OSI Group is a privately owned meat processing company in the United States. The company serves the food service industry and retail outlets. The international headquarter of OSI Group is located in Aurora, Illinois. The company’s plants in the United States operate under the name of OSI Industries, LLC. They are located in Chicago, Riverside, West Chicago, Fort Atkinson, West Jordan and Oakland. Many retail customers and food service buy brand foods from OSI Group. The company is now operating globally with over sixty-five facilities in seventeen countries in Asia Pacific region, Europe, and North America.
On 25 November 2016, British Safety Council awarded OSI Group the prestigious award for Globe of Honor 2016 for exceptionally managing environmental risks. The ceremony was held in London’s Drapers’ Hall. Recently, OSI Group acquired Flagship Europe from the Colorado-based Flagship Food Group. Flagship Europe is a major food supplier to the United Kingdom’s food service market. In the mid of 2016, OSI Group bought a storage warehouse and foot processing facility in Chicago. Tyson Foods formerly operated this food facility which has an area of the two-hundred-thousand square foot. It is located near the existing facility of OSI Group. The purchase of this infrastructure will provide support to meet the demands of companies growing the business.
OSI Group operates with an entrepreneurial spirit and avoids becoming a corporate behemoth. The company is always looking for people who believe they can make a difference. OSI Group believes their success depends on the ability to have the best people. The company offers their employees an atmosphere of encouragement and support that will help them develop and grow. The products OSI Group offers are breakfast sausages, cooked beef and pork products, pizza and dough products, kettle and smoked products, bacon, hot dogs, raw and processed chicken products, sandwich assemblies, frozen and cooked beef patties, and specialty sausages.
On December 2016, OSI Group acquired Baho Food which is a Dutch manufacturer of deli meats, convenience foods, and snacks for retail segments and food service. It will increase company’s presence in Europe and OSI’s business in Europe will further grow. The place of OSI Group on Forbes America’s Largest Private Companies List is fifty-eight with a revenue of over six billion dollars for Fiscal Year 2015. Under the leadership of current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sheldon Lavin, OSI Group has transformed from a local food company into an international food processor that for the first time entered the list of Top 100 food companies.