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Parras

(pä`räs), formerly

Parras de la Fuente

(pä`räs dā lä fwān`tā), city (1990 pop. 26,160), Coahuila state, N Mexico. It is a road and rail junction located in a well-watered valley of a semiarid region. Parras, an agricultural center, has orchards and vineyards that make the city famous for wines and brandies. Cattle raising and cotton and flour milling are also important. In 1846, during the Mexican War, Parras was held by U.S. troops. French forces were defeated there (1866) in the French intervention.
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At the same time, it is extremely important that the competition be fair and transparent," emphasized Parras.
A large vertical denim operation, Parras Cone was started as a joint- venture in 1993 with Cone Denim and its partner CIPSA owning equal interests.
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The Parras Cone expansion will allow us to keep up with this substantial growth in demand.
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The principal purpose of the 50-50 joint venture is to build and operate a world-class denim manufacturing plant in Parras, Mexico.
Parra was treated badly and did not receive a lot of opportunities and benefits that many other employees received.
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