OSI Industries has been a leader in the food industry for many decades. The company was founded in the early 1900’s. They quickly set themselves apart from others in the industry by introducing innovations and business practices that were new to the market. OSI partnered with the McDonald’s organization in the 1950s. At that time they were one of several hundred meat manufacturers that McDonald’s was using to support its growing franchises.
OSI Industries quickly understood the needs of their most important client. They introduced the patty cutting machine. The patty cutting machine made it possible for them to deliver McDonald’s a product that was ready for use. These great new processes increased their productivity and allowed the restaurant giant to grow faster than before. Cryogenic freezing changed the fast food industry. OSI industries develop cryogenic freezing chambers in order to maintain a large amount of inventory. This innovation allowed them to lend huge support McDonald’s. Before long OSI Industries became McDonald’s primary source for meat supply.
The company has continued to grow over the decades. Their versatility has allowed them to take on several different clients including Pizza Hut, Starbucks, Papa John’s Pizza in Subway. OSI Industries has a worldwide influence. Their plants operate throughout the United States and Asia. OSI is able to expand its influence due to diverse hiring practices. Bringing in employees from all walks of life gives them the perspective to cater to a wide range of consumers. OSI recruits new talent in the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Hungary, Poland and the United Kingdom.
Recent acquisitions have made OSI a leader in the current climate of food manufacturing. They acquired Baho Foods and Flagship Europe Food Group in order to increase their presence in the European region. Both of these companies have a unique established market. OSI Industries will be able to provide them with the organizational support to help Baho Foods and Flagship Food Group develop the potential that their companies have already shown in the industry.
OSI is the 136th largest privately owned company in the United States according to Forbes Magazine. They have achieved several awards including the Globe of Honor Award by the British Safety Council.