OSI Group is based in Aurora, Illinois in the United States and majors in food processing, specifically meat processing and supply; sausages, pork, bacon, poultry products, seafood and more.
OSI industries were established in 1909 as a family business where it was first known as Otto Kolschwosky, then as Otto & Sons in 1928 and later to OSI Industries in 1975. In 2004 it changed to OSI Group LLC. It has continued being a lead food provider globally. OSI Industries has been trusted by the global food market to provide apt food solutions regarding processing and extraction.
The employees at OSI Industries are technology-aware and are interested in Android Push Notifications, Site-Side Optimization, as well as Functional testing. The company uses at least 33 technologies including Google font API, Viewpoint Meta, and Mobile/iPhone compatible. This has placed it at an advantage over its competitors, Cargill, Smithsfield, and Hormel Foods.
OSI Industry has a total revenue of $6.1 billion and has 14 subsidiary companies. The company is still expanding according to the vision of the president, Sheldon Lavin. It has a sub-organization known as Creative Foods Europe. OSI industries acquired Dove Valley and Padley Poultry in 2004, Poultry Processor Amik in 2006, opened a culinary Innovation Center in Aurora in 2011, collaborated with Doyoo group in 2013 to come up with DaOSI and also bought Tyson Foods for $7 billion in 2016.
OSI supplies meat to leading food establishments like KFC, McDonalds, PizzaHut, Subway, and Starbucks. The company has more than 65 facilities in North America, Asia, and Western and Eastern Europe.
Awards and Recognition
OSI Group employs more than 20,000 people headed by David McDonald as the President and Sheldon Lavin as the CEO and Chairman. OSI Group serves about 17 countries worldwide, where it has received awards like the Globe of Honor in the UK by the British Safety Council in 2016. In 2016, Forbes recognized OSI Industries as number 58 on the list of the biggest private companies in America, an improvement from position 138 in 2011. BSC also recognized OSI with an award of merit in 2018 at International Safety awards.