A journey of a thousand miles commences with a single step and every fruitful tree grew from a seed. Everything on the face of the earth requires time to pass over it so as to bring forth their full potential. Mr. Greg Aziz who is the Chairman, the President and the CEO of the National Steel Car Company in Hamilton, which is among the leading companies globally in railroad freight car manufacturing, has his own giants he has fought in his journey to success. Mr. Greg Aziz was born in 1949 in London and schooled at Ridley College and later joined University of Western Ontario where he majored in economics.
Being thoroughly equipped as an Economist, he started working at their wholesale food business; Affiliated Foods, in 1971 and he put in his efforts and the business grew to be a global importer of various fresh foods and distributer all over the US and on Eastern Canada. In his 1980s Gregory J Aziz started investing in various banking opportunities which favored him and was able to move to the next level of his life. In 1994 he was able to make a purchase of National Steel Car Company with an aim of making it one of the best railroad freight car manufacturing companies in North America.
Mr. James Aziz’s unwavering commitment led to the expansion of the company’s manufacturing capacity from 3,500 cars to 12,000 cars per years. This only occurred after 5years of Aziz incorporation of engineering capabilities, capital investment, enough labor force, and even teamwork. It is unbelievable that in the same period the number of employees rose to nearly 3,000 who were previously 600. He has been in various executive roles which have given him a vast experience in the business world. Besides being the National Steel Car Limited’s CEO and Chairmen, he is the CEO and Chairman of National Industries, Inc.
In addition to Greg Aziz being a great pillar and cornerstone, to this company, the employees and customers have contributed immensely to the success of the company which they have achieved together as a team. Currently, National Steel Car is one of the most innovative, diverse and much driven than before, always aiming at raising the bar and the quality of their products according to the needs of their customers. The company is a jewel to Hamilton community and a major sponsor of various charity organizations in the region. James Greg and his wife Irene are major sponsors of the most famous agricultural fair in Canada, Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. Visit This Page for additional information.