Greg J. Aziz has been employed at National Steel Car since 1994 and is its Chairman, President & CEO.
Greg Aziz was born London, Ontario on April 1949 and joined his family’s whole sale food business, Affiliated Foods, a Canadian company, in 1971. After sixteen years, Affiliated foods became a very successful importer of fresh food across the United Staes, Eastern Canada, Europe, Central and South America.
Greg Aziz received his education from both Rid Ridley College and the University of Western Ontario, where he majored in economics.
After college, he worked for several investment banking firms in New York. Because of versatility and entrepreneurship, in the late 1980s and early 1900, he was able to acquire National Steel Car from Dofasco in 1994. National Steel is a major North America’s railroad freight car engineering and manufacturing Company.
National Steel Car is a dynamic, diverse, innovative company and has a historical importance in Canada with its over one hundred years in business and is North America’s major railroad freight and tank car manufacturer, located in Hamilton, Ontario.
He expanded the manufacturing of the freight cars from 3, 500 annually to 12,000 cars by 1999. National Steel’s initial employment of six hundred individuals grew to nearly three thousand.
National Steel Car has the distinction of being the only North American certified ISO 9001:2008 for over a decade. This certification means that National Steel is a company that maintains a quality management system. This certification requires that a company must demonstrate the ability to meet statutory and regulatory requirements, and enhance customer satisfaction. Click Here for additional information.
National Steel as a leading manufacturer has participated in delivering over 500 cars of potash and has associated itself
K+S Potash Canada GP. K+S is a resources company. Providing this amount of potash is a significant milestone. K+S, like National Steel, has a one-hundred-year reputation of mining experience
Potash is essential as an agriculture fertilizer, especially when the soil is deficient in potassium. Potash will increase crop yields. National Steel has redesigned freight cars to transport potash.
National Steel Car, as a business in the Hamilton community, support various organizations as Theatre Aquarius, the United Way, Hamilton Opera, the Salvation Army and participate in in food drive for local food banks. Gregory James Aziz and his spouse, Irene also sponsor the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, Canada’s most prominent agricultural fair.
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