The National Steel car is one of the leading railroad freight car manufacturing companies in North America based in Hamilton Canada. The company is owned by Gregory J Aziz who bought it from Dofasco in the year 1994. Greg Aziz is the current CEO as well as the chairman and president of National Steel Car. Greg James Aziz was born in the year 1949 on the 30th of April in London City Ontario. Greg began his efforts right from high school where he was even able to join the Ridley College. After a period in the college, Gregory James Aziz later decided to get focused and major mostly in an economics course and soon afterward joined the University of Western Ontario.
In the year 1971 at the age of 22, James Aziz joined the Affiliated Foods Company, their family food company which is a wholesale food business. Affiliated Foods grew after over 16 years to become a known world importer of fresh foods from other European, South American and Central countries. After importing, the company later distributed the fresh foods to the wholesale markets across Canada and the U.S. Greg then left the job and worked in several positions in different banks for ten years in the city of New York. However, in 1994, Greg J Aziz made a life-changing decision by buying the National Steel Car from Dofasco. He had one goal which was to transform the company into North America’s leading railroad freight car manufacturer. He also intended to make it strong and widespread all across different countries by that time the company being based only in Canada. See More Info.
Greg did his best in giving a considerable amount of capital investment for the company to develop. He ensured that he built a great team of workers and expanded the industry such that it was now capable of producing 12000 cars every year from its usual 3500 per year in the by the year 1994. Employment also rose from the number it had been which was 600 to an almost 3000 employees. The company has since held the ISO honor of the best North America’s railroad freight car manufacturing company for 18 years. It has also been awarded TTX SECO highest quality award since 1996. From 1996, Greg Aziz has mainly focused on the quality of his products as the market will soon come on its own. He and his wife Irene are also sponsors of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair which is the most prominent agricultural fair in Canada.