Entrepreneurs Gregory James Aziz has been on a roll with his career since he purchased the business of National Steel Car back in 1994. He is also the owner of a family business working in the food distribution industry called Affiliated Foods.
Gregory J Aziz started his journey in London, Ontario. He received his education from the Ridley college before he decided to pursue a major in Economics from the famous University of Western Ontario. The wholesale business of the family was flourishing, and it had already started expanding its reach to other parts of the world as well. Sixteen years after the firm started, Affiliated Foods became a global importance of fresh food sourced from Europe, South America, and Central America as well. The fresh goods were imported to wholesale markets in Eastern Canada as well as the United States of America. See This Page for more information.
Having received an education in Economics, Greg James Aziz established a career in the banking sector. He took up a few positions in the city of New York before he decided to take a turn and have a change in direction. After having worked on a multitude of banking opportunities in the 80s and the 90s, Gregory James Aziz was able to purchase National Steel car in 1994. He bought the business from Dofasco who did not manage to expand National Steel Car as much as they had wanted.
National Steel Car engineers and manufactures railroad freight cars. The company has been in operated for many a decade. The first car of the group was made about a hundred years ago. Although the business was quite old when Gregory James Aziz purchased it, National Steel Car had only six hundred employees, and it was producing a maximum of 3 500 freight cars a year. Over the course of the first five years under the leadership of Gregory James Aziz, the business hired 2 400 more people. The capability of the manufacturing aspect grew drastically to 12 000 freight cars per year.
The growth of the national Steel car was spectacular for the first five years. After that, it continued to expand and grow, and Gregory James Aziz also added philanthropy to the mix. Giving back to the community of Ontario has always been in focus for the entrepreneur and the business of the National Steel Car. Gregory James Aziz encourages his employees to take part in charitable events and to donate as well. Every year the company does a food drive to supply the food banks in the area. He is also one of the most active supporters of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair as well as many other local groups. The values of Greg Aziz and National Steel Car are the community and the employees first and foremost.