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      Company bringing 45 jobs to Robeson County

      North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker says Due Process Stable Trading Company, LLC of New Jersey will open a new manufacturing facility in Robeson County.

      Decker says the company plans to create 45 new jobs and invest $1.37 million over the next three years in Lumberton.

      It will open a distribution center in the Fox Building near the intersection of I-95 and US 74, according to state officials.

      "Due Process LLC's decision to locate this facility in Robeson County is a big win for the region and state," said Decker. "Our commitment to spurring economic growth continues to bring good-paying, high-skilled jobs for North Carolina families."

      Salaries will vary by job function, but the average annual wage for the new jobs will be $41,941 plus benefits. The Robeson County average annual wage is $28,360.

      Due Process Stable Trading Company is focused on the luxury arena with a wholesale product line that includes intricate hand-knotted rugs, hand-tufted rugs, needlepoint pillows, art and antique reproduction furniture. In addition to the rarefied area of custom design, the company sells to high-end specialty rug and furniture stores.