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NC Chamber holds manufacturing summit

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- The North Carolina Chamber is holding its annual summit on manufacturing, where business officials will discuss reform and other issues.

John Bolla is a vice president at GlaxoSmithKline and will be the keynote speaker at the summit, which is being held Thursday in Greensboro. Other speakers include Dale Folwell of the state Division of Employment Security and Preston Howard of the N.C. Manufacturers Alliance.

Panel discussions about the future of manufacturing in North Carolina and closing the manufacturing skills gap also will be held.

The summit will be held at the Sheraton Greensboro Hotel at Four Seasons.