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Square One Tape Measure

square-one-tape-measureThe Square One Tape Measure was designed to quickly help you find the hypotenuse (square) of anything. It has a dual scale; one side is a standard scale, the other side is an exaggerated hypotenuse scale. Zero math, zero mistakes.

Box Clip

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With the Box Clip you no longer have to worry about using packing tape or box knives. The Box Clip is reusable and easily clips on to any cardboard or paper box to keep box flaps either open or closed.

The Folly of MBWA

Paul Akers, the president of FastCap, commits to regularly visiting the front lines of his company as part of his leader standard work. But don’t confuse this commitment for “management by walking around” (MBWA). Akers does it as much (or more) for his own edification than for the training of his employees. Press here to read more of the article by Dan Markovitz of Markovitz Consulting.

3 Way Clamp

3-way-clampEdge trim isn’t always easy to install and taping trim doesn’t always provide the pressure needed for bonding edging. FastCap’s solution is the 3 Way Clamp. We’ve combined the usual spring clamp with an additional spring that applies a third direction of pressure. With approximately 30 lbs of clamping pressure, the 3 Way Clamp can provide a better bond than tape alone.

Toyota in Mexico

We read this article in our Morning Meeting…

“A lack of automation also forces line workers to learn other TPS fundamentals, such as “poka-yoke,” devices or steps in the manufacturing process to prevent errors and defects, and “kaizen,” or continuous improvement.” Press here to read the entire article.

StileRite

stilerite1The StileRite is a specialty cabinetry clamp designed for one purpose; scribing and fastening stile trim to your walls, cabinets and shelving. The StileRite is a standard C-clamp fitted with a unique head featuring two tapered 5mm pins, 32mm apart to fit into any standard euro style shelving system. No more need for large clamps or more hands to apply adequate pressure when fastening or bonding stiles to cabinets, especially near walls or in tight spaces.

Flex Tool Bag

flex-tool-bagTired of tool bags that don’t fit your tools? Wrong size pockets? Too small…too big? The FLEX Tool Bag solves all these problems with this innovative design from FastCap.

Sharpie Holster

sharpieholsterThe Sharpie Holster is a nifty little tool designed to make using a Sharpie on the job easier and more efficient. Fitted with a belt/pocket clip and two bench and table mounting options, your Sharpie can now easily be capped and uncapped with one hand, saving you time. The cap simply clips into the holster and then to your pocket or table, keeping your sharpie right where you need it.

The Paulk Workbench

FastCap's Paulk Workbench
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Mag Hook

maghookThe Mag Hook is a tool that helps you organize your work, office or home space. A 2″ magnet with an adjustable threaded hook, makes it easy to use and snap into any area you need. Never in your way, and always in place. Holds up to 15lbs!