Patricia Panchak

Patricia
Panchak
Patricia Panchak, Editor-in-Chief,
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In her commentary and reporting for IndustryWeek, Editor-in-Chief Patricia Panchak covers world-class manufacturing industry strategies, best practices and public policy issues that affect manufacturers’ competitiveness. She delivers news and analysis—and reports the trends--in tax, trade and labor policy; federal, state and local government agencies and programs; and judicial, executive and legislative actions. As well, she shares case studies about how manufacturing executives can capitalize on the latest best practices to cut costs, boost productivity and increase profits.

As editor, she directs the strategic development of all IW editorial products, including the magazine, IndustryWeek.com, research and information products, and executive conferences.

An award-winning editor, Panchak received the 2004 Jesse H. Neal Business Journalism Award for Signed Commentary and helped her staff earn the 2004 Neal Award for Subject-Related Series. She also has earned the American Business Media’s Midwest Award for Editorial Courage and Integrity.

Patricia holds bachelor’s degrees in Journalism and English from Bowling Green State University and a master’s degree in Journalism from Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. She lives in Cleveland Hts., Ohio, with her family.  

Articles
Frank Marangell, President & CEO, Rize, Inc.
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The president and CEO of Rize Inc. describes the leadership and management style that he’s found helps employees deliver more than he ever would have expected.
Toward a More Data Savvy World 1
Do you really know what your metrics mean—or which ones matter?
Fast Facts About US Trade: The Wage Premium
Higher employee compensation and trade intensity go hand in hand.
US Machinery Industry Exports Poised for Uptick
Pent-up demand and demographics will help drive U.S. machinery export growth.
Fast Facts About US Trade 2
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Trump and Trade
If we're going to "fix" U.S. trade policy, what needs to be done?
Blake Moret, President & CEO, Rockwell Automation
Building the IIoT Step-by-Step
Rockwell Automation’s President & CEO Blake Moret charts a course to lead in a digitally connected manufacturing world.
Words of IoT Wisdom from IoT Emerge
Highlights from IoT Emerge keynote speakers, and more.
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Transformational Thinking
What's critical to a successful digital manufacturing transition.
Dr. Hans Langer, founder and CEO, EOS GmbH
How to Achieve Success with Additive Manufacturing
Three drivers of Strategic Additive Manufacturing Success
Ronald M. De Feo, CEO, Kennametal Inc.
Kennametal CEO Sets Course for a Turnaround 1
Kennametal Inc. CEO Ron M. De Feo talks with IndustryWeek about his leadership philosophy and his plan for getting the company back on track.
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