How OSI Industries Expanded In 2016

OSI Industries, Aurora, Illinois, is one of the leading providers of processed food in the world. It was founded in 1909 and for many years it was known as Otto & Sons. It really came to prominence in 1955 when it was chosen by the then new company McDonald’s as one of their regional supplier of beef patties. The company was renamed as OSI Industries in the middle of the 1970s. It is a privately held company which is owned by its chief executive officer, Sheldon Lavin.

Many of the employees who work for OSI Industries have spent their entire working life at the company. They have food processing plants and regional offices in cities around the world. They have a large variety of jobs they offer and the ones available in the United States can be found at ZipRecruiter.com. Among the positions that are currently available, they are hiring for an operations internship, cash accountant, 2nd shift production supervisor, sales finance director, and plant cost accountant among many others.

OSI Industries is a firm that takes its environmental responsibilities very seriously, limiting the effect doing business has on the environment. This commitment was reflected in 2016 when the firm was one of just 18 organizations in the world to have the British Safety Council bestow upon it their coveted Globe of Honour Award. In order to win this award, an organization has to show that their environmental management has been exceptional over the previous 12 months. Everything is documented that the company does whether it’s in the production facility or the boardroom of the firm. The criteria that are involved are judged by an independent panel of experts.

At OSI Industries they made a couple of big acquisitions over the course of 2016. The first acquisition took place early in the year when they completed a deal to buy a Dutch food processor, Baho Foods. Along with the wide range of processed food they bought they also acquired food processing plants in both the Netherlands and Germany. This was followed up in December when they bought a United Kingdom food processor, Flagship Europe. Both companies fit very well with OSI Industries in the types of food they offer their customers.