Established in 1952, Polar is a locally-owned and operated business, which is regarded as one of Saskatchewan's leading refrigeration and HVAC service providers for the commercial, industrial, and institutional sectors. Polar provides installation and service for all types of refrigeration equipment including, but not limited to, walk-in coolers and freezers, ultra low freezers, ice machines, controls, growth chambers, and cooling/heating systems. Polar also provides design, engineering and manufacture of specialized refrigeration equipment and systems for unique refrigeration applications.
Polar Refrigeration Service Ltd. is a 100% locally owned family business. The company offices and shop are located in Saskatoon , Saskatchewan . ''Polar'' was established in 1952 and has been a leader in the local refrigeration industry since its inception.
Three friends founded Polar Refrigeration Service Ltd., locally referred to as ''Polar'' in 1952. In 1993, my wife and I purchased the company from Ralph & Shirley Dent. Ralph was the first refrigeration apprentice that Polar ever employed, the year was 1954, and in 1958 he bought into the company.
Eventually, Ralph ended up the sole owner. He sold the company in the early 70's; however, he & Shirley bought the company back in the late 70's when it became apparent that the new owners were struggling. Since we took ownership of the company in 1993, we have worked hard to maintain a level of service second to none in our industry. Many changes have occurred in the last few years that have impacted greatl