With over twenty thousand employees and hundred years of experience in meat processing, OSI Group remains at the top in its industry. The company was started in Chicago in 1909 as a butcher shop but grew into a leading global meat premier distributor.
OSI Group supplies beef, poultry products, pizza and other products to major companies around the world. In the United States, the company operates under OSI Industries with plants in Illinois, Geneva, Chicago, Utah and West Jordan.
One of the strategic movements at OSI Group include acquisitions of various plants in the industry. Its latest acquisition is the Flagship Europe that the company announced early last year. The Flagship Food Group accepted the company’s offer and granted them permission to venture into Europe and its markets. Russel Maddock the chief executive at Flagship Europe was delighted to announce their excitement and saw it as a huge opportunity for both companies to increase their target markets and revenue. The two companies are meant to share their equipment and resources that are projected to help them better serve their clients.
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Another major acquisition the firm made was the giant Baho Food. The privately held Dutch company has a great reputation in Netherlands and German. The acquisition gave OI Group a chance to plant their presence in the regions. The chief operating officer at OSI Group announced that the move would give OSI an opportunity to venture into greater markets.
In all the years the OSI Group has been in operation, so many things have changed. Nonetheless, the one thing that has remained constant in all the years, is the company’s determination and commitment to offer their clients high quality and superior products. This has been the main reason why the company has remained one of the best meat processing companies in the world.