Gregory James Aziz is a well-known name in the corporate circle of the United States as one of the most successful businessmen and visionary. As the CEO, President, and Chairman of National Steel Car, the only railroad manufacturers in the North America to be ISO 9001:2008 certified, he has made tremendous contributions to the company to ensure it retains its dominant position for years in its niche. National Steel Car is also the only company to be honored with the TTX SECO Award consecutively for over a decade. The company has been dedicated to its approach and understands the importance of evolving with time, which is why it continually comes up with new railroad designs and integrating advanced manufacturing process from time to time.
Gregory J Aziz was born in London, Ontario and completed his graduation from the Ridley College from where he moved on to the University of Western Ontario to complete his education in Economics. In 1971, James Aziz joined his family business of supplying fresh foods sourced from South and Central America as well as Europe to the regional wholesale markets in Canada and the United States. The family business, Affiliated Foods, continued to run successfully for the next sixteen years. He went on to work at several of the financial institutions as an investment banker in New York with considerable success. Finally, in 1994, Greg Aziz managed to purchase National Steel Car from Dofasco to make it one of the leading manufacturers of railroad freight cars in North America. Find More Info Here.
In just five years’ time, Greg James Aziz managed to increase the production capacity of National Steel Car from just over 3,500 railroad cars to nearly 12,000 railroad freight cars annually, which is a remarkable feat. The company’s strength also proliferated during the same period from just 600 employees to over 3,000 employees. National Steel Car continues to invest in innovation and engineering marvel to ensure the railroad cars it manufactures is of the highest quality. National Steel Car is headquartered in Hamilton, Ontario, and is committed to the Hamilton Community. Over the years, National Steel Car has sponsored many local events including the Theatre Aquarius, United Way and the initiating the food drive to refill the local food banks. The company also sponsors the annual Christmas Party, which is attended by thousands of company’s staff and their families. Greg James Aziz along with his wife Irene are also the sponsors of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair.
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