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The Man Behind The Steel!

For over 100 years National Steel Car has had a commitment to excellence in the railroad freight in tank car manufacturing industry. Putting integrity and highly skilled team members at the foreront to provide A+ service. With Greg Aziz at the helm of the organization National Steel Car has become the leader in the manufacturing and railroad industry.


Greg James Aziz was born in London, Ontario on April 30, 1949 to a family in the wholesale food business. Growing up with the entrepreneurial spirit embedded in his core, he was destined for pursuits in business. He attended Ridley College and the University of Ontario as a economics major. He shortly soon after began a career in banking, and got an opportunity in 1994 to acquire National Steel Car from Dofasco. He took the Canadian based company to new heights by expanding it throughout North America.


Mr. Gregory J Aziz expanded the company from 3,500 cars per year to 12,000 cars by 1999, by putting a strong emphasis on team building and engineering developments. With such pursuits paying off the company has been honored by the TTX SECO one of the leaders in quality inspection for the highest quality award and has received much praise in the industry for its exceeding and outstanding service.


National Steel Car’s main focus has been on tank, flat, hopper, intermodal, gondola, coil and box car with clients varying from BNSF, Union Pacific, Dow Chemicals, and Shell Canada, and many more.


1Mr. Aziz has seen his fair share of success, but his greatest achievement has been the success of his family. Gregory Aziz is married to his wife Irene and is the proud father of his two daughters Natalie and Karina who reside in Toronto. He shares a love of equestrians and is a big supporter in the equestrian community and is actively involved in the sport.


The legacy of National Steel Car has been cemented by the ingenuity of Gregory J Aziz. With the legacy of this award winning company, it will forever be at the forefront of growth and innovation in the manufacturing and railroad freight industry because of the efforts and mission of all involved in making the company great, with Mr. Aziz being the at the helm. Get Related Information Here.

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