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OSI Industries: Meat processing at its best

OSI industries is a company based in the USA that offers its services to retail and food enterprises. It is privately owned and managed. It majors in meat processing. It has its headquarters in Aurora, Ohio. It has 20000 personnel employed by the company. It was started in 1909 by Otto Kolschowsky, an Immigrant from Germany. Its current CEO is Sheldon Lavin. Apart from the United States it also has its operations in China as well as the UK.

In the 25th of November, 2016 OSI group received a Globe of Honor award in the UK. This was accorded to them by the British Safety Council. This was due to the company’s outstanding performance in environmental risk management. The event was held in Drapers’ Hall, London. This implies that the company acquired the maximum five starts in the management audit done by the British Council Safety Committee. It also means that they vividly proved to a panel comprising of environmental experts that they are superb in their methods of managing the environment. The company also won this award in the years 2013 as well as 2015.

In 2016 OSI industries bought another company, Baho Food. Baho is a Dutch-based company dealing in the production of meat and snacks as well as convenience foods. It provides services to the retail and food enterprises. Baho has five branches that offer their services to 18 European nations.The two companies both agreed that they would be an added value in serving needs of the consumers.

The company also bought a food processing plant in Chicago. The plant was previously managed by Tyson Foods. The reason for the purchase was the fact that the plant was near the company’s existing facility. This was a way of expanding the business to serve ever growing consumer needs. Tyson Foods initially wanted to close down the plant till OSI Group managed to buy it.

OSI Industries acquired another company, Flagship Europe. The company was previously owned by a Denver based company called Flagship Food Group. The company deals in the supply of frozen poultry with another foodstuff to the markets in the UK.

OSI Group has also made improvements in its Spain based company, OSI Food Solutions Spain. It deals with processed chicken and beef production. It is found in the city of Toledo. It has been upgraded with an improved production line. This increased their output by double.

OSI Industries info: www.indeed.com/cmp/Osi-Group

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