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Archive for Lean

Lean Stud Finder

Paul Akers uses FastCap’s 3rd Hand Magnetic Strip to help him find the studs in the wall. What a quick simple, Lean way to do this. For more information on FastCap’s 3rd Hand Magnetic Strip, visit our website.

You’re never too young for making shop improvements!

Allen Bonthuis sent us this video and said, “You and 2 second Lean are a great inspiration to me working in the agricultural field and trying to help my customers get started in Lean. You have also inspired me to take Lean into my own woodshop and there are some videos of that coming soon to YouTube and Facebook. What I wanted to share with you today though is my fun day in the shop with my grandson yesterday. He started asking questions about my new work table and why I was taking apart my old work bench and well you can see for yourself what happened…”

Want to see what happens when Lean carpentry meets plumbing?

For more information on FastCap’s Flex Tool Bag, press here. For more information on FastCap’s Kaizen Foam, press here.

Morning Meeting Improvement

Paul Akers straightens up the Morning Meeting area using FastCap’s Kaizen Foam.

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

Never stop improving!

Tyler and Dennis go to great lengths to improve the Euro Door Stop packaging process. No stone left unturned!

For more information on FastCap’s Euro Door Stop, visit our website.

Deep Respect for Resources

Rhonda and Paul show respect and gratitude for the FastCap facility by keeping it pristine.

2018 Global Lean Leadership Summit

Paul Akers welcome folks to the Global Lean Leadership Summit at YelloTools in Windeck, Germany on September 12-13, 2018. For more information on the 2018 Global Lean Leadership Summit, visit the website.

Want to go to Japan?

Two of our Japan Study Mission April trips are full, but there are still some spots left on Team #18 (April 2-7), so don’t delay! For more information, go to this link.

Wanna see some crazy improvements for 2017?

Paul check in with FastCap team members about their favorite 2 Second Lean improvement in 2017. What’s yours?

Tool Box Storage System Lean Improvement

Brian Way, of BP Way, sent us this video showing how he tricked out his toolbox.

For more information on the FastCap tools used in the video, go to the following links:
Kaizen Foam Inserts
Kaizen Foam
Laserjamb LJ4 Pro