Gregory James Aziz is the icon behind the National Steel Car. It’s a company that has earned an excellent reputation as the leading freight car engineering, manufacturing, and commitment to quality in new car innovation across the world, since January 1994. He is the chairman, president, and the Chief Executive Officer of the company which is located in Hamilton, Ontario. He also serves as the chairman of the National Industries Inc.
Gregory J Aziz Educational Background
Gregory Aziz, also known as Greg, was born in London, Ontario. Later in 1949, he started his education and excelled. Greg majored in Economics at the Western Ontario University in London. In 1971, he joined Affiliated Foods, which is a family business whose interest was in the importation of fresh foods across the world, and distribution in markets across the United States and Eastern Canada. The family food business grew significantly for the 16 years that he worked there.
Greg James Aziz Success Story Begins
Gregory James Aziz gained experience by working for different investment banks across New York. The experience he got was essential in acquiring and managing his own company, National Steel Car. In the year 1994, Gregory J Aziz purchased the National Steel Car from Dofasco; his main goal was to transform the company to be the best railroad freight car manufacturer. The company has since expanded to manufacture more railroad freight and tank cars annually, creating more employment opportunities, paying attention to the customer’s needs, and having a deep sense of purpose to the company’s core values.
The determination and pursuit have seen the company become the only railcar company to be certified ISO 9001:2008 in Northern America and regularly awarded the annual TTX SECO since 1996. These achievements have made National Steel Car more innovative, dynamic, diverse, and customer-oriented than ever before. This success has been made possible by support from customers, loyal and dedicated staff, and the great relationship the company has with the suppliers. See This Page for related information.
National Steel Car has been very committed to sponsoring the Hamilton community and assisting in other numerous local charities. The company has also participated in programs such as the incentive energy which was supported by Horizon Utilities. This program has helped the company in the reduction of its carbon footprint, thus lowering its operating expenses. Greg Aziz and Irene his wife are also sponsors of the most famous agricultural fair in Canada.