History

Founded in 1992, in the city of Macaé, State of Rio de Janeiro, Polar had in the oil exploration and production segment the opportunity to take its first steps and structure what would come to be recognized as one of the best organized operations in this supply chain.

janeiro 1, 1992

Polar Components and Offshore Systems Foundation

Founded in 1992, Polar Componentes e Sistemas Offshore started its operations supplying electrical material only to order. Known for being a reputable and familiar company, Polar has been growing with a solid foundation in the market, reflecting our commitment.

janeiro 1, 1992
janeiro 1, 1996

Building construction

In 1996, with the great growth in demand, it moved to its own building. Its headquarters is 1800m², where a team of more than 40 trained people work to serve more than 300 active customers.

janeiro 1, 1996
janeiro 1, 1998

Expansion of stock and customer service

In 1998, it expanded its inventory, meeting the immediate needs of customers with the inauguration of customer service.

janeiro 1, 1998
janeiro 1, 2001

Conducting of Polar SOS

In 2001, major partnerships started with Polar S.O.S together with a foreign company. From then on, internationally recognized manufacturers saw Polar as an opportunity to partner in Brazil.

janeiro 1, 2001
janeiro 1, 2003

First import from Hawke International

First import of cable glands.

janeiro 1, 2003
janeiro 1, 2005

Distribution of Chalmit Lighting and Abtech products

Polar started offering Chalmit Lighting products, such as luminaires for classified environments, and also started a partnership with Abtech, offering explosion-proof junction boxes.

janeiro 1, 2005
janeiro 1, 2006

Petrobras CRC

In 2006, Polar obtained the CRCC certificate from Petrobras.

janeiro 1, 2006
janeiro 1, 2007

DNV ISO 9001 certification

Polar has earned the respected ISO9001 certificate by DNV.

janeiro 1, 2007
janeiro 1, 2007

Beginning of the partnership with RS Components

Partnership with the largest distributor of electrical and electronic components in Europe, RS Components, offering more than 550,000 items to customers

janeiro 1, 2007
janeiro 1, 2009

Start of distribution of Vantrunk products

Partnership with the manufacturer Vantrunk, which is located in the United Kingdom, providing cable trays and cable beds.

janeiro 1, 2009
janeiro 1, 2013

Infraero Recognition

With experience in foreign trade, Polar was nominated in 2013 by Infraero as the first company in the clearance performance ranking at TECA (Rio de Janeiro).

janeiro 1, 2013
janeiro 1, 2013

Beginning of distribution of Pelican products

In 2013, it entered into a partnership with Pelican, offering explosion-proof lanterns, cases, briefcases, among other products.

janeiro 1, 2013
janeiro 1, 2015

Start of distribution of CEAG, Stanley and Dewalt products

Establishment of several important partnerships with manufacturers such as CEAG, with products for explosive atmospheres, and Stanley and Dewalt, with their expertise in tools.

janeiro 1, 2015
janeiro 1, 2016

Start of distribution of Philips products

Expansion of the product line in the lighting segment with the celebration of the partnership with Philips, always seeking the best cost-benefit for our customers.

janeiro 1, 2016
janeiro 1, 2016

ISO9001 Versão 2015

Polar has achieved ISO9001 recertification, updating the standard to version 2015.

janeiro 1, 2016
janeiro 1, 2018

Start of partnership with SA Equip

Polar starts a partnership with the Scottish SA Equip, which manufactures products for explosive atmospheres such as transformers and lighting for tank inspection. Its products quickly generated savings for several customers and the high quality and practicality of these made SA the best choice for many applications.

janeiro 1, 2018
janeiro 1, 2019

Beginning of the partnership with BARTEC

BARTEC produces incredible devices for explosive atmospheres, among them are tablets, smartphones, cell phones and cameras; all with a very high level of performance, competitive even with the standard electronics market, but completely safe for use in hazardous areas.

janeiro 1, 2019
janeiro 1, 2019

Beginning of partnership with Hi-Force

Hi-Force is the UK leader in the design, manufacture and supply of hydraulic tools. Serving a wide variety of industries, the product range comprises more than 2,000 products.

janeiro 1, 2019
janeiro 1, 2020

Start of partnership with Dropsafe

Dropsafe is the world leader in falling object prevention. They offer versatile and cost-effective products for companies that want to avoid the risk of falling objects. Its products are used in various sectors, such as Oil and Gas, Mining, Naval and Power Generation.

janeiro 1, 2020

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