National Steel Car And Gregory Aziz
National Steel Car, one of the leaders in railroad freight car engineering and manufacturing industry, is located in Hamilton, Ontario. The company spans a century of excellence in engineering, manufacturing, and dedication to quality. As a reputed railroad freight car manufacturer in North America, National Steel Car has earned its keep since its founding in 1912.
Gregory James Aziz, popularly known as “Greg,” is the current Chairman, President, and CEO of National Steel Car. Greg Aziz has immensely transformed the company into the one of the leading manufacturing company in the North American continent.
Gregory J Aziz received his formal education at Ridley College and then proceeded to the University of Western Ontario, where he majored in economics. In 1971, he joined Affiliated Foods, his family wholesale food business and in the following years, the company expanded to become a worldwide importer of fresh farm produce from Europe, Central, and South America, and distributing to major wholesale markets across the North American Continent.
In the late 80s and early 90s, Greg worked at several investment banks in New York, and in 1994, he organized the purchase of National Steel Car from Dofasco. Emphasizing on the company’s conceivable engineering capabilities, and team-building efforts, the company expanded to manufacturing over 10,000 in 1999, up from 3,500. Furthermore, employment opportunities grew from roughly 600 to nearly 3,000 over the same period. All this was possible through intricate investments in both capital and human labor-force. Click Here For More Info.
Presently, National Steel Car is the leader in novel automotive innovations and the manufacture of thousands of freight cars annually, complementary of its never-ending pursuit of excellence. For 18 years straight, the company has been awarded numerous tags as the only company certified ISO 9001:2008 as North America’s railroad freight car, engineering, and manufacturing company. Moreover, since 1996, the company has repeatedly been honored with the TTX SECO highest quality award.
Furthermore, National Steel Car has committed itself to serving the Hamilton community, sponsoring numerous institutes and organizations, i.e., Theatre Aquarius, the United Way, the Hamilton Opera, the Salvation Army and other several local charities. Greg, together with his lovely wife Irene are sponsors of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, a prominent Canadian agricultural fair.