National Steel Car, founded in 1912, is a leading railroad car designer and manufacturer in North America. With more than 100 years of outstanding service, including commitment to quality and customer satisfaction, the company has maintained its reputation as the go to company for rail car needs. The company is value driven and has become more diverse as the company has grown. National Steel Car continues to challenge its design and manufacturing standards and raise the bar. The strength of the company is its employees and the support offered by the company allows each one to grow to their full potential.
Gregory J. Aziz is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), President and Chairman of National Steel Car and helped to build the company to be one of the world’s greatest railroad car designer and manufacturer. His educational background includes attending the University of Western Ontario where he earned a degree in Economics. Following his graduation from college, Aziz took on challenges with the wholesale food business. Affiliated Foods, a family owned business is a fresh food importer. Affiliated Foods procured foods from South and Central America and Europe and distributed those foods to the wholesale market in Canada and the United States.
After the food business, Greg Aziz switched to the investment banking industry and in 1994 organized the sale of National Steel Car from Dofasco. Aziz took on a leadership role and helped transform the company into one of the largest and most prestigious railroad car companies in the world.
National Steel Car is based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The company has become one of the most trusted rail car manufacturers and is the only certified rail car Company in North America and has retained the certification for more than 18 years. The company has also earned the prestigious TTX SECO award for more than 10 years. See This Page to learn more.
The consistent level of excellence demonstrated by National Steel Car has taken production from 3,500 railroad cars annually to 12,000 railroad cars. The number of employees has increased from 600 to 3,000. The company is also committed to the community and provides several philanthropic events. National Steel Car and Gregory J Aziz supports several national charitable organizations and a number of local causes, as well. The pride they take in helping others helps to provide a sense of community for all involved. In addition to working with the company on philanthropic endeavors, Greg Aziz and his family support the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, one of Canada’s most prominent events.