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04/26/17
Primera Plastics: Energy Efficiency Contest Winner for Biggest loser in Warehouse/Distribution category.
January 26, 2016
Primera Plastics is not only extending their hands to kids with the Primera Pathways program. Among other things, Noël Cuellar is also investing more than $3 million into the company. Primera has begun installing a new $500,000 cooling system that employees will enjoy this summer and will allow him to expand into the medical field. In addition, the company is purchasing six new Arburg presses for $2.5 million.
09/11/15
As a business owner, Noël Cuellar doesn’t want to create jobs; he wants to create careers.
October 29, 2014
Like other employers, Primera Plastics struggles to find skilled workers.  But the growing plastics injection molder company that supplies the auto and furniture industries is taking a new approach to growing its workforce.
October 29, 2014
Like other employers, Primera Plastics struggles to find skilled workers.  But the growing plastics injection molder company that supplies the auto and furniture industries is taking a new approach to growing its workforce.
October 28, 2014
Primera Plastics in Zeeland is about to launch what it views as a solution to a shortage in skilled manufacturing job candidates:  a company-financed training program that will hire young workers, train them and offer bus transportation to and from the job.
October 28, 2014
Like much of the manufacturing industry, Primera Plastics, Inc. in Zeeland, Michigan, has had trouble finding qualified workers to fill gaps in its staff.
October 28, 2014
About one year ago, Zeeland Township-based Primera Plastics adopted a simple mission statement: Defy Expectations.  To live up to its own mission, the company launched Monday, Oct. 27, a new program that will provide job training, financial advice and transportation to work.
June 18, 2014
Zeeland's Primera Plastics, Inc., provided $10,000 in tuition grants for Holland and West Ottawa schools students to attend summer school classes to stay on track to graduate.
September 15, 2013
When Dakkota was founded in 2001, its primary focus was on servicing its automotive OEM customers as expeditiously as it could with high-quality and reliable assemblies.
September 6, 2013
Holland High School senior Clofas (CJ) Campos Jr. and 70 other area students are back on track for graduation thanks to a summer school tuition grant from Primera Plastics Inc. that allowed them to make up lost credits.
July 11, 2013
Katy Cumberland never really knew what it would be like to meet a business executive. 
June 27, 2013
Zeeland Township-- Primera Plastics Inc. founder and CEO Noel Cuellar was among ten Michigan corporate leaders named as national finalists for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.
March 12, 2010
Being a MI%) CTW has brough us significant value as a second stage company. 
March 12, 2010
Governor Rick Snyder Visits Primera Plastics (Photo).
December 9, 2009
Cuellar, CEO of Tier 2 auto supplier Primera Plastics Inc., had been invited to take part in the White House Forum on Jobs and Economic Growth through the U.S. Small Business Administration on Dec. 3.
December 9, 2009
President Obama delivered closing remarks at a White House forum on jobs and economic growth.
November 17, 2006
Grand Rapids-- When Oswaldo Garces started Clean Tech, a Grand Rapids janitorial service, he had no one to turn to for questions he had about running a business. He does now.
September 5, 2006
A letter from Dick DeVos, written to Noel Cuellar
September 5, 2006
Dear Noel: I enjoyed reading the "Inside Track" article from this week's Business Journal. It is nice to hear that both you and Primera Plastics continue to prosper.
March 7, 2005
Since he started Primera Plastics Inc. a decade ago, Noel Cuellar's focus has been on giving back.
March 4, 2005
(In Spanish)
March 2, 2005
Grand Rapids-- If only all board meetings could be this much fun. The West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce held its first awards banquet Tuesday, at the same time announcing its new board.
February 25, 2005
Holland-- Gabriel Price wants to attend college and become an architect, but it wasn't until the start of eighth grade that he first thought about furthering his education.
February 25, 2005
Noel Cuellar and Frank Garcia are both children of migrant families who rose through education to the top of their professions. Cuellar, president and chief executive officer of Primera Plastics, and Garcia, superintendent of Holland Public Schools, have started a mentoring program to help encourage local Hispanic children to stick with their education and achieve their goals.
March 28, 2004
Adapt or die. That has been the mantra of many Holland area manufacturing companies the past few years.