OSI Group is a globally recognized meat processing company. Its headquarters are strategically located in Aurora to coordinate its international businesses in the worldwide food services markets. The company started as a small family business in Oak Park back in 1909. OSI Group was initially known as Otto & Sons in 1920s. During this time, the firm gradually grew and earned high reputation amongst the locals before it started to supply fresh meat to McDonald’s by 1955. By the early 70s, OSI Group expanded into a high-volume meat plant that was equipped with advanced patty-forming equipment and liquid freezing machines. During the same period, the company established a separate unit dedicated to meet the demands of the local restaurants and area supermarkets.
OSI Group, drastically prospered and grew in size by expanding its markets and partnering with reputable firms such as General Corporation and an Alaskan based Milk Corporation. OSI is a global company that understands every local market that it serves. It has branches all over the world across the United States, China, Europe, among other countries where it ran customized operations with international standards. OSI has served the Chinese market for more than two decades and has contributed immensely to the country’s economy. It has established the largest poultry farming projects across China to satisfy the ever-growing poultry demand in the nation. Recently, OSI has been modernizing its facilities across the world and is expanding into new plants across Europe.
For example, the Poland beef processing firm broke grounds by drastically expanding its capacity. The plant staff was increased to over 30%, and its production increased in two-folds. It also opened a new food processing plant in Geneva and Hungary with massive capacity line and state of the art cold storage mechanism for storing and transporting the products. The expansion has seen the company triple its production capacity of the best quality processed chickens to over twenty-two thousand tons every year. The Company’s Chairman, Sheldon Lavin, has always worked hard to inspire the whole team to work towards offering the best food products services to all our clients across the world. He always encourages the team to increase not only the company’s production capacity but also its product development and global network integration.