Vermillion Inc. CEO Jared Peterson, left, speaks during a panel on manufacturing at the 38th annual Kansas Economic Outlook Conference on Thursday at Intrust Bank Arena. Also picture are Tim Penner, president and CEO of Harper Industries, and Carolyn Lee, executive director of the Manufacturing Institute.
Vermillion Inc. CEO Jared Peterson, left, speaks during a panel on manufacturing at the 38th annual Kansas Economic Outlook Conference on Thursday at Intrust Bank Arena. Also picture are Tim Penner, president and CEO of Harper Industries, and Carolyn Lee, executive director of the Manufacturing Institute. Jerry Siebenmark The Wichita Eagle
Vermillion Inc. CEO Jared Peterson, left, speaks during a panel on manufacturing at the 38th annual Kansas Economic Outlook Conference on Thursday at Intrust Bank Arena. Also picture are Tim Penner, president and CEO of Harper Industries, and Carolyn Lee, executive director of the Manufacturing Institute. Jerry Siebenmark The Wichita Eagle

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