Over the last two years, OSI Industries has been expanding its operations. In 2016 summer, OSI purchased a storage warehouse and food processing facility in Chicago, which Tyson Foods used to run. The facility encompasses 20,000 sq ft, and it’s conveniently situated near another property owned by OSI. That purchase allowed OSI to keep growing into the future.
According to Kevin Scott, who is serving OSI North America as its executive vice-president, the customers’ need for OSI Industries are changing at a fast pace; the extra space enables the company to meet those needs. The group was really enthusiastic regarding bringing the facility that they had acquired into the broader network of OSI. Currently, the company has its headquarters in the City of Aurora, Illinois, and it’s leading the way in providing value-added protein items plus other types of foods. The company operates in excess of sixty-five facilities in seventeen nations.
OSI Food Solutions Spain is operating in Toledo, Spain. Recently, it increased its capability of processing chicken They added another high capacity production line, allowing it to produce a total of 24,000 tons of chicken products every year. Before this, they could produce 12,000 tons, hence the new line considerably increases the production capacity of the company. OSI Food Solutions Spain is now able to provide 45,000 tons of chicken, beef, and pork products after that expansion. The production line required this company to add twenty new jobs to help the production line plus other areas.
José María del Río is serving OSI Food Solutions Spain as its managing director. He said that the demand for products of chicken in Portugal and Spain has been increasing at a fast pace. In the past decade, the demand has been growing by 6% per year; however, over the last 3 years, growth has risen to 8% every year, and del Río expects that this trend will continue. David McDonald, chief operating officer and president of OSI, said that the expansion of OSI Food Solutions Spain will give them the chance of increasing the number of products the company will be offering its customers.
OSI Industries was established in 1909. Sheldon Lavin is the chief executive officer of the company and Sherry DeMeulenaere is the chief financial officer. Currently, OSI Industries employs a total of 20,000 workers, and it earned 6.1 billion dollars in revenue. It’s a holding company mainly for meat processors that specializes in providing food for restaurants plus other food establishments. The products that OSI Industries produces include fish, meat patties, poultry, bacon, vegetables, hot dogs, and pizza.