OSI group is an American, private food and beverage company that was established in 1909 and is based in Aurora, Illinois. It is a supplier of value-added food products to food brands, creating revenue of one billion and above. The food-processing company has 100,000 employees led by their chairperson and CEO, Sheldon Lavin and the president, David McDonald. OSI is an equal opportunity employer that prides on giving jobs to individuals who show a potential to help the company realize its goals in the market. The company believes any person can make a difference and is determined to employ the best and brightest in the world.
The company has subsidiary divisions that include but not restricted to China, Europe, Philippines, Taiwan, India, Canada and many more. In 2016, it was one of the 18 firms worldwide, which were awarded Globe of Honor from the British Safety Council for outstanding management of the environment. The event went down at Draper’s Hall in London City. The rewarded companies are those that watch environmental safety in equal measure as health and safety in all their operations.
OSI’s production in Scunthorpe was begun in 1989 producing beef and pork products for retail eateries. In 2013 and 2015, the company also won the Globe of Honor. In Spain, its production capacity has been doubled. The company has the entrepreneurial spirit that will enable them to succeed in marketing meat as well as support individuals who aspire to realize their full potential.
In its expansion endeavors, OSI Group has bought out a warehouse in Chicago that will enable the company in food processing and storage. It happens to be close to an already existing OSI Group facility, and growth is now inevitable. OSI Group has grown to almost 60 facilities spread in 17 countries. OSI China is the most extensive operator in chicken product processing.
Operating an Organization that runs on different continents is not a walk in the park. The regulations and cultures in the respective geographical regions as well as the various taste of the vast clientele, make it a challenge. OSI Group has a global network with people from the organization situated all over the world. Thus, understanding the local cultures, the company is continuously able to meet the customers’ need. In China, for example, it has two facilities underway, which upon completion will make OSI the largest poultry producer. The Company has acquired a flagship in Europe too.