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    VF Jeanswear (VFJ), previously WRANGLER , is the largest division
    (and possibly the most successful division) of VF Corporation  -the
    world's largest apparel company (VFC at NYSE), a $12 billion apparel
    and footwear powerhouse (www.vfc.com).

    Jeanswear directed the operations of Blue Bell de Honduras (S de RL),
    which was located in Puerto Cortes, Honduras. Blue Bell de Honduras
    was the first VFJ overseas plant.

    (1) Few persons, if any, wished well or had good expectations about
          Blue Bell de Honduras' future performance: US unions and workers
          opposed the loss of jobs in the US, while in Honduras the maquila
          plants were denigrated as mere exploiters of local cheap labor.
          However, against all odds, Blue Bell de Honduras became the best
          Jeanswear plant ever, and was regarded as THE BEST JEANS
          PLANT IN THE WORLD, in a sizable proportion due to Luis Molina's
          leadership.

         So far, this is the only case where Honduras has been considered
         number one globally  (that we know of  -besides once being the
         largest banana exporting country -by the second half of 20th century,
         and being regarded as having the best mahogany in the planet).

         Although Blue Bell de Honduras did not receive full support from US
         operations during its first years, Blue Bell de Honduras' development
         proved that, under appropriate local leadership: convinced and
         persistent, creative and careful, honest and supportive -fair and
         balanced, Honduran workers, technicians, engineers and managers
         can make imported-technologies better and reach and maintain
         results equally or better than any other groups of persons anywhere
         in the planet !!
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    (2) When Wrangler reached its best production quality EVER, mentioned
    on the icon above right, Blue Bell de Honduras won the President's Quality
    Award: Blue Bell de Honduras led the pack (pulling all other Wrangler
    plants to excel in their historical quality). Blue Bell de Honduras' utmost
    quality push was MAINLY due to Luis Molina's leadership and hands-on
    management (as needed), based on his personal decision that the
    Honduran plants would be number one in all regards:
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    (3) For other examples/reasons of Blue Bell de Honduras (S de RL) utmost
    performance in quality, cost/productivity, delivery, employee contentment,
    profits and image (specially integrity and community issues and
    leadership):    Click on the icons: (Read alt texts by leaving pointer on icons):











    (4)                                                              
QUALITY,
COST
and
DELIVERY:

The three keys
to success
for
any
enterprise -
either
services
or  goods
Shun the
risk
of
letting
your
operation
get
into
troubles
Order us a
proactive
check-up
Unsolved
'problems'
will put
any
operation
behind
Give your
'problems' (
*1)
an
optimal
solution
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Taking advantage of oportunities through QUALITY, COST and DELIVERY
-with basis on optimized organizational STRUCTURES and PROCESSES
- for [difficult] management 'problems'
To facilitate optimal performance
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approach
and focus
are
embedded in
our
EXTERNAL
FOCUS
'Think & Talk'  
Technology"

.......Don't
.....wait.

... .Don't
..,...get
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.....Lead.
*1
*1....Solutions for management problems: A normal duty, task or endeavor in management
which
managers normally perform through other people.
    Taken from the EF-TTT page:
    A VIEW FROM OUTSIDE must be provided for achievement of optimal performance by
    individuals and groups. This, for example, is how the President of the United States
    [Republican or Democrat] does the job –through receiving constant advice and assistance.
    We are prepared to be your source of external views and support -to your complete satisfaction.
    I invite you to go to the Services Page and take a look at a few alternative ways we have
    designed to deliver external perspectives in facilitating optimal performance.
    Luis Molina
Best Wrangler quality ever, while Honduras was second to none worlwide
Excellent plants in Mexico, Costa Rica, the US and Honduras, with their quality compared to the Honduras plant's -the one regarded as second to none worlwide
Note the extremely low level of critical defects (0.8%) while, amazingly, ranking at top productivity.
Besides quality, Honduras maintained top performance in employee contentment, cost, delivery and many other factors
Proof of
Honduras plant
regarded as
number one
worldwide
The last paragrahp shows much higher than expected results, due in large part to LF Molina's personal decision of making his plants second to none
Wrangler's best quality ever -while Honduras was number one worldwide
These and all other evaluation factors developed to virtually perfect rankings for the Puerto Cortes, Honduras plants
These results more-than-satisfactorily impress Will Phelps, a superb headquarters manager and leader, but even better than these results were achieved in the Puerto Cortes, Honduras plant
Against all US headquarters' expectations, much better results than these were obtained in the Puerto Cortes, Honduras, plants
Good work relationships were necessary -Take a look at the relaxed smile of the City Mayor, Dr. Marlon Lara.
Employee contentment and team-work effectiveness (steamed by respect for the individual and leadership) were the key to unsurpassed world-class performance
Teamwork at all levels was important
While the COHEP just asked the Government to provide energy, LF Molina's plan made 18 companies able to work full 44-hrs weeks -This optimal solution was promptly recommended by FEDECAMARAS
Teamwork at all levels was necessary
A reflection of the attitude of a group
A reflection of the attitude of a team
The heading on the magazine refers to productivity through respect for the individual
More on
Building
...To see:
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...Other results
...Luis Molina's CV
...Luis Molina's.dear
...accomplishments
WRANGLER
    (1) Few persons, if any, wished well or had good expectations about
    Blue Bell de Honduras' future performance: US unions and workers
    opposed the loss of jobs in the US, while in Honduras the maquila
    plants were denigrated as mere exploiters of local cheap labor.
    However, against all odds, Blue Bell de Honduras became the best
    Jeanswear plant ever, and was regarded as THE BEST JEANS
    PLANT IN THE WORLD, in a sizable proportion due to Luis Molina's
    leadership and management.
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LF Molina (left) with other US and Honduras Wrangler managers, in front of the building he designed with the worker in mind
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