OSI Industries is a top food production company in the world. It is the biggest private food company in the United States. It is also ranked among the biggest private companies by the Forbes. The company started its operation as a butcher shop in 1909. It grew into a wholesale business and later into a limited company. In 1928 it was given a family name and became known as Otto & Sons. It was later renamed OSI Industries in 1975. The company has expanded its operations to more locations around the world. It is currently in 17 countries and has opened up 65 plants which are used in the production of food supplied to various locations. Currently, OSI Food Industries is under the management of CEO Sheldon Lavin.
OSI Industries has managed to keep a clean record for the last one century. All its food products that are produced by this company have passed the test for quality and actually even able to expand to numerous locations around the world because of the commitment it has shown to giving the people the right foods. The company has built test kitchens which perform research on food products that they wish to introduce. OSI mainly deals with meat products which mainly include chicken pork and beef.
OSI Industries success has been as a result of the great work that has been done by CEO Sheldon Lavin assisted by President David McDonald. These two leaders have taken the company to the highest level in the food business. The company is growing rapidly and is offering the best services in the industry. Sheldon Lavin started working with this company in 1975 when he was brought in from banking industry where he was working as an executive. He came into the company and offered the much-needed assistance especially with the capitalization of the business. He also assisted in taking the company globally.
OSI industries have in recent times been expanding its business operations to numerous places across the world following the plans set out by Sheldon Lavin. The management has focused on global expansion. OSI Industries recently acquired some big companies in Europe. It acquired Flagship Europe and Baho Foods. Baho Foods is a Dutch food company which supplies food products to 14 different countries in Europe. The two acquisitions will see OSI Group take over the food industry in Europe. Other smaller acquisitions have taken place all over Europe. The company has also expanded the food production plant in Toledo, Spain, the plant is now producing double the amount of chicken products it used to produce.