HISTORY

HISTORY

Noble Plastics opened our first office in March 2001 in the back half of a rented warehouse. Today we have 3 locations spread throughout the Acadiana region. From one press and one employee to 19 injection molding machines, 20 FANUC robots, and 60+ employees Noble has become a force in the plastics industry. Through our 20+ years, Noble Plastics has embraced and pioneered the use of new technology to elevate the processes for our customers’ parts. Take a look through some of our memorable moments!

2001

2001 First Press

Missy, our President, was the first and only employee when our first injection molding machine was delivered and set up. This machine is our longest running machine and will be retired in the winter of 2022!

2010 – 2015

2012 LAGCOE Booth

LAGCOE’s New Technology Showcase was held in Lafayette’s Convention Center. Noble Plastics brought T-Nip, a 6 axis FANUC robot equipped with a camera vision system, to demonstrate the ability to differentiate between color and position to deliver product efficiently.

2014 New Machine

Noble began acquiring more diverse sizes of injection molding machines. This was the first ARBURG of many more to fill our floor.

2014 JA Awards

In 2014 Noble Plastics was recognized and honored by Junior Achievement as Small Business of the Year. Junior Achievement of Acadiana is an organization that is committed to ensuring children in K-12 have the skills and confidence to pursue economic success. Pictured are our founders Missy and Scott Rogers and several employees.

2015 LED Lantern Award

Louisiana Economic Development (LED) recognized Noble Plastics for excellence in manufacturing and outstanding service to our community for the Acadiana Region. The winners are selected by the Regional Planning and Development Districts for contributions via investments in employment growth and facility expansion while demonstrating sustainability of work.

2016-2020

2017 Automation Build

Noble Plastics has a dedicated team of automation engineers who make custom automation solutions for a variety of customers. Pictured is the beginning stages of one of our customers’ systems!

2018 OpenWorld Conference

Oracle OpenWorld is a technology conference hosted by Oracle. Scott Rogers, our technical director, was invited to speak about how Noble Plastics utilized Oracle’s Asset Monitoring service on our path to Industry 4.0.

2018 Noble Birthday

Noble Plastics celebrates our birthday every October 21st. Everyone got stylish new logo’d hats to celebrate our 18th birthday!

2020 Noble 20th Anniversary

After a tough year, our team came together to celebrate Noble’s 20th Anniversary. Our Grand Coteau Facility hosted our team as we ate, played games, and looked back on the 20 years of growth.

2019 NAM Leadership Award

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) recognized Noble Plastics with the Leadership in IOT Award for the development and internal implementation of ROC40. The theme for the 2019 convention where the award was presented was “Manufacturing 4.0: Going for Gold—Strategies to Identify and Deliver Business Value from the Digital Revolution’s Next ”

2021-PRESENT

2022 ACXchange Women’s Panel

Missy Rogers, President, was asked to moderate a panel of women entrepreneurs who spoke with a group touring Louisiana with the Americas Competitiveness Exchange program. This panel spoke on how they began their businesses, some of the programs and opportunities that assisted in their growth, and how they navigated unexpected barriers or complications that arose in their business journey.

2022 FANUC Integrator’s Conference

FANUC America hosts a conference for their Authorized Integrators every year. Noble Plastics entered and was chosen as a finalist for their Innovative System of the Year Award. Aimee Daigle, Engineering Manager, gave a presentation to the attendees of the conference for final judging.

500,000 Safety Hours

During National Safety Month we celebrated 500,000 man hours of safety for both of our shop facilities! That’s 6 years of NO recordable incidents for any of our team members. We are proud of our team for their continued dedication to maintaining a safe work environment for themselves and their coworkers!

Open House

In June 2022, Noble Plastics held an Open House to celebrate our Admin Office located in downtown Lafayette! This is Noble’s third location in the Acadiana area and gives our team access to the vibrant and growing downtown community. We were joined by several local community leaders and friends of the company, some who have known us since day one!

MAPP BenchCon

Noble Plastics attended the 2022 Benchmarking and Best Practices Conference hosted by the Manufacturers Association for Plastics Processors in Indianapolis, IN. Scott and Aimee presented a BC Lab on Industry 4.0 and the Noble Plastics team was awarded 2nd Place in the Innovation Competition: Automated Manufacturing Solutions!

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