the company

we are

polaris innovations

We are your North Star, your guiding light to your advancing business goals. Polaris was founded to provide affordable, effective, high-quality CBD solutions to a broad customer base. We provide processing services for farmers, support CBD businesses with bulk CBD extracts, formulations and packaging solutions, and offer Polaris products at the retail and wholesale level. We believe in using our infrastructure and expertise to help other businesses achieve their goals in the hemp CBD industries.

We believe the industry must continue to build legitimacy using transparent business practices with high moral and ethical values. Because of this we actively seek and employ high-character individuals that share our values and mission. We strive to understand the efficacy of CBD and what it can do to transform lifestyles and promote healthy living.

As stewards of this industry we bring legitimacy to CBD while increasing its accessibility and quality. We are creating the global standard for CBD businesses in product quality and values. Our business’ mission is echoed in our core values: Honest Business Practices. Product Integrity. Family Culture. 

20,000+ Sq. Ft.

Toll Processing & Co-Mfg Space

Process

Closed Loop Super-Chilled Ethanol

Bulk

Distillate | THC-FREE | Isolate | Formulations

Endless

Possibilities | Support Growth

Leadership

Our Team

Lynsey Minarik

Senior Director of Operations

Lynsey joined Polaris Innovations as a Sr. Director with 10 years in medical operations and 4 years in  cannabis manufacturing. In addition to formal studies in plant sciences, she brings a rounded professional tool-set in end-to-end production, product management, quality, and wholistic facility operations. She looks to guide the industry, collaboratively creating beacon models at Polaris facilities in regard to federal compliance, food safety, manufacturing best practices, and company culture.

Kyle Farook

Extraction Engineer

As Extraction Engineer at Polaris, Kyle’s role relies on his experience in chemical and agricultural engineering, and ongoing research in extraction methods, product development, and formulation. Kyle’s degree in bioprocess engineering and comprehensive background in Science & Forestry, combined with his cannabis manufacturing experience, partner well to provide a wholistic production perspective. His approach at Polaris facilities is designed toward building unique equipment and process IP, optimizing process efficiency, and being good stewards of our environment and industry. Kyle strongly believes in ethical engineering practices, strong teams built on trust, and the Six Sigma & Lean principles of minimizing waste.

Christian Gunderson

Materials & Logistics

Christian joined the Polaris Innovations team with a background in the hospitality and service industries. After Business school he aimed to bring his educational background and knowledge of inventory management and vendor communication to a new industry. He looks to create strong relationships with all our vendors, clients, and customers through detailed material oversight, quality upstream processing, transparent communication, and convenient reliable delivery options.

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