Gregory James Aziz Instrumental In The Boom Of National Steel Car


Gregory James Aziz was born in Ontario on April 30, 1949 and started his studies at Ridley College before enrolling for further studies in economics at Western Ontario University. Mr. Aziz joined National Steel Car in 1994 and currently holds the role of the Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board, and President. National Steel Car is a global manufacturer of railroad freight cars headquartered in Canada.

Mr. Greg is married to Irene and resides in Toronto with his family. Greg Aziz began working in 1971 at his family wholesale food shop, Affiliated Foods. The firm grew substantially under the leadership of Greg Aziz and became a global importer of fresh foodstuff. Affiliated Foods imports its food products from Southern and Central America and Europe and distributes them to wholesale marketers in the United States and Eastern Canada.

1James Aziz was working as a corporate in investment banking in New York between the late 1980s and the early 1990s. He became the President of National Steel Car after initiating its acquisition from Dofasco in 1994. His mission was to revive the once the leading firm in North America that specializes in the manufacturing of railroad cars.

Five years after its purchase, National Steel Car’s production units increased from 3,500 cars to 12,000 freight cars. Its employment opportunities increased significantly within the same period. Over time, National Steel Car, led by Gregory J Aziz has demonstrated its excellence in the engineering and manufacturing of innovative railroad cars. The firm manufactures thousands of custom-tailored railroad cars that are sold all over the world.

National Steel Car is the only railroad cars manufacturer to be accredited as the holder of ISO 9001:2008 in North America. National Steel Car is privileged to retain the certification and the honors of the top railroad car manufacturer in North America for the past 18 years. Moreover, the firm holds the TTX SECO, the most prestigious quality award in the railroad car industry in North America. See This Page for additional information.

National Steel Car boasts of over a century of excellence in the delivery of freight services and engineering and manufacturing of railroad cars. National Steel Car throws an annual Christmas Party and food drive for their past and current employees together with their families. Since its inception in 1912, National Steel Car remains the largest rolling stock manufacturer in North America. It is a subsidiary of National Industries Incorporation, and it has transformed significantly since Greg Aziz took over as its CEO in 1994.

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