At In-Cosmetics® Global 2019 in Paris, SNF launched a new multi-functional inverse emulsion, FLOCARE™ NAT 132.  This polymer is 67% naturally derived, according to ISO 16128, and will reduce the carbon footprint of skincare formulations due to cold processability by consuming less energy and water […]

SNF is happy to join the list of the Carbon Disclosure Project Supporters (CDP) in its efforts to driving transparency and corporate environmental action by making the world’s largest environmental dataset publicly available! More information: www.cdp.net

ECOLOGICAL TRANSITIONS. With a turnover of nearly 3 billion euros and 6,000 employees worldwide, SNF, the Loire-based chemical company, is a heavyweight in the water industry.  For the first time, the company has set concrete targets for reducing its carbon footprint and use of natural […]

SNF received two updates by VIGEO EIRIS (part of MOODY’S) and ECOVADIS this summer. The “Gold” level awarded by ECOVADIS put SNF among the top 2% of companies evaluated with a score of 72/100 and in the top 1% on the subject of the environment with a score of 90/100. The A1 “Advanced” level by […]

The previously communicated tight supply situation for many of our key raw materials has continued to worsen. In addition to this we are also experiencing huge increases in energy, packaging and transport costs. For these reasons we have no option but to further increase our […]

The general situation on raw materials, packaging, energy, and transportation has continued to deteriorate significantly for the last two quarters. A global shortage of propylene and its massive price increase had a direct impact on all our acrylic raw materials: acrylonitrile, acrylic acid, dimethylaminoethyl acrylate […]

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 […]

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

Microplastics are small particles less than 5 millimeters in length, which can be harmful to our oceans and aquatic life.  Microplastics can also be obtained unintentionally because of the wear of tear from larger pieces of plastic, such as car tires or plastic bags.  However, […]

Microplastics are small particles less than 5 millimeters in length, which can be harmful to our oceans and aquatic life.  Microplastics can also be obtained unintentionally because of the wear of tear from larger pieces of plastic, such as car tires or plastic bags.  However, they can be also added intentionally in certain skincare products […]

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