Gregory Aziz is also known as Gregory James Aziz and was born in Hamilton, Ontario on 30th April 1949. He attended Ridley College and later went to Western University in London, Ontario where he majored in Economics. Greg Aziz is currently the chairman, president, and CEO of National Steel Car.


Greg Aziz joined their family business, Affiliated Foods after graduating from university. This company expanded for over 16 years to become a worldwide sensation in the exportation of fresh foods. Affiliated foods distributed their products in wholesale to fresh food markets in Eastern Canada and the United States of America.



In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Greg James Aziz worked in various banking investments in New York. While in these investments in 1994, he managed to orchestrate the buying of National Steel Car from its then owner Dofasco. Greg aimed to change this organization into a reputable world-class company. Over this period, National Steel Car has grown from producing 3500 freight cars to 12000 cars by 1999. Their human resource has also increased from 600 staffs to 3000 staff. This can be attributed to the fact that the company has endowed extensive capital and human resources, teamwork and exemplary engineering proficiency.


Today, National Steel Car is a leading multi-billion company in freight car production and engineering, railroad, and manufacturing companies. It is innovative and dynamic. It is market oriented and has invested a lot in customer satisfaction thus meeting the wants and even exceeding the ever-changing standards of freight and railroad transport. It is North Americas only freight and railroad manufacturer and is ISO 9001:2008 certified. All these successes can be attributed to the ever-ambitious Gregory J Aziz. His strategic and goal oriented mind set has seen National Steel Car company rising to where it stands today. Visit This Page for more information on Aziz and his company.


Gregory J Aziz is not only involved with the growth of National Steel Car’s growth, but also the growth of his community. He and his wife are donors to the Royal Agriculture winter fair. This fair is Canada’s agricultural fair. National Steel Car is also involved in charitable works. It donates to the Hamilton Opera, the united way, Theatre Aquarius, and Salvation Army among others. They also hold a Christmas party where most of their workers attend.