Carrier Class

Gregory Aziz and the Future of Railcars

North America’s principal producer of quality and innovative railroad freight cars, National Steel Car, is managed by James Aziz, who is also the current Chief Operating Officer and President of the company.



Greg James Aziz is from Ontario, Canada. He was educated at Ridgely College and at the Western University of Ontario. After he graduated from school, he joined the family venture known as Affiliated Foods. The business is a wholesale food retailer outlet of fresh produce that comes from Europe and South America. As their business expanded distribution outlets were erected in the United States and eastern region of Canada.



Aside from his experience in the food retail industry Greg Aziz also found employment with various banks that caters to financial investments in New York that expands for years from the last parts of the 1980s and well into the early times of the 1990s. In 1994 he purchased National Steel Car, in the hopes of being able to make it a leading and premium producer of railroad cars. After investing a lot of capital as well as manpower on the company, the capacity for production increased steadily, and by 1999 from a mere output of 3,500 cars annually the production output reached 12,000 cars within the same time frame.



In the modern industry of cars at present, National Steel Car is still able to maintain a prominent and strong presence as one of the best producing freight car companies that has embraced innovative designs while preserving quality workmanship and durability. Hence, recognition and awards are given in the form of an ISO 9001:2008 certification AND TTX SECO award– the former being re-issued constantly for eighteen years in a row and the latter for more than 10 years respectively.



Giving back to the society that has supported them all these years, the company continuously works on its charitable causes that involve the neighborhood of Hamilton, the Hamilton Opera, the Theatre Aquarius, the United Way, and the Salvation Army. An annual Christmas party is also held yearly, which is sponsored by the company, for its past and present employees together with their families.



According to Greg Aziz, the pillar of his great company is the people who work in every department of the organization. He says that the team work has helped in the overall success of National Steel Car. And that the team at National Steel Car will continue in their dedication to construct quality railroad cars that have been relied on through the years. Get Additional Information Here.



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