"You can practice Lean Philosophy, even in Italy. And those who are already doing it, as Fiorentini did, are now an example around the world. " This is the beginning of the article that appeared in the pages of Corriere della Sera on Monday, November 16.
These words belong to Arnaldo Camuffo, Lean Management professor at the worldwide renown Bocconi University and author of several books, including "The Art of improving: Lean Made in Italy to return to compete" (2014, Marsilio).
"Pietro Fiorentini is undoubtedly one of the most interesting cases," says Camuffo "The CEO of the group started the Lean transformation process in 2000, after a company crisis, and was able to translate operating results in terms of turnover and product diversification: today Pietro Fiorentini is sort of an Italian Toyota, becoming a a point of interest for international companies wanting to learn how to improve a manufacturing process.