For many years, Gregory James Aziz joined his family business, which is a food business, Affiliated Foods. It was in 1971 that James Aziz joined his family and he helped his family expand to international markets with their food distribution services. Affiliated Foods was expanding to Europe, South America, Eastern Canada and Central America. After nearly two decades of helping his family at Affiliated Foods, Gregory Aziz started finding opportunities in the banking sector in New York in the 1980s and 1990s. Finally, in 1994 his business acumen and confidence had risen high enough to be the head of the acquisition of National Steel Car from the company Dofasco. After faithfully serving his family Gregory Aziz began looking for other business opportunities abroad and in the States.
Development of National Steel Car
Immediately after National Steel Car was acquired from Dofasco, Gregory Aziz began transforming and expanding the National Steel Car company into an internationally successful and recognized Canadian Steel Car Manufacturing Company. Gregory Aziz has always led National Steel Car to produce the highest standards of engineering and manufacturing capabilities. At the time of its acquisition, National Steel had 3,500 cars. Today National Steel Car surpassed that number to 12,000 in 1999. Also, the number of employees has grown five-fold from 600 to 3,000 employees.
Gregory Aziz has pursued the highest standards of manufacturing for National Steel and today it is the freight car manufacturer that is completely ISO 9001:2008 certified. This distinction of highest standards has been National Steel Car for 18 years. Lastly, National Steel Car has been consistently honored since 1996 with the TTX SECO award, which is 18 of the awards years in existence.
The present Chairman and President of the National Steel Car company is Gregory J Aziz. Th National Steel Car company is the preeminent manufacturers of freight cars in the world. National Steel Car designs, manufactures and distributes throughout the world. National Steel Car’ manufacturing facility is located in Hamilton, Ontario. Gregory Aziz was born on Aril 30, 1949 in London Ontario. Gregory James Aziz attended the University of Western Ontario. See Related Link for more information.