Bayer Industrial S.A subsidiary of German multinational Bayer A.G open a plant in the Callao port and starts its operations implementing cutting edge technology for the production of Tow and Staple fiber in Peru.
A group of Peruvian investors acquires the industry and changes the business name to Sudamericana de Fibras S.A. Important projects are implemented in order to improve the efficiency and productivity of the plant.
Sudamericana de Fibras S.A is the first business in Peru to implement the use of natural gas in the Camisea reservoir, reducing carbon release and contributing to the preservation of the environment.
Sudamericana de Fibras S.A opens up through its subsidiary SDF Energy, the first plant of electric co-generation in Peru, contributing once more with the preservation of the environment. Sudamericana de Fibras S.A stops using natural gas as fuel and instead uses hot gases generated by its new gas turbine that produces 30MWh of electricity that are sold to the public network.
The Drytex School opens up; an initiative that promotes the use of new fabrics in Gamarra through education.
Merchandising of Drytex fiber grows to 36.000mt/per year. A new unit business is created, SDF SUPPLY CHAIN, business distributor of clothes and marketing services of SDF SUPPLY.
SDF TEXTIL, a new business unit of Sudamericana de Fibras S.A starts its operations. Its main objective is to supplement the yarn demand produced with a mixture of acrylic fiber, DRYTEX, and cotton.