The objective was to satisfy the needs of the important fishmeal industry of that time.
The plant was located in the then new industrial zone in Trujillo, 560 kilometers north of the city of Lima. All the machinery was shipped from the United Kingdom in December 1967 and arrived in Peru a month later.
The official inauguration took place on May 25, 1968. Some months later, in early September 1968, large orders for sacks were placed, for salt, fertilizers, minerals, rice, cotton, aromatic seeds and Polypropylene fabric for furniture. For the first time in the world, tubular polypropylene bags were being made.