Located in Stamford, Conn., Noble Americas is a division of Noble Group. Noble Americas operates one of the largest grain and oilseeds businesses in South America and is one of the leading ethanol and aluminum players in the United States. It serves the clean fuel and ethanol, aluminum, petrochemical, coffee and sugar markets. Noble Americas is one of the leaders in ethanol production, with investments in a range of production facilities and holds associated marketing rights. Noble Group is one of the market leaders in managing the global supply chain of agricultural, industrial and energy products. It specializes in the origination and delivery of strategic raw materials in the agriculture, energy, metals and minerals markets, adding value at each stage of the supply chain. Noble Group is also involved in technical ship management, trade finance and coal mining. It has operations in more than 35 countries and a team of over 3,000 employees.