Gregory James Aziz is the President, Chairman, and CEO of National Steel Car, the leading company in railroad freight car engineering and manufacturing sector. National Steel Car, located in Hamilton, Ontario, was founded in 1912. The company has over 100 years’ experience in engineering and manufacturing of quality cars making it North America’s leading company in railroad freight.
Born in 1949, James Aziz studied at Ridley College and later moved to Western University to pursue Economics. In 1971, Gregory J. Aziz joined his family in wholesale food business. Affiliated Foods grew tremendously becoming the leading supplier of fresh foods across the United States and Eastern Canada.
In 1994, Mr. Aziz purchased National Steel Car, formerly Dofasco, and expanded the railroad freight company to North America. The company grew from manufacturing 3, 500 cars per year in 1994 to 12, 000 per year in 1999. The tremendous growth was through the company’s strong engineering practices, substantial human and capital investment and staff motivation.
Greg J Aziz, in his “Welcome to National Steel Car,” stated that the company is more dynamic than ever before. The team sets challenging goals and focus on delivering top-notch services by manufacturing quality railcars that exceed clients’ expectations. That has seen the company be the only certified company in North America as ISO 9001:2008 and has held several re certifications.
National Steel Car also sells freight car parts and components and offers after-sale market services such as brake piping, fixing handholds and ladder rounds and working on body bolsters.
National Steel Car has been honored for over a decade by consistently getting the TTX SECO award since 1996. Even in its significant achievements, the company doesn’t rest on past success but continues to listen to the voice of the customers and offering quality services. The team focuses on honoring the traditions, moving ahead with full determination, excellent performance and leading always. Click This Link to learn more.
Giving back to the society
National Steel Car’s commitment to Hamilton community has seen it sponsor many projects such as the Hamilton Opera, the Salvation Army, Theatre Aquarius among others. Thousands of past and present employees meet annually to celebrate Christmas party and to contribute food to local food banks. Additionally, James Aziz and his wife sponsor Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Canada.
Greg Aziz is the CEO, president and chairman of National Steel Car which he purchased from Dofasco. The company is the only certified and leading railroad freight in North America. Thousands of people have been employed as well as the company gives back to society by sponsoring numerous local charities. Greg and his company is focused on excellence and always leading.