The Washington Post--For a glimpse of booming Brazil's international aspirations, look no further than a two-year-old high-tech denim factory here in one of Argentina's poorest provinces.

The plant's owners, the Delfino family, launched their Santana textiles business in Brazil in 1963 with a line of hammocks. Content at first to expand at home, they retooled along the way, manufacturing denim for the lucrative jeans market and opening four factories in Brazil. Read more!