National Steel Car Truly Exemplifies What A Successful North American Rail Car Manufacturer Should Be
For National Steel Car (NSC), having 100 years of success in the railcar manufacturing milieu helps to reinforce what success is really about. CEO and Chairman, Greg Aziz has turned NSC — thanks to his impressive management and tutelage — into a top railcar manufacturing firm. NSC has won a plethora of awards from peers and other entities regarding good safety records and in quality of their manufacturing.
Founded in Canada in 1912 as Imperial Steel Car, today, NSC focuses on the design, engineering and building aspects of gondola cars, railcars, boxcars, and other railway and transportation cars that are part of the North American system of rail commerce. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada is where NSC’s headquarters currently are.
As for CEO, Greg Aziz, he is Canadian by birth. Born in London, Ontario, Greg Aziz was exposed to entrepreneurship and business success early in his life. Aziz was fortuitous to learn about the world of business while working for Affiliated Foods after his school day was completed. Greg was able to grow along with his family’s business, Affiliated Foods in the 1970s as it expanded to other countries outside of Canada. Indeed, Affiliated Foods built up its business and clientele by working with stakeholders from South America, Central America, Mexico, the U.S, and Europe. Click Here to learn more.
Greg Aziz’s family made a prudent decision to expand their business by focusing on clients outside of Canada to expand and grow. Over 16 plus years in the fresh food business, Affiliated Foods became a merchandiser, globally because of their thinking. Today, Greg Aziz has focused on expanding outside top Canada, much like Affiliated Foods did. Mr. Aziz and NSC have been able to procure clients in the U.S. and other countries who are interested in his high-quality steel cars, box cars, and other cars.
Regarding Greg Aziz’s educational background, Greg attended Ridley College and also received his degree from the University of Western Ontario in Economics. Before becoming the CEO of NSC, Aziz worked for a decade in New York in the financial sector. Dofasco, who Greg Aziz purchased NSC from in 1994 had initially acquired the railcar company in 1962.
As the CEO, Greg Aziz has made many significant changes — some including more focus on adopting state-of-the-art technologies, team-building as a culture and boosting the number of employees who have engineering backgrounds. NSC had 500 employees when Aziz purchased NSC but currently has 3,000.
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