Greg Aziz is the chairman and chief executive officer of National Steel Car. The company is one of the leading railroad freight car engineering companies that is located at Hamilton, Ontario. National Steel Car has more than one hundred years of excellence and experience in manufacturing and engineering, and it is committed to quality. The company which was founded in 1912 has manufactured freight cars which exceed the evolving standard and needs of customers in the railroad industry.
James Aziz is a successful businessman and philanthropist. Greg James Aziz was born on 30th April 1949 in London, Ontario. He went to Ridley College & the University of Western Ontario and studied economics. After schooling, Gregory J Aziz joined the family business which grew in sixteen years to become one of the leading importers of fresh foods from Central and South America and Europe for distribution in Eastern Canada and United States.
Gregory James Aziz worked on many investment opportunities in New York. In 1994, he purchased National Steel Car from Dofasco with an intention of growing it into the leading railroad freight car manufacture in North America. Greg Aziz focused on putting emphasis on the strong engineering capabilities of National Steel Car capital and human investment, and team-building to grow the company. This move was successful since the manufacturing capacity of the firm grew from three thousand five hundred to twelve thousand cars per years by 1999. The employment capacity of National Steel Car also grew from an estimate of six hundred to three thousand.
As a result of the hard work and dedication of James Aziz, National Steel Car is today a leader of car innovation and it manufactures several railroad freight cars each year. It is the only railroad freight car company in North America that is ISO certified and has held the honor for the last eighteen years. Under the leadership of James Aziz, National Steel Car has also been awarded the TTX SECO highest quality award. Greg Aziz understands that customer relations play a key role in the success of the firm and has invested on the same. Apart from this, he also believes that all engineering firms must embrace change since it is not only inevitable but is also a necessity.
Greg Aziz is a philanthropic man and he has dedicated himself to give back to the society in different ways. National Steel Car has sponsored various local charity events like Theatre Aquarius, and the United Way. Together with his wife Irene, Gregory J Aziz have sponsored the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair which is the most prominent agricultural fair in Canada. See This Page for additional information.