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People are our most important resource.  Ocean Gear employs 16 local, hardworking individuals who all contribute to our team approach to doing business. 

Shane Pittman - Owner/Operator

As the owner/operator of Ocean Gear Inc. , Shane contributes more than 20 years experience in manufacturing scallop gear and working in the marine service industry.  Ocean Gear is not only a local business operating in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia - it has been a leading contributor as well as a constant innovator in reinventing the equipment used in the Fishing Industry in the North Atlantic Ocean.  On site, Shane mixes his competence for problem solving with his project management skills in executing the highest quality products possible.

Allan Dimmell -  Welder/Fabricator

Allan Dimmell has been in the marine fabrication and design business for over 40 years.  His dedication and attention to detail award him with consistent respect and high demand in the community.  Allan joined Ocean Gear in 2011 and has since helped Ocean Gear develop critical initiatives to perform and deliver as a leader in the marine industry.

Matthew Connick - Manager Scallop Gear Division

Matthew Connick was hired on in 2013 and is now our leading scallop gear manufacturer.  His daily responsibilities include overseeing the quality of our products and he takes honour in certifying that customer's satisfaction is guaranteed.  Matthew's work is of the utmost importance as he is constantly making sure our products are those of the highest quality, which ultimately eliminates downtime while our fishermen are at sea.

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