Gregory Aziz; the Man behind the success of National Steel Car

The president and chief executive officer of National Steel Car a company that is on the lead in the manufacturing of railroad freight car is known as Gregory James Aziz. He was born in the year 1949 in a place called London, Ontario. He attended Ridley College before enrolling at the University of Western Ontario for his majors in economics. Having acquired the necessary skills from the university, Greg J Aziz was ready to put his skills into practice. He opted to join his family business of selling food in wholesale. The company was known as Affiliated Foods. It exhibited enormous growth to the extent of becoming the number one distributor of imported fresh foods in the world. It was importing the foods from Europe, Central, and South America and distributing it to the wholesale markets that were located in both the United States of America and Eastern Canada.

 

It did not take long before Greg James Aziz entered into the investment banking industry. He worked on several of the opportunities he got in New York in the period between the late 198os and early 90s. The capital he had acquired was enough to help him organize for the purchase of National Steel Car. Dofasco finalized the sale in the year 1994. Greg Aziz was determined to transform the company that was once great in Canada into the number one railway freight car manufacturer. Barely five years after the acquisition, the National Steel Car expanded its capacity of manufacturing from 3,500 cars in each year to 12,000 cars in the same period. All the achievement of the company was as result of its strong engineering capacity, team building as well as investment in both human and capital. At the same time, the number of employees increased to 3,000 from 600.  Visit This Page for more.

 

The National Steel Car has continued to explore its full potential. It has continuously been recognized as an industry leader due to its innovation. Every year, the company builds thousands of railway freight cars. National Steel Car is the only company in Northern America that is certified to manufacture railroad freight cars. Its commitment to the Hamilton residents has resulted to National Steel Car to support the Theatre Aquarius, the United Way, the Salvation Army as well as the Hamilton Opera. Each year, the company organizes for a Christmas party where both present and past workers and their children attend. James Aziz together with his wife who is called Irene sponsor’s the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Canada.

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