Gregory Aziz, CEO of National Steel Car

Gregory Aziz is the CEO, President, and Chairman of National Steel Car, a leading company located in Hamilton, Ontario. It deals with railroad freight car engineering and manufacturing. He was born in London, Ontario on April 30, 1949. He studied at the Western Ontario University where he majored in economics. He joined wholesale food production run by his family. This company grew in 16 years to become a leading importer of fresh foods from South America and Europe, distributing it to wholesale markets in Eastern Canada and the United States.

Investment and growth in the company

Gregory J. Aziz worked in New York with different investment banking opportunities in the 1980s and early 1990s.He purchased National Steel Car in 1994 from Dofasco, a Canadian company with the aim of transforming it into a leading manufacturer of railroad freight car in North America. By 1999 National Steel Car had expanded its manufacturing capacity from 3500 cars to 12,000 cars since the time the firm was purchased. Employment also grew from 600 to 3,000. Gregory J. Aziz Company builds, each year, thousands of railroad freight cars. It is the only certified company (ISO 9001:2008) which has been honored highly since 1996 with TTX SECO quality award.

The company is proud of what they achieve. Today, the company is more diverse, dynamic, and innovative than before. James Aziz pursues attention to opinions of customers; he does not rely on past achievements but instead focuses on the strengths to provide better services. Through loyalty from customers, good relationship with suppliers and commitment of 2,000 team members who work tirelessly to build the best, National Steel Car will continue to be the leading railcar manufacturer.

Charities sponsored

National Steel Car has sponsored local charities such as Hamilton Opera, the Salvation Army, Theatre Aquarius, and many others. Each year, employees of the present and past, together with their children, attend Christmas parties organized by the company and participate in the food drive for local food banks. Excellence in manufacturing, engineering, and quality delivered by the corporation is gained from 100 years of expertise. This company has earned a good reputation worldwide and they are known to provide the best quality.