Gregory Aziz; the businessman behind National Steel Car

Gregory James Aziz is the current Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of National Steel Car. National Steel Car is a track-shipping automobile manufacturing enterprise based in Hamilton, Ontario. It’s one of the world’s leading establishments in this sector. The company has over a century of success in its activities, and a made a reputation for itself since its establishment in 1912.

 

Greg Aziz is a 69-year-old businessman who is originally from London. He studied at the college of Ridley and later the Western Ontario University where he took a course in economics. He first broke into the corporate world working at his family’s comprehensive food industry in 1971 which grew to become an international provider of garden-fresh foods from the continents on South and Central America and Europe and a major distributor in the United States within less than two decades of its existence. He also worked on multiple New York stock banking prospects during his late thirties. Dofasco sold National Steel Car to Aziz in the year 1994. Greg’s vision for the company was to build it into North America’s chief rail freight producer.

Living up to his vision, Gregory J Aziz has led the company to great heights. Just five years after the purchase, the company had already expanded its manufacturing from thirteen thousand five hundred to a good twelve thousand cars per year. He also increased the number of company employees from a mere six hundred to three thousand. Owing to his perfectionist nature, Greg Aziz has led the company to multiple successes in its engineering and manufacturing. With a production of thousands of track shipping cars each year and always developing new car inventions, National Steel Car has held the honor of being the single-track freight car production and engineering firm with an ISO certification for 18 years in a row.

Under the leadership of Gregory James Aziz, National Steel Car has also taken part in philanthropic endeavors. The company has shown an active commitment to building the Hamilton, Ontario community which it considers its home. It has sponsored several local charities like the United Way, Aquarius Theatre, Hamilton Opera and the Salvation Army, just to mention a few.

Aziz is not just a shrewd businessman in the technical world, but he also recognizes the agricultural sector and is a lover of festivities. In collaboration with his wife Irene, Aziz sponsors the Noble Agricultural Twilight Fair that is the country’s supreme bulbous agronomic fair. See This Page to learn more.