Archive for Lean Fastcap

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)

Take a tour of FastCap

Paul Akers provides the requirements for a tour of FastCap and also provides an updated tour of FastCap. Check out all our lean improvements!

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!

Long Term ROI

Paul Akers discusses long term ROI for FastCap. Depends on how it support up creating a high quality, just in time product for our customers.

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.

Bob Taylor at FastCap!

Paul Akers talks to the FastCap team about their once in a lifetime opportunity for the FastCap team to meet Bob Taylor!

For more information on Taylor Guitars, visit his website.

30+ 2 Second Lean Improvements

Paul Akers discusses the 30+ Lean improvements he and Robbie made to the garden and trash areas at FastCap.

Lean Backpack Sprayer

Robbie and Paul Akers work together on cleaning up the sprayer prep area and created a really cool Lean Backpack Sprayer. Nothing like fixing what bugs you and leaving it cleaner than you found it.