Dave Rector

Dave Rector

Co-Chief Executor, Rector Machine Works

David Rector attended George Brown College in Toronto for marketing and business administration, graduated from the Aviation Machinist program at Sault College and APR Welding Academy in Sault Ste. Marie.  Since then Dave has worked through the ranks at the 86-year-old family business.  Dave has been the manager of business development at Rector Machine Works and is now Co-Owner of the family business with his brother Mark.

Panel Discussion #5: Breaking Down Barriers: Skilled Trades

One of the top concerns for Northern Ontario’s businesses is finding and retaining skilled labour, and employers in the skilled trades are experiencing drastic shortages across the board. Why is there a gap between employers and job seekers? How can we bridge the gap between what is needed and what students are training for? What […]

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