Gregory James Aziz is a London nationality born in 1949. He has served in the New York as a professional in investment banking. Alongside being the chairman of National Industries, he is the CEO and president of National Steel Car. National Steel Car is prominent in the production of tank cars and building of railway cargo vehicles. The company’s offices are in Hamilton, Ontario. Greg Aziz studied economics at the University of Western Ontario and later joined their family business, Affiliated Foods, in 1971. Affiliated Foods Company imports fresh food from Europe and South America. During his 16-year reign at Affiliated Foods, the company grew expanding its business to the United States and east of Canada.
National Steel Car bought in 1994, from Dofasco, has over 100 years of excellence in engineering, manufacturing, and commitment to quality. National Steel Car is dynamic, diverse, innovative and value-driven, with employees who take pride in building quality railcars. The workers entail experienced technologists and engineers across the world. National Steel Car focuses on the future by upgrading tank cars and railway freight cars annually to meet and exceed needs and standards of consumers. This update has earned the company to be North America’s leading railroad freight and tank car manufacturer. Under Greg Aziz’s leadership, the firm is also proud to be honored annually with TTX SECO award leadership for the past 18 years.
Gregory J Aziz acknowledges customs of the company and ensures contractors and customers come first in conducting business in the enterprise. Gregory Aziz pays attention to the voice of the customer and enhances valued supplier relationships. The company is well known for its quality and uniqueness in the railroad freight car, engineering and manufacturing companies. This uniqueness in the industry has earned them ISO 9001:2008 certification. The firm is also proud to be honored annually with TTX SECO award.
National Steel Cars has increased its production level of the company since 1999, through robust engineering capabilities, team-building, and human and capital investments. The firm currently produces over 12,000 cars from the original 3,500 cars and has increased the number of employees from roughly 600 to around 3,000 employees. The company helps the Hamilton community by supporting Theatre Aquarius, the Hamilton Opera, the United Way, the Salvation Army and several local charities. Greg Aziz annually invites current and former employees along with their families to participate in the National Steel Car Christmas Party major food drive.