Archive for FastCap

Peel & Stick Kanban Introduction

Paul Akers introduces us to FastCap’s Peel & Stick Kanban. Want a Lean way to keep track of inventory?

For more information on FastCap’s Peel & Stick Kanbann, visit our website.

Making Mistakes Almost Impossible

Check out this Lean video from the guys at Pitt Meadows Plumbing. We watched this in our morning meeting.

Little things change the world

We watched this inspirational video during our morning meeting. Our small actions can change the world!

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.

Fastcap Founder Paul Akers – A Bellingham Innovator

“Whatcom County is home to a number of highly successful entrepreneurs who are quietly and methodically doing massive transactions with national and international partners every day. One of them is Paul Akers, the dynamic man behind FastCap, which operates from a 50,000-square-foot facility on Ferndale’s Pacific Highway.”

Press here to read the entire article by Lauren Kramer of BE in Bellingham.

How to build rock-solid habits

Did you know “…we are operating in habit mode at least 45% of the time…”? Check out this Box of Crayons post about how to build rock-solid habits.

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.

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.

Why a cleaner jobsite is a better jobsite

Jason Mollak, president of JPM Construction, wrote this great post discussing by keeping a clean jobsite is important.

“A year ago I started investing in equipment to keep our site cleaner, more organized, and safer. It started with three items: an Oneida Dust Deputy, a FastCap Saw Hood, and an iVac Switch. Since purchasing these items, not only have I changed my mindset about the value of providing a cleaner environment for our employees, but now I also keep an even sharper eye on how our site looks at all times.” Press here to read the entire article.

For more information on FastCap’s ChopShop Saw Hoods, visit our website.