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Lean Tool Box

Steve Clark sent us this video saying, “I am sending you another video that I just made. I am pumped about my Lean journey… all thanks to you. This tool box improvement has been a game changer for me. Bring on the continuous improvements so that I keep fixing what bugs me! Thanks again for all your encouraging videos you do.”

For more information on FastCap’s Kaizen Foam, visit our website.

Kaizen Foam in the Office

Chad Beery sent us these pictures and said, “I am really seeing a lot of benefit in applying lean concepts in my life on a personal level, and look forward to starting a journey for our company (Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing contractor with 50+ employees).”

For more information on FastCap’s Kaizen Foam (used in these pictures), visit our website.

Why does FastCap have a morning meeting?

Paul Akers answers Pitt Meadows Plumbing question about why have a morning meeting.

What’s In a World Cup Mechanic’s Toolbox?

“It’s not easy being a World Cup bike mechanic. In addition to the pressure that comes with being in charge of maintaining the bikes of some of the fastest (and most particular) riders in the world, you also need fly around the globe with a toolbox that can handle any situation, whether that’s a quick brake bleed or completely rebuilding a bike after a muddy run…” ~John Hall, Aaron Gwin’s mechanic

Press here to read the entire article.

For more information on FastCap’s Kaizen Foam, visit our website.

Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award

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Today “2 Second Lean” receives the Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award! Very humbled!

Best Drone Backpack

Paul Akers discusses the ultimate drone backpack, the Flex Backpack 1.

For more information on FastCap’s Flex Backpack, visit our website.

When Woodworking Tools meet Gardening Tools

Paul Akers uses creativity and FastCap tools to make hedging fun and easy.

For more information on FastCap’s 3rd Hand HD, visit our website.

For more information on the Maruyama M42BK, visit their website.

GPS Tape for Organizing Tools

Paul Akers discusses FastCap’s GPS Tape which allows you to quickly identify tools by department or area. It’s made from vinyl, but it’s very thin which makes it easy to tear off and allows it to conform wrap and not come undone.

For more information on FastCap’s GPS Tape, visit our website.

Can you see waste?

We received this from a former FastCap employee, “An 11 box order that could fit in one box. Went from 44 lbs to 10 lbs! Miss you Paul & all my Fastcap family!!! Take care!! Cindy”

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Lean Inspiration

The folks at Stokes & Rowe Ltd, posted this: “We believe a big part of Lean culture is the exchange of ideas- our latest blog post is on our inspiration, FastCap.” Press here to read their entire post.