Native to Canada, Gregory James Aziz works for a company that is know for their engineering and manufacturing of railroad freight cars. In fact the company he works for is one of the leading companies for this line of business, known as Steel Car. Gregory James Aziz works as the President and Chief Executive Officer for this company. This company calls Hamilton, Ontario home. National Steel Car is the only company of its kind in North America. This company has employed close to 3,000 people since its opening in 1994. And as of 1999 it had the capacity to produce up to 12,000 freight cars a year.
Greg J Aziz was born in the spring of 1949, April 30th to be precise. He was born in London, Ontario. Later in life, Gregory James Aziz decided to pursue an education at Ridley College. He later decided to further his educational opportunities and attend the University of Western Ontario, This is where he decided to major in economics. It wasn’t until the early 70’s that Gregory James Aziz decided to go work for his family business. Go To This Page for more information.
The family business named was Affiliated foods and would grow over the decade or so to become a international producer and distributor of fresh food to different countries throughout the world including Europe, Central and South America, the United States and parts of Canada. Greg Aziz worked with different banks in New York during the 80’s and early 90’s, this line of work eventually leads to the purchase of National Steel Car in 1994.
In the beginning this company started off being able to produce only 3,5000 railroad freight cars annually, since then it has almost quadrupled in production. Employment has also increased by an astonishing amount in the beginning this company employed only 600 people, now employed has increased to 3,000 employees. National Steer Car has held onto receiving the highest quality award since 1996. This company loves to help their local community. They help out local charities like the United Way and the Salvation Army. The company also host local food drives and donates to different food banks through the area.