OSI Group are a meat processing industry that serves over 17 countries with its headquarters in Illinois. It was founded in Chicago, United States in 1909 by Otto Kolschowsky. The chief executive officer as of now is Sheldon Lavin and the company has over 20,000 employees. The company has revenues of $3billion per annum gaining it recognition by Forbes as the 136th largest American company as of the year 2011. In the year 2016, the company went up the ladder to grab the 58th position with annual revenues of $6billion. It has also received awards time and again for maintaining a healthy and safe environment and also managing health and safety risks.
In the year 2016, OSI Group also received the Globe of Honor award from the British Safety Council. It is among the 18 industries that received this award for managing health and safety risks. So as to receive this award the company had to achieve five stars with the British Safety Council’s management audit system for a period of one year. Their environmental management had to be seen throughout the business from the shop floor to the boardrooms. To learn more about OSI Group visit Bloomberg.
Baho food which is a Dutch manufacturer of snacks, meats and simple foods was absorbed by OSI Group. The president and chief operating officer claimed this was an act to broaden the company in Europe. Baho also has processing plants in Netherlands and Germany which will convenience the company by offering a large range of supplies to its customers.
The company has not stopped at that rather it has also bought Tyson Food Plant. The Tyson Food Plant facility is near the OSI Group in Chicago. The additional infrastructure will help improve the capability of the industry.
Flagship Europe also now belongs to OSI Industries. Flagship Europe is a foodservice supplier in the United Kingdom that deals with frozen poultry, pies, sauces and dressings.