Gregory James Aziz is an accomplished entrepreneur who owns National Steel Car. He also acts as the CEO and chairperson of the firm’s board of directors. National Steel Car is headquartered in Hamilton, Ontario, and it has specialized in manufacturing top notch railroad freight cars. Aziz is schooled at the University of Western Ontario and holds a degree in economics. His career began in 1971 when he was hired by Affiliate Foods. The company focused on wholesaling food products, and it was owned by his family. Gregory served the firm well and helped it to grow into a global importer that focused on offering a wholesale market for food in the U.S and Canada. Affiliate Foods acquired its product from South America, Europe, and Central America.
In the late 1980s, Aziz relocated to New York and was determined to find an opportunity in the investment banking world. He gained interest in National Steel Car and acquired it in 1994. Gregory was determined to grow the enterprise into a leading railroad freight car manufacturer. He aimed at serving the whole of North America. The company is currently served by competent engineers who have enabled to develop innovative products. It has a staff of more than 2400 professionals. By 2000, National Steel Car had increased its annual production from 3500 to 12000 cars. The company has been North America’s leading producer of railroad cars for 18 consecutive due to the outstanding engineering and innovation.
The entrepreneur is greatly appreciated for his aid to communities that live in Hamilton, Ontario. His company makes good profits, and this has motivated him to make significant donations. National Steel Car has sponsored the operation of foundations such as the United Way, the Hamilton Opera, the Salvation Army, and Theatre Aquarius. The company organizes a massive Christmas party annually for its staff members. It encourages employees to help in food drives that support local food banks.
Mrs. and Mrs. Aziz have been recognized for being among the major donors of the Royal Agriculture Winter Fair, which is Canada’s top agricultural fair. Hamilton residents appreciate him for the outstanding donations that he makes. During the past 23 years at the National Steel Car, Gregory has strived to offer top notch vehicles to the North America market. He has managed to become one of Ontario’s leading businessmen due to his vision, healthy business relationships, management skills, and service to the community.