Successful BRCGS Audit for Polar Ice

Successful BRCGS Audit for Polar Ice

On October the 6th and 7th we undertook a virtual BRC audit with SAI Global. On the success of previous virtual audits for ISO 9001 and FTA Gold Standard, we decided to forge ahead with what is an immense undertaking even in pre-Covid times. A great deal of personnel...
COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution with Dry Ice

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution with Dry Ice

With the encouraging results for The Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines, there has been much discussion on the temperature-controlled logistics challenges associated with distributing the vaccine once approval is granted. Vaccines are...
Polar Ice Recipient of Start At Best Funding

Polar Ice Recipient of Start At Best Funding

Polar Ice are delighted to be a recipient of Start At Best funding this year. Start At Best is a Horizon 2020 funded project that focuses on workplace innovation to aid business competitiveness. The main goal is to contribute to the development of a European-led wave...
What do Freezebranders use dry ice for?

What do Freezebranders use dry ice for?

What do our customers use dry ice for? Let’s look at the agricultural sector as the freeze branding season begins. Freeze-branding is a method of stock identification. It has the advantages of being the only permanent identification available for cows (as ear tags can...
Polar Ice Drivers Receive Transport Heroes Award

Polar Ice Drivers Receive Transport Heroes Award

We’re thrilled to announce that our drivers Anthony Crosbie, Raivo Podniek, Ronan Dunne, and Stephen Flanagan were recipients of the Fleet Transport Awards ‘Transport Heroes Award’, which honours the essential workers who went the extra mile during the Coronavirus...
What do Bone Banks use dry ice for?

What do Bone Banks use dry ice for?

What do our customers use dry ice for? Let’s look at the medical sector; Ireland’s bone banks use dry ice for transporting fresh frozen femoral heads. A femoral head is the highest part of the thigh bone (femur) that sits into the hip socket. Bone banks procure...