Mr. Gregory James Aziz must have boarded one of those wagons that were made by National Steel Car, way back in Ontario in the 1940s and 50s and 60s. If he did, he must have loved the ride and the railroad car that he rode in. Mr. Gregory J Aziz is now a highly respected corporate leader. He is the current CEO and President of National Steel Car. NSC is dreams come true for the crowned CEO that has no soft spot for shoddy work. He conceived the idea of starting a railroad car building company when he was still a child. He held on to his dream until he reached the city of New York. Gregory James Aziz, bought National Steel Car from Dofasco when he had just made a name in the merchant banking sector in New York
About National Steel Car
The company was started way back in 1912. It was called by a different name then. The imperial leadership commissioned the birth of the Imperial Car Company. The company thrived in North America for many years. It evolved many times too. The Ontario based rail car manufacturing firm was later owned by Dofasco. It built a name for itself as Canada’s giant rail tank manufacturing company before the troubles of recession caught up with it. Dofasco reached the point that it found appropriate to dispose of the company. It was a chance for its current President and CEO to show his entrepreneurial prowess.
Brief Background about Gregory James Aziz
Mr. Gregory J Aziz was born in Ontario Canada in the 1940s. He grew up in the populous Canadian City and took his studies at the University of Western Ontario. James Aziz studied economics and soon graduated to join his father’s business. He worked in the family’s food processing firm for a while before he moved on and started looking for his destiny. Mr. Gregory J Aziz worked for several other companies before he decided to travel to New York and play in the big league. He found a job in the banking industry. He soon focused on merchant banking. It has been reported that he raised the capital that he used to by National Steel Car from Dofasco from his activities in merchant banking. Click Here for more information.
Greg Aziz in the Element
Having achieved his childhood dream of starting a railroad company, he embarked on a program to revamp the organization. He managed to increase production from 3000 cars per year to 12 000 rail tanks in less than 5 years. NSC has also helped many people earn a livelihood to support families. Its number of employees also increased tremendously from what it originally employed.