James Aziz whose full name is Gregory J Aziz was born on 30th April 1949. He was raised in London in a town called Ontario. He went to the University of Western In Ontario. He studied economics. Since 1994, Greg Aziz has served as chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of National Steel Car. It is the leading company that engineers and deals in the manufacture of Railroad freight car globally. He is married to Irene, and together they support the prominent Royal Agricultural Winter Fair that takes place in Canada. In 1971, he decided to join Affiliated Foods. This is his family business of wholesale foodstuffs. 16 years under his leadership saw the company grow immensely and registered as a worldwide importer of fresh food. They import from Central and South America. Other than those two places, they also shipped from Europe. They make some distributions to the leading fresh food wholesalers in both the US and Eastern Canada.
In the late 1980s and 1990s, Aziz worked in New York and majored on various investing opportunities. In 1994 he played a significant role in the purchasing of National Steel Car from its owners then. It was owned by Dofasco and was quite successful. The main reason why he bought National Steel Car was, so he could transform it into North America’s leading company when it came to engineering and manufacturing of railroad freight cars. Five years since the acquisition of the company has seen the company’s manufacturing ability increase from 3500 cars per year to an annual production of 12000 vehicles. They were able to achieve this putting emphasis on substantial capital and investing in human resource. Other than the reasons above they also stressed on getting involved in team building activities and putting in place reliable engineering systems. Within the very same five-year space, there were increased employment opportunities as from 1994 to 1999. It rose from 600 employees to 3,000 employees. National Steel Car has made a name for itself when it comes to the innovation of new cars. It is outstanding in the industry because of its prowess in manufacturing and engineering. In a year the company gets to manufacture thousands of new Railroad Freight Cars. Visit This Web Page for more information on Aziz and National Steel Car.
Currently, National Steel Car is the only ISO 9001:2008 certified company credited with the manufacturing and engineering of railroad freight cars in the whole of North America It has retained the honor of leading in its industry for 18 years now. In the same 18 years, it has enjoyed recertification rounds which have seen to its maintenance of the first position. With Greg Aziz at the helm of the company’s leadership, they have been able to achieve the TTX SECO AWARD. The company has enjoyed more than 100 years of excellence in the field of engineering and manufacturing.