Should you memorize the 8 wastes?

06.03.19 | Categories: *Contains Videos, 8 Wastes, Lean, eBlast

Lean Saw Stache Clean Up

Truman comes up with a creative, yet simple way to clean up after cutting FastCap’s Saw Stache.

O C Tanner

Paul Akers will be speaking at OC Tanner, along with Bob Hendriksen from Steelcase. For more information on OC Tanner, visit their website.

Shannon, Ireland | March 20

CW Applied Technology is hosting an event in Shannon Ireland, where Ryan and Martin from Seating Matters will be speaking. This will be an exceptional event!

04.03.19 | Categories: *Contains Videos, Lean, Lean Organizations

Lean Work Area

Peter improves his work area saving time and effort. Have you fixed what bugs you today?

Lean Shipping Cart

Truman uses FastCap’s FastPipe Table Top Connectors to make a new shipping cart. For more information on FastCap’s FastPipe, visit our website.

03.03.19 | Categories: *Contains Videos, FastCap, Lean, Lean Fastcap


On this week’s show, Paul Akers takes us along as he visits Hoks, one of his favorite companies.

Are you using strong visual controls?

Lyle and Truman Lean out the Zero Clearance Tape Station.

Burnishing Concrete Floor with a Lawn Mower?

Jack Bussey posted this video and said, “The final stage for the new concrete floor in our new workshop building was to burnish a water based concete sealer, the electric machine we have didn’t have enough rpm or power to do the job! I can’t seem to rent one here in the UK and didn’t want to spend £3k to buy one for a 1off job! We we converted a lawn mower to do the job, the modification only took 10 minutes to do!!”

Now that is using your wits, not your wallet!

28.02.19 | Categories: *Contains Videos, Fix What Bugs You, Lean

Can Castrating Piglets be Lean?

Thomas Riner, of Farming Outside the Box, shows he all-time favorite Lean improvement.

27.02.19 | Categories: *Contains Videos, Fix What Bugs You, Lean, eBlast