Archive for Lean Fastcap

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.

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Alikhan Pencil improvement

Alikhan improves the Accuscribe station at FastCap. Sometimes a fresh set of eyes is all it takes. Always improving!

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Why does FastCap have a morning meeting?

Paul Akers answers Pitt Meadows Plumbing question about why have a morning meeting.

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Cool iPhone tip!

Paul Akers discusses a new tip he discovered. Did you know that you don’t need a scan app to read QR codes? The camera app is all you need for lean QR Code reading.

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Crazy Small Improvements

Ryan, the Co-owner of Seating Matters, brought 5 Team members all the way from Ireland to visited FastCap and he finally gets it…crazy small improvement each day is the key!

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Lean…. let’s do life better!

Check out this article by Paul Akers on the Lean Construction Blog…

“This June I will be speaking at the Canadian Lean Conference in Winnipeg Canada. My subject will be “Lean is Simple.” It is centered on how I built a Lean culture with my team at FastCap and how thousands of other organizations around the world have done the same. However, if Lean is so “simple” why do so many people struggle to make it happen and make it sustainable?” To read the entire article, press here.

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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.

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Variation is the Enemy

Thinking of laying off staff? Don’t do it. Variation creates a tremendous amount of waste. Focus on getting the right people on the bus!

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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.

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The Lean Crutch!

Paul Akers explains how having surgery on his foot has taught him so much about Lean and the waste of motion.

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