Since its initiation as a meat shop serving urban neighborhoods in Chicago, OSI Industries has grown into one of the most premier food providers in the world.The organization has adopted a series of innovations in enhancing successful and sustainable growth. It heavily relies on the advantages and disadvantages that come along with the cutting-edge technology in improving its operations. The contract to be the main of the McDonald’s primary chain of restaurants marked one of the very first major breakthroughs at OSI.
Additionally, the use of liquid nitrogen cryogenic freezing brought about notable changes in the firm. The technology facilitated easier production, storage, and transportation of food products. OSI’s decision to seek funding to support the incorporation of this technology in its operations brought Sheldon Lavin closer to its leadership team.
From 1970s Sheldon Lavin joined OSI Industries as an executive where he has since contributed to its remarkable growth. He brought along his deep knowledge and vast experience from the investment and banking sector. Through his contributions, OSI consistently embraces new technologies and strategies in enhancing its daily operations. The strategies also seek to significantly reduce the effects of the company’s operations on the environment. As such, all the operational decisions by the OSI management are geared towards promoting a sustainable future for the organization and the industry at large.
Moreover, OSI has successfully acquired other firms in the food business to supplement its market reach. Among them is the food processing plant based in Chicago, which was owned by Tyson Foods.It has also bought a large stake at Baho Foods to widen its European market.
Furthermore, as OSI Industries focuses on international expansion, it aims at developing and adopting new techniques that are in support of its sustainable food processing goals. Due to its efforts in preserving the environment, OSI has bagged several prime awards including California’s Green Business and one by Global Visionary among others. The awards are a tangible proof of the excellent work by the company’s management and other staff.
OSI Industries prides itself in a qualified and hardworking team of more than 20,000 employees. The team is committed to facilitating successful delivery of services in the 65 establishments located in 17 countries across the world. With a net worth of 6.1 billion dollars in 2016, OSI emerged as #58 among the largest private organizations in the Forbes listing. Customers are the top priority at OSI. As such, all efforts are aimed at meeting the diverse and rapidly changing needs of customers.