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Archive for Lean Fastcap

Utilizing QR Codes for Standard Processes

Paul Akers demonstrates how FastCap uses QR Codes to help standardize their processes.

Fastcap’s 21 Principles – People and Things

Paul Akers discusses one of FastCap’s 21 principles called People and Things. Are you someone who takes responsibilities for more and more people and things?

For more all of FastCap’s morning meeting documents, go to this link and look under Lean Documents.

Why does FastCap have a morning meeting?

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

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.

FastCap’s Label System

Paul responds to questions from his Home Shop video (https://youtu.be/TG6QMFexLwg) providing more information about FastCap Labels.

For more information on these products, go to these links:
Erasable Kaizen Labels
Fastcaps (various sized labels)

Lean Cup Holder

Paul Akers discusses how to make a Lean cup holder.

Paul’s Year End Message

Paul Akers reviews 2016 and realizes that failure is the platform for innovation.

Curiosity … where it all starts

Paul Akers gives an example of how curiosity can go a long way to solve problems!