OSI Industries Celebrates a Century in Food Processing Innovation

OSI Industries, a globally leading food processing giant has realized 100 years in the business. Founded since 1909 in Chicago, the company grew from humble beginnings to become a major corporate player in the American economy. The firm currently employs about 20, 000 employees at 65 plants distributed across 17 countries. It is also regarded a premier supplier of food by major corporate brands across the world. The organization has built and maintained a reputation characterized by delivery of forward-looking food solutions their most demanding product development and processing requirements.

A defining attribute of this major food processor is their unwavering commitment and consideration to their clients’ success. The solutions they provide focus on quality, value and streamlined production processes in order to optimize costs. Although OSI Industries began meat processing supplier owned by Arthur and Harry Kolschowsky brothers, strategic alliances were fundamental to the current business position. Specifically, the opportunity to supply meat to MacDonald’s even before the corporation became a household name paved its way for present success. OSI Group buys former Tyson Foods plant in Chicago.

By the time MacDonald’s transitioned into nationwide favorite and consolidated its supply chain, Otto & Sons was one of the corporation’s four main suppliers. In 1973, OSI Industries had already developed into two entities one solely supplying MacDonald’s while the other served local retail markets and restaurants nationwide.

The organization’s management knack for emerging technologies and strategic alliances have been essential to the success of the business. For example, the company was among the first major meat processors to implement a state of the art facility that used technology to flash freeze hamburger patties.

Despite the strategic alliance with MacDonald’s, OSI Industries has numerous other ventures in the food industry globally. Currently, the business is a major food provider across the world, with multiple joint ventures and expansion plans in the Pacific Rim, Hungary, Brazil, Austria, Poland and Mexico among others.

The firm is among the largest enterprises in the United States, ranked number #58 on Forbes list of biggest private companies in 2016. Furthermore, the organization’s estimated sales for the duration were $6.1 billion. Innovation has also contributed extensively towards the company’s growth. The last decade has seen the firm continue to expand and become the industry leader supplying value-added protein products. Lately, the management had introduced ventures into other industry sectors, including in the production of non-meat products

In light of the industry conditions and future projections, OSI Industries is undoubtedly a growing presence in the developing modern, globalized economy.

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