OSI Industries profile

OSI Industries is Illinois based privately held company that works in the meat processing industry. The company serves in the food and retail service industries with over 67 facilities across the world. The company specializes in manufacturing and supplying food to retail markets in the United States, Europe and Canada. To this end, it offers pork, beef, sausages, bacon, snacks, desserts, meat analog, seafood, dough, cheese-based products, fruits, and vegetables.

Otto Kolschowsky, a German immigrant established the company in 1909 in Oak Park Illinois as a family meat marketer. He would later expand the business into the wholesale meat trade as well as relocating the business to Maywood, a Chicago suburb. In 1928, the company changed its name to Otto & Sons. Over the years, the company established a reputation in the area for providing quality meats to its customers.

When McDonald opened its first restaurant in Des Plaines, Otto & Sons became the sole supplier of fresh ground beef patties. This gave the company an opportunity to expand and eventually changed its name to OSI Industries in the 1970s. Today, the company supplies meat to fast food retail chains across the world such as Pizza Hut, Subway, Starbucks and Papa John’s Pizza. It has more than 20, 00 employees working in more than 17 countries where its meat processing facilities are located. Using qualified employees, the company use technology and innovation to produce as well as distribute custom food solutions across the world.

OSI Industries offer trustworthy and efficient supply chain expertise to its customers. It also offers custom food solutions which are made to meet the exact specifications of the customers. The company has staff members with exceptional culinary skills that ensuring that they serve its customers well.

Over the years, OSI Industries has been recognized by many organizations for its role in providing quality meat products to its customers. As such, the company has received several awards for managing the environment, health and safety risks efficiently. This is exemplified by the fact that in 2016, British Safety Council awarded the company the Globe of Honor award. This year, the company was awarded the award of merit during the International Safety Awards. These prestigious awards are a testament to the company’s commitment to high-quality customer care services.

Forbes listed OSI Industries in 2011 as one of the largest private companies in the United States based on its annual revenues of more than $3 billion. OSI Industries was also ranked number 58 on the largest private companies in the United States by Forbes with a revenue of more than six billion dollars.

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