Peru-based Papelera Reyes starts up new tissue machine supplied by Hergen at its plant in Callao; EVO 12 model machine has produced sellable paper since its first jumbo roll

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June 1, 2022 (press release) –

During last May, PAPERA REYES, a company located in Callao, Peru, started up its new tissue machine for the production of high-quality paper.

The star-up was very successful. The machine produced sellable paper since its first jumbo roll.

The start-up puts REYES on a new level in the Peruvian tissue paper market.

The success of the project was even more remarkable as it took place during the challenges still generated by the coronavirus pandemic.

Taking all necessary precautions to ensure the safety of all people involved, REYES once again showed its ability to overcome challenges and successfully completed this great undertaking.

Get to know the machine

The machine - supplied by HERGEN - is the EVO 12 model, with Crescent Former HCF 1225, Suction Press Roll Ø 1,050 mm, Ribbed Steel Yankee Dryer Ø 3,660 mm (12'), Duo System Gas Hood.

Steam and condensate system with a thermocompressor valve and a “turbo blower” vacuum system.

High performance hydraulic Pope Reel with automatic reel spool collecting system, progressive NIP control during jumbo roll formation and operational mode with automatic change over.


Basis Weight Range: 15 to 28 g/m2

Design speed: 1,700 m/min

Paper width at Pope Reel: 2,760 mm

Production: 80 ton/day


HERGEN congratulates PAPELERA REYES for this great step that undoubtedly represents a milestone in the company's history.

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