The OSI Group is headquartered in Aurora, Illinois. OSI Industries is a meat processing company that was founded by Otto Kolschowski in 1909. This company started off as a small community meat market. The company grew significantly when they began to supply meat for the large fast food chain, McDonalds. Working with the McDonalds franchise grew OSI quickly.
As of today OSI Industries is a global corporation. The company has locations located in Chicago, Geneva, Oakland, Iowa, West Jordan, Utah, Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, and Riverside. They also have locations in over 16 different countries, including regions like North America, Eastern Europe, and Western Europe. Forbes has named the OSI Group the 58 largest privately owned company in the United States. The company also has over 20,000 employees on staff. They are doing extremely amazing as a company, over time, OSI has received multiple awards, including the multiple safety, environment, and health awards.
OSI Industries recently purchased Flagship, which is what bought their business to Europe. The purchase of Flagship brought even more diversity to the company, because Flagship is a company that sales sauces, pies, marinades,and different kinds of dressings. The president of OSI, David G. McDonald, was very excited about their new addition to the company.
Since doing business in the U.K, OSI has received on of their most honorable awards. In November of 2016 they received the 2016 Globe of Honor by the British Safety Council. This was big for the company because in order to receive the award, they had to undergo an audit from August of 2015-July of 2016. The British Safety Council’s environmental management has very strict guidelines to ensure health and safety of potential customers. Not only did OSI Industries undergo this audit, but they were extraordinary with how clean and efficient the company was ran. This lead to OSI winning one of the most legendary awards in the U.K!
OSI Industries is not only diverse when it comes to their locations, but they are also diverse when it comes to product. OSI Industries produces products like fish, meat patties, hot dogs, and bacon. They also produce poultry and pizza. OSI is also known for their fresh vegetables. OSI produces meat for companies such as Subway, Starbucks, Pizza Hut and Papa John’s Pizza. The company has over 6 billion dollars in sales, they are doing extremely well! OSI Group is a top-of-the-line company!