National Steel Car’s President, Gregory Aziz

Greg Aziz grew up in Ontario, London. Born on April 1949, he studied at Ridley College and later joined the University of Western Ontario. He majored in Economics, and this has been his specialty since then since he ventured into company business at an early age.

Greg James Aziz is the CEO of National Steel Car, a North American company that engineers and manufactures railroad freight cars. NSC is among the top countries worldwide in railroad freight car manufacturing. It has been named the first and only railcar company to acquire ISO Certification, which it has done so for more than ten consecutive years. Furthermore, the company has also garnered the annual TTX SECO award, since 1996 and has held it for 18 years, following several recertification.

National Steel Car used to have its bounds and services, within Canada. Its production rate was also low as it produced only 3,500 cars yearly. The rate of employment was a meager 600. Greg’s leadership brought several changes. The production and employment rates both shot up tremendously by 1999. The Canadian company also stretched its bounds and currently, it is the leading railcar company in North America. It offers its quality services to not only Canada as was the case before but also different parts of the world.

 

Gregory J Aziz after graduation worked with Affiliated Foods, the leading importer of fresh foods from Europe and America. It is his family’s company and for 16 years, has topped in the exportation of fresh foods to the United States and Canada. James Aziz then went to New York. While there, he worked with investment banking opportunities. With the dream to own a company, he worked at acquiring the resources he needed. In 1994, Greg obtained National Steel Car from Dofasco. His vision and mission were to make NSC the leading railcar company in North America, something he achieved within a short time.

 

National Steel Car throws Christmas Parties every year and usually invites both the current and former employees. Their families too are not an exception. Acts like these strengthen the correlation that exists between employer and employee.  Refer to This Page for more information.

 

To show its support to the Hamilton community, NSC has not only created job opportunities but also funds various charities. Among them are the Theatre Aquarius, the Hamilton Opera, the United Way and the Salvation Army. Greg and his wife, Irene sponsor the Royal Agricultural Fair, among several other fairs in Canada. The Royal Agricultural Fair is the most renowned fair in Canada.

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