Gregory James Aziz is a renowned businessman and holds the positions of chairperson, head and chief executive officer of National Steel Car, a company that deals with railroad freight car engineering and manufacturing. This company is among the top companies in that sector and is based in Hamilton, Ontario.
He was born on 30th April 1949 in London, Ontario. He has a strong education foundation where he attended Ridley College and the University of Western Ontario where Gregory J Aziz pursued economics. In 1971, he worked in Affiliated Foods. This was a wholesale food business belonging to his family. Gregory J Aziz is a hardworking person, a character that led him to work in many banking investments in the late 80s and early 90s in the city of New York. Dofasco sold National Steel Company to Greg Aziz in 1994. He strived to make it a leading railroad freight car manufacturer, something that the company has achieved.
He steered National Steel Car Company in the right course where it increased their production of cars almost by four times. Production of cars rose from 3,500 yearly to 12,000 by the year 1999. The company’s workforce saw an increase by five times where they expanded their employees from 600 to about 3,000. The robust engineering capabilities of the company combined with teamwork and the right investment regarding human and capital contributed to the expansion of this company.
The determination to pursue engineering and excellence in manufacturing has made National Steel Car be a leader in innovating new cars while building many new railroad freight cars yearly. The company enjoys an excellent reputation given that it is the company dealing with engineering and manufacturing railroad freight car that has ISO 9001:2008 Certification. They have held this honor for almost two decades (18 years) where they have undergone many recertification. They are also privileged to be given the TTX SECO award. This is the top-quality award since 1996.
Gregory J Aziz strives to ensure the company designs and manufacturers freight cars that address arising needs and standards of their clients and the railroad industry. The company is committed to serving the Hamilton Community where they have sponsored various charities like the Hamilton Opera, the Salvation Army among others.
During Christmas season, the company holds a party every year where their current and past workers take part in food drive for local food banks. James Aziz’s determination to see things excel has made him to sponsor the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. This is the most popular agricultural show in Canada. Read This Page to learn more.