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.
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.
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.
Expansion of stock and customer service
In 1998, it expanded its inventory, meeting the immediate needs of customers with the inauguration of customer service.
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.
First import from Hawke International
First import of cable glands.
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.
In 2006, Polar obtained the CRCC certificate from Petrobras.
DNV ISO 9001 certification
Polar has earned the respected ISO9001 certificate by DNV.
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
Start of distribution of Vantrunk products
Partnership with the manufacturer Vantrunk, which is located in the United Kingdom, providing cable trays and cable beds.
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).
Beginning of distribution of Pelican products
In 2013, it entered into a partnership with Pelican, offering explosion-proof lanterns, cases, briefcases, among other products.
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.
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.
ISO9001 in 2015 Version
Polar has achieved ISO9001 recertification, updating the standard to version 2015.
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.
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.
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.