF-Andrézieux or from our two warehouses in Switzerland.

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
  • Dispersants

Sustainable Development

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 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.

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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, and has gradually integrated the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact into its policies.

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.

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