The Visionary That is Gregory Aziz

Gregory James Aziz is the President, Chairman, and CEO of the National Steel Car, one of the leading world’s leading railroad freight car and manufacturing and engineering companies. The company is based in Hamilton, Ontario. With over 100 years of excellence in manufacturing and commitment to quality, National Steel car has earned a reputation in North America as a leader in freight car manufacturing. Since its inception, it has exceeded in meeting the needs and standards of its railroad customers in the industry.

Gregory J Aziz was born in London, Ontario on April 30, 1949, and went to Ridley College and pursued Economics at the University of West Ontario. He later joined his family business that was involved in the food industry that later became a worldwide importer of fresh food in South America, Europe and Asia and distributions all over Canada and America.

After working on several banking opportunities in the Big Apple in the late 90’s, Greg Aziz managed to buy a steel car in 1994 with the aim of transforming this great Canadian company to be among the leaders in car and freight industry. He emphasized on National Steel Car engineering capabilities, human and capital investment and team building to expand to producing over 4,000 cars per year.

Thanks to their resilience in manufacturing and engineering, National Steel Car leads in car innovation while creating new railroads each year. The company is the only Railroad Freight Company in North America. It has received various awards and certification with various honorary awards since 1996.

The cornerstone of this company is the people. We take immense pride in the diversity, dynamics, and innovation from our highly trained staff. We are constantly evolving and constantly changing to meet our client’s needs. The company does not dwell on past achievements. Thanks to loyal customers that ensure we remain at the top.

National Steel Car is dedicated to the Hamilton community and has engaged in philanthropy of the Hamilton Opera, The Salvation Army, Theatre Aquarius and other local charities. He has created employment to thousands and gone beyond to help their children and communities at large. The National Steel Company holds Christmas parties each year and participates in major local food bank donations and conducting food drives.

Gregory James Aziz and his lovely wife are active sponsors of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair that is the country’s leading Agricultural Trade Fair.