A Canada based company named, National Steel Car is considered as one of the biggest train cars manufacturers in the country. The headquarters of the company is located in Hamilton Ontario. The company has been one of the top 3 locomotive manufacturers since the very beginning.
The company, National Steel Car started back in the year 1912, and it still is going strong. The main man behind this huge domination and success of this company is a man named, Gregory James Aziz. He is most commonly known as Greg Aziz. Mr. Gregory is currently serving as the CEO and the chairman of the company.
The giant company, National Steel Car has gone through a lot of changes throughout the years. It got famous very quickly as it impressed everyone in the locomotive industry. A lot of investors were impressed by the performance of the company in its early years. The demand in rolling stocks production got very high after the company was established. The company received the highest amount of order in the year 1913.
The Canadian Northern Railway and the Canadian Pacific Railway were considered the largest clients of the company. These clients ordered the production of rolling stocks that were needed in the construction of the Trans Canadian Railway project. The company was going very good regarding business, but then it saw a decline after the Great Depression. The number of orders started to decline. The company was forced into manufacturing other products and not the rolling stocks.
The company started to get back in the business during the World War II days, and after that, they never went out of business. National Steel Car was acquired by a Canada based company named Dofasco in the year 1962. But they had to part ways when they came to know about the company’s decline in business.
Mr. Gregory Aziz took over National Steel Car in the year 1994. He was determined to take this company to the success heights once again. And this is exactly what Mr. Gregory did. He had a very positive influence on the company, and it started to perform efficiently again.
The company gave jobs to more than 2000 people. The production rate of the company was increasing every day. They were able to manufacture more than 12,000 train cars every year. Before, their production capacity was only 3,500 train cars per year.