The Growth of National Steel Car under the Leadership of Gregory James Aziz

Greg James Aziz is the chairman and chief executive officer of National Steel Car since January 1994 up to date. James Aziz was born on 30th April 1949 in London. He went to Ridley College and later on Gregory J Aziz studied economics at Western University.

In 1971, Greg Aziz joined the family business of wholesale food. For sixteen years, the company grew to become an international importer of food products from South America and Europe. The company also had distribution outlets in Eastern Canada and the United States. Greg Aziz also worked in different banking investment sectors during the late 1980’s. This led to him organizing to purchase National Steel Car firm from Dofasco. He acquired National Steel Car in 1994.

National Steel Car which is in Hamilton, Ontario is the leading engineer of railroad freight in the world. National Steel Car has more than one hundred years of excellence in manufacturing, and engineering. National Steel Car is committed to quality work. Consequently, the company has welcomed the announcement of the new regulations of North America to see to it that the next generation of cars manufactured are stronger and have a safer rail tank to use in transporting flammable liquids.

Gregory Aziz welcomed the move and says that his company recommends the good leadership of Minister Raitt. He further emphasized that their customers need clarity on the matter of safety regulations and that the announcement by Lisa Raitt was very useful in doing so. The recent accidents in the United States and Canada have reminded all of the importance of maintaining rail safety in North America. Because of the good work and standards upheld by National Steel Car, the company has earned a good reputation of the leading manufacturer of railroad freight car in North America.

Because of its good reputation, National Steel Car was selected by Canpotex to manufacture seven hundred railcars that are designed to transport Saskatchewan potash. Canpotex invested a total of $70 million and cumulatively, it has invested more than $500 million at National Steel Car for the construction of seven thousand railcars since 1999 to date.

National Steel Car has a strong relationship with Canpotex for the last twenty years as their leading producer of potash cars. The good work done by National Steel Car has allowed Canpotex to earn the reputation of the best providers of potash and they do their deliveries globally.