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Brazilian Denim Maker To Build Plant In Texas

Santana Textiles, world’s fifth-largest denim producer, will open its first U.S. manufacturing plant in Edinburg, Texas, that will create 800 jobs.

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry said a Brazilian textiles company will open a denim manufacturing plant in Edinburg that will create 800 jobs.

Perry made the announcement Wednesday that the state is giving $1.65 million to Santana Textiles to make its $170 million investment.

It will be the first plant in the U.S. for the world's fifth-largest denim producer.

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