OSI industries is an American based company that offers services in food retail and processing. It is a company that is privately owned and managed. The company mainly focuses on meat processing. The company’s primary headquarters are located in Aurora, Ohio. The company has a vast portfolio of employees spanning of 20,000 employees working in all its branches globally. OSI industries were initially established in 1909 by Otto Kolschowsky who was a German immigrant at the time trying to make ends meet. The company currently operates on a global scale having most of its more prominent branches in China and the United Kingdom.
OSI group was accorded the Globe Honor award in the UK in November 2016. The British Safety Council awarded the company for its continued outstanding performance in regards to environmental risk management. The event which was held in London ensured that OSI group got the well-deserved recognition. This meant that the company attained a five-star rating according to the audit done by the British Safety Council Committee. The company proved beyond a doubt to the panel of environmental experts that they are at the top of their game when it comes to environmental management. This was not the first time though that OSI group had immerged victorious in this category.
OSI industries under the leadership of its CEO Sheldon Lavin acquired a company known as Baho Food in 2016. Baho, which is a Dutch-based meat producer and retailer was a great addition to the company’s portfolio. The company also produces snacks and other convenience foods. Baho Foods is especially spread in a way that it can gainfully serve 18 European countries through its lesser companies such as Vital Convenience etc. the two companies in coordination would make a good firm that would cater to the needs of its consumers.
The group also purchased a food processing plant in Chicago which was previously managed by a company known as Tyson Foods. The processing plant was in proximity to OSI Industries existing facilities hence making it an essential location. This meant that OSI group could expand its territories to cater for its ever-growing list of clients. Apart from this purchase, OSI Industries also acquired Flagship Europe which was previously under the management of the Flagship Food Group in the UK. The company was a major supplier of poultry products in the UK.
OSI Industries has also made advancements in improving its already existing facilities such as the OSI Food Solutions which is located in Spain. It has been upgraded with top of the line, state of the art equipment to improve production.