National Steel Car founded in 1912 is the largest manufacturer of rolling stock in Canada based in Hamilton Ontario. Gregory James Aziz is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of National Steel Car since 1994.
Greg J. Aziz Education
London, Ontario Canada
Gregory James Aziz
Gregory James Aziz was born in London, Ontario Canada. Greg James Aziz began his work career in his family’s wholesale fresh food business Affiliated Foods in 1971 which was a very successful business that was the distribution of fresh food to major fresh food wholesalers and markets across the United States and Eastern Canada.
Greg Aziz began working on several investment banking opportunities in New York between 1980 and 1990 which accumulated the revenue needed for Gregory Aziz to purchase National Steel Car in 1994 in which at that time was owned by Dofasco since 1962. Greg James Aziz when purchasing National Steel Car plan was to restore the failing company to the solid producing company that it was in earlier years.
Gregory Aziz is also Chairman and Chief Executive Office of National Industries Incorporated which is also part of the railroad components industry. Greg with hard work determination, leadership, and expert management skills is devoted to building up the business in National Steel Car and maintaining the success of National Industries Incorporated.
James Aziz Accomplishments
James Aziz, after the purchase of National Steel Car in 1994 was up against quite a challenge to put the business back on a productive track due to loss of diversity, competitors and a large decrease in product orders within the business. James Aziz with the determination to succeed the rolling stock industry managed to increase National Steel Car workforce from 500 employee’s to 3,000 employee’s and increased the production capacity from 3,500 to 12,500 rail cars. Greg Aziz accomplished these much-needed improvements within a 6 year period of time.
The National Steel Car Business
National Steel Car the largest manufacturer of rolling stock it is a subsidiary of National Industries Inc. both owned by Greg Aziz. The National Steel car business is a company that reaches out to the community of Hamilton through sponsorship and is committed to the support of various organizations and charities, a few listed below.
- United Way
- Salvation Army
- Hamilton Opera
- Theater Aquarius
National Steel Car is a producer of various quality rail cars and freight car parts and components servicing clients in Canada and the United States. National Steel Car is still today the leading provider of rolling stock rail cars and components versus the smaller rolling stock companies in Canada. Go To This Page for additional information.
Greg Aziz at the End of the Day
Greg Aziz prestigious owner of two companies that build reliable rail transport products has a passion for his businesses and a commitment to provide high-quality products, but and the end of the workday Greg Aziz is on his way home to his loving wife Irene residing in the Hamilton Ontario area.