Greg James Aziz is the CEO and chairman of National Steel Car, one of the largest manufacturer and engineers of railroad freight cars in the world. The company is also Canada’s largest producer of rolling stock. National Steel Car was founded in 1912 by Sir John Morison Gibson and several other investors in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
Greg Aziz bought the company from ArcelorMittal Dofasco, one of the largest integrated steel producers, during 1994. James Aziz owned National Industries Inc. prior to the acquisition of National Steel Car. Gregory J Aziz was truly committed towards restructuring National Steel Car as a whole and has proudly increased its production, workforce and overall value substantially over the years.
The Ontario-based company manufacturers North America’s most innovative boxcars, coil cars, flat cars, hopper cars, tank cars, well cars and various components for all types of railroad freight cars. National Steel Car has been nominated and awarded with the prestigious TTX SECO award for product excellence as well as customer satisfaction since 1996.
It is the only company in the railcar manufacturing and engineering industry to have received an ISO 9001:2008 certification and has passed its recertification process consecutively for over 18 years. In 2005, Canpotex, a worldwide exporter of potash, selected National Steel Car to produce 700 custom-designed railroad freight cars to be used for potash shipments. Canpotex has been a longtime client of National Steel Car and continue to rely on its expert services. See This Page for additional information.
Gregory J Aziz was born on April 30, 1949, in London, Ontario, Canada. He went to college at the University of Western Ontario and earned an undergraduate degree in economics. Greg Aziz and his company have shown major support for the Hamilton community. It has sponsored many local businesses including the Hamilton Opera, the United Way, Theatre Aquarius, the Salvation Army and other charities. Every year during the holidays, thousands of employees and their families hold a large food drive at the company and deliver them to the local food banks. Greg Aziz and his wife Irene Aziz, continuously sponsor the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, one of Canada’s most celebrated event.