Polar Manufacturing Company has been a staple in the Philadelphia community since 1912. Throughout its’ years the logo and marketing materials have changed, and the dedication to creating quality products has remained the same. Shortly after the original “Non-Shine Pad Co.” logo was retired, the primary company logo was changed to this image, featuring the signature polar bear icon, company name and city of origin.
Throughout Polar’s long history, innovation has been at the core of everything we create. For example, Polar created a unique typewriter shock absorbing pad for use with the heavy and loud typewriters of the 1920s and 30s. The 1/2 inch thick pads cut down on the sound of typing and lessened the effort needed to type, all while reducing wear and tear on the typewriter.