When it comes to companies with an impressive track record in the food industry, especially in areas like meat processing, OSI Industries is at the top of the list. CEO of OSI Industries, Sheldon Levin, has been a true corporate leader by helping OSI expand on an international scale and procure many food-related companies into the mix. OSI Industries was once called Otto & Sons, which was initially located in Chicago, Illinois. To this day, OSI Industries headquarters is located in Illinois but has a staff of 20,000 and 65 facilities situated in 15 plus countries. Sheldon Lavin built a good business rapport with Otto & Sons in the 1970s, and eventually became the CEO of Otto & Sons.
Lavin eventually changed the name to OSI Industries. Sheldon Lavin and Otto & Sons agreement for Lavin to take the helm as CEO’s turned out to be a very prosperous and wise decision. OSI has received many awards and accolades concerning the high quality of their food standards over the decades. A subsidiary of OSI was given the Globe of Honour award in 2016. This award, which is presented on an annual basis, notes companies that are located in the U.K. that achieve excellence as it concerns areas like environmental safety. Recently, OSI infused additional capital to double OSI’s chicken volume in Toledo, Spain.
New capital in Spain will help increase chicken meat processing. It will help boost OSI’s production number from 12 thousand tons to 24 thousand tons. OSI produces approximately 45 thousand tons of meat, annually. With a consistently high level of business excellence in milieus like sustainability, diversity, food quality, energy efficiency and inclusiveness of staff are elements that help to set OSI apart from many other companies. Indeed, OSI and many of their subsidiaries provide opportunities for employment in the Americas, Asia-Pacific markets as well as Asia. On the OSI corporate website, the company states that believe firmly in their staff to drive the success of their company. OSI is also well known for their dedication, innovation, and commitment to diversity and the inclusion of their team.