Lean Six Sigma Manufacturing

Continuous improvement plays a strategic role in UMBRAGROUP

"In an internationally recognized company of such high standing, UMBRAGROUP has a complex production process; therefore, continuous improvement plays a fundamental role in allowing the Group to maintain its competitive edge in the markets in which it operates" (Valter Baldaccini, Founding Father of UMBRAGROUP).

The lean Six Sigma philosophy’s advantages

Six Sigma is a byword for zero defects and is based on the use of statistical tools for developing projects and monitoring improvements. The Six Sigma philosophy’s enables to company gaining valuable advantages:

  • reduction in costs;
  • reduction in lead time;
  • elimination of phases with no value added;
  • reduction in process variability;
  • creation of organisational learning.

The phases of a project

These continuous Improvement projects are implemented by Green Belt. Each project has its own Sponsor. Top Management and the Champion perform a strategic guidance and integration function for the various projects.

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