Jill Jusko

Jill
Jusko
Jill Jusko, Senior Editor,
IndustryWeek

Focus: Operations & IndustryWeek Best Plants

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Senior Editor Jill Jusko covers strategies and best practices in manufacturing operations leadership. Her coverage of operations excellence spotlights companies who have achieved world-class results in quality, productivity, cost and other benchmarks by implementing the latest continuous improvement and lean/Six-Sigma strategies. Jill also coordinates The IndustryWeek Best Plants Awards Program and Conference, which annually recognizes the leading manufacturing facilities in North America.

Jill also coordinates IndustryWeek’s Best Plants Awards Program, which annually salutes the leading manufacturing facilities in North America.

Jill has also served as the editorial project director for the IW/MPI Census of Manufacturers. She received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Bowling Green State University. 

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Time Tested: 100-year-old (and More) US Manufacturing Companies
Enjoy IndustryWeek's latest salute to US manufacturing companies that have existed for a century and more.
Benchmark This: Manufacturing Data from the IndustryWeek Best Plants 2
How does your manufacturing data compare with the IndustryWeek Best Plants Award winners and finalists?
Meet William Smith – Termax Cheerleader in Chief
IndustryWeek recently caught up again with William Smith, co-CEO of Termax, to capture a few of his thoughts about manufacturing, leadership and giving back.
Lean and Continuous Improvement: Twelve in 12
This content was the most read, most commented upon, most shared and the most printed-out on the topics of lean and continuous improvement in the past year.
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Tools of Engagement
Manufacturers like Polaris and Autoliv recognize that engaging the minds and talents of their employees is a powerful path to success. IT solutions provide a technology assist.
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Staying Power: 100-year-old (and More) US Manufacturing Companies 12
U.S. manufacturing has a rich history, with dozens of companies reaching the ripe old age of 100 -- and more. Enjoy this selection of century-old manufacturing firms.
2016 IndustryWeek M&T Conference & Expo Highlight: IW Best Plants Awards Ceremony
During a luncheon celebration, eight winning manufacturing plants – representing the leading edge of efforts to increase competitiveness, enhance customer satisfaction, and create stimulating and rewarding work environments – received their IW Best Plants Awards as an enthusiastic audience shared in the celebration.
Camcraft: Precision Machining on Display
2015 IndustryWeek Best Plants winner Camcraft Inc., Hanover Park, Ill., graciously opened its doors to attendees of the IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo, held May 3-5, 2016, in Rosemont, Ill. This slideshow shares some of what those attendees saw.
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A Social Media Review of the IW Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo, Day 3
Highlights from the concluding day of the 2016 IW Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo included keynotes from Toyota Motor North America and Google.
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Day 2 of the IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo, via Twitter
Wednesday, May 4, was Day 2 of the 2016 IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo in Rosemont, Ill. The agenda included keynote addresses, the 2015 IndustryWeek Best Plants Awards presentation, IndustryWeek's inaugural Industry Excellence Awards presentations, a wealth of educational sessions, a bustling expo floor and an evening of networking at the Hofbrauhaus Chicago.
A Twitter Look at Day One of the IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo 1
The IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo got off to a quick start Tuesday.
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Velcro: A Ubiquitous Brand Looks to Extend Its Reach
Scott Filion, president of the Americas at Velcro Companies, discusses expansion plans.
Richard J. Schonberger
Schonberger on Discontinuous Improvement, Frustration Data and the Big Problem of Factory Infrastructure 2
Not many people can speak about lean, Six Sigma and continuous improvement with more authority than Schonberger. He's been steeped in it for well over a quarter of a century.
Crazy Cars: A Brief History of Automobile Innovation 1
Enjoy this brief history of automobile innovations -- and transportation types that are nearly automobiles.
2016 IndustryWeek Manufacturing Salary Survey -- By the Numbers
The results are in and we've crunched the data: Check out who made what--and a whole lot more--in our breakdown of the 2016 IW Manufacturing Salary Survey.
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