Richard Hemond, PhD, Joins Polar Performance Materials as Board Member

Ontario, Canada – Polar Performance Materials, a pioneer in manufacturing Ultra High Purity Alumina (UHPA) essential for high performance sustainable technologies, proudly announces the addition of Dr. Richard Hemond to its Board of Directors. Dr. Hemond is renowned for his extensive background in innovation and sustainable business strategies, which is expected to drive significant advancements […]

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Polar Performance Materials Showcases Innovative Products at Ceramic Japan

Oakville, ON: Polar Performance Materials is pleased to announce it will be attending Ceramic Japan, the largest Expo covering high-functional ceramic manufacturing and products in the country. Ceramic Japan is held twice a year and brings fine ceramic manufacturers from around the world together to discuss the industry, meet other businesses from related fields, and connect

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Polar Performance Materials Begins Shipments from State-of-the-Art Canadian Production Facility

Ultra-High-Purity Alumina manufacturer Polar Performance Materials is now shipping HPA from new production facility in Ontario, Canada. Oakville, ON: Polar Performance Materials is pleased to announce its first shipment of high purity alumina (HPA) products from its state-of-the-art production facility in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. Polar utilizes proprietary technology and the latest in advanced production equipment

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Polar Sapphire Rebrands as Polar Performance Materials

High Purity Alumina (HPA) manufacturer Polar Sapphire changes name to Polar Performance Materials and launches new website (www.polarpm.com). Oakville, ON: Polar Performance Materials has rebranded and launched a new website to better serve customers seeking HPA products worldwide. The new company name and website highlight Polar’s capabilities in sapphire, battery, semiconductor, and technical ceramics markets.

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Polar Sapphire Appoints Hap Hewes as Chief Executive Officer and Sean Doherty as Chief Financial Officer

New executive leadership leverages exceptional expertise, with Hap Hewes bringing more than 20 years of experience in specialty materials and Sean Doherty bringing more than 25 years of finance and accounting experience. OAKVILLE, ON, June 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Polar Sapphire, a manufacturer of high-purity aluminum oxide (“HPA”), announced that Hap Hewes has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and Sean

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ARA Partners invests in Polar Sapphire

Industrial decarbonization-focused private equity firm backs manufacturer of high-purity alumina TORONTO and HOUSTON, Jan. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Ara Partners, a private equity firm that specializes in industrial decarbonization investments, today announced that it has closed a controlling investment in Polar Sapphire (“Polar Sapphire” or the “Company”).  The investment will provide Polar Sapphire with immediate and future funding for

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