A Colourful History into the
Pvt. Ltd. was established in 1934 by the Late Mr. Jal
Jamshedji in Bombay. It was one of the first Indian paint
manufacturers and is one of the Nation’s oldest.
In these 71
years, it has been witness to the Depression, World War II,
the freedom struggle, the Nation’s
Independence, the first Indian President and Prime
Minister, their successors, war with neighbouring countries
and the peace thereafter.
has not been a mute spectator as history unfolded. Soon
after its inception in 1934, Noble had hardly gotten off the
ground, when the world was plunged into the Second World War
and the Company had an opportunity to show its mettle.
was stepped up for the war effort and supplies were made to
the defence forces of Britain. Then came Independence for
India and with the cessation of imports in paints, Noble
became a pioneering first large Indian paint company with
indigenous manufactory. Again, with the outbreak of war with
China and Pakistan, the Company took up the challenge of
manufacturing specialized coatings and paint for the
ordinance factories. For these efforts, Noble received ample
appreciation from the Presidents of India.
Paints has received three Warrants
of Appointment by Presidents
of India for service to the Nation.
The Noble Ambassador
has earned the Nation valuable foreign exchange and is a
recipient of awards for its exports to the middle East and
the former USSR.
Innovation: A Noble Hallmark
and product development have always been the mainstay of
Noble Paints. Besides the numerous products developed for
the Armed Forces, Noble was the first to develop a Universal
Basic Stainer (UBS) which could be used to thin water based
as well as solvent-based paints.
developed numerous specialized coatings for the Nation’s Nuclear
Power Stations and the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre for
which its efforts were appreciated by Dr. H. N. Sethna,
Ex-Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission and ex-Secretary of the Department
of Atomic Energy.
Nation’s first fire-retardant coating ‘Fyretard’
was developed for the Navy and commercial use by Noble. More
recently, the first Indian Intumescent coating ‘FyrePruffe’
was developed to match similar imported coatings.