Gregory James Aziz, the current CEO of National Steel Car grew up in the area of London, Ontario. He went to Ridley College before proceeding to the University of Western Ontario. He specialized in the area of Economics. Greg Aziz has from 1994 held the positions of chairman, president and the CEO at the National Steel Car. It is a top international railroad freight vehicle manufacturing and engineering company. Greg had earlier on decided to join the family business, the Affiliated Foods, which dealt in wholesale foodstuff. He led the company to exponential growth in 16 years to become a global importer of fresh food. The company imports fresh food from South and Central America and Europe.
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From the 1980s and 1990s, Gregory J Aziz worked in New York in a number of banking investment firms. In 1994, he organized the successful purchase of National Steel Car from Dofasco. He bought the company with the intention of transforming it into the top Railroad Freight Car manufacturing and engineering company in North America. In just five years, the company increased its manufacturing capacity to 12,000 units up from 3,500 cars per annum. This was possible through their strong emphasis on human resources investment, substantial capital, team-building activities and strong engineering abilities. The company also grew its number of employees from 600 to 3,000 from 1994 – 1999. Visit Their Page Here.
What Makes National Steel Car Unique
National Steel Car remains an outstanding company especially in the innovation of fresh cars in the industry due to its excellence in engineering and manufacturing. The company manufactures brand new Railroad Freight Cars every year. National Steel Car is the only ISO 9001:2008 certified company in its industry in the area of North America. The company has managed to maintain recertification rounds for the past 18 years, making it the best in its industry. National Steel car has consistently won the TTX SECO chief quality award from the year 1996, thanks to the great leadership skills of Greg Aziz.
National Steel Car is fully aware and committed to giving back to the community. It supports the Hamilton community and sponsors the Hamilton Opera, Theatre Aquarius, the Salvation Army, the United Way and a host of other locally operating charities. The company organizes its own Christmas Party every year and takes part in major food drives on behalf of the food banks located in the local area. Greg J Aziz is married to his wife Irene and together they sponsor the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, which is the most outstanding agricultural fair in Canada.