OSI Industries is the largest food processing company in the world. The company operates in 17 countries and has 65 plants to support its production. The company has opened operations in almost all continents. Led by the current CEO Sheldon Lavin, this company is growing its operations to all corners of the world so that it can give the people the food they deserve. OSI Industries was founded in 1909 and since then, it has been growing consistently. The current management has a special focus on the expansion of business. In recent years the company has been building new plants, expanding others and acquiring new companies as it looks for more market for its products. OSI Group is ranked among the largest private companies in the United States. Its headquarters are in Aurora Illinois.
OSI Industries recently that it will be expanding the OSI Food Solutions plant in Toledo, Spain. The expansion has been necessitated by the increase in demand for chicken products in the last one decade. There has been rapid growth in demand in Spain and Portugal market. The current growth stands at 8 percent every year. This is an increase from what was happening in the last three year, where growth was 6 percent.
OSI Food Solutions is anticipating that the recent growth will go on and therefore there is need to increase production of chicken products. One of the things which has happened is that the company has added a new production line that takes production in the company from 12,000 tons to 24,000 tons annually. With double the amount, OSI Food Solutions will be armed to meet the demands which is expected.
The OSI Industries has also created a new facility that will deal with production management. The new product development kitchen will deal with the development of new food products. With the ever-changing preferences of the people, it is necessary to ensure that all the products that the company is releasing are competitive.
OSI Industries has added 22,600 square feet as part of the expansion. The expansion has also created sustainable methods of production where the company has cut down on power consumption by 20 percent after creating the new plant. Led by CEO Sheldon Lavin and President David McDonald OSI Group is committed to creating a favorable environment for food production to take place without affecting the environment. OSI Food Solutions has been awarded funds by a European agricultural organization for their dedication to sustainable methods of production.
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