Jill Jusko

Jill Jusko, Senior Editor,

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. 

The 2014 IndustryWeek Best Plants Winners Deliver Manufacturing Excellence
IndustryWeek is pleased to announce the winners of the 25th IndustryWeek Best Plants competition, our annual salute to manufacturing excellence across North America.
A Baker's Dozen of the Best in Lean and Continuous Improvement in 2014
This content was among the most read, the most commented upon, the most shared and the most printed-out articles from the IndustryWeek Continuous Improvement newsletter in 2014.
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The Panama Canal in Pictures
This Panama Canal gallery shares a selection of photos and events related to this important shipping channel.
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Quality Practices that Deliver for the IndustryWeek Best Plants
Review the tools and techniques the IndustryWeek Best Plants winners and finalists use in their quality pursuits.
Efficient Energy Use Drives Down Energy Bills at Cummins
'Strategic thinking, rigorous financial analysis and planning, and strong leadership’ power improvements.
Pop Quiz: Test Your Quality IQ
You may be an active member of the IndustryWeek manufacturing community, but how much do you really know about manufacturing quality? To test your knowledge, we've put together a short (10 question) quiz for you to find out the extent of your quality expertise.
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GM Shakes Up Quality Ranks 1
The Detroit-based automaker said the changes were made "to continue its evolution into a stronger, more customer-centric organization."
CEO Mary Barra is Driving Culture Change at General Motors 2
GM CEO Mary Barra likens culture change to changing behaviors. The behaviors the company is working hard to impart are ownership, candidness, accountability -- and improvement.
Gurus of the Quality Movement
The members of this slideshow are leaders and advocates of quality, persons who have advanced the breadth and depth of what is meant by quality, who have introduced quality principles to a wider audience, who have contributed in numerous ways to the growth of the quality profession.
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Revised ISO 9001 Standard Moves Closer to Completion
The revised standard will retain its strong focus on a process-based approach to quality management systems.
Quality: From Control to the Customer to a Culture 
The growing complexity of supply chains calls for a renewed focus on quality.
2014 Hall of Fame Inductee: Carlos Ghosn
The French-Lebanese-Brazilian CEO's resurrection of Renault earned him the colorful alias "Le Cost Killer."
New Rocket Engine Needed, Boeing Says after Antares Crash
Orbital Sciences Corp., which owns the rocket, said the Antares flight was terminated once it became clear there was a problem.
Antares Rocket Fiery Explosion
Unmanned Antares rocket, owned by Orbital Sciences, exploded in a fireball on Oct. 28. These images capture moments before and after the explosion.
Lincoln Electric CEO: Meeting the Skills Gap Challenge
CEO Christopher Mapes is leading a company that faces a challenge many manufacturers are seeking answers for: the skills gap. In the case of Lincoln Electric, which manufactures welding, cutting, and joining products, it's skilled welding talent.
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