Archive for FastCap

Busy does not equal productive

We watched this in our morning meeting. Such good words.

Need an amazing deal on a CNC for your woodshop?

Tyler Erickson discusses FastCap’s CNC machine that is for sale. The first $20,000 takes it (shipping not included)!

Contact Tyler Erickson (tyler@fastcap.com) or Paul Akers (paul@fastcap.com) for more information.

Amazing Kaizen Foam Improvement

Paul Akers and Tyler Erickson come up with a very nifty way to display FastCap’s PowerMags using FastCap Kaizen Foam. Now that’s a great Lean improvement.

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.