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All the latest Polar Ice news and updates
As MD of Polar Ice Ltd - Ireland’s leading dry ice manufacturer - is Alison Ritchie Ireland’s very own Elsa from Disney's Frozen? By Maria Moynihan Irish Farmers Journal Read more
A dry-ice maker is among those who found invaluable advice from business veterans prepared to tell it like it is. By Sandra O’Connell The Sunday Times Read more
Winner of Accountant of the Year Practice/Industry - Alison Ritchie, Polar Ice Ltd. Irish Accountancy Awards
Entrepreneurs tell Sandra O'Connell about their resolutions for the new year. By Sandra O’Connell The Sunday Times Read more
30 October 2016 Company will invest in new equipment on 11,500 sq ft site By Elaine O'Regan The Sunday Business Post Read more
While still at school, Alison Ritchie did a deal for 25pc of her family's new dry ice business. She tells Sean Gallagher how it all turned out. By Sean Gallagher The Independent Read more
Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Updates
Last updated: 23/06/2021
Polar Ice as a critical supplier to frontline industries will continue to remain open.
IMPORTANT: DPD Couriers handle our smaller volume deliveries and they are now experiencing a significant increase in the volume of parcels. As a result, delivery may be later in the evening and so we advise customers to schedule delivery for the day prior to planned use. It’s important to factor in the expected amount of dry ice sublimation when having dry ice delivered a day early.
Dry ice has a short shelf-life and sublimates (reverts from a solid to a gas) over time. As an approximate guide expect 18 – 25% loss per 24 hours in polybox storage cartons. Dry Ice should be used within 48 hours of delivery as sublimation rates increase relative to the airspace in the storage box.
- Restricted access to our main premises and depots for non-Polar Ice personnel. Customers collecting dry ice are asked to ring at least 30 minutes in advance and we will have the order ready for collection outside.
- Reduced the number of front-line staff on-site at any one time and facilitated remote working for all other staff.
- Put enhanced sanitising procedures in place on all work-surfaces and company vehicles.
- Continued to update our employees on Covid-19.
- Established and tested our ICT systems to ensure that it’s business as usual for all customers.
We are continuing production and have implemented contingency plans to ensure minimal impact to our supply chain and our customers. We are monitoring events closely and we are acting accordingly based on the latest information available from public health officials. Our ultimate concern is the health of our employees and customers.
If you have queries, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 057 862 3860 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our head office and manufacturing premises are located in Co. Laois, with depots in Santry Dublin, Little Island Cork, and Portadown Armagh.
Unit 3 Portarlington Ind. Est.
+353 (0)57 862 3860
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